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Overview

Introduction to Logansport, Indiana

Logansport, Indiana, in Cass county, is 35 miles NE of Lafayette, Indiana and 69 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Logansport History

The area now known as Logansport was originally inhabited by Native Americans. It was named after James Renich Logan, a Shawnee soldier who served the U.S. forces as a scout in the War of 1812. The area was first settled by Europeans in 1826, and the Wabash and Erie Canal reached the city in 1837. The historic Michigan Road that runs through the town significantly improved communication and led to population growth as well. Logansport was incorporated in 1938.

Logansport and Nearby Attractions

  • Cass County Carousel
  • Heritage Park
  • Grissom Air Museum
  • Indiana Beach
  • Automotive Heritage Museum

Things To Do In Logansport

Logansport has numerous parks and playgrounds including Bishop Park, Dykeman Park, Patriot Park, Tower Park, Fairview Park, Riverside Park, and Ramp and Rail Park. Seiberling Mansion, which is the home of the founder of Diamond Plate Glass Company, is a popular historical site. Opportunities to play golf are available at the Dykeman Municipal Golf Course. The Cass County Historical Society Museums, Cass County Carousel and Cole Clothing Museum are also nearby.

Logansport Transportation

Indianapolis International is the closest major airport.

Logansport Higher Education

The closest colleges to Logansport include Purdue University, Indiana University Kokomo, Ivy Tech Community College - Kokomo, and Indiana Wesleyan University.

Demographics

People

Total Population17,924
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+7,729
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married44.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.6%
Median Earnings25+$26,550
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,138
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,470

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,707
% Above Poverty Level80.6%
% Below Poverty Level19.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone36.9%
Median Gross Rent$630
Median House Value$66,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.7%
Irish7.8%
English6.9%
Italian4%
Dutch2.2%
French Except Basque2%
Polish1.3%
Scottish1.1%
Norwegian0.6%
Swedish0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Russian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
African0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
Canadian0.1%
German0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Logansport Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cass County
Standard Zip Codes46947
Phone Area Codes574
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude40.75
Approximate Longitude-86.35

Logansport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLOGANSPORT RADIO WSAL
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches
StationWINAMAC 2 SSE
Distance22.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationWABASH
Distance28.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bunker Hill533$49,167
Burnettsville424$45,000
Camden647$60,250
Fulton462$40,750
Royal Center887$50,096
Walton1,356$49,917

Logansport Public Libraries

Logansport-cass County Public Library
616 EAST BROADWAY
Logansport, Indiana
(574) 753-6383

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Logansport Hospitals

Logansport State Hospital
1098 S Sr 25
(574) 722-4141
Four County Counseling Center
(Government - Local)
1015 Michigan Ave
(574) 722-5151
Memorial Hospital
(Government - Local)
1101 Michigan Ave
(574) 753-7541

Logansport Public Schools

Century Career Center
2500 Hopper St
ZIP: 46947
(574) 722-3811
Other
Columbia Elementary School
20 E Columbia St
ZIP: 46947
(574) 753-3432
Primary
Total Enrollment 452
Columbia Middle School
1300 N 3rd St
ZIP: 46947
(574) 753-3797
Middle
Total Enrollment 426
Fairview Elementary School
846 S Cicott St
ZIP: 46947
(574) 722-5288
Primary
Total Enrollment 426
Franklin Elementary School
410 W Miami Ave
ZIP: 46947
(574) 722-3200
Primary
Total Enrollment 398
Landis Elementary School
1 Landis Ln
ZIP: 46947
(574) 722-5466
Primary
Total Enrollment 786
Lincoln Middle School
2901 Usher St
ZIP: 46947
(574) 753-7115
Middle
Total Enrollment 490
Logansport Area Jnt Spec Ed
2829 George St
ZIP: 46947
(574) 753-3515
Other
Logansport Comm High Sch
1 Berry Ln
ZIP: 46947
(574) 753-0441
High
Total Enrollment 1242
Logansport Juvenile Cor Fac
Logansport St Hosp-west Side
ZIP: 46947
(574) 753-7571
High
Total Enrollment 122

Logansport Private Schools

All Saints Catholic School
121 Eel River Ave
ZIP: 46947
Elementary
Total Enrollment 121
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