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White River is a township in Gibson County, in the Evansville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named White River. For links to other places called White River, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of White River is 38.436N. The longitude is -87.61W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 400 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,714.
Sections below provide additional information and links about White River demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gibson 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 47640 ZIP code.
23% of White River residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the White River ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in White River was $14,637, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of White River residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in White River, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $272. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $707.
Gibson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our White River political report.
The average commute time for White River workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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