For population 25 years and over in Fowler:
For population 15 years and over in Fowler town:
9 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $783 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (27.4 miles , pop. 56,397).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (84.3 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (86.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Earl Park, IN (2.6 miles ), Oxford, IN (2.8 miles ), Boswell, IN (2.8 miles ), Goodland, IN (3.2 miles ), Pine Village, IN (3.5 miles ), Kentland, IN (3.5 miles ), Remington, IN (3.6 miles ), Ambia, IN (3.7 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.62 N, Longitude: 87.32 W
Area code: 765
Crime rates in Fowler (2009):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Crime rates in Fowler (2010):
Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+2.8%).
Work and jobs in Fowler: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fowler, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fowler-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Fowler 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 19.7 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fowler-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from Fowler center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1996 at 01:58:31, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from Fowler center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Benton County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bill Dague - Football player and coach, Otis Johnson (baseball) - Baseball player, Robert Keith (actor) - February 10.
Local government website: TOWNOFFOWLER.COM
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fowler:
Public elementary/middle school in Fowler:
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Private elementary/middle school in Fowler:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fowler and their reported violations in the past:FOWLER WATER WORKS (Population served: 2324, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.8%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 32.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
63 people in nursing homes in 2000
47 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Fowler compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Fowler (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Fowler (based on Benton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,151 average adjusted gross income)
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:
9.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,898 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Fowler fatal accident list:
Mar 7, 2009 03:00 AM, Meridan Rd, Cr-200, Lat: 40.58110556, Lon: -87.32294167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 25, 2008 03:15 PM, Us-52, Cr-300, Lat: 40.577422, Lon: -87.266250, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 28, 2007 10:05 PM, Cr-300, Cr-500, Lat: 40.533678, Lon: -87.265539, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
May 14, 2006 07:50 PM, Cr-300, Cr-100, Lat: 40.563486, Lon: -87.342392, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 17, 1975 09:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fowler)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fowler, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fowler)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Fowler on our top lists:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.