Switz City, Indiana

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Switz City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SE of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 47465
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.275
Longitude -87.053

Switz City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
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Switz City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 311 100%
Male 152 48.9%
Female 159 51.1%
Under 18 78 25.1%
18+ 233 74.9%
65+ 44 14.1%
Median Age 34.8
Average Family Size 2.88
White 304 97.7%
African-American 1 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.6%
Other 3 1%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 1.3%

Estimated Switz City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 311
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Switz City 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 48.6%
English 15.5%
German 13.4%
Irish 10.6%
Scottish 3.5%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Dutch 1.4%
Canadian 1.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
Norwegian 1.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Fairplay (47465)
Grant (47465)

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)
Switz City 311 $45,000
Clay City 1,019 $36,750
Hymera 833 $34,091
Jasonville 2,490 $29,485
Riley 160 $35,833
Spencer 2,508 $36,921
Worthington 1,481 $37,604
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Switz City High Schools (2004)

HWY 54 PO BOX 1470
Serves 277 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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