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Overview

Introduction to Mooresville, Indiana

Located in Morgan county, Mooresville, Indiana, is 15 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana. The town is considered part of the Indianapolis metropolitan area.

Mooresville History

Mooresville was founded by Samuel Moore in 1824, of whom the town is named after. The first cabin in the town was built by Asa Bales. The first school society of Mooresville was established in 1828. Mooresville was incorporated as a town in 1838. The Savings Bank of Mooresville, which was the town's first bank, was established in 1872. The town is located in Morgan county, which was formed in 1822.

Mooresville and nearby Attractions

  • Academy Building Museum
  • White River State Park
  • Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • Fort Harrison State Park
  • President Benjamin Harrison Home
  • Indianapolis Art Center

Things To Do In Mooresville

Mooresville is home to the Academy Building Museum and the Grace Missionary Church. The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Eiteljorg Museum, Indiana State Museum, and Indiana Medical History Museum are less than a half-hour drive away. The President Benjamin Harrison Home and James Whitcomb Riley House are among the other historic sites near Mooresville. In addition, the White River State Park and Fort Harrison State Park offer many recreational opportunities.

Mooresville Transportation

Indianapolis International Airport is the closest airport to the city.

Mooresville Higher Education

Higher education is available at University of Indianapolis, Butler University, and Ivy Tech State College - Central Indiana.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,553
Male Share of the Population45.5%
Female Share of the Population54.5%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+4,604
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married49.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,997
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,411
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,063

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,250
% Above Poverty Level83.9%
% Below Poverty Level16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$727
Median House Value$124,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19%
German18.7%
Irish12.5%
English8%
Scottish2.1%
Dutch1.8%
Italian1.7%
Polish1.4%
French Except Basque1.2%
Welsh0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Greek0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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Mooresville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Morgan County
Standard Zip Codes46158
Phone Area Codes317
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude39.61
Approximate Longitude-86.37

Mooresville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationINDIANAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches
StationINDIANAPOLIS SE SIDE
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches
StationWHITESTOWN
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avon15,712$104,410
Bargersville6,824$87,870
Brooklyn1,514$56,607
Clayton976$62,500
Monrovia1,623$64,280
Plainfield30,318$72,265

Mooresville Public Libraries

Mooresville Public Library
220 WEST HARRISON STREET
Mooresville, Indiana
(317) 831-7323

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Mooresville Hospitals

Franciscan St Francis Health - Mooresville
(Non-profit)
1201 Hadley Rd
(317) 831-1160

Mooresville Public Schools

Mooresville High School
550 N Indiana St
ZIP: 46158
(317) 831-9203
High
Total Enrollment 1364
Neil Armstrong Elem Sch
1000 Rd 144
ZIP: 46158
(317) 831-9210
Primary
Total Enrollment 546
Newby Memorial Elem Sch
240 N Monroe St
ZIP: 46158
(317) 831-9212
Primary
Total Enrollment 324
Northwood Elementary School
630 N Indiana St
ZIP: 46158
(317) 831-9216
Primary
Total Enrollment 541
Paul Hadley Middle Sch
200 W Carlisle St
ZIP: 46158
(317) 831-9208
Middle
Total Enrollment 709

Mooresville Private Schools

Children's Park Chld Care Center
310 E South St
ZIP: 46158
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
Mooresville Christian Academy
4271 E State Road 144
ZIP: 46158
Elementary
Total Enrollment 180
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