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Population in 2012: 2,159 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 

Males: 867  (40.2%)
Females: 1,292  (59.8%)

Median resident age:  45.1 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47532.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,909 (it was $41,326 in 2000)
Ferdinand:

$51,909
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,161

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,734 (it was $84,500 in 2000)
Ferdinand:

$116,734
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $121,600; Detached houses: $127,129; Mobile homes: $9,167

Median gross rent in 2012: $629.

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  • White alone - 2,107 (97.7%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ferdinand: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (64.3%), English (8.5%), United States (7.7%), Irish (5.8%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 541 feet

Land area: 2.24 square miles.

Population density: 965 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ferdinand:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ferdinand town:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

25 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.3%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ferdinand, Indiana as of July 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ferdinand to the number of sex offenders is 2,159 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $897 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $717 (0.7%)

Ferdinand satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (35.3 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (60.4 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (253.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Meinrad, IN (2.2 miles ), Huntingburg, IN (2.7 miles ), Dale, IN (2.8 miles ), Santa Claus, IN (2.8 miles ), Holland, IN (3.1 miles ), Birdseye, IN (3.3 miles ), Gentryville, IN (3.5 miles ), Jasper, IN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $388,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $292,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,400

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Latitude: 38.23 N, Longitude: 86.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,619 (+85.3%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 400 (42.2%)

Area code: 812

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -93 (-3.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (47%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Woodworkers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Ferdinand-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Ferdinand 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 F5 tornado 38.7 miles away from the town center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ferdinand-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 64% 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 57.8 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 69.0 miles away from Ferdinand 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 52.7 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 56.2 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 71.5 miles away from Ferdinand center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.1 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 Dubois County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Ferdinand:

  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES SW IN (Hospital, 125 ALABAMA ST)
  • HILDEGARD HEALTH CENTER INC (Nursing Home, 802 E 10TH ST)
  • SCENIC HILLS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 311 E FIRST ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Ferdinand, IN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferdinand:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,136)
  • University of Evansville (about 41 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 42 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 48 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Vincennes University (about 48 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 6,470)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 58 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 3,938)
  • University of Louisville (about 60 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Ferdinand:

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Notable locations in Ferdinand: Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (440 South Main Street), Comfort Inn Ferdinand (440 South Main Street).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.7. This is worse than average.
City:

39.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

24.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 5.49. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.49
U.S.:

3.46
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 7.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.01
U.S.:

14.55

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ferdinand and their reported violations in the past:

FERDINAND WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 2318, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2000 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-28-2000 to APR-01-2004)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.9%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ferdinand, IN

109 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Ferdinand in 2000:

  • 160 people in religious group quarters
  • 69 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Ferdinand compared to Indiana state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Ferdinand (2011 data):

  • German American Bancorp: Ferdinand Branch at 1020 Main Street, branch established on 1980/03/17. Info updated 2011/02/01: Bank assets: $1,866.8 mil, Deposits: $1,578.2 mil, headquarters in Jasper, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: German American Bancorp, Inc.
  • Old National Bank: Ferdinand Branch at 1155 Main Street, branch established on 1885/07/25. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ferdinand travel time to work - commute


Ferdinand mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ferdinand town (based on Dubois County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.32%
Here81.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.4%7.9%6.4%3.7%3.5%
Congregations20.4%13.0%11.1%13.0%5.6%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%1.1%0.8%2.4%
Congregations3.7%3.7%3.7%3.7%22.2%
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: 11
Dubois County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Dubois County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

10.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Dubois County:

27.1%
Indiana:

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

15.4%
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
Financial Administration 3$8,761$35,0440$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$2,526
Judicial and Legal 1$3,447$41,3640$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$21,715$65,1450$0
Firefighters 0$0 32$3,979
Streets and Highways 3$9,095$36,3800$0
Sewerage 3$11,072$44,2880$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,843$34,1160$0
Water Supply 1$2,522$30,2640$0
Electric Power 2$7,603$45,6180$0
Totals for Government 18$67,058$44,70536$6,505

Ferdinand government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $606,000 ($280.69)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.93)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,810,000 ($838.35)
    General - Other: $411,000 ($190.37)
    Sewerage: $309,000 ($143.12)
    Water Utilities: $298,000 ($138.03)
    Regular Highways: $268,000 ($124.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $67,000 ($31.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($9.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $180,000 ($83.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $8,000 ($3.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.46)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $202,000 ($93.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $79,000 ($36.59)
    Fire Protection: $55,000 ($25.47)
    General - Other: $53,000 ($24.55)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($19.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $632,000 ($292.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.39)

