Alamo, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 65 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -52.6%
Males: 32  (50.0%)
Females: 33  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  47.7 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 47916, 47933.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,867 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Alamo:

$41,867
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,401 (it was $8,800 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $48,363 (it was $22,900 in 2000)
Alamo:

$48,363
IN:

$122,200
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  • Races in Alamo, IN (2010)

    Alamo races chart
    • 5989.4%White alone
    • 46.1%Hispanic
    • 23.0%American Indian alone
    • 11.5%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alamo: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (25.0%), Italian (19.4%), Dutch (16.7%), German (8.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 811 feet

Land area: 0.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,133 people per square mile   (low).

Alamo, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Alamo:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alamo town:

  • Never married: 44.2%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 52.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $144 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $560 (0.7%)

Alamo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (31.0 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (50.0 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (132.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wallace, IN (2.2 miles) , Lake Holiday, IN (2.3 miles ), Waynetown, IN (2.7 miles ), Waveland, IN (2.7 miles ), New Market, IN (2.7 miles ), Crawfordsville, IN (3.0 miles ), Russellville, IN (3.1 miles ), Hillsboro, IN (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.98 N, Longitude: 87.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Alamo household income distribution Alamo home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+22.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (57%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (36%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (83%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (57%)
  • Transportation occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (75%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Alamo, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alamo-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Alamo town center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 26.7 miles away from the town center injured 44 people.

Earthquake activity:

Alamo-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from Alamo center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 207.5 miles away from Alamo center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 111.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alamo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Alamo:

  • BEN HUR HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • HOUSTON GROUP HOMES INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • HOUSTON HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • LANE HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • INDIANA HOME CARE PLUS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • WILLIAMSBURG HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • ST CLARE HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)

Amtrak station near Alamo:

  • 10 miles: CRAWFORDSVILLE (SPRING & GREEN STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alamo:

  • DePauw University (about 26 miles; Greencastle, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 30 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 32 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 38 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 41 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 45 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Marian University (about 47 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)

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Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  15.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.7
Indiana average:

11.1

Alamo travel time to work - commute Alamo mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alamo town (based on Montgomery County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,33548
Mainline Protestant5,93428
Catholic2,5731
Other3762
Black Protestant1221
Orthodox1002
None21,684-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Montgomery County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Montgomery County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Montgomery County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

29.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.9%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alamo:

46.3%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alamo:

45.3%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Alamo:

27.3
Indiana:

28.8

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alamo:

7.1
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alamo:

12.6%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Alamo:

64.6%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.4%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alamo, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$408
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$398
Totals for Government 0$0 4$806

4.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tippecanoe County, IN  0.69% ($28,198 average AGI)
from Fountain County, IN  0.53% ($32,623)
from Marion County, IN  0.46% ($28,662)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Indiana average:

5.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tippecanoe County, IN  0.64% ($28,796 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.45% ($26,500)
to Boone County, IN  0.29% ($30,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alamo:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alamo:

  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNDY (91.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: WABASH COLLEGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WSKL (92.9 FM; VEEDERSBURG, IN; Owner: ZONA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WSPM (89.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, IN; Owner: HOOSIER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKZS (103.1 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BROADCASTING , INC., OF IN.)

TV broadcast stations around Alamo:

  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N9NVG, Grant Date: 09/25/1997, Expiration Date: 03/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2006, Registrant: Paul A Collins, Alamo, IN 47916

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Wood (44%)

Alamo compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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