Crothersville, Indiana

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Crothersville, Indiana

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 7% Crothersville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Crothersville, Indiana

Comparing Crothersville 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
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Senior Citizens 5 6
Racial Diversity 5 6
Age of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Short Commute Times 5 5
Working at Home 4 5
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Crothersville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 38 miles N of Louisville, Kentucky
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 47229
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -85.841

Crothersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station SEYMOUR 2 N
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
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Crothersville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,570 100%
Male 757 48.2%
Female 813 51.8%
Under 18 385 24.5%
18+ 1,185 75.5%
65+ 227 14.5%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 2.86
White 1,545 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 6 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 6 0.4%
Mixed Race 10 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 1.5%

Estimated Crothersville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,544
Growth -26
Growth % -1.7%

Crothersville 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 45.9%
German 20.7%
English 9%
Irish 8.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
Scottish 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Italian 1.3%
Swedish 0.8%
Jamaican 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
European 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Retreat (47229)
Tampico (47229)

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)
Crothersville 1,570 $36,776
Austin 4,724 $33,267
Brownstown 2,978 $39,044
Little York 185 $51,667
Medora 565 $31,111
Scottsburg 6,040 $37,083
Seymour 18,101 $43,357
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Crothersville High Schools (2004)

Serves 328 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

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