Elizabethtown, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 510 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.4%
Males: 273  (53.6%)
Females: 237  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  31.4 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47232.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,553 (it was $36,364 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$48,553
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,768 (it was $16,373 in 2000)

Elizabethtown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,645 (it was $35,300 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$75,645
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $75,200; Detached houses: $115,216; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,494; Mobile homes: $24,148

Median gross rent in 2012: $766.

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Elizabethtown races chart
  • White alone - 451 (89.5%)
  • Hispanic - 48 (9.5%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elizabethtown: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Elizabethtown, IN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (25.2%), United States (20.2%), Irish (13.4%), English (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (6.2%), French (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 644 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 2,025 people per square mile   (low).

Elizabethtown,IN real estate house value index trend

Elizabethtown, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Elizabethtown:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabethtown town:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.0%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Elizabethtown, Indiana as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Elizabethtown to the number of sex offenders is 128 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $309 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $350 (0.7%)

Elizabethtown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (38.5 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (48.8 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (211.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jonesville, IN (2.6 miles ), Columbus, IN (2.8 miles ), Country Squire Lakes, IN (3.1 miles ), Clifford, IN (3.3 miles ), Hartsville, IN (3.3 miles ), Hayden, IN (3.3 miles ), Hope, IN (3.4 miles ), Seymour, IN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Latitude: 39.13 N, Longitude: 85.81 W

Area code: 812

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

4.6%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -123 (-23.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (52%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Elizabethtown, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Elizabethtown-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Elizabethtown town center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 11.9 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elizabethtown-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 121.3 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 119.7 miles away from Elizabethtown 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 113.5 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 132.8 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 118.7 miles away from Elizabethtown center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 128.5 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 Bartholomew County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elizabethtown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elizabethtown:

  • HICKORY CREEK AT COLUMBUS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; COLUMBUS, IN)
  • FOUR SEASONS RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; COLUMBUS, IN)
  • HOSPICE OF SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, IN)
  • CHRISTOLE INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, IN)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-COLUMBUS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, IN)
  • COLUMBUS REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, IN)
  • FMC- COLUMBUS BARTHOLOMEW (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabethtown:

  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 39 miles; Bloomington, IN; Full-time enrollment: 39,039)
  • University of Indianapolis (about 44 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,625)
  • Harrison College-Indianapolis (about 48 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,244)
  • American College of Education (about 48 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,718)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 49 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 50 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)
  • Marian University (about 52 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)

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Tourist attraction: Mottier Amusements Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 110 Pennsylvania).

Bartholomew 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 2001 was 117. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

117
U.S.:

74

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.1%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black 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:  75.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Elizabethtown 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 above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elizabethtown town (based on Bartholomew County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.23%
Here: 51.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents16.8%16.4%15.0%15.0%11.1%
Congregations10.6%8.2%1.2%18.8%5.9%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.7%2.4%2.3%2.0%15.4%
Congregations4.7%3.5%1.2%2.4%43.5%
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: 18
Bartholomew County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Bartholomew County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Bartholomew County:

29.1%
Indiana:

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

14.0%
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 4$1,150
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$900
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$300
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$450
Totals for Government 0$0 14$2,800

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Johnson County, IN  0.59% ($34,761 average AGI)
from Jackson County, IN  0.52% ($29,497)
from Jennings County, IN  0.49% ($29,158)


5.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,585 average AGI)
Bartholomew County:

0.10%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, IN  0.60% ($36,865 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.49% ($34,400)
to Jackson County, IN  0.47% ($29,450)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabethtown:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZZB (1390 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • WCSI (1010 AM; 0 kW; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNVI (1460 AM; 1 kW; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabethtown:

  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWWY (106.1 FM; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKKG (101.5 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WQKC (93.7 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: S.C.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINN (104.9 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRZQ-FM (107.3 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: WTRE, INC.)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WAUZ (89.1 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: GOOD SHEPHERD RADIO INC)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WYGB (102.9 FM; EDINBURGH, IN; Owner: EDINBURGH RADIO)
  • WJCP (92.7 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: PIERATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVNI (95.1 FM; NASHVILLE, IN; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIJY (95.9 FM; FRANKLIN, IN; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJAA (96.3 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: MIDLAND MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elizabethtown:

  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 7790 West County Road 800 North (Lat: 39.103389 Lon: -85.759250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN307
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 6291 East 800 South (Lat: 39.084778 Lon: -85.851361), Call Sign: KNCB562, Licensee ID: L00404083
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/1996, Expiration Date: 11/26/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2002
    Registrant: Bennie Whipker, 6291 East 800 South, Elizabethtown, IN 47232, Phone: (812) 579-5591
  • 1/2 Mi N Int 500 South 900 East (Lat: 39.174222 Lon: -85.799972), Call Sign: KNCN611, Licensee ID: L00433453
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2002, Expiration Date: 01/31/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2012
    Registrant: James Reed, 80115-900 E, Elizabethtown, IN 47232, Phone: (812) 579-6876

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elizabethtown)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 10

Incident types - Elizabethtown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elizabethtown, IN
Most common first names in Elizabethtown, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2081.5 years
John1474.9 years
William1373.4 years
Robert1166.8 years
Roy971.7 years
James875.4 years
Charles868.8 years
Helen775.1 years
George770.3 years
Paul775.8 years
Most common last names in Elizabethtown, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1272.2 years
Wilson882.0 years
Burton764.1 years
Davis780.7 years
Lykins778.6 years
Hammond684.5 years
Newsom681.3 years
Purdue683.3 years
Wilber681.5 years
Helt576.4 years

Elizabethtown on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Service occupations:"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other health and personal care stores"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment"
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