Gosport, Indiana

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Gosport, Indiana

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High Points

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

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Top 8% Gosport Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Gosport, Indiana

Comparing Gosport 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 9 10
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 6 9
Racial Diversity 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 3 1
People Above Poverty 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
College Educated Adults 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 1 1
Working at Home 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Gosport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles NW of Bloomington, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Owen
Standard Zip Codes 47433
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.35
Longitude -86.666

Gosport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Distance 32.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
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Gosport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 715 100%
Male 328 45.9%
Female 387 54.1%
Under 18 192 26.9%
18+ 523 73.1%
65+ 142 19.9%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 2.94
White 705 98.6%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 2.2%

Estimated Gosport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 748
Growth 33
Growth % 4.6%

Gosport 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 29.2%
German 17.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.7%
Irish 8.9%
Scotch-Irish 6.2%
English 6.2%
Dutch 3.8%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Icelander 2.4%
Scottish 2.4%
Italian 2.1%
European 2.1%
British 1.7%
Canadian 1.4%
Yugoslavian 1.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Baker (47433)
Hollybrook Lake (47433)

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)
Gosport 715 $34,545
Cloverdale 2,243 $42,917
Ellettsville 5,078 $42,950
Martinsville 11,698 $40,304
Paragon 663 $38,971
Spencer 2,508 $36,921
Stinesville 194 $36,875
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