Alfordsville, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 105 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 44  (42.2%)
Females: 61  (57.8%)
Median resident age:  56.8 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip code: 47553

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,638 (it was $54,375 in 2000)
Alfordsville:

$31,638
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,654 (it was $21,111 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $50,617 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Alfordsville:

$50,617
IN:

$134,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $66,567; Detached houses: $90,261; Mobile homes: $48,673
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alfordsville: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (40.8%), German (26.5%), Irish (2.0%), Slovak (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,536 people per square mile   (low).

Alfordsville, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Alfordsville:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alfordsville town:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $836 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $470 (1.0%)

Alfordsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (47.3 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (68.9 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (230.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cannelburg, IN (2.8 miles) , Loogootee, IN (2.9 miles ), Montgomery, IN (3.0 miles ), Otwell, IN (3.3 miles ), Shoals, IN (3.3 miles ), Dubois, IN (3.3 miles ), Jasper, IN (3.4 miles ), Dover Hill, IN (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 38.56 N, Longitude: 86.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

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

3.2%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+51.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (47%)
  • Retail trade (47%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Retail trade (60%)
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Transportation occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Alfordsville, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alfordsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Alfordsville town center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.6 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alfordsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 76% 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 51.3 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 53.7 miles away from Alfordsville 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 60.2 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 49.0 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 164.8 miles away from Alfordsville center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 62.0 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 Daviess County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alfordsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Alfordsville:

  • MARTIN COUNTY HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LOOGOOTEE, IN)
  • TIMBERS OF JASPER THE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JASPER, IN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY NORTHWOOD RETIREMENT COMM (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JASPER, IN)
  • JASPER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; JASPER, IN)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CARE CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; JASPER, IN)
  • PROVIDENCE HOME HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JASPER, IN)
  • EASTGATE MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WASHINGTON, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alfordsville:

  • Vincennes University (about 33 miles; Vincennes, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,876)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 47 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 48 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)
  • University of Evansville (about 52 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 58 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 63 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)

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Daviess County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 50.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0270. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0270
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.7%
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.0
Indiana average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Alfordsville town (based on Daviess County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,28364
Mainline Protestant3,34219
Catholic2,6883
Black Protestant1291
Other1032
None14,103-
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: 9
Daviess County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Daviess County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Daviess County:

28.5%
Indiana:

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

18.6%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alfordsville:

48.9%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alfordsville:

45.7%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.2%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alfordsville:

4.5%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alfordsville:

6.7
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Alfordsville:

75.5%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alfordsville, 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 3$1,400
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$120
Water Supply 0$0 2$280
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,800

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($552.38)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($38.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($47.62)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($57.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($66.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($609.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($142.86)
    General Support: $2,000 ($19.05)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($57.14)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $73,000 ($695.24)

3.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
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 Knox County, IN  0.43% ($32,313 average AGI)
from Pike County, IN  0.27% ($25,933)
from Greene County, IN  0.23% ($34,577)


4.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
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 Knox County, IN  0.42% ($23,500 average AGI)
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.36% ($26,146)
to Dubois County, IN  0.31% ($26,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alfordsville:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WITZ (990 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alfordsville:

  • WRZR (94.5 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: HEMBREE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WITZ-FM (104.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • W209AY (89.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBDC (100.9 FM; HUNTINGBURG, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMW-FM (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: GREENE ELECTRONICS)
  • WBTO-FM (102.3 FM; PETERSBURG, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WAXL (103.3 FM; SANTA CLAUS, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLQ (100.1 FM; FRENCH LICK, IN; Owner: WILLTRONICS BROADCASTING)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
  • WUZR (105.7 FM; BICKNELL, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWEG (102.5 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQKZ (98.5 FM; FERDINAND, IN; Owner: GEM COMMUNICATIONS LLP)
  • WMBL (88.1 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WZDM (92.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alfordsville:

  • WJTS-LP (Channel 27; JASPER, IN; Owner: PAUL E. KNIES)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)

Alfordsville fatal accident list:

Oct 19, 2011 07:50 AM, Cr-800 E, Lat: 38.53583, Lon: -87.01711, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2007 00:51 AM, Cr-950, Cr-1225, Lat: 38.51746, Lon: -86.93809, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 5,947Total average daily traffic
  • 594Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,546Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 4 Mi Nnw (Lat: 38.619167 Lon: -86.974167), Type: 46.0, Overall height: 46 m, Registrant: 8124863771

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (13%)

Alfordsville compared to Indiana state average:

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