Plainville, Indiana

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Plainville, Indiana

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High Points

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

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Comparative Profile of Plainville, Indiana

Comparing Plainville 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 8
Senior Citizens 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Age of the Population 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
Median Family Income 7 7
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 2
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
People Living Alone 4 4
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Plainville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SW of Bloomington, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles NW of Louisville, Kentucky
County Daviess
Standard Zip Codes 47568
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.806
Longitude -87.152

Plainville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
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Plainville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 513 100%
Male 249 48.5%
Female 264 51.5%
Under 18 130 25.3%
18+ 383 74.7%
65+ 104 20.3%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.92
White 504 98.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.8%
Other 2 0.4%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2.3%

Estimated Plainville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 527
Growth 14
Growth % 2.7%

Plainville 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 31.2%
German 24.2%
Irish 13.1%
English 11.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
European 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Dutch 1.8%
Norwegian 1.8%
British 1.2%
Swedish 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
Russian 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bogard (47568)
Cornettsville (47568)
Epsom (47568)

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)
Plainville 513 $45,455
Bicknell 3,378 $32,935
Edwardsport 363 $31,979
Elnora 721 $34,750
Odon 1,376 $42,813
Sandborn 451 $47,031
Washington 11,380 $37,713
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