Chalmers, Indiana

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Chalmers, Indiana

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High Points

Chalmers strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Chalmers Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Chalmers Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Chalmers Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Chalmers People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Chalmers Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 18% Chalmers Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Chalmers, Indiana

Comparing Chalmers to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Working at Home 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Chalmers Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles N of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County White
Standard Zip Codes 47929
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.663
Longitude -86.869

Chalmers Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DELPHI 3 S
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
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Chalmers Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 513 100%
Male 245 47.8%
Female 268 52.2%
Under 18 162 31.6%
18+ 351 68.4%
65+ 51 9.9%
Median Age 32.9
Average Family Size 3.32
White 511 99.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.2%

Estimated Chalmers Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 485
Growth -28
Growth % -5.5%

Chalmers 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
German 26.1%
US/American 25.1%
English 9.8%
Irish 7.7%
Dutch 6.6%
Polish 4.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
European 2.6%
Slovak 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Italian 2.1%
French Canadian 1.8%
Hungarian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Scottish 1.1%
Welsh 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chalmers 513 $55,833
Battle Ground 1,323 $60,125
Brookston 1,717 $47,011
Monon 1,733 $36,759
Monticello 5,723 $42,831
Reynolds 547 $44,083
Wolcott 989 $45,833
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Chalmers High Schools (2004)

Serves 396 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

Chalmers Colleges

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