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Terre Haute, IN
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Terre Haute profile

Living in Terre Haute

Terre Haute is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 58,335 people and 27 associated neighborhoods, Terre Haute is the 15th largest community in Indiana. Terre Haute has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

In addition, Terre Haute is a college town. There are a lot of students in Terre Haute attending college, and as a result Terre Haute provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Terre Haute spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.19 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The education level of Terre Haute citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.11% of adults in Terre Haute have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Terre Haute in 2018 was $24,448, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,792 for a family of four. However, Terre Haute contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Terre Haute is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Terre Haute home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Terre Haute residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Terre Haute include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Terre Haute is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.