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Population in 2012: 259 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.1%
 

Males: 127  (49.3%)
Females: 132  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  43.9 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46930, 46938.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,121 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Fowlerton:

$39,121
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,554

Fowlerton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,354 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Fowlerton:

$74,354
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,304; Detached houses: $92,377; Mobile homes: $14,125

Median gross rent in 2012: $598.

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  • White alone - 257 (98.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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

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Ancestries: German (22.8%), Irish (21.9%), Dutch (12.6%), Welsh (7.4%), English (3.7%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 883 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,377 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fowlerton:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fowlerton town:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $587 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $400 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (17.9 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (51.8 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (147.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fairmount, IN (2.0 miles ), Matthews, IN (2.1 miles ), Upland, IN (2.4 miles ), Jonesboro, IN (2.4 miles ), Gas City, IN (2.4 miles ), Summitville, IN (2.5 miles ), Gaston, IN (2.8 miles ), Shamrock Lakes, IN (2.8 miles) .

Latitude: 40.41 N, Longitude: 85.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (10%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other financial specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Fowlerton-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 219% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Fowlerton town center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/6/1956, a category F4 tornado 11.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fowlerton-area historical earthquake activity is below Indiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from Fowlerton center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 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 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from Fowlerton center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Fowlerton:

  • UNIVERSITY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; UPLAND, IN)
  • TWIN CITY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GAS CITY, IN)
  • TWIN CITY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GAS CITY, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fowlerton:

  • Taylor University (about 6 miles; Upland, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,016)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 10 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,899)
  • Ball State University (about 18 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 17,693)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-East Central (about 20 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Anderson University (about 22 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo (about 29 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,468)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 49 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,827)

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Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.3. This is about average.
City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 21.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

25.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.1%

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fowlerton, IN

Fowlerton compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fowlerton travel time to work - commute


Fowlerton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fowlerton town (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.33%
Here41.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

Name The Wesleyan ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents20.7%15.7%13.8%13.0%7.7%
Congregations14.4%3.2%1.6%20.8%4.8%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAFriends (Quakers)Church of the NazareneNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents3.0%2.7%2.6%2.4%18.4%
Congregations3.2%11.2%5.6%2.4%32.8%
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: 9
Grant County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Grant County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Grant County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.1%
Indiana:

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

16.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$102
Sewerage 0$0 1$238
Totals for Government 0$0 4$340

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $27,000 ($104.25)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($61.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,000 ($3.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($7.72)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($23.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($27.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($38.61)
    Highways: $9,000 ($34.75)
    General Support: $4,000 ($15.44)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($69.50)
    Individual Income: $6,000 ($23.17)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($3.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $189,000 ($729.73)

4.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Indiana average:

6.54%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($160 average AGI)
Grant County:

0.06%
Indiana average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Madison County, IN  0.28% ($32,257 average AGI)
from Wabash County, IN  0.24% ($30,153)
from Howard County, IN  0.20% ($35,286)


5.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,841 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Indiana average:

6.56%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($176 average AGI)
Grant County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marion County, IN  0.46% ($30,319 average AGI)
to Delaware County, IN  0.37% ($37,828)
to Madison County, IN  0.26% ($30,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fowlerton:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGOM (860 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAT (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fowlerton:

  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WTUR (89.7 FM; UPLAND, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBST (92.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W299AJ (107.7 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSW (90.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WERK (104.9 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WWDS (90.5 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: DELAWARE COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WHCI (88.1 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: BLACKFORD COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Fowlerton:

  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMUN-LP (Channel 26; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP, MUNCIE IND.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Edward G Roach, Grant County (Lat: 40.407500 Lon: -85.538417), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Grant County (Lat: 40.407500 Lon: -85.538417), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Grant County (Lat: 40.407500 Lon: -85.538417), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Grant County (Lat: 40.407500 Lon: -85.538417), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Grant County (Lat: 40.407500 Lon: -85.538417), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 18053 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KS9E, Previous Call Sign: KC9OT
    Grant Date: 09/01/1987, Expiration Date: 09/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/02/1999
    Registrant: Arnold E Click, Fowlerton, IN 46930
  • Call Sign: N9QJB, Licensee ID: L00506624
    Grant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 07/21/2022, Certifier: James E Thomason
    Registrant: James E Thomason, 201 W Second, Fowlerton, IN 46930-0167
  • Call Sign: KC9HUN, Licensee ID: L01032005
    Grant Date: 06/20/2005, Expiration Date: 06/20/2015, Certifier: Diane K Hill
    Registrant: Diane K Hill, 219 E 2nd St Box 57, Fowlerton, IN 46930

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5355L , Serial Number: 28-4658, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joe T Seward, Box 116, Fowlerton, IN 46930, Other Owners: Phyllis Seward



Most common first names in Fowlerton, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James470.7 years
Charles375.7 years
William373.6 years
Edith276.5 years
Arnold276.5 years
Benjamin290.0 years
Earl267.0 years
Most common last names in Fowlerton, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith675.6 years
Click376.7 years
Richards387.7 years
Lees277.0 years
Merrill264.5 years
Mitchener287.0 years
Payne268.5 years
Russ276.0 years
Taylor286.5 years

Fowlerton on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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