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Ferdinand is a town in Dubois County, in the Jasper metro area.
The community was named for the Emperor Ferdinand of Austria
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Ferdinand. For links to other places called Ferdinand, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ferdinand is 38.223N. The longitude is -86.862W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 538 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,294.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ferdinand demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dubois 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 47532 ZIP code.
70% of Ferdinand residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ferdinand ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ferdinand was $18,335, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Ferdinand residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ferdinand, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $329. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.
Libraries in Ferdinand include Ferdinand Branch Library ... View libraries
Dubois County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ferdinand political report.
The average commute time for Ferdinand workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Ferdinand include Comfort Inn Ferdinand.
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