Fortville, Indiana

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Fortville, Indiana

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 14% Fortville Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Fortville, Indiana

Comparing Fortville 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 5
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 2 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
College Educated Adults 7 8

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Affordability of Rents 4 4

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Fortville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles SW of Anderson, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 20 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Hancock
Metro Area Indianapolis
Standard Zip Codes 46040
Phone Area Codes 317
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.932
Longitude -85.848

Fortville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Station NEW CASTLE 4 N
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
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Fortville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,444 100%
Male 1,643 47.7%
Female 1,801 52.3%
Under 18 959 27.8%
18+ 2,485 72.2%
65+ 409 11.9%
Median Age 33.7
Average Family Size 3.03
White 3,380 98.1%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 6 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 25 0.7%
Mixed Race 29 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 60 1.7%

Estimated Fortville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,626
Growth 182
Growth % 5.3%

Fortville 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 30.5%
German 26%
Irish 11%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
English 5.8%
Italian 5.1%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
Dutch 3.8%
Polish 3.7%
Scottish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fortville 3,444 $49,010
Fishers 37,835 $81,971
Ingalls 1,168 $50,577
Lapel 1,855 $48,083
Lawrence 38,915 $56,609
McCordsville 1,134 $77,000
Pendleton 3,873 $54,556

Fortville Public Libraries

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Fortville, Indiana
(317) 485-6402
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Fortville High Schools (2004)

8112 N 200 W
Serves 844 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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