Rensselaer Jasper County, Indiana

Rensselaer: City in Indiana

About

Rensselaer is a city located in the county of Jasper in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,859 and a population density of 341 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,780 inhabitants.

The city was created 182 years ago in 1839.

Geography

Rensselaer is located at 40°56'12"N 87°9'3"W (40.9367000, -87.1508600).

Rensselaer map

Weather

Rensselaer forecast: Rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%. more

Rensselaer Quick Facts

Population : 5,780 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Jasper County
Postal code : 47978
Phone Area Codes : 219
Area : 17.19 km2
Altitude : 659 feet / 201 meters
Capital city : Rensselaer is capital of Jasper County
Establishment : June 06, 1839 (182 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 02:51:56 (28th October 2021)
Density : 336 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.37% (2010-2020)
Weather : 56℉ Rain Showers 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rensselaer decreased by 1.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,859 - census
2011 5,964 1.76% estimation process
2012 5,981 0.28% estimation process
2013 5,948 -0.55% estimation process
2014 5,945 -0.05% estimation process
2015 5,926 -0.32% estimation process
2016 5,896 -0.51% estimation process
2017 5,892 -0.07% estimation process
2018 5,852 -0.68% estimation process
2019 5,842 -0.17% estimation process
2020 5,780 -1.07% estimation process

Rensselaer zip code is 47978. County name: Jasper, County fips: 18073

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People born in Rensselaer (9)

People born in Rensselaer, including politician Steve Buyer, politician George W. Faris, football player, announcer Tom Harmon, you can see a list of people who born in Rensselaer.

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rensselaer, IN

Code Name Address Type
REN Rensselaer 619 North Cullen Street RAIL
LAF Lafayette station 200 North 2nd St. RAIL
KKI Kankakee 199 South East Ave. RAIL
DYE Dyer station 913 Sheffield Avenue RAIL
GLM Gilman US Hwy 24 & West Wenona St. RAIL

Post offices near Rensselaer

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rensselaer Post Office Rensselaer (IN) 47978

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Jasper County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jasper County , IN.

City Name Population Title
DeMotte 3,814 City in Jasper County, Indiana, United States of America
Remington 1,140 Indiana
Wheatfield 880 Township in Jasper County, Indiana
Hanging Grove 227 Township in Jasper County, Indiana

Distance to Other Cities

Rensselaer distances to largest Indiana cities