Austin, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 4,225 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.6%
 
Males: 2,106  (49.9%)
Females: 2,119  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47102, 47170.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,530 (it was $28,495 in 2000)
Austin:

$31,530
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,721 (it was $12,431 in 2000)

Austin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,498 (it was $55,800 in 2000)
Austin:

$70,498
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $84,548; Detached houses: $90,748; Mobile homes: $50,860

Median gross rent in 2012: $686.

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  • White alone - 4,124 (96.0%)
  • Hispanic - 89 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 41 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Austin: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (33.4%), Irish (16.7%), German (14.1%), English (9.5%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 575 feet

Land area: 2.43 square miles.

Population density: 1,741 people per square mile   (low).

Austin,IN real estate house value index trend

Austin, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Austin:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Austin town:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

35 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Austin, Indiana as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Austin to the number of sex offenders is 156 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $560 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $277 (0.6%)

Austin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (35.7 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (235.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Crothersville, IN (2.0 miles ), Scottsburg, IN (2.1 miles ), Little York, IN (2.4 miles) , Deputy, IN (3.0 miles) , Henryville, IN (3.8 miles ), Kent, IN (3.8 miles) , Seymour, IN (3.9 miles ), Brownstown, IN (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $50,900
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $47,800
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $54,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $53,100
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $126,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 85.81 W

Area code: 812

Austin household income distribution Austin home values distribution

Crime rates in Austin by Year
Type 2002 2009 2010
Murders 010
per 100,000 0.021.80.0
Rapes 001
per 100,000 0.00.021.8
Robberies 559
per 100,000 104.5109.0196.1
Assaults 556614
per 100,000 1149.41438.8305.0
Burglaries 495141
per 100,000 1024.01111.8893.2
Thefts 148118100
per 100,000 3093.02572.52178.6
Auto thefts 251912
per 100,000 522.5414.2261.4
Arson 101
per 100,000 20.90.021.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.5) 498.5578.0307.9

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

Crime rate in Austin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Indiana average:

1.96
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +323 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Austin, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Austin-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Austin town center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the town center killed 11 people and injured 190 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Austin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 78% 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 114.0 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 107.7 miles away from Austin 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 112.0 miles away from the city 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 119.0 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 111.7 miles away from Austin center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 123.8 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 Scott County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Austin topographic map

Birthplace of: Anthony Winchester - College basketball player (Western Kentucky Hilltoppers).

Hospitals and medical centers near Austin:

  • SCOTT VILLA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SCOTTSBURG, IN)
  • HAMPTON OAKS HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SCOTTSBURG, IN)
  • SCOTT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SCOTTSBURG, IN)
  • WATERS OF SCOTTSBURG THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SCOTTSBURG, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT SCOTTSBURG (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SCOTTSBURG, IN)
  • DAVITA - SCOTTSBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SCOTTSBURG, IN)
  • LUTHERAN COMMUNITY HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SEYMOUR, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Austin:

  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 28 miles; New Albany, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,050)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 35 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • University of Louisville (about 37 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Bellarmine University (about 37 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 38 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 49 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)

Public high school in Austin:

Public elementary/middle schools in Austin:

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Notable locations in Austin: Austin Fire Base (A), Jennings Township Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Carousel Inn Bed & Breakfast (190 North High Street).

Scott 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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.4% for Black residents, 35.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.4%
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: 0.2% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Austin, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Austin compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • 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.

Banks with branches in Austin (2011 data):

  • Indiana Bank and Trust Company: 2879 North Us 31 Branch at 2879 North Us 31, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $983.6 mil, Deposits: $871.7 mil, headquarters in Columbus, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Indiana Community Bancorp
  • Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company: Austin Branch at 275 Highway 31 North, branch established on 1909/05/01. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $2,045.7 mil, Deposits: $1,643.0 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: S. Y. Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Austin town (based on Scott County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.97%
Here: 45.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents40.1%29.4%7.0%6.7%6.4%
Congregations13.3%17.8%11.1%17.8%2.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.0%1.4%1.0%3.5%
Congregations6.7%4.4%4.4%4.4%17.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Scott County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Scott County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

28.9%
Indiana:

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

15.2%
State:

