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Terre Haute, Indiana

Terre Haute is a city located in Vigo County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 59,614. It is located at latitude 39°28' North, longitude 87°23' West. The city is the county seat of Vigo County6.

The Zip Code for Terre Haute is 478xx.

Geography Terre Haute is located at 39°28'11" North, 87°23'23" West (39.469586, -87.389762)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 83.1 km² (32.1 mi²). 80.9 km² (31.2 mi²) of it is land and 2.2 km² (0.9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.68% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 59,614 people, 22,870 households, and 13,035 families residing in the city. The population density is 736.8/km² (1,908.4/mi²). There are 25,636 housing units at an average density of 316.8/km² (820.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 86.26% White, 9.77% African American, 0.34% Native American, 1.17% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 1.91% from two or more races. 1.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 22,870 households out of which 27.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.0% are married couples living together, 14.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 43.0% are non-families. 34.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.28 and the average family size is 2.95.

In the city the population is spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 18.7% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $28,018, and the median income for a family is $37,618. Males have a median income of $29,375 versus $21,374 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,728. 19.2% of the population and 14.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 24.4% are under the age of 18 and 11.4% are 65 or older.

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