Dune Acres, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 186 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.7%
 
Males: 105  (56.7%)
Females: 81  (43.3%)
Median resident age:  64.7 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 46304.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $171,870 (it was $94,843 in 2000)
Dune Acres:

$171,870
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $117,179 (it was $68,051 in 2000)

Dune Acres town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $736,268 (it was $384,400 in 2000)
Dune Acres:

$736,268
IN:

$134,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: over $1,000,000; Detached houses: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2016: $2,091.

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  • Races in Dune Acres, IN (2010)

    Dune Acres races chart
    • 17093.4%White alone
    • 42.2%Asian alone
    • 31.6%Hispanic
    • 21.1%Black alone
    • 21.1%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dune Acres: 105.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.2%), American (12.8%), Irish (9.6%), Lithuanian (7.4%), European (6.4%), British (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1923

Elevation: 621 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 87 people per square mile   (very low).

Dune Acres,IN real estate house value index trend

Dune Acres, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Dune Acres:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 47.8%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dune Acres town:

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 70.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

17 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe, 3.7% Asia, 2.7% Latin America).

This town:

9.1%
Indiana:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $7,444 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $7,925 (1.2%)

Dune Acres satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (14.2 miles , pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (33.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Porter, IN (1.3 miles ), Burns Harbor, IN (1.7 miles ), Chesterton, IN (1.8 miles ), Ogden Dunes, IN (2.4 miles ), Beverly Shores, IN (2.4 miles ), Portage, IN (2.6 miles ), South Haven, IN (2.8 miles ), Town of Pines, IN (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $290,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $512,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $500,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $450,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $466,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $375,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $425,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $1,200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $1,596,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $800,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.65 N, Longitude: 87.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -86 (-45.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 9 (10.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 219

Dune Acres household income distribution Dune Acres home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -59 (-21.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (31%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Utilities (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Legal occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Legal occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (4%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Dune Acres, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dune Acres, Indiana average temperatures Dune Acres, Indiana average precipitation Dune Acres, Indiana humidity Dune Acres, Indiana wind speed Dune Acres, Indiana snowfall Dune Acres, Indiana sunshine Dune Acres, Indiana clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Dune Acres-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Dune Acres town center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dune Acres-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% 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 225.0 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 199.9 miles away from Dune Acres center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.8 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 290.5 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 255.8 miles away from Dune Acres center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 160.9 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 Porter County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Dune Acres:

  • OPPORTUNITY ENTERPRISES INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CHESTERTON, IN)
  • DAVITA - CHESTERTON (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PORTER, IN)
  • WATERS OF DUNELAND THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CHESTERTON, IN)
  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)
  • OPPORTUNITY ENTERPRISES INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)
  • FOUNTAINVIEW PLACE OF PORTAGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-FOUNTAINVIEW PLACE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)

Amtrak station near Dune Acres:

  • 11 miles: MICHIGAN CITY (100 WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dune Acres:

  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 11 miles; Westville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,682)
  • Valparaiso University (about 13 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 15 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 21 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 27 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 28 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • South Suburban College (about 28 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)

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Porter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.449. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.449
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.15
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0223. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0223
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 1.6%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Indiana average:

11.0

Dune Acres travel time to work - commute Dune Acres mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dune Acres town (based on Porter County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic29,5838
Evangelical Protestant23,85791
Mainline Protestant10,64026
Other1,1367
Orthodox8602
None98,267-
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: 13
Porter County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Porter County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Here:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Porter County:

28.6%
Indiana:

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

12.6%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

63.1%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dune Acres:

61.2%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Dune Acres:

27.8
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dune Acres:

19.1%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.0%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dune Acres:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.0%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

63.4%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dune Acres, 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 0$0 1$1,133
Other and Unallocable 3$6,366$25,4644$3,785
Totals for Government 3$6,366$25,4645$4,918

Dune Acres government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $181,000 ($973.12)
    Water Utilities: $56,000 ($301.08)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($220.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($10.75)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $9,000 ($48.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $114,000 ($612.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $125,000 ($672.04)

Dune Acres government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.38)
    All Other: $1,000 ($5.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($59.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $85,000 ($456.99)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($32.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($306.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $30,000 ($161.29)
    Highways: $8,000 ($43.01)
    All Other: $1,000 ($5.38)
  • Tax - Property: $140,000 ($752.69)
    NEC: $7,000 ($37.63)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($10.75)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $225,000 ($1209.68)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Porter County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lake County, IN  2.40% ($37,666 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.48% ($57,296)
from LaPorte County, IN  0.46% ($36,569)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Porter County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lake County, IN  1.60% ($33,771 average AGI)
to LaPorte County, IN  0.57% ($37,156)
to Cook County, IL  0.40% ($44,678)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dune Acres:

  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dune Acres:

  • WDSO (88.3 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: DUNELAND SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Dune Acres:

  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W13BQ (Channel 13; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: STUDIO 5, INC.)
  • W18CF (Channel 18; ELKHART, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 33m108ftTotal length
  • $75,000Total costs
  • 24,054Total average daily traffic
  • 4,810Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Us Rte 20, Vacant Lot (Lat: 41.635028 Lon: -87.058361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 65 m, Call Sign: WPLA509
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.187 MHz, 862.262 MHz, 862.387 MHz, 862.412 MHz, 862.437 MHz, 862.487 MHz, 862.587 MHz, 862.637 MHz, 862.687 MHz, 862.712 MHz... (+46 more)Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Certifier: Robin J CohenRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, 2nd Fl, Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Nipsco Bailly Gs @ 4 Mi W Of Sr49 (Lat: 41.642250 Lon: -87.125861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPRF513
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.487 MHzGrant Date: 07/03/2015, Expiration Date: 08/29/2025, Certifier: Clifford M BurnsRegistrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5844, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • DUNE ACRES, N Side Of Rt 12 And 4 Mi W Of Sr 49 (Lat: 41.634194 Lon: -87.101417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: KBD95
    Assigned Frequencies: 6865.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, 6728.12 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/2008, Expiration Date: 06/10/2018Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5844, Email:
  • BAILLY 030, On Private Rd Entrance 4 Mi W Of Sr 49 N Of Us 12 (Lat: 41.642806 Lon: -87.122528), Type: Building, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KDJ56
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 04/09/2019Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5872, Email:
  • DUNE ACRES, On Private Rd N Side Of Us 12 Entrance 4 Mi W Of Sr 49 (Lat: 41.633361 Lon: -87.100861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: KVN95
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/31/2009, Expiration Date: 12/28/2019Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5872, Email:
  • BAILEY GEN, On Private Rd At Lake Michigan Entrance 4 Mi W Of Sr 49 (Lat: 41.642806 Lon: -87.123083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KVN96
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 10835.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/09/2010, Expiration Date: 02/23/2020Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5872, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$173,6635$177,81437$169,8572$104,6153$251,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$101,0204$148,9100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$49,4301$454,95011$214,4531$114,2401$621,360
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$06$176,2230$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$190,2600$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$178,1901$270,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$209,370
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$173,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (97%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Dune Acres compared to Indiana state average:

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