Oolitic, Indiana

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Oolitic, Indiana

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High Points

Oolitic 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 11% Oolitic Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Oolitic, Indiana

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 2 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Working at Home 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 6 8

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Oolitic Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles S of Bloomington, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles NW of Louisville, Kentucky
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 47451
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -86.525

Oolitic Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.8 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
Distance 18.4 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
Station PAOLI
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
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Oolitic Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,152 100%
Male 540 46.9%
Female 612 53.1%
Under 18 261 22.7%
18+ 891 77.3%
65+ 167 14.5%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 2.82
White 1,138 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.3%

Estimated Oolitic Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,123
Growth -29
Growth % -2.5%

Oolitic 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 31.3%
Irish 15.1%
German 13%
English 12.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
Italian 3.3%
Dutch 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Scottish 2.8%
Norwegian 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
British 1.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oolitic 1,152 $37,279
Bedford 13,768 $39,462
Bloomington 69,291 $50,054
Crane 203 $45,625
Edgewood 1,988 $74,508
Mitchell 4,567 $33,415
Orleans 2,273 $35,150
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