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People

Total Population 1,242
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 18.8%
Employed Population 16+ 519
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 64.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,800
% Above Poverty Level 87.6%
% Below Poverty Level 12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.3%
Median Gross Rent $647
Median House Value $107,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
US/American 0%
English 15%
Irish 13.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sweetser Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles N of Anderson, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Grant
P.O. Box Zip Codes 46987
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.571
Longitude -85.769

Sweetser Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MARION 2 N
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station WABASH
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station HARTFORD CITY 4 ESE
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amboy 323 $45,938
Converse 1,455 $50,804
Jonesboro 1,621 $45,893
La Fontaine 727 $46,250
Marion 29,075 $39,801
Swayzee 1,025 $60,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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