Berne, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 4,038 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 1,806  (44.7%)
Females: 2,232  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Indiana median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 46711.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $45,897 (it was $35,491 in 2000)
Berne:

$45,897
IN:

$50,532

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $27,070 (it was $17,394 in 2000)

Berne city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $102,416 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Berne:

$102,416
IN:

$131,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $170,302; Detached houses: $175,317; Townhouses or other attached units: $146,131; In 2-unit structures: $112,263; Mobile homes: $16,407

Median gross rent in 2015: $567.

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  • Races in Berne, IN (2010)

    Berne races chart
    • 3,76494.1%White alone
    • 1604.0%Hispanic
    • 220.6%Asian alone
    • 250.6%Two or more races
    • 210.5%Black alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Berne: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.1%), Swiss (27.4%), American (7.3%), English (6.8%), Irish (5.4%), European (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 861 feet

Land area: 1.80 square miles.

Population density: 2,245 people per square mile   (low).

Berne,IN real estate house value index trend

Berne, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Berne:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berne city:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

34 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Berne, Indiana as of May 26, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Berne to the number of sex offenders is 662 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $789 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $771 (0.7%)

Berne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (30.4 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (163.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Geneva, IN (2.1 miles ), Monroe, IN (2.5 miles ), Vera Cruz, IN (2.7 miles) , Bryant, IN (2.9 miles ), Willshire, OH (3.2 miles ), Decatur, IN (3.5 miles ), Bluffton, IN (3.6 miles ), Wren, OH (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $349,300
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $337,500
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $197,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.66 N, Longitude: 84.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,577 (+40.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 748 (45.0%)

Area code: 260

Berne household income distribution Berne home values distribution

Crime rates in Berne by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Murders 000000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001012101111012
per 100,000 0.00.024.10.023.947.824.30.022.822.524.924.90.024.849.4
Robberies 010111000010010
per 100,000 0.023.80.024.123.923.90.00.00.00.024.90.00.024.80.0
Assaults 026232400410103
per 100,000 0.047.6144.548.271.647.897.40.00.089.924.90.025.20.074.1
Burglaries 523141116181391171112547
per 100,000 119.8547.1337.3265.1381.8430.1316.5212.1250.6157.3273.7299.3126.199.1173.0
Theft 42324062476224444522544423248
per 100,000 1,006.5761.2963.61,494.31,121.51,481.5584.21,037.01,025.3494.31,343.61,097.3580.2594.8197.7
Auto thefts 122332825244341
per 100,000 24.047.648.272.371.647.8194.747.1113.944.999.599.875.799.124.7
Arson 100000010011000
per 100,000 24.00.00.00.00.00.00.023.60.00.024.924.90.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.7) 49.387.1111.4101.0117.9148.1100.060.185.970.3113.292.843.165.976.4

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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 Berne detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Indiana average:

1.97
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +533 (+14.7%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Berne, Indiana

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Tornado activity:

Berne-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/10/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Berne city center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.

On 2/18/1992, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Berne-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 178.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 218.4 miles away from Berne center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 31.8 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 201.1 miles away from the city 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 244.5 miles away from Berne center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 208.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Birthplace of: Richard R. Schrock - Chemist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Berne:

  • BI-COUNTY SERVICES INC (423 WIND RIDGE TRAIL)
  • BI-COUNTY SERVICES INC. (466 BALTIMORE STREET)
  • FAMILY HOSPICE OF NORTHEAST IN (265 WEST WATER STREET)
  • CHALET VILLAGE (1065 PARKWAY STREET)
  • CHALET VILLAGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1065 PARKWAY ST)
  • SWISS VILLAGE INC (1350 W MAIN ST)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berne:

  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 31 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,320)
  • Taylor University (about 32 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 32 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 33 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 39 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Ball State University (about 40 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 43 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)

Public high school in Berne:

Private high school in Berne:

Public elementary/middle schools in Berne:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Berne:

  • LINCOLN AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 70, Location: 5745 525 E, Grades: 1-8)
  • SUNNYSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 65, Location: 6825 S 75E, Grades: 1-8)
  • BROOKSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 60, Location: 5210 E 800 S, Grades: UG-8)
  • OAK GROVE AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 60, Location: 2141-E 400-S, Grades: 1-8)
  • BLUE CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 55, Location: 925 W 300 S, Grades: 1-8)
  • PRAIRIE SCHOOL (Students: 47, Location: 6255 S 350 E, Grades: 1-8)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 40, Location: 2497 E 500 S, Grades: 1-8)
  • MAPLE LANE SCHOOL (Students: 39, Location: 1469 W 200 S, Grades: 1-8)
  • CLEARVIEW AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 37, Location: 3233 S 200 W, Grades: 1-8)
  • MAPLE LEAF AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 34, Location: 5212 S 100 E, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Berne

Library in Berne:

  • BERNE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $309,438; Location: 166 NORTH SPRUNGER STREET; 62,694 books; 3,152 audio materials; 4,210 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 156 print serial subscriptions)

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Church in Berne: First Missionary Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Berne: Lehman Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Brenneman Tours and Cruises (Tours & Charters; Po Box 343).

