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Demographics

People

Total Population2,281
Male Share of the Population42.6%
Female Share of the Population57.4%
Senior Citizens22.6%
Employed Population 16+1,037
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married40.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.4%
Median Earnings25+$27,127
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,287

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,950
% Above Poverty Level81.6%
% Below Poverty Level18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone46.5%
Median Gross Rent$616
Median House Value$88,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.9%
German18.8%
Irish14%
English11.3%
French Except Basque3.9%
Scottish2.8%
Italian2.5%
Swedish1.5%
Dutch1.3%
Welsh1.1%
Portuguese1.1%
Polish0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Russian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Syrian0.2%
African0.2%
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Spencer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Owen County
Standard Zip Codes47460
Phone Area Codes812
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude39.28
Approximate Longitude-86.76

Spencer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSPENCER
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp15 to 35 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationGREENCASTLE 5 E
Distance24 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
StationCRANE NAVAL DEPOT
Distance29.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 69 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bloomington83,093$59,960
Ellettsville6,501$53,884
Gosport716$48,594
Paragon693$42,250
Stinesville232$47,083
Worthington1,189$45,357

Spencer Public Libraries

Owen County Public Library
10 SOUTH MONTGOMERY STREET
Spencer, Indiana
(812) 829-3392

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Spencer Public Schools

Mccormick's Creek Elem Sch
1601 Flatwoods Rd
ZIP: 47460
(812) 828-6000
Primary
Total Enrollment 354
Owen Valley Community Hs
622 W Sr 46
ZIP: 47460
(812) 829-2266
High
Total Enrollment 834
Owen Valley Middle School
626 W St Hwy 46
ZIP: 47460
(812) 829-2249
Middle
Total Enrollment 430
Spencer Elementary School
151 Hillside Ave
ZIP: 47460
(812) 829-2253
Primary
Total Enrollment 713
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