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Whitewater is a town in Wayne County, in the Richmond metro area.
The community was named for the Whitewater River
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Whitewater. For links to other places called Whitewater, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Whitewater is 39.944N. The longitude is -84.831W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,129 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 77.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Whitewater demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne 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 47374 ZIP code.
30% of Whitewater residents report German ancestry, and 34% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Whitewater ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whitewater was $13,987, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Whitewater residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Whitewater, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $183. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Whitewater political report.
The average commute time for Whitewater workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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