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Overview

Introduction to Connersville, Indiana

Connersville, Indiana, in Fayette county, is 35 miles NW of Hamilton, Ohio and 49 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Connersville History

Connersville was named after early settler John Conner. It was an important center for the manufacture of automobiles, and was referred to as 'Little Detroit' in the early years of the 20th century. Connersville's role in automobile manufacturing ended when the Visteon factory shut down in 2007.

Connersville and nearby Attractions

  • Lick Creek
  • Roberts Park
  • Historic Connersville
  • Manlove Park
  • Hueston Woods State Park
  • Brookville Park

Things To Do In Connersville

The city hosts a number of local celebrations around the year. The MudFest is one such event which is organized every July. The festival features over a hundred volleyball teams in a specially prepared muddy court at Roberts Park. The other popular event is the Heritage MusicFest which is organized every June. It is held at the camp ground near Whitewater River and features performances by local bands.

Connersville Transportation

Delaware County Airport is the nearest major airport.

Connersville Higher Education

Miami of Ohio University, Ivy Tech State College and Ball State University provide opportunities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,202
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens20.1%
Employed Population 16+4,793
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married42.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.9%
Median Earnings25+$28,538
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,955
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,114

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,148
% Above Poverty Level75%
% Below Poverty Level25%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$639
Median House Value$67,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.1%
Irish12.1%
English6.6%
French Except Basque2.3%
Scottish1.7%
Dutch1.6%
Italian1.6%
African1.5%
Polish0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Russian0.1%
German0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Connersville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fayette County
Standard Zip Codes47331
Phone Area Codes765
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude39.65
Approximate Longitude-85.14

Connersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCAMBRIDGE CITY 3 N
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 64 F
Annual Precip41.5 inches
StationRUSHVILLE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip42.3 inches
StationRICHMOND WTR WKS
Distance21.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dublin704$39,471
Glenwood291$46,607
Laurel564$31,635
Liberty1,897$50,721
Milton412$55,313

Connersville Public Libraries

Fayette County Public Library
828 GRAND AVENUE
Connersville, Indiana
(765) 827-0883

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Connersville Hospitals

Fayette Regional Health System
(Non-profit)
1941 Virginia Ave
(765) 825-5131

Connersville Public Schools

Connersville Middle School
1900 Grand Ave
ZIP: 47331
(765) 825-1139
Middle
Total Enrollment 632
Connersville Sr High School
1100 Spartan Dr
ZIP: 47331
(765) 825-1151
High
Total Enrollment 1113
Eastview Elementary School
401 S Fountain St
ZIP: 47331
(765) 825-5541
Primary
Total Enrollment 338
Everton Elementary School
2440 E Everton Rd
ZIP: 47331
(765) 825-5840
Primary
Total Enrollment 263
Fayette Central Elementary
2928 N Cr 225 W
ZIP: 47331
(765) 825-6261
Primary
Total Enrollment 381
Frazee Elementary School
600 W 3rd St
ZIP: 47331
(765) 825-6811
Primary
Total Enrollment 328
Grandview Elementary School
2620 Iowa Ave
ZIP: 47331
(765) 825-2981
Primary
Total Enrollment 376
Maplewood Elementary School
1800 Eastern Ave
ZIP: 47331
(765) 825-3941
Primary
Total Enrollment 317
Whitewater Technical Career Cntr
1300 Spartan Dr
ZIP: 47331
(765) 825-0521
High

Connersville Private Schools

St Gabriel Elementary School
224 W 9th St
ZIP: 47331
Elementary
Total Enrollment 121
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