Pendleton, Indiana

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Pendleton, Indiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Pendleton Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 8% Pendleton College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Pendleton Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Pendleton Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Pendleton Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Pendleton, Indiana

Comparing Pendleton 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
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 6 7
Age of the Population 4 6
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 10
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 6 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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Pendleton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SW of Anderson, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Madison
Metro Area Indianapolis
Standard Zip Codes 46064
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.997
Longitude -85.746

Pendleton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
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Pendleton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,873 100%
Male 1,814 46.8%
Female 2,059 53.2%
Under 18 994 25.7%
18+ 2,879 74.3%
65+ 617 15.9%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 2.94
White 3,806 98.3%
African-American 15 0.4%
Asian 18 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 8 0.2%
Mixed Race 22 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 0.5%

Estimated Pendleton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,859
Growth -14
Growth % -0.4%

Pendleton 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 30.9%
German 22.5%
English 11%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
French (except Basque) 5.3%
Dutch 4.5%
Irish 4.1%
Polish 3.7%
Welsh 3.1%
Belgian 2.2%
Scottish 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Italian 0.8%
Croatian 0.7%
Swedish 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Huntsville (46064)

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)
Pendleton 3,873 $54,556
Anderson 59,734 $39,552
Fortville 3,444 $49,010
Ingalls 1,168 $50,577
Lapel 1,855 $48,083
Markleville 383 $50,313
Wilkinson 356 $52,143

Pendleton Public Libraries

Pendleton Community Library
Pendleton, Indiana
(765) 778-7527
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Pendleton High Schools (2004)

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Serves 1,025 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.4

9310 S SR 67
Serves 286 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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