Yorktown, Indiana

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Yorktown, Indiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 9% Yorktown College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Yorktown People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Yorktown Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Yorktown Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Yorktown Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Yorktown Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Yorktown, Indiana

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 9 10
People Above Poverty 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
People Living Alone 3 2

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Yorktown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles W of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Delaware
Metro Area Muncie
Standard Zip Codes 47396
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.173
Longitude -85.494

Yorktown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Station NEW CASTLE 4 N
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
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Yorktown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,785 100%
Male 2,285 47.8%
Female 2,500 52.2%
Under 18 1,278 26.7%
18+ 3,507 73.3%
65+ 645 13.5%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 2.96
White 4,672 97.6%
African-American 46 1%
Asian 17 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.1%
Other 11 0.2%
Mixed Race 32 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 35 0.7%

Estimated Yorktown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,966
Growth 181
Growth % 3.8%

Yorktown 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 29.3%
US/American 17.5%
Irish 15.3%
English 12.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Scottish 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Polish 1.5%
Italian 1.3%
Finnish 1.3%
Norwegian 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
African 1%
European 0.8%
Swiss 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Romanian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

West Muncie (47396)

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)
Yorktown 4,785 $58,784
Chesterfield 2,969 $47,222
Daleville 1,658 $48,289
Gaston 1,010 $37,583
Middletown 2,488 $39,922
Muncie 67,430 $36,398
Springport 174 $32,188

Yorktown Public Libraries

Yorktown-mt Pleasant Twp Community Library
Yorktown, Indiana
(765) 759-9723
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Yorktown High Schools (2004)

Serves 681 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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