Spiceland, Indiana

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Spiceland, Indiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Spiceland Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Spiceland Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Spiceland Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Spiceland Affordability of Property Taxes
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Spiceland Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Spiceland, Indiana

Comparing Spiceland 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 7 5
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Age of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 3 4
Racial Diversity 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
College Educated Adults 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Spiceland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SE of Anderson, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles E of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Henry
Standard Zip Codes 47385
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.838
Longitude -85.438

Spiceland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NEW CASTLE 4 N
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 29.2 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
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Spiceland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 807 100%
Male 389 48.2%
Female 418 51.8%
Under 18 202 25%
18+ 605 75%
65+ 102 12.6%
Median Age 36.2
Average Family Size 2.92
White 792 98.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 9 1.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.6%

Estimated Spiceland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 900
Growth 93
Growth % 11.5%

Spiceland 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 33.1%
US/American 23.5%
English 11.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
Irish 6.3%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Scottish 3.1%
Italian 2.6%
European 2.1%
Welsh 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Canadian 1.2%
Polish 0.9%
Dutch 0.5%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Spiceland 807 $54,904
Dunreith 184 $44,688
Greensboro 174 $37,083
Kennard 455 $40,227
Knightstown 2,148 $42,222
Lewisville 395 $43,750
New Castle 17,780 $37,463

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