Wheatfield, Indiana

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Wheatfield, Indiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Wheatfield Affordability of Property Taxes
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Wheatfield Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 15% Wheatfield Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Wheatfield, Indiana

Comparing Wheatfield 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Racial Diversity 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 7 6
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 7 7
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Wheatfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SE of Gary, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois
County Jasper
Standard Zip Codes 46392
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.193
Longitude -87.055

Wheatfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
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Wheatfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 772 100%
Male 402 52.1%
Female 370 47.9%
Under 18 256 33.2%
18+ 516 66.8%
65+ 86 11.1%
Median Age 29.1
Average Family Size 3.07
White 727 94.2%
African-American 19 2.5%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.8%
Mixed Race 19 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.5%

Estimated Wheatfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 865
Growth 93
Growth % 12%

Wheatfield 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 25.5%
US/American 17.9%
Dutch 13.6%
Polish 10.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.2%
Irish 7%
British 3.4%
Estonian 2.8%
Italian 1.9%
French Canadian 1.9%
English 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Scottish 0.8%
Croatian 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Slovene 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Czech 0.4%
Finnish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Tefft (46380)

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)
Wheatfield 772 $43,750
Francesville 905 $43,438
Hebron 3,596 $52,036
Kouts 1,698 $50,819
La Crosse 561 $50,278
Medaryville 565 $40,750
North Judson 1,675 $39,792
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Wheatfield High Schools (2004)

3923 W SR 10
Serves 963 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

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