Austin, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 4,120 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.8%
 
Males: 1,982  (48.1%)
Females: 2,138  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47102, 47170.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,142 (it was $28,495 in 2000)
Austin:

$37,142
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,262 (it was $12,431 in 2000)

Austin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,118 (it was $55,800 in 2000)
Austin:

$85,118
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $89,073; detached houses: $87,916; mobile homes: $141,704

Median gross rent in 2017: $693.

March 2019 cost of living index in Austin: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.8%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Austin, IN (2010)
    • 4,12496.0%White alone
    • 892.1%Hispanic
    • 411.0%Two or more races
    • 140.3%Black alone
    • 140.3%American Indian alone
    • 100.2%Asian alone
    • 20.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Austin, Indiana as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Austin is 198 to 1.


Crime rates in Austin by year

Type

2009

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(109.0)
9
(196.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
66
(1,439)
14
(305.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(1,112)
41
(893.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
118
(2,572)
100
(2,179)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(414.2)
12
(261.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)577.9307.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Austin, IN

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:

1.79
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Ancestries: American (32.3%), German (17.2%), English (11.4%), Irish (9.3%), Polish (2.9%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 575 feet

Land area: 2.43 square miles.

Population density: 1,698 people per square mile   (low).

Austin, Indiana map

25 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $775 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $541 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 85.81 W

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in Austin, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Austin, IN in 2017
Austin satellite photo by USGS

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 Austin, IN residents
Average permit cost in Austin, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Austin, IN
Historical housing units in Austin, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +323 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in Austin, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Food (8.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.7%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Food (9.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (17.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.2%)
  • Food (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Austin, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.8%)
  • Cashiers (8.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)

Average climate in Austin, Indiana

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Austin, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3

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 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 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, 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

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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Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Austin:

Marital status in Austin, IN
  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Austin:

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Austin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Austin, IN (based on Scott County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,00434
Mainline Protestant3,18218
Catholic4001
Other2312
None14,364-
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: 5
Here:

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.
Indiana:

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

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Scott County:

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

28.9%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Austin:

42.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Austin:

34.7%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Austin:

28.5
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Austin:

24.4%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Austin:

10.3%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.6%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

49.7%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.4%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Austin, 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
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
Other Government Administration 2$10,262$61,5726$9,376
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 18$60,819$40,5468$10,381

Austin government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $803,000 ($194.90)
    Police Protection: $456,000 ($110.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $261,000 ($63.35)
    Central Staff Services: $242,000 ($58.74)
    Regular Highways: $236,000 ($57.28)
    Financial Administration: $125,000 ($30.34)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($11.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $228,000 ($55.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($7.77)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($4.61)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.94)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $838,000 ($203.40)

Austin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,209,000 ($293.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000 ($43.93)
    Other: $13,000 ($3.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $125,000 ($30.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($5.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($8.25)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($6.07)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($5.34)
    Rents: $11,000 ($2.67)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.21)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $183,000 ($44.42)
    Other: $119,000 ($28.88)
    General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($7.04)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($2.43)
  • Tax - Property: $730,000 ($177.18)
    Individual Income: $187,000 ($45.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $30,000 ($7.28)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.73)

Austin government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,512,000 ($1580.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,383,000 ($1549.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000 ($31.31)

Austin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $166,000 ($40.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $845,000 ($205.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $734,000 ($178.16)

5.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clark County, IN  1.14% ($28,333 average AGI)
from Jackson County, IN  0.91% ($33,089)
from Jefferson County, IN  0.60% ($34,019)


5.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clark County, IN  1.10% ($38,126 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IN  0.68% ($37,627)
to Washington County, IN  0.59% ($25,510)

Businesses in Austin, IN

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

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.)
Austin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Austin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 59Number of bridges
  • 1,053ft / 321mTotal length
  • $11,772,000Total costs
  • 421,870Total average daily traffic
  • 42,768Total average daily truck traffic
  • 584,101Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Austin, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 161950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Austin, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2013, 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:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: TACKETT THOMAS B CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2360F , Serial Number: CH2-0199-1837, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Richard A Lawless, 568 E Crothersville Rd, Austin, IN 47102
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/11/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Ricky G Wright, 309 S 1st St, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/03/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald G Wright, 765 English Ave, Austin, IN 47102

2004 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2016 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 36 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Austin, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.4%), and Outside Fires (23.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Austin, IN
    • 10855.4%Structure Fires
    • 4523.1%Outside Fires
    • 3618.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 63.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Austin, IN
  • 50.8%Electricity
  • 48.7%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Austin, IN
  • 56.5%Electricity
  • 43.5%Utility gas


Austin compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Austin on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
There is 1 pilot and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • William H. Farr (1)
  • Jimmy D. Williams (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.