Ferdinand, Indiana

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Ferdinand, Indiana

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Ferdinand Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 11% Ferdinand College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Ferdinand, Indiana

Comparing Ferdinand 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Senior Citizens 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Age of the Population 6 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Racial Diversity 2 3
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
People Above Poverty 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 6
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Affordability of Rents 5 6

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Ferdinand Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NE of Owensboro, Kentucky (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles W of Louisville, Kentucky
County Dubois
Standard Zip Codes 47532
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.223
Longitude -86.862

Ferdinand Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
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Ferdinand Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,277 100%
Male 1,004 44.1%
Female 1,273 55.9%
Under 18 564 24.8%
18+ 1,713 75.2%
65+ 458 20.1%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 3.09
White 2,255 99%
African-American 1 0%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 7 0.3%
Mixed Race 6 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 0.6%

Estimated Ferdinand Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,299
Growth 22
Growth % 1%

Ferdinand 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 76.4%
US/American 8.4%
English 4%
Irish 3.2%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Italian 0.8%
Scottish 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Finnish 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ferdinand 2,277 $52,065
Birdseye 465 $45,125
Dale 1,568 $42,969
Gentryville 262 $41,750
Holland 695 $44,271
Huntingburg 5,598 $41,925
Santa Claus 2,041 $61,991
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Ferdinand High Schools (2004)

Serves 711 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.4

Ferdinand Colleges

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