Spencer, Indiana 

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Population

2,260

-10.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$32,277

Median Home Price

$126,500

Best Places to Live in Spencer, Indiana

College town - South-central Indiana, 45 miles south of Indianapolis. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Spencer, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Spencer, IN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town atmosphere
Attractive setting
Nearby recreation
Cons
Low ethnic diversity
Recent employment declines
Housing cost

What Bert Has To Say About Bloomington Metro Area

Bloomington is a true college town, with a large and attractive campus to the northeast of downtown; an area of shops, restaurants, and nightlife serving the student community; and a typically Midwestern town square with a courthouse at the center. Indiana University, founded in 1820 and currently serving some 35,000 students, provides a variety of culture and entertainment and is the dominant factor in the local economy and character. Sports, particularly basketball, are a local obsession. The university is also home to one of the top music schools in the nation. Educational attainment here is among the highest in the state, crime is low, the economy is steady and attitudes are progressive.


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Indiana
County: Owen County
Metro Area: Bloomington Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Spencer
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 928 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Spencer is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Spencer jobs have decreased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Spencer's cost of living is 21.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Spencer's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Owen county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Spencer's population is 2,260 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 10.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Spencer is Real Estate: $126,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.2%.

SCHOOLS
Spencer public schools spend $10,346 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.2 students per teacher in Spencer. More Education



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Housing Market in Spencer

It's a good time to buy in Spencer. Home Appreciation is up 14.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Spencer is $126,500.

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Reviews for Spencer   2 Reviews
schools - 8/25/2009
All the schools within this county do the best they can with what little funding is available to them. The high school was not the best in preparing students for... Read More

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Sweet Owen Valley - 5/12/2009
Rural, appalacia-like topography, beautiful country, mostly poor but varied, nice people, good services, reasonable cost of living, typical midwest weather -... Read More


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