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Sugar Creek is a township in Vigo County, in the Terre Haute metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Sugar Creek. For links to other places called Sugar Creek, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sugar Creek is 39.459N. The longitude is -87.48W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,121.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sugar Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vigo 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 47876 ZIP code.
17% of Sugar Creek residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sugar Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sugar Creek was $14,344, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Sugar Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sugar Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $675.
Vigo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sugar Creek political report.
The average commute time for Sugar Creek workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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