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Terre Haute Metro Area
Profile: Small city Location: Extreme west-central Indiana along the Wabash River, 10 miles from the Illinois border Elevation: 808 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
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Terre Haute, the so-called “Crossroads of America” for its location on the National Road (US40) and the major north-US 41, has a typically Midwestern mix of agriculture and industry with an added college-town influence. The city is home to Indiana State University, the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and the historic Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College.
The downtown is somewhat typical for the region but the 800 historic buildings in an 80-block area reflect earlier prosperity. Overall cost of living is low and the median home price is often lowest in the state and one of the lowest in the country. The economy, once more tied to manufacturing and coal mining, continues to lag behind other parts of Indiana. There isn’t much to do locally, but Indianapolis (80 miles northeast) and Bloomington (60 miles southeast) help compensate for what’s missing.
The Wabash Valley is broad and flat at this location. To the west lies the mainly flat, agricultural prairies of Illinois. Terrain is gently rolling to the east. The climate is continental, with four distinct seasons, including warm, humid summers and variably cold winters. There is little in the local terrain to block the advance of storms and air masses from the north, west, or south. Weather changes are frequent, with wide temperature fluctuations and wet periods. Precipitation is evenly distributed throughout the year with frequent spring and summer thunderstorms, some heavy. Collisions of southerly moisture and northerly cold air can produce periods of winter wind and snow. First freeze is mid-October, last is late April.
Interesting Facts about Clinton, Indiana
As of 2014, Clinton's population is 4,892 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.28 percent.--------------------
The median home cost in Clinton is $66,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 5.50 percent.--------------------
Compared to the rest of the country, Clinton's cost of living is 22.30% Lower than the U.S. average.--------------------
Clinton public schools spend $10,171 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Clinton.--------------------
The unemployment rate in Clinton is 8.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Clinton jobs have Increased by 3.39 percent.
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Ranked #188 2005 Best Places to Live
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Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.--------------------
Clinton's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)
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