Montezuma, Indiana

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Montezuma, Indiana

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High Points

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

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Comparative Profile of Montezuma, Indiana

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


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 4 4
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
People Living Alone 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Montezuma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles N of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Parke
Standard Zip Codes 47862
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.792
Longitude -87.37

Montezuma 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 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
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Montezuma Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,179 100%
Male 589 50%
Female 590 50%
Under 18 307 26%
18+ 872 74%
65+ 186 15.8%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.83
White 1,143 96.9%
African-American 23 2%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.8%

Estimated Montezuma Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,151
Growth -28
Growth % -2.4%

Montezuma 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 38.8%
German 26.8%
Irish 12.2%
English 6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
Italian 3%
Dutch 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Welsh 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
New Zealander 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Armiesburg (47862)
West Union (47862)

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)
Montezuma 1,179 $35,313
Bloomingdale 319 $46,071
Dana 662 $38,182
Mecca 355 $35,000
Newport 578 $36,389
Rockville 2,765 $36,066
Rosedale 750 $40,556

Montezuma Public Libraries

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Montezuma High Schools (2004)

Serves 478 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

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