Francesville, Indiana

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Francesville, Indiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Francesville Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Francesville Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Francesville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Francesville, Indiana

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 6 5
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1

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Francesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles N of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois
County Pulaski
Standard Zip Codes 47946
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.985
Longitude -86.879

Francesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
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Francesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 905 100%
Male 440 48.6%
Female 465 51.4%
Under 18 249 27.5%
18+ 656 72.5%
65+ 163 18%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 3.09
White 884 97.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 15 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.3%

Estimated Francesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 869
Growth -36
Growth % -4%

Francesville 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 40.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.2%
Irish 12.6%
US/American 10.3%
French (except Basque) 4.7%
Dutch 4.4%
English 3.5%
Polish 2.5%
Swiss 1.9%
Scottish 1.5%
British 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Serbian 0.6%
Czech 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Italian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Francesville 905 $43,438
Medaryville 565 $40,750
Monon 1,733 $36,759
North Judson 1,675 $39,792
Rensselaer 5,294 $43,313
Reynolds 547 $44,083
Winamac 2,418 $43,824

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Francesville, Indiana
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Francesville High Schools (2004)

1852 S US 421
Serves 278 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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