Otterbein, Indiana

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Otterbein, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Otterbein, Indiana

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
People Above Poverty 8 7
Median Family Income 7 6
College Educated Adults 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
People Living Alone 4 4
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Otterbein Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles W of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 47970
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.48
Longitude -87.09

Otterbein Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station DELPHI 3 S
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Otterbein Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,312 100%
Male 643 49%
Female 669 51%
Under 18 404 30.8%
18+ 908 69.2%
65+ 152 11.6%
Median Age 31.7
Average Family Size 3.11
White 1,286 98%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 8 0.6%
Mixed Race 12 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.1%

Estimated Otterbein Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,242
Growth -70
Growth % -5.3%

Otterbein 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 30.3%
US/American 20%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
Irish 10.1%
English 6.2%
French (except Basque) 5.8%
Dutch 3.6%
European 2.9%
Italian 2.4%
Scottish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Welsh 1.2%
Swedish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.9%
Polish 0.7%
Swiss 0.2%
British 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Otterbein 1,312 $45,341
Battle Ground 1,323 $60,125
Brookston 1,717 $47,011
Lafayette 56,397 $45,480
Oxford 1,271 $45,966
Pine Village 255 $43,750
West Lafayette 28,778 $71,510

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