Gosport, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 812 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 
Males: 353  (43.5%)
Females: 459  (56.5%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 47433.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,552 (it was $31,833 in 2000)
Gosport:

$49,552
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,100 (it was $14,101 in 2000)

Gosport town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,958 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Gosport:

$89,958
IN:

$122,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $96,517; Detached houses: $98,571; Mobile homes: $42,472

Median gross rent in 2013: $657.

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  • Races in Gosport, IN (2010)

    Gosport races chart
    • 80697.6%White alone
    • 81.0%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Black alone
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gosport: