Fontanet, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 423.
Males: 176  (41.7%)
Females: 247  (58.3%)
Median resident age:

52.2 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 47805, 47874.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,013
Fontanet:

$48,013
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,811

Fontanet CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $116,700
Fontanet:

$116,700
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $200,469; detached houses: $200,544

Median gross rent in 2019: $720.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fontanet: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.6%

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Ancestries: American (43.7%), German (17.2%), Dutch (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 611 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (10.7 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (60.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (158.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rosedale, IN (2.0 miles ),
Seelyville, IN (2.4 miles ),
Staunton, IN (2.6 miles ),
North Terre Haute, IN (2.6 miles ),
Brazil, IN (2.7 miles ),
Carbon, IN (2.7 miles ),
Knightsville, IN (3.0 miles ),
Shepardsville, IN (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.58 N, Longitude: 87.24 W

Distribution of median household income in Fontanet, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fontanet, IN in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Indiana:

4.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.9. This is about average.

City:

78.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fontanet-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Fontanet place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1960, a category F3 tornado 6.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fontanet-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 126% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.1 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 62.5 miles away from Fontanet center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from Fontanet center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 113.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.7 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 82.0 miles away from Fontanet 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 Vigo County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fontanet:

  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BRAZIL, IN)
  • ST VINCENT CLAY HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BRAZIL, IN)
  • MOSAIC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • CLAY COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BRAZIL, IN)
  • EXCEPTIONAL LIVING CENTERS OF BRAZIL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BRAZIL, IN)
  • ROYAL OAKS HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • VIGO COUNTY HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TERRE HAUTE, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fontanet:

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Terre Haute, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 12 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • DePauw University (about 21 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 43 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 48 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 51 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Marian University (about 58 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fontanet: Milton Station (A), Nevins Township Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sullian Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Vigo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Fontanet:

Marital status in Fontanet, IN
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 33.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.6%
  • Divorced: 25.1%

For population 25 years and over in Fontanet:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fontanet, IN (based on Vigo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,39683
Mainline Protestant7,92839
Catholic7,5009
Other1,2019
Black Protestant96310
Orthodox2541
None72,606-
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: 20
This county:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Vigo County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Here:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 86
Here:

8.13 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Vigo County:

9.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Vigo County:

16.1%
Indiana:

14.3%

5.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,179 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clay County, IN  0.53% ($33,343 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.35% ($38,985)
from Sullivan County, IN  0.31% ($31,882)


6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, IN  0.57% ($37,723 average AGI)
to Clay County, IN  0.48% ($35,222)
to Vermillion County, IN  0.32% ($34,855)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fontanet:

  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSDX (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BRAZIL, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOW (1300 AM; 1 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fontanet:

  • WSDM-FM (97.7 FM; BRAZIL, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WTHI-FM (99.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WWSY (95.9 FM; SEELYVILLE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGI (100.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMHD-FM (90.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • WISU (89.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA STATE UNIV. BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WCRT (88.5 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WBOW-FM (102.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WWVR (105.5 FM; WEST TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W236AE (95.1 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKT (92.7 FM; SPENCER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WAPC (91.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Fontanet:

  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTWO (Channel 2; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.4mTotal length
  • $551,000Total costs
  • 7,009Total average daily traffic
  • 177Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,295Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fontanet, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 31970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fontanet, IN

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB9FDS, Licensee ID: L01373837, Grant Date: 03/29/2018, Expiration Date: 05/11/2028, Certifier: Clifford E Cox, Registrant: Clifford E Cox, Fontanet, IN 47851
  • Call Sign: N9JLR, Previous Call Sign: KB9JLR, Licensee ID: L00344577, Grant Date: 10/27/2020, Expiration Date: 10/27/2030, Certifier: Douglas K Mullens, Registrant: Douglas K Mullens, 11245 E. 861/2 St., Fontanet, IN 47851

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 25 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fontanet, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.3%), and Structure Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fontanet, IN
    • 6846.3%Outside Fires
    • 5537.4%Structure Fires
    • 128.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 128.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fontanet, IN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fontanet, IN
  • 77.4%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 10.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fontanet, IN
  • 37.1%Wood
  • 34.3%Electricity
  • 28.6%Utility gas


Fontanet compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age 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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