Tell City, Perry County, Indiana

Tell City: County seat in Indiana

About

Tell City is a city located in the county of Perry in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,272 and a population density of 605 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 7,211 inhabitants.

The city was created 165 years ago in 1857.

Quick Facts about Tell City

Population : 7,211 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Perry County
Postal code : 47586
Phone Area Codes : 812
Area : 12.01 km2
Altitude : 420 feet / 128 meters
Capital city : Tell City is capital of Perry County
Establishment : July 07, 1857 (165 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Tell_City
Local time : 04:19:32 (29th November 2022)
Density : 600 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.85% (2010-2019)
Tell City locator map
Location of Tell City on Indiana map.
Tell City  Indiana Town Hall image
Tell City Indiana Town Hall
Tell City  Indiana Town Hall image

Geography

Tell City is located at 37°57'5"N 86°46'4"W (37.9514400, -86.7677700).

Tell City map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Tell City decreased by 0.85% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,272 - census
2011 7,314 0.57% estimation process
2012 7,275 -0.54% estimation process
2013 7,286 0.15% estimation process
2014 7,258 -0.39% estimation process
2015 7,285 0.37% estimation process
2016 7,290 0.07% estimation process
2017 7,272 -0.25% estimation process
2018 7,219 -0.73% estimation process
2019 7,211 -0.11% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 36,600
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 36,900
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 36,612
April 1, 2010 Population : 36,901
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.9%
People over 65 (%) : 19.8%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 96.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 95.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,301
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.7%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 16,420

Tell City zip code is 47586. County name: Perry, County fips: 18123

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 16,420
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $99,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $968
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $360
2015-2019 median gross rent : $615
Permits for construction, 2020 : 3
2015-2019 Households : 14,476
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 32,754
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 143,488
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,195,138
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 307,273
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,355
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,606
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,432
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 627
2019 total employment : 8,585
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 324,203
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 5.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,405
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,945
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,454
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 859
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 52
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,744
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 267
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,468
2010 population per square mile : 65.4
2010 land area in square miles : 563.91

People born in Tell City (10)

People born in Tell City, including politician John H. Hoeppel, Catholic archbishop Paul D. Etienne, martial artist Aaron Riley, .

List

  • Burke Scott (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 12/01/1933
  • Edwin D. Patrick (United States Army general) he was born in 11/01/1894
  • Eric Embry (American professional wrestler) he was born in 10/07/1959
  • Miriam Haskell (American jewelry designer) she was born in 01/07/1899
  • Spike Gehlhausen (American racing driver) he was born in 19/11/1954
  • Bob Polk (American college basketball coach) he was born in 02/09/1915
  • Philip Zoercher (US-american economist) he was born in 01/10/1866

Schools in Tell City

College & universities near Tell City, IN

Code Name City ZIP
152451 Saint Meinrad School of Theology St. Meinrad (IN) 47577
156356 Brescia University Owensboro (KY) 42301-3023
247940 Owensboro Community and Technical College Owensboro (KY) 42303
157076 Kentucky Wesleyan College Owensboro (KY) 42301
484330 Ross Medical Education Center-Owensboro Owensboro (KY) 42303-7757

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tell City, IN

Code Name Address Type
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS

Post offices near Tell City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tell City Post Office Tell City (IN) 47586
Cannelton Post Office Cannelton (IN) 47520
Troy Post Office Troy (IN) 47588
Hawesvill Post Office Hawesville (KY) 42348
Lewispor Post Office Lewisport (KY) 42351

Other cities in Perry County

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

City Name Population Title
Uniontown 2,471 Town in Perry County, Alabama, United States
Cannelton 1,473 City in Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana, United States, along the Ohio River
Leopold 777 Unincorporated community in Perry County, Indiana
Troy 403 Town in Indiana, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Tell City distances to largest Indiana cities