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Greencastle is a township in Putnam County, in the Indianapolis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Greencastle. For links to other places called Greencastle, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Greencastle is 39.643N. The longitude is -86.846W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 886 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,491.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greencastle demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Putnam 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 46128 ZIP code.
23% of Greencastle residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greencastle ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greencastle was $16,384, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Greencastle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Greencastle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $795.
Putnam County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greencastle political report.
The average commute time for Greencastle workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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