Total Population 2,480
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 11.3%
Employed Population 16+ 917
Age of the Population 33


% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.5%
Median Earnings25+ $26,089
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,117
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,000


Median Family Income $41,607
% Above Poverty Level 77%
% Below Poverty Level 23%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 22.5%
Median Gross Rent $700
Median House Value $52,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.6%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 11.9%

West Terre Haute Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles W of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Vigo
Metro Area Terre Haute
Standard Zip Codes 47885
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.465
Longitude -87.461

West Terre Haute Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Distance 23.5 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 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Barnhart Town (47885)

Champion (47885)

Dresser (47885)

Fayette (47885)

Ferguson Hill (47885)

Kenwood (47885)

Larimer Hill (47885)

Libertyville (47885)

Liggett (47885)

Marion Heights (47885)

Pine Ridge (47885)

Sandford (47885)

Shirkleville (47885)

South Lake (47885)

Sycamore Park (47885)

Tecumseh (47885)

Toad Hop (47885)

Vermillion Acres (47885)

Wanda Lake (47885)

Whitcomb Heights (47885)

Windemere Lake (47885)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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