Albion, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 2,319 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 1,173  (50.6%)
Females: 1,146  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  32.4 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46701.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,811 (it was $36,282 in 2000)
Albion:

$41,811
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,943 (it was $16,405 in 2000)

Albion town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,296 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Albion:

$82,296
IN:

$122,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $81,094; Detached houses: $97,344; Mobile homes: $7,827

Median gross rent in 2013: $594.

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  • Races in Albion, IN (2010)

    Albion races chart
    • 2,22994.9%White alone
    • 753.2%Hispanic
    • 241.0%Two or more races
    • 90.4%Black alone
    • 90.4%Asian alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

Races in Albion detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Albion: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.6%), Irish (10.3%), English (8.4%), United States (6.6%), Swedish (2.5%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 963 feet

Land area: 1.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,662 people per square mile   (low).

Albion,IN real estate house value index trend

Albion, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Albion:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albion town:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.1%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Albion, Indiana as of July 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Albion to the number of sex offenders is 180 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $555 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $453 (0.6%)

Albion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (26.8 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (120.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kimmell, IN (2.6 miles ), Rome City, IN (2.7 miles ), Kendallville, IN (3.0 miles ), Wolcottville, IN (3.1 miles ), Avilla, IN (3.1 miles ), Cromwell, IN (3.1 miles ), Ligonier, IN (3.2 miles ), Topeka, IN (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $107,600
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $38,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 85.42 W

Area code: 260

Albion household income distribution Albion home values distribution

Crime rates in Albion by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2013
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01000N/A
per 100,000 0.042.40.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.042.842.30.0
Burglaries 120000
per 100,000 42.884.90.00.00.00.0
Thefts 500010
per 100,000 213.90.00.00.042.30.0
Auto thefts 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.2) 12.041.50.08.910.60.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Albion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Indiana average:

1.97

Albion tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +402 (+21.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (58%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (40%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Albion: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Albion, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Albion-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Albion town center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 21.2 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 41 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Albion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% 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 241.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from Albion 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 234.2 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 220.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 221.2 miles away from Albion center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 260.6 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 Noble County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albion topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Albion:

  • NORTH RIDGE VILLAGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (600 TRAIL RIDGE RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Albion:

  • DSI - KENDALLVILLE RENAL CARE CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; KENDALLVILLE, IN)
  • PARKVIEW NOBLE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; KENDALLVILLE, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT KENDALLVILLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KENDALLVILLE, IN)
  • KENDALLVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KENDALLVILLE, IN)
  • PROVENA SACRED HEART HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; AVILLA, IN)
  • LUTHERAN HOMES INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KENDALLVILLE, IN)
  • HERITAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LIGONIER, IN)

airports located in Albion:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albion:

  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 25 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 26 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 28 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 46 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 48 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 59 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 60 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)

Public high school in Albion:

  • CENTRAL NOBLE JUNIOR SENIOR HS (Location: 302 COUGAR CT, Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in Albion:

Public elementary/middle school in Albion:

See full list of schools located in Albion

Library in Albion:

  • NOBLE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $802,549; Location: 813 EAST MAIN STREET; 91,375 books; 3,905 audio materials; 10,119 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 508 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Albion Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Albion: Trinity Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Noble County Historical Society (215 West Main Street).

Courts: Noble County - Courts- County- County Court (Courthouse), Noble County - Courts- Superior- Superior Court (Courthouse), Noble County - Courts- Circuit- Circuit Court (Courthouse), Noble County Teen Court (100 East Main Street), Indiana State - License Branch Auto- Albion (104 West Main Street).

Noble County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 78.1. This is about average.

City:

78.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.243. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 24.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.6%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Albion in 2010:

  • 176 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
161 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Albion, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Albion (2011 data):

  • Community State Bank: 115 South Main Street Branch at 115 South Main Street, branch established on 1995/08/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $184.0 mil, Deposits: $153.3 mil, headquarters in Avilla, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Financial Corp.
  • The Campbell & Fetter Bank: Albion Main Branch at 304 South Orange Street, branch established on 1907/10/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $274.3 mil, Deposits: $178.8 mil, headquarters in Kendallville, IN, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: C&F Banc Shares Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Indiana average:

11.1

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

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Religion statistics for Albion town (based on Noble County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,77745
Mainline Protestant3,47323
Catholic2,9016
Other6814
None33,704-
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: 8
Noble County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Noble County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Noble County:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Noble County:

29.8%
Indiana:

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

19.7%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.3%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Albion:

48.4%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Albion:

28.9
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Albion:

20.7%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Albion:

34.8%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Albion:

58.4%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Albion, 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 2$6,425$38,5501$1,275
Other Government Administration 1$3,901$46,8120$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$19,293$38,5864$1,993
Firefighters 0$0 6$775
Streets and Highways 4$12,252$36,7560$0
Sewerage 1$3,976$47,7120$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,151$37,8121$465
Water Supply 1$3,770$45,2400$0
Totals for Government 16$52,768$39,57612$4,508

Albion government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $572,000 ($246.66)
    Water Utilities: $225,000 ($97.02)
    Regular Highways: $205,000 ($88.40)
    Sewerage: $186,000 ($80.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $84,000 ($36.22)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($2.16)
    Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($16.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $260,000 ($112.12)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($18.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($1.72)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.86)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $649,000 ($279.86)