Ferdinand government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $313,000 ($144.97)
    All Other: $39,000 ($18.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($9.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($4.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($11.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $134,000 ($62.07)
    General Revenue, NEC: $19,000 ($8.80)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.85)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,164,000 ($1002.32)
    Water Utilities: $587,000 ($271.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $109,000 ($50.49)
    General Support: $108,000 ($50.02)
    All Other: $6,000 ($2.78)
  • Tax - Property: $424,000 ($196.39)
    Individual Income: $375,000 ($173.69)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($2.32)
    NEC: $5,000 ($2.32)

Ferdinand government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($44.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,857,000 ($1786.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $184,000 ($85.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,561,000 ($1649.37)
    Water Utilities: $90,000 ($41.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $112,000 ($51.88)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($2.32)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $690,000 ($319.59)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,658,000 ($1231.13)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $350,000 ($162.11)

4.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,775 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
Indiana average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Spencer County, IN  0.48% ($30,367 average AGI)
from Pike County, IN  0.41% ($26,397)
from Daviess County, IN  0.22% ($29,757)


4.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
Indiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Spencer County, IN  0.46% ($39,592 average AGI)
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.43% ($25,347)
to Pike County, IN  0.37% ($30,148)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferdinand:

  • WITZ (990 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCM (1160 AM; 3 kW; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferdinand:

  • WBDC (100.9 FM; HUNTINGBURG, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WQKZ (98.5 FM; FERDINAND, IN; Owner: GEM COMMUNICATIONS LLP)
  • WAXL (103.3 FM; SANTA CLAUS, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WITZ-FM (104.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • W209AY (89.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTCJ-FM (105.7 FM; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRZR (94.5 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: HEMBREE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ferdinand:

  • WJTS-LP (Channel 27; JASPER, IN; Owner: PAUL E. KNIES)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ferdinand, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Ferdinand fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ferdinand)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4th & Carolina St (Lat: 38.219500 Lon: -86.861111), Call Sign: WZX729
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 06/26/2014
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Ferdinand State Forest 6583 E Sr 264 (Lat: 38.256444 Lon: -86.771111), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: KGV259
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.240 MHz, 159.345 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/2013, Expiration Date: 07/09/2023
    Registrant: Indiana Dept. Of Natural Resources, 1353 S. Governor\'s Dr., Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-3720, Fax: (260) 244-7126, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • FERDINAND, 2.1 Mi E Of Int Of I 64 And Sr 162 (Lat: 38.207806 Lon: -86.828028), Overall height: 79.9 m, Call Sign: WMR785
    Assigned Frequencies: 2124.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/12/2003, Certifier: Kellye E Abernathy
    Registrant: Bellsouth Personal Communications, LLC, 17330 Preston Rd. Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2000, Fax: (972) 733-8141
  • Various Locations (Lat: 38.274472 Lon: -86.826083), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPNM913
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2008, Expiration Date: 06/08/2018
    Registrant: Phone: (412) 430-3974
  • EVN0605, 9231 East Cr 2000n (Lat: 38.178389 Lon: -86.882222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 86.9 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQOW765, Licensee ID: L01382131
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/2012, Expiration Date: 02/17/2022, Certifier: Scott E Beer
    Registrant: Zayo Group, LLC, 400 Centennial Pkwy, Suite 200, Louisville, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 414-4008, Fax: (303) 226-5039, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ferdinand)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 560XL (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 13, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW545 SER (3952 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 397BC , Serial Number: 560-5291, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Best Air Inc, 1 Best Dr, Ferdinand, IN 47532
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 888EW , Serial Number: 34-8170027, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Wilmes Window Mfg Co Inc, 234 W 23rd St, Ferdinand, IN 47532


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ferdinand, IN

Most common first names in Ferdinand, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4278.7 years
Leo2480.2 years
Robert2075.3 years
Joseph1979.3 years
William1877.8 years
Albert1779.2 years
John1776.4 years
Edward1574.9 years
Rose1486.4 years
Marie1284.3 years
Most common last names in Ferdinand, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Weyer3581.0 years
Schipp2081.6 years
Mehling1480.4 years
Begle1369.3 years
Uebelhor1378.6 years
Luebbehusen1376.4 years
Oser1181.6 years
Olinger1172.8 years
Lueken1183.5 years
Hoffman1182.4 years
Businesses in Ferdinand, IN
NameCountNameCount
CVS1True Value1
Comfort Inn1Wendy's1
Subway1YMCA1

Ferdinand on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded"
  • #31 (47532) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • Mark Dilger (1)
  • Glenn A. Lange (1)
  • Mark R. Dilger (1)
  • Jeff Jahn (1)
  • Ryan Bettag (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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