Montpelier, Indiana

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Montpelier, Indiana

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 13% Montpelier Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Montpelier, Indiana

Comparing Montpelier 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 10 10
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 5
Age of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 6 7
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 4 3


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

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Montpelier Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles N of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Blackford
Standard Zip Codes 47359
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.553
Longitude -85.277

Montpelier Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station BLUFFTON 1 N
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
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Montpelier Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,929 100%
Male 940 48.7%
Female 989 51.3%
Under 18 526 27.3%
18+ 1,403 72.7%
65+ 265 13.7%
Median Age 34.8
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,880 97.5%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 38 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 1%

Estimated Montpelier Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,857
Growth -72
Growth % -3.7%

Montpelier 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 33.1%
US/American 22.4%
Irish 15.3%
English 11.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
Scottish 2.2%
Dutch 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
French Canadian 0.8%
British 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Swiss 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

McNatts (47359)
Nottingham (47359)

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)
Montpelier 1,929 $38,804
Hartford City 6,928 $39,654
Pennville 706 $31,111
Poneto 240 $46,750
Shamrock Lakes 168 $65,250
Upland 3,803 $44,712
Warren 1,272 $41,917

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Montpelier, Indiana
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