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Overview

Introduction to Connersville, Indiana

Connersville, Indiana, in Fayette county, is 35 miles NW of Hamilton, Ohio and 49 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city has a population of 15,411.

Connersville History

Connersville was named after early settler John Conner. It was an important center for the manufacture of automobiles, and was referred to as 'Little Detroit' in the early years of the 20th century. Connersville's role in automobile manufacturing ended when the Visteon factory shut down in 2007.

Connersville and nearby Attractions

  • Lick Creek
  • Roberts Park
  • Historic Connersville
  • Manlove Park
  • Hueston Woods State Park
  • Brookville Park

Things To Do In Connersville

The city hosts a number of local celebrations around the year. The MudFest is one such event which is organized every July. The festival features over a hundred volleyball teams in a specially prepared muddy court at Roberts Park. The other popular event is the Heritage MusicFest which is organized every June. It is held at the camp ground near Whitewater River and features performances by local bands.

Connersville Transportation

Delaware County Airport is the nearest major airport.

Connersville Higher Education

Miami of Ohio University, Ivy Tech State College and Ball State University provide opportunities for higher education.

People

Total Population 13,267
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 4,829
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 40.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.9%
Median Earnings25+ $26,325
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,844
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,788

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,871
% Above Poverty Level 76.6%
% Below Poverty Level 23.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.2%
Median Gross Rent $623
Median House Value $68,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 11.3%

Connersville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NW of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Fayette
Standard Zip Codes 47331
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.641
Longitude -85.141

Connersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CAMBRIDGE CITY 3 N
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Station RUSHVILLE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Station RICHMOND WTR WKS
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Alpine (47331)

Alquina (47331)

East Connersville (47331)

Everton (47331)

Harrisburg (47331)

Jennings (47331)

Lyonsville (47331)

Nulltown (47331)

Orange (47331)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dublin 684 $38,603
Glenwood 277 $42,083
Laurel 478 $21,806
Liberty 2,139 $52,174
Milton 521 $53,250

Connersville Public Libraries

Library
Fayette County Pl
828 GRAND AVE
Connersville, Indiana
(765) 827-0883
Library Web Site

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Connersville Hospitals

FAYETTE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1941 VIRGINIA AVE
(765) 825-5131
Emergency Service: Yes

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Connersville High Schools

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CONNERSVILLE SR HIGH SCHOOL
1100 SPARTAN DR
765-825-1151
Serves 1,082 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

CENTER FOR PERFORMANCE LEARNING
900 SPARTAN DR
765-827-5498
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