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People

Total Population 3,080
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,021
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,850
% Above Poverty Level 72.1%
% Below Poverty Level 27.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.6%
Median Gross Rent $528
Median House Value $51,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 10%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bicknell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles S of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles NW of Louisville, Kentucky
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 47512
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.774
Longitude -87.307

Bicknell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station FREELANDVILLE
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station WASHINGTON 1 NNW
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station CRANE NAVAL DEPOT
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Indian Creek Settlement (47512)

Jonestown (47512)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bruceville 525 $72,000
Edwardsport 338 $47,500
Oaktown 708 $53,281
Plainville 637 $46,563
Sandborn 385 $48,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bicknell Public Libraries

Library
Bicknell-vigo Twp Pl
201 W 2ND ST
Bicknell, Indiana
(812) 735-2317
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Bicknell High Schools

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NORTH KNOX HIGH SCHOOL
10890 N SR 159
812-735-2990
Serves 498 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.1

NORTH KNOX ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION
11110 N SR 159
812-882-7538
A Non-traditional School

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