Carbon, Indiana

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Carbon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NE of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Clay
Metro Area Terre Haute
Standard Zip Codes 47837
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.597
Longitude -87.118

Carbon Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
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Carbon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 334 100%
Male 160 47.9%
Female 174 52.1%
Under 18 105 31.4%
18+ 229 68.6%
65+ 37 11.1%
Median Age 29.9
Average Family Size 3.28
White 333 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 1.2%

Estimated Carbon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 342
Growth 8
Growth % 2.4%

Carbon Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 40.9%
German 23.3%
Irish 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
British 4.4%
Scottish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
English 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Carbon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Perth (47837)
Pontiac (47837)
Smockville (47837)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Carbon 334 $37,656
Brazil 8,188 $37,569
Harmony 589 $41,750
Knightsville 624 $40,481
Rosedale 750 $40,556
Seelyville 1,182 $45,167
Staunton 550 $43,125
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