14.3%
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
Other Government Administration 2$10,262$61,5726$9,376
Police Protection - Officers 7$22,059$37,8150$0
Solid Waste Management 5$16,129$38,7102$1,005
Sewerage 4$12,369$37,1070$0
Totals for Government 18$60,819$40,5468$10,381

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $113,000 ($26.75)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $534,000 ($126.39)
    Sewerage: $377,000 ($89.23)
    Police Protection: $244,000 ($57.75)
    Financial Administration: $216,000 ($51.12)
    Regular Highways: $198,000 ($46.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000 ($43.55)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($10.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000 ($9.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($7.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($7.34)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($5.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($3.55)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $411,000 ($97.28)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $631,000 ($149.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000 ($25.56)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($1.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000 ($12.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $30,000 ($7.10)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($4.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $821,000 ($194.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $123,000 ($29.11)
    General Support: $75,000 ($17.75)
    All Other: $48,000 ($11.36)
  • Tax - Property: $391,000 ($92.54)
    Individual Income: $170,000 ($40.24)
    NEC: $33,000 ($7.81)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($2.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $535,000 ($126.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $485,000 ($114.79)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $50,000 ($11.83)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($1.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,119,000 ($264.85)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $72,000 ($17.04)

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
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 Clark County, IN  1.15% ($27,101 average AGI)
from Jackson County, IN  0.71% ($27,148)
from Jefferson County, IN  0.51% ($26,977)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
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 Clark County, IN  1.23% ($32,589 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IN  0.80% ($30,214)
to Jefferson County, IN  0.78% ($28,397)

Strongest AM radio stations in Austin:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZZB (1390 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNVI (1460 AM; 1 kW; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Austin:

  • WJAA (96.3 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: MIDLAND MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJCP (92.7 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: PIERATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQKC (93.7 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: S.C.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWWY (106.1 FM; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZKF (98.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBLO (104.3 FM; CHARLESTOWN, IN; Owner: NEW ALBANY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSLM-FM (97.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. COOMER)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSOH (88.3 FM; NEW WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Austin:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WHAN-LP (Channel 17; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. WHITE)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Austin, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 112
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 122
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 280
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11
See more detailed statistics of Austin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total costs: $526,000
Total average daily traffic: 60,774
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,064

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Austin)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Int Hight St & Morgan Dr (Lat: 38.746722 Lon: -85.821361), Call Sign: KNCP224
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.145 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/2002, Expiration Date: 02/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2012
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 90 W Morgan St (Lat: 38.748667 Lon: -85.821639), Call Sign: KKJ552
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022
    Registrant: Deputy Electronics, Inc., 11172 E Us Hwy 50, Seymour, IN 47274, Phone: (812) 522-8070, Fax: (812) 522-6197, Email:
  • Lat: 38.745333 Lon: -85.828583, Call Sign: WPXF218
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.887 MHz, 463.812 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2003, Expiration Date: 03/20/2013, Certifier: Brad K Chastain
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • QUICK CREEK, 5.3 Miles Ene Of (Lat: 38.773111 Lon: -85.706056), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WHT73
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.50 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 11605.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/1988, Expiration Date: 12/10/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1997
    Registrant: Contel Of Indiana, 309 North Chestnut, Seymour, IN 47274

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Austin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: LIVESAY CHARLES CHALLENGER II STAND (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7531S , Serial Number: CH2-0699-R-1885, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/03/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Randall G Wright, 610 York Rd, Austin, IN 47102
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85073 , Serial Number: 7AC-3800, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald G Wright, 765 English Ave, Austin, IN 47102

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Austin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Austin, IN
Most common first names in Austin, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4368.5 years
Mary3472.6 years
William3072.2 years
John3070.1 years
Charles2669.9 years
Robert2467.8 years
George2069.4 years
Roy1667.3 years
Willie1473.5 years
Joe1371.8 years
Most common last names in Austin, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White4566.0 years
Smith4069.3 years
Bowling3368.4 years
Campbell3168.3 years
Deaton3170.9 years
Spicer2866.9 years
Napier2869.2 years
Johnson2673.2 years
Mcintosh2663.7 years
Barrett2571.4 years

Businesses in Austin, IN

  • Circle K: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • True Value: 1

Austin on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #48 (47102) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Unclassified or not reported first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William H. Farr (1)
  • Jimmy D. Williams (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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