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Sand Creek is a township in Jennings County, in the North Vernon metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Sand Creek. For links to other places called Sand Creek, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sand Creek is 39.087N. The longitude is -85.606W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 818.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sand Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jennings County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47283 ZIP code.
20% of Sand Creek residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sand Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sand Creek was $15,056, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Sand Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sand Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $315. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $613.
Jennings County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sand Creek political report.
The average commute time for Sand Creek workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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