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People

Total Population 2,505
Male Share of the Population 50.5%
Female Share of the Population 49.5%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 903
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,273
% Above Poverty Level 73.4%
% Below Poverty Level 26.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $696
Median House Value $51,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 12.5%

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

West Terre Haute Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles W of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Vigo
Metro Area Terre Haute
Standard Zip Codes 47885
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.465
Longitude -87.461

West Terre Haute 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 TERRE HAUTE IN STATE
Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Station SHAKAMAK STATE PARK
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station ROCKVILLE
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Barnhart Town (47885)

Champion (47885)

Dresser (47885)

Fayette (47885)

Ferguson Hill (47885)

Kenwood (47885)

Larimer Hill (47885)

Libertyville (47885)

Liggett (47885)

Marion Heights (47885)

Pine Ridge (47885)

Sandford (47885)

Shirkleville (47885)

South Lake (47885)

Sycamore Park (47885)

Tecumseh (47885)

Toad Hop (47885)

Vermillion Acres (47885)

Wanda Lake (47885)

Whitcomb Heights (47885)

Windemere Lake (47885)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clinton 4,812 $47,587
Riley 171 $58,750
Rosedale 656 $40,156
Seelyville 919 $57,639
Terre Haute 61,061 $42,110
Universal 295 $37,778

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

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West Terre Haute High Schools

WEST VIGO HIGH SCHOOL
4590 W SARAH MYERS DR
812-462-4282
Serves 667 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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