Rensselaer Information

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General Rensselaer Information

State: Indiana

County: Jasper County

Close cities: Brook, IN, Rensselaer, IN, Mount Ayr, IN, Wolcott, IN, Goodland, IN, Monon, IN, Fair Oaks, IN, Royal Center, IN, Collegeville, IN

Rensselaer Population (census data)
Total 5,660
Male 2,665 (47.1%)
Female 2,995 (52.9%)

Population Density: 1,951 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.5 (US Avg is 100)

Rensselaer Elevation: 657 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.90 square miles

Median Household Income: $38,188

Zip Codes: 47978.

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Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (24.7%)
  • Irish (11.7%)
  • English (11.5%)
  • United States (10.7%)
  • Dutch (4.7%)
  • French (3.9%)

Local Rensselaer Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Purdue University, Valparaiso University

Rensselaer School Information

High Schools
Rensselaer Central High School (1106 East Grace Street, Rensselaer, IN, 47978 - Rensselaer Central School Corporation District)
Middle Schools
Rensselaer Middle School (1106 Bomber Boulevard, Rensselaer, IN, 47978 - Rensselaer Central School Corporation District)
Elementary Schools
Monnett Elementary School (615 West Grove Street, Rensselaer, IN, 47978 - Rensselaer Central School Corporation District)
Van Rensselaer Elementary School (902 East Washington, Rensselaer, IN, 47978 - Rensselaer Central School Corporation District)

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