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People

Total Population 2,971
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 1,416
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 58.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,500
% Above Poverty Level 92%
% Below Poverty Level 8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.4%
Median Gross Rent $621
Median House Value $110,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.5%
Irish 14.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fort Branch Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles N of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles W of Louisville, Kentucky
County Gibson
Standard Zip Codes 47648
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.251
Longitude -87.581

Fort Branch 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 PRINCETON 1 W
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station EVANSVILLE INTL AP
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Station BOONVILLE 1 S
Distance 22.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cynthiana 561 $63,250
Elberfeld 699 $61,875
Francisco 703 $41,333
Haubstadt 1,587 $78,229
Owensville 1,233 $45,521
Princeton 8,618 $48,179

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fort Branch Public Libraries

Library
Fort Branch-johnson Twp Pl
107 E LOCUST ST
Fort Branch, Indiana
(812) 753-4212

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Fort Branch High Schools

GIBSON SOUTHERN HIGH SCHOOL
RD 800 S COAL MINE RD
812-753-3011
Serves 632 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.6

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