Blountsville, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 132 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.5%
 
Males: 55  (41.7%)
Females: 77  (58.3%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip code: 47354

Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,709 (it was $31,023 in 2000)
Blountsville:

$39,709
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,998 (it was $11,382 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $61,273 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Blountsville:

$61,273
IN:

$134,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $120,222; Detached houses: $122,948; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,121; In 2-unit structures: $111,637; Mobile homes: $35,867

Median gross rent in 2016: $428.

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Ancestries: American (20.5%), German (12.8%), European (7.7%), Greek (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1096 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,092 people per square mile   (low).

Blountsville, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Blountsville:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blountsville town:

  • Never married: 11.3%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Blountsville town:  0.7% ($300)
Indiana:  0.9% ($868)

Blountsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (12.2 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (51.7 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (177.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Losantville, IN (2.0 miles ), Mooreland, IN (2.1 miles ), Modoc, IN (2.5 miles ), Springport, IN (2.9 miles) , Mount Summit, IN (2.9 miles ), Parker City, IN (3.0 miles ), Selma, IN (3.0 miles ), Economy, IN (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 40.06 N, Longitude: 85.24 W

Area code: 765

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

4.4%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (30%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (47%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Blountsville, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blountsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the Blountsville town center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 12.5 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blountsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% 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 180.2 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 145.9 miles away from Blountsville 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 165.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.4 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 198.0 miles away from Blountsville 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) earthquake occurred 177.5 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 Henry County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blountsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blountsville:

  • ALBANY HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, IN)
  • ROSEWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MUNCIE, IN)
  • COUNTRYSIDE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MUNCIE, IN)
  • PARKER HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARKER CITY, IN)
  • CARDINAL SERVICE MGMT, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SELMA, IN)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MUNCIE, IN)
  • WILLOWBEND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MUNCIE, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blountsville:

  • Ball State University (about 14 miles; Muncie, IN; Full-time enrollment: 20,254)
  • Anderson University (about 23 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Indiana University-East (about 23 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • Taylor University (about 31 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 39 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Miami University-Oxford (about 47 miles; Oxford, OH; FT enrollment: 17,670)
  • Butler University (about 52 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

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Notable locations in Blountsville: Stoney Creek Township Fire Department (A), Blountsville - Stoney Creek Township Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 84.4. This is about average.

City:

84.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.0%
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Indiana average:

11.0

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

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Religion statistics for Blountsville town (based on Henry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,85575
Mainline Protestant6,31234
Catholic6262
Other2752
Black Protestant1801
None30,214-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Henry County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Henry County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Henry County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

30.2%
Indiana:

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

8.5%
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 0$0 2$374
Totals for Government 0$0 2$374

4.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
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 Madison County, IN  0.67% ($28,742 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IN  0.53% ($29,778)
from Hancock County, IN  0.42% ($30,000)


5.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
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 Madison County, IN  0.74% ($25,321 average AGI)
to Delaware County, IN  0.62% ($30,784)
to Hancock County, IN  0.62% ($35,284)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blountsville:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXFN (1340 AM; 1 kW; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLHN (990 AM; 0 kW; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS RADIO SERVICE)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blountsville:

  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WERK (104.9 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSH (91.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFMG (101.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBST (92.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZY (98.3 FM; WINCHESTER, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKWH-FM (94.3 FM; RUSHVILLE, IN; Owner: RSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W291AH (106.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WWDS (90.5 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: DELAWARE COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Blountsville:

  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMUN-LP (Channel 26; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP, MUNCIE IND.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)

Blountsville fatal accident list:

Jul 20, 2013 11:15 AM, Us-35, Cr-675, Lat: 40.06379, Lon: -85.25628, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2
Oct 18, 2011 09:43 PM, Us-35 E, Lat: 40.06494, Lon: -85.26086, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 9, 2007 04:38 PM, Us-35, Cr-875, Lat: 40.06011, Lon: -85.24601, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Blountsville compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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