Westport, Indiana

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Westport, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Westport, Indiana

Comparing Westport 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 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 3 4
Age of the Population 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 3 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
People Living Alone 7 7
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5

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Westport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles E of Bloomington, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles SE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 47283
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.175
Longitude -85.573

Westport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
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Westport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,515 100%
Male 734 48.4%
Female 781 51.6%
Under 18 418 27.6%
18+ 1,097 72.4%
65+ 188 12.4%
Median Age 33
Average Family Size 3
White 1,503 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 7 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Westport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,502
Growth -13
Growth % -0.9%

Westport 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 28.8%
German 26.9%
English 13.2%
Irish 10.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
Scottish 3.8%
Italian 3.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
Polish 1.7%
Dutch 1.6%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Welsh 0.5%
European 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
British 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Alert (47283)
Quailtown (47283)
Sardinia (47283)

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)
Westport 1,515 $47,826
Greensburg 10,260 $45,439
Hartsville 376 $54,375
Holton 407 $33,438
Millhousen 136 $41,250
Napoleon 238 $43,295
North Vernon 6,515 $41,020
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