Albion government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $225,000 ($97.02)
    All Other: $74,000 ($31.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $251,000 ($108.24)
    Highways: $11,000 ($4.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $41,000 ($17.68)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($15.09)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $253,000 ($109.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $137,000 ($59.08)
    Highways: $60,000 ($25.87)
    All Other: $12,000 ($5.17)
  • Tax - Property: $539,000 ($232.43)
    NEC: $9,000 ($3.88)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($2.16)

Albion government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $725,000 ($312.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $700,000 ($301.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($10.78)

Albion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,274,000 ($549.37)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($2.59)

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Allen County, IN  0.95% ($41,976 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, IN  0.72% ($28,913)
from LaGrange County, IN  0.65% ($28,699)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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 Allen County, IN  1.20% ($32,462 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IN  0.87% ($27,248)
to LaGrange County, IN  0.70% ($30,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albion:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albion:

  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; LIGONIER, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, IN; Owner: WILLIAM ANDREW DIXON)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQKO (91.9 FM; HOWE, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WXTW (102.3 FM; AUBURN, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJHS (91.5 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: COLUMBIA CITY JOINT HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; BRONSON, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WZOW (97.7 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYLT (103.9 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Albion:

  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W07CL (Channel 7; AUBURN, IN; Owner: THE RAYMOND S. AND DOROTHY N. MOORE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • W45AG (Channel 45; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAN STAR, INC.)
  • DW68BN (Channel 68; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: ZONATION BROADCASTING)
Albion fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Albion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 63m207ftTotal length
  • 153,541Total average daily traffic
  • 14,774Total average daily truck traffic
  • 278,744Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Albion)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Chain O Lakes Park (Lat: 41.337278 Lon: -85.351639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 19 m, Call Sign: WPLR922
    Assigned Frequencies: 857.237 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2012, Expiration Date: 12/30/2022, Certifier: Donald W KottlowskiRegistrant: State Of (Ipsc) Indiana, Igcn - Rm N340 - 100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (317) 234-6513, Fax: (317) 234-6514, Email:
  • Chain O Lakes State Pk Rr 2 (Lat: 41.335333 Lon: -85.377750), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: KZP219
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.240 MHz, 159.345 MHzGrant Date: 10/11/1995, Expiration Date: 11/30/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2001Registrant: State Of Indiana, 402 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (219) 636-2654
  • Lat: 41.394111 Lon: -85.400222, Call Sign: WPKE433
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 451.512 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 464.325 MHz, 464.525 MHz, 464.825 MHz, 464.875 MHzGrant Date: 12/15/2011, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022, Certifier: Clair V SwopeRegistrant: J & K Communications Inc, 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • Cr 150n 550 Ft W O Sr 9 1 M S O (Lat: 41.372556 Lon: -85.426083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 98 m, Overall height: 104 m, Call Sign: WPAH492
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.450 MHz, 935.500 MHz, 937.200 MHz, 939.937 MHz, 937.225 MHz, 938.237 MHzGrant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 08/13/2022, Certifier: James R SmithRegistrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1261 Dakota Street, Gary, IN 46403, Phone: (219) 938-7573, Fax: (219) 938-7576, Email:
  • 1563 E State Road 8 (Lat: 41.395861 Lon: -85.389056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQON790
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/2011, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Certifier: Richard ReckerRegistrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • Lat: 41.297556 Lon: -85.345806, Call Sign: WNPH271
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.012 MHz, 462.012 MHz, 466.325 MHz, 466.587 MHz, 461.587 MHzGrant Date: 02/27/2014, Expiration Date: 05/16/2024Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • 401 E Highland St. (Lat: 41.398167 Lon: -85.418389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7.7 m, Call Sign: WQWV292
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 11/30/2015, Expiration Date: 11/30/2025, Certifier: Alan MiddletonRegistrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Albion)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 199TP , Serial Number: 28-7325193, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1972
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Blake A Lemish, 2411 S State Road 9, Albion, IN 46701, Other Owners: Susan K Lemish
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER MFG INC SPORT 2S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3624S , Serial Number: 50, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Amie N Collins, 3777 S 475 W, Albion, IN 46701
  • Aircraft: HARRELD DON RAND ROBINSON KR-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5085L , Serial Number: 4255, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 11/29/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Don Harreld, 1232 N Finlandia Way, Albion, IN 46701
  • Aircraft: STANGLAND RV6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 991S , Serial Number: 22999, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/2000
    Registrant (Individual): David J Stangland, 2494 S Us Highway 33, Albion, IN 46701

Drinking water stations with addresses in Albion and their reported violations in the past:

SPARTA UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-07-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Albion that have no violations reported:

  • ALBION WATER & SEWER (Population served: 2,349, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 77
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Albion

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Albion, IN
Most common first names in Albion, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert4071.9 years
John4075.6 years
William3473.8 years
Mary3479.7 years
Harold2779.0 years
James2669.4 years
Kenneth2276.9 years
Margaret2174.2 years
Paul2071.0 years
Walter1775.1 years
Most common last names in Albion, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2473.3 years
Winebrenner2377.1 years
Campbell1875.6 years
Keister1780.7 years
Weber1671.9 years
Johnson1578.3 years
Owen1469.3 years
Cole1374.1 years
Miller1182.6 years
Young1180.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Businesses in Albion, IN

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • UPS: 1

Albion compared to Indiana state average:

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

Albion on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #85 (46701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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