Earl Park, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 336 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -30.7%
Males: 175  (52.3%)
Females: 161  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 47942.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,733 (it was $32,981 in 2000)
Earl Park:

$44,733
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,567 (it was $14,369 in 2000)

Earl Park town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $62,338 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Earl Park:

$62,338
IN:

$134,800

Median gross rent in 2016: $595.

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  • Races in Earl Park, IN (2010)

    Earl Park races chart
    • 33897.1%White alone
    • 92.6%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Earl Park: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.0%), Irish (13.5%), American (12.3%), French (12.3%), British (5.5%), English (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 356 people per square mile   (very low).

Earl Park,IN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Earl Park:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Earl Park town:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Indiana:

4.9%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Earl Park, Indiana as of December 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Earl Park to the number of sex offenders is 138 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $313 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $253 (0.5%)

Earl Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (34.2 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (81.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kentland, IN (2.5 miles ), Fowler, IN (2.6 miles ), Goodland, IN (2.9 miles ), Sheldon, IL (3.1 miles ), Boswell, IN (3.4 miles ), Brook, IN (3.6 miles ), Iroquois, IL (3.6 miles ), Oxford, IN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 87.42 W

Earl Park household income distribution Earl Park home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Earl Park, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Earl Park-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Earl Park town center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 26.4 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Earl Park-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 156.4 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 131.3 miles away from Earl Park 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 187.6 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 154.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from Earl Park 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 252.6 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 Benton County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Earl Park topographic map

Birthplace of: Matilde E. Moisant - Aviator.

Hospitals and medical centers near Earl Park:

  • KENTLAND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KENTLAND, IN)
  • GREEN-HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FOWLER, IN)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; FOWLER, IN)
  • SHELDON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SHELDON, IL)
  • EDGEWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; OXFORD, IN)
  • OXFORD COMMUNITY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; OXFORD, IN)

airports located in Earl Park:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Earl Park:

  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 32 miles; West Lafayette, IN; Full-time enrollment: 38,271)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 37 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 40 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 41 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Governors State University (about 56 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Valparaiso University (about 58 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 59 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)

Libraries in Earl Park:

  • EARL PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,226; Location: 102 EAST FIFTH STREET; 19,752 books; 497 audio materials; 275 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)
  • YORK TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,366; Location: 8908 WEST 845 NORTH; 7,847 books; 195 audio materials; 108 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Richland Township Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Benton 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 2016: 18.5%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 62.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
53 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Indiana average:

11.0

Earl Park travel time to work - commute Earl Park mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Earl Park town (based on Benton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,14912
Catholic2,7085
Evangelical Protestant1,1148
None1,883-
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: 2
Benton County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Benton County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Benton County:

29.1%
Indiana:

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

20.7%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Earl Park:

28.9
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Earl Park:

19.2%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Earl Park:

34.9%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.7%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Earl Park, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$700
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,860
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 4$2,860

Earl Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $71,000 ($211.31)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($127.98)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($80.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($32.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $4,000 ($11.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($5.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($77.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($32.74)

Earl Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($32.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $16,000 ($47.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($11.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($247.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($47.62)
    General Support: $11,000 ($32.74)
  • Tax - Property: $40,000 ($119.05)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.98)

Earl Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $202,000 ($601.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $183,000 ($544.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($56.55)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,000 ($20.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $286,000 ($851.19)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($178.57)

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,885 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
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 Tippecanoe County, IN  3.52% ($29,512 average AGI)
from Newton County, IN  0.52% ($22,500)
from Warren County, IN  0.47% ($25,313)


7.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
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 Tippecanoe County, IN  3.37% ($37,431 average AGI)
to Warren County, IN  0.47% ($39,563)
to White County, IN  0.32% ($22,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Earl Park:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Earl Park:

  • WIVR (101.7 FM; KENTLAND, IN; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WIBN (98.1 FM; EARL PARK, IN; Owner: BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WHPO (100.9 FM; HOOPESTON, IL; Owner: MARKET STREET BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)
  • WGLM (106.7 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: KVB BROADCASTING)
  • WLQI (97.7 FM; RENSSELAER, IN; Owner: BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Earl Park:

  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)

Earl Park fatal accident list:

Aug 15, 2009 08:27 AM, Us-41, Cr-700, Lat: 40.70708, Lon: -87.43905, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 11, 2009 11:58 AM, Us-41, Cr-900, Lat: 40.47908, Lon: -87.37839, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 11, 2006 08:07 PM, Us-41, Cr-550, Lat: 40.68605, Lon: -87.40847, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 11, 1978 03:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $291,000Total costs
  • 60Total average daily traffic
  • 4Total average daily truck traffic
  • 76Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Earl Park)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3042 W 300 N (Lat: 40.648917 Lon: -87.382278), Type: Silo, Structure height: 44 m, Overall height: 54.5 m, Call Sign: WQTV977, Licensee ID: L01855438
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.025 MHzGrant Date: 04/24/2014, Expiration Date: 04/24/2024, Certifier: Mike HoughtalingRegistrant: Todd Peterson, 8848 W 1400 S, Remington, IN 47977, Phone: (989) 295-4904, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CARLSON ROBERT A ROTORWAY EXEC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW-145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 189RC , Serial Number: 3115, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Robert A Carlson, Po Box 128, Earl Park, IN 47942
  • Aircraft: BRANTLY B-2B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2198U , Serial Number: 409, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Robert A Carlson, Po Box 128, Earl Park, IN 47942
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2386C , Serial Number: R18200173, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas D Suiter, 6936 W 500 N, Earl Park, IN 47942
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 369HS (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250 SER 250HP (250 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 9016F , Serial Number: 890111S, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): High Shines Inc, Po Box 128, Earl Park, IN 47942

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

  • EARL PARK MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY (Population served: 470, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Earl Park, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1277.8 years
Mary1087.5 years
Charles869.2 years
George676.4 years
James570.2 years
Robert567.6 years
Margaret482.0 years
Loretta485.7 years
Rose477.2 years
Edward380.3 years
Most common last names in Earl Park, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Turner875.5 years
Brown677.0 years
Goodman668.2 years
Smith660.3 years
Krick586.6 years
Butler582.0 years
Monjon580.6 years
Gagnon487.8 years
Hasser480.0 years
Childress464.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Earl Park compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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