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Population in 2012: 194 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 

Males: 85  (44.0%)
Females: 109  (56.0%)

Median resident age:  34.3 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 46508

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,472 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Burket:

$45,472
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,771

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,323 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
Burket:

$74,323
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,698; Detached houses: $65,033; Mobile homes: $33,357

Median gross rent in 2012: $760.

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  • White alone - 187 (95.9%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burket: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.9%), English (21.0%), United States (6.3%), Dutch (5.9%), Irish (4.2%), Scottish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 2,671 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Burket:

  • High school or higher: 56.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burket town:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

27 residents are foreign born

This town:  13.5%
Indiana:  4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $467 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $350 (0.5%)

Burket satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elkhart, IN (36.6 miles , pop. 51,874).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (44.2 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (100.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mentone, IN (2.0 miles ), Claypool, IN (2.2 miles ), Silver Lake, IN (2.6 miles ), Akron, IN (2.9 miles ), Warsaw, IN (3.0 miles ), Winona Lake, IN (3.0 miles ), Etna Green, IN (3.1 miles ), Sidney, IN (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 41.15 N, Longitude: 85.97 W

Area code: 574

Burket household income distribution Burket home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-3.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (29%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (19%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (22%)
  • Child care workers (16%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Burket-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Burket town center killed 31 people and injured 252 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the town center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

Earthquake activity:

Burket-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from Burket center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kosciusko County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Burket:

  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • WARSAW MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WARSAW, IN)

Political contributions by individuals in Burket, IN

Amtrak station near Burket:

  • 20 miles: NAPPANEE (252 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burket:

  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 38 miles; South Bend, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,535)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral (about 39 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 41 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 11,690)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 45 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast (about 45 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,903)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 45 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 8,540)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo (about 46 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,468)

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Notable locations in Burket: Burket Firemans Training Center (A), Burket Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Kosciusko 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 2012: 4.5%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.3%
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: 1.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Burket, IN

Burket compared to Indiana state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Burket travel time to work - commute


Burket mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (96%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Burket town (based on Kosciusko County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.75%
Here37.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches Independent The Wesleyan Church
Adherents18.8%17.0%11.7%8.6%6.8%
Congregations23.0%4.0%3.0%2.0%2.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChurch of the BrethrenChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents4.1%3.7%3.4%2.6%23.2%
Congregations3.0%4.0%8.0%2.0%49.0%
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: 8
Kosciusko County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Kosciusko County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Kosciusko County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kosciusko County:

28.9%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kosciusko County:

18.6%
State:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 5$663
Totals for Government 0$0 5$663


5.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,830 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Indiana average:

6.54%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($104 average AGI)
Kosciusko County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Elkhart County, IN  0.74% ($37,429 average AGI)
from Wabash County, IN  0.35% ($28,980)
from Allen County, IN  0.33% ($41,165)


5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Indiana average:

6.56%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($344 average AGI)
Kosciusko County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Elkhart County, IN  0.79% ($45,622 average AGI)
to Allen County, IN  0.44% ($32,321)
to Whitley County, IN  0.36% ($40,776)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burket:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRSW (1480 AM; 1 kW; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burket:

  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; BREMEN, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, IN; Owner: WILLIAM ANDREW DIXON)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; PLYMOUTH, IN; Owner: PLYMOUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZOW (97.7 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WROI (92.1 FM; ROCHESTER, IN; Owner: BAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W204BC (88.7 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Burket:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Burket fatal accident list:

Aug 31, 2010 01:15 AM, Cr-700, Lat: 41.10399722, Lon: -85.9657, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 17, 1979 06:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Edward G Roach, 2152 W. County Road 350 South (Lat: 41.183444 Lon: -85.881417), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 2152 W. County Road 350 South (Lat: 41.183444 Lon: -85.881417), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 2152 W. County Road 350 South (Lat: 41.183444 Lon: -85.881417), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 2152 W. County Road 350 South (Lat: 41.183444 Lon: -85.881417), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 18085 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Se Cor Jct Of 850s & 700w (Lat: 41.107556 Lon: -85.965278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: KSS702
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2001, Expiration Date: 11/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2010, Certifier: Dale R Streeter
    Registrant: Frontier Communications Corporation, 250 South Franklin, Cookeville, TN 38501, Phone: (931) 528-1584, Fax: (931) 528-1581, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BUNDY GLENN N JR BENSEN B8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8176V , Serial Number: GB005, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn N Jr Bundy, Po Box 146, Burket, IN 46508
  • Aircraft: BUNDY GLENN N JR BENSEN B7MC (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8176Z , Serial Number: GB003
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn N Jr Bundy, 207 W South St, Burket, IN 46508
    Deregistered: Yes


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 3


Burket on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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