Terre Haute is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 58,525 people and 27 constituent neighborhoods, Terre Haute is the 15th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Terre Haute was built prior to World War II, 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.
One of the benefits of Terre Haute is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.71 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Terre Haute citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.84% of adults in Terre Haute have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Terre Haute in 2018 was $22,893, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,572 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, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Terre Haute is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.