Spencer, Indiana 

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Population

2,260

-10.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$32,277

Median Home Price

$124,200

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.

Pros
-College-town atmosphere
-Attractive setting
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Low ethnic diversity
-Recent employment declines
-Housing cost

Local Listings in Spencer
 $179,900 
7303 Switchboard Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 3064 SqFt
 $96,500 
358-360 S Washington St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2400 SqFt
 $199,000 
8161 Old Cuba Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 2968 SqFt

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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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 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 16.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Spencer's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Spencer, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Spencer is $124,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.4%. Check out the homes in the area

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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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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NEW LISTINGS IN SPENCER
$179,900
7303 Switchboard Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$96,500
358-360 S Washington St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$199,000
8161 Old Cuba Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$174,900
279 N Central Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$149,000
328 E Wayne St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$198,000
5351 N US Highway 231
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$194,900
142 Gilmer St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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