Dupont, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 337 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 
Males: 159  (47.2%)
Females: 178  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47231.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,911 (it was $37,188 in 2000)
Dupont:

$44,911
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,054 (it was $13,966 in 2000)

Dupont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,725 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Dupont:

$65,725
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $75,412; Detached houses: $78,482; Mobile homes: $38,571

Median gross rent in 2012: $755.

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Dupont races chart
  • White alone - 323 (95.3%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (2.7%)
  • Black alone - 7 (2.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dupont: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (23.9%), German (17.4%), English (14.8%), Irish (11.1%), Scottish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 783 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 329 people per square mile   (very low).

Dupont,IN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Dupont:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dupont town:

  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

14 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia).

This town:  3.7%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Dupont, Indiana as of March 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Dupont to the number of sex offenders is 170 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $400 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.8%)

Dupont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (47.5 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (233.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Vernon, IN (2.9 miles ), North Vernon, IN (3.2 miles ), Deputy, IN (3.2 miles) , Butlerville, IN (3.2 miles ), Kent, IN (3.3 miles) , Madison, IN (3.4 miles ), Canaan, IN (3.5 miles) , Hanover, IN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 38.89 N, Longitude: 85.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

Dupont household income distribution Dupont home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (20%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Dupont, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dupont-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Dupont 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 14.6 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:

Dupont-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 131.5 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 97.4 miles away from Dupont 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 127.7 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 137.6 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 129.1 miles away from Dupont center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 102.6 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 Jefferson County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dupont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dupont:

  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (MAIN AND JEFFERSON)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dupont:

  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NORTH VERNON, IN)
  • AWS (Hospital, about 11 miles away; NORTH VERNON, IN)
  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • DAVITA - MADISON (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • WATERS OF CLIFTY FALLS THE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT NORTH VERNON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NORTH VERNON, IN)
  • KING'S DAUGHTERS' HOSPITAL HOME CARE SERVICES, THE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MADISON, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dupont:

  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 42 miles; New Albany, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,050)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 46 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Bellarmine University (about 48 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 48 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • University of Louisville (about 49 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)

Public elementary/middle school in Dupont:

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Notable location: Lancaster Township Volunteer Fire Company Dupont Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Camp Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

  • DUPONT WATER COMPANY (Population served: 3,132, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.5%
(25.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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:  74.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Dupont 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Dupont (2011 data):

  • Dupont State Bank: at 220 North State Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $80.2 mil, Deposits: $72.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lea M. Mcmullan Trust

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Other fuel (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dupont town (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.85%
Here: 51.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents23.5%17.6%15.9%10.8%9.3%
Congregations25.4%1.5%4.5%20.9%10.4%
NameNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%3.1%2.9%2.8%9.6%
Congregations4.5%1.5%6.0%3.0%22.4%
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: 9
Jefferson County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jefferson County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Jefferson County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.3%
Indiana:

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

21.3%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 10$2,170
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,170

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Scott County, IN  0.56% ($28,397 average AGI)
from Jennings County, IN  0.41% ($31,940)
from Trimble County, KY  0.25% ($37,667)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
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 Scott County, IN  0.36% ($26,977 average AGI)
to Trimble County, KY  0.35% ($27,698)
to Jennings County, IN  0.27% ($24,758)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dupont:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 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)
  • WNVI (1460 AM; 1 kW; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXGO (1270 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, IN)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dupont:

  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWWY (106.1 FM; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQKC (93.7 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: S.C.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCP (92.7 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: PIERATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRZQ-FM (107.3 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: WTRE, INC.)
  • WAUZ (89.1 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: GOOD SHEPHERD RADIO INC)
  • WJAA (96.3 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: MIDLAND MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WKKG (101.5 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WXCH (103.1 FM; VERSAILLES, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WSOH (88.3 FM; NEW WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WRBI (103.9 FM; BATESVILLE, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dupont:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • 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)

Dupont fatal accident list:

Mar 2, 2010 04:20 PM, Sr-7, Lat: 38.84666, Lon: -85.50917, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Jul 3, 2005 03:35 AM, Sr-7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 2005 09:56 AM, Sr-7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $972,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 178
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 5,097

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Annette Lefforge, West South Street (Lat: 38.890722 Lon: -85.510500), Type: 91.1, Overall height: 88.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG
  • Regulatory Manager, West South Street (Lat: 38.890722 Lon: -85.510500), Type: 91.1, Structure height: 18077 m, Overall height: 88.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Booster Pump Sta 3 Mi Se (Lat: 38.840056 Lon: -85.489694), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPEQ527, Licensee ID: L00116486
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/1999, Expiration Date: 04/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2004
    Registrant: Dupont Water Company Inc, Dupont, IN 47231, Phone: (812) 873-6515
  • Booster Pump Sta 3 Mi Se (Lat: 38.840056 Lon: -85.489694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQCH352
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 03/03/2015, Certifier: Lonnie Andis
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB9PPC
    Grant Date: 02/18/1997, Expiration Date: 02/18/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2009
    Registrant: Erin L Padgett, 11817 N 700 W, Dupont, IN 47231

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SELIG STITTS PLAYMATE SA11 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6757 , Serial Number: 174, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Donald R Selig, 5240 W 1050 N, Dupont, IN 47231

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Dupont

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dupont, IN
Most common first names in Dupont, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1072.2 years
James1065.8 years
Mary874.7 years
Robert866.1 years
William777.8 years
John682.0 years
George572.2 years
Ruth579.6 years
Albert476.5 years
Harold477.3 years
Most common last names in Dupont, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ison773.7 years
Phillips671.7 years
Bear661.2 years
Cardinal682.7 years
Adams562.8 years
Buchanan574.2 years
Ely576.0 years
Hall582.4 years
Brown484.5 years
Cornett468.5 years

Dupont on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers"
  • #55 (47231) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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