Orleans, Indiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Orleans Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Orleans, Indiana

Comparing Orleans 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 9 9
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 8
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 6 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Working at Home 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4


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

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Orleans Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles S of Bloomington, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles NW of Louisville, Kentucky
County Orange
Standard Zip Codes 47452
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.661
Longitude -86.451

Orleans Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PAOLI
Distance 7.9 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
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Distance 35.1 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
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Orleans Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,273 100%
Male 1,079 47.5%
Female 1,194 52.5%
Under 18 645 28.4%
18+ 1,628 71.6%
65+ 382 16.8%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 3.08
White 2,245 98.8%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 21 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 1%

Estimated Orleans Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,294
Growth 21
Growth % 0.9%

Orleans 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 43.1%
German 17.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
English 9.3%
Irish 7.4%
Italian 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Scottish 0.8%
Macedonian 0.8%
Swedish 0.4%
British 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bromer (47452)
Northeast (47452)
Orangeville (47452)
Pumpkin Center (47452)
Syria (47452)

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)
Orleans 2,273 $35,150
Campbellsburg 578 $38,750
French Lick 1,941 $36,583
Livonia 112 $36,250
Mitchell 4,567 $33,415
Paoli 3,844 $34,412
West Baden Springs 618 $40,357

Orleans Public Libraries

Orleans Town & Twp Pl
Orleans, Indiana
(812) 865-3270
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Orleans High Schools (2004)

Serves 383 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

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