Wolcott, Indiana

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Wolcott, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Wolcott, Indiana

Comparing Wolcott 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
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Senior Citizens 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Age of the Population 5 8
Racial Diversity 4 5
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 6 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 2 3


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

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Wolcott Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles N of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois
County White
Standard Zip Codes 47995
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.758
Longitude -87.041

Wolcott Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 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 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
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Wolcott Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 989 100%
Male 449 45.4%
Female 540 54.6%
Under 18 256 25.9%
18+ 733 74.1%
65+ 182 18.4%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 3.06
White 972 98.3%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1%

Estimated Wolcott Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 939
Growth -50
Growth % -5.1%

Wolcott 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 32.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17%
US/American 15.2%
Irish 10.6%
English 10%
French (except Basque) 5.8%
Polish 1.8%
French Canadian 1.8%
Swiss 1.2%
Swedish 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Dutch 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wolcott 989 $45,833
Brookston 1,717 $47,011
Chalmers 513 $55,833
Goodland 1,096 $41,875
Monon 1,733 $36,759
Remington 1,323 $45,735
Reynolds 547 $44,083

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Wolcott, Indiana
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Wolcott High Schools (2004)

11298 W 100 S
Serves 481 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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