Hotels: Schug House Inn (706 West Main Street), Black Bear Inn & Suites (1335 USHighway 27 North).

Court: Adams County Court House (Decatur).

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.3%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.4% for other race residents, 84.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
176 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
187 people in nursing homes in 2000
22 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Berne, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Berne (2011 data):

  • First Bank of Berne: First Bank Of Berne, Berne Branch, Swiss Village Branch. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $434.5 mil, Deposits: $319.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Berne Financial Corporation
  • Bank of Geneva: Berne Branch at 100 Ushy 27 N, branch established on 1975/04/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $153.9 mil, Deposits: $125.2 mil, headquarters in Geneva, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Limberlost Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Indiana average:

10.9

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

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Religion statistics for Berne city (based on Adams County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,83190
Catholic3,6052
Mainline Protestant3,43917
Other3072
None9,205-
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
Adams County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Adams County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

28.8%
Indiana:

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

13.2%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Berne:

50.9%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.6%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Berne:

28.4
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Berne:

19.6%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Berne:

11.5%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Berne:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.1%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Berne:

55.8%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Berne:

75.8%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Berne, 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
Other Government Administration 3$10,608$42,4325$1,699
Police Protection - Officers 6$21,930$43,8600$0
Police - Other 1$2,608$31,2961$324
Firefighters 0$0 5$1,656
Streets and Highways 2$6,952$41,7120$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,278$37,6681$2,288
Sewerage 3$11,018$44,0720$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,400
Water Supply 2$7,948$47,6881$716
Other and Unallocable 2$7,104$42,6240$0
Totals for Government 21$74,446$42,54114$8,083

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,224,000 ($303.12)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $6,043,000 ($1496.53)
    Sewerage: $1,979,000 ($490.09)
    Central Staff Services: $352,000 ($87.17)
    Regular Highways: $352,000 ($87.17)
    Police Protection: $268,000 ($66.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($43.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $128,000 ($31.70)
    Fire Protection: $91,000 ($22.54)
    General - Other: $49,000 ($12.13)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($5.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($1.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,000 ($26.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($17.09)
    General: $3,000 ($0.74)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $13,000 ($3.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $93,000 ($23.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($4.46)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($2.48)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.50)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.50)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.25)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $694,000 ($171.87)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,454,000 ($855.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($29.47)
    All Other: $27,000 ($6.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $101,000 ($25.01)
    General Revenue, NEC: $44,000 ($10.90)
    Rents: $17,000 ($4.21)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,167,000 ($1774.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $144,000 ($35.66)
    Highways: $101,000 ($25.01)
    All Other: $15,000 ($3.71)
  • Tax - Property: $799,000 ($197.87)
    Individual Income: $387,000 ($95.84)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($2.97)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,250,000 ($557.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,165,000 ($536.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $85,000 ($21.05)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,880,000 ($713.22)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $56,000 ($13.87)

3.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,168 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.08%
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  0.86% ($32,086 average AGI)
from Wells County, IN  0.43% ($27,846)
from Jay County, IN  0.32% ($36,538)


4.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
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  1.07% ($30,811 average AGI)
to Wells County, IN  0.54% ($29,836)
to Jay County, IN  0.32% ($24,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Berne:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFCV (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berne:

  • WZBD (92.7 FM; BERNE, IN; Owner: ADAMS COUNTY RADIO, INC)
  • WNUY (100.1 FM; BLUFFTON, IN; Owner: WELLS COUNTY RADIO CORP.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBYR (98.9 FM; VAN WERT, OH; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; DECATUR, IN; Owner: JAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR 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.)
  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; NEW HAVEN, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE RADIO CORP.)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSJ (91.7 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCSM-FM (96.7 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: HAYCO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGW-FM (100.9 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: WPGW, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Berne:

  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
Berne fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Berne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Berne, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Berne)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-400 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 157 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-720 (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2782Y , Serial Number: 26-59, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Steven A Degroff, 150 Forest Park Dr, Berne, IN 46711
  • Aircraft: AMSTUTZ CURTIS J BD-5B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 604KA , Serial Number: 1
    Registrant (Individual): Curtis J Amstutz, 685 Forest Park Dr, Berne, IN 46711

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$77,18526$69,43353$60,4203$15,7232$260,4959$72,181
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$20,1504$66,2500$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$113,0606$51,24220$71,6965$21,4400$03$59,317
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$82,3307$85,5140$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$67,3203$78,327
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$77,185
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

PINE LAKE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2009)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PRAIRIE AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • BERNE WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3,999, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Berne

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Berne, IN
Most common first names in Berne, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4584.5 years
William2882.4 years
Ruth2686.9 years
John2281.6 years
Robert2175.7 years
Helen2084.0 years
Martha2080.7 years
Edna1785.1 years
Esther1787.9 years
Margaret1784.9 years
Most common last names in Berne, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sprunger10080.6 years
Lehman8082.2 years
Liechty5382.0 years
Habegger5181.7 years
Neuenschwand4481.7 years
Moser3580.7 years
Nussbaum3585.3 years
Schwartz2578.6 years
Schindler2480.8 years
Yoder2380.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Berne, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kincaid1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
Lane Furniture2

Berne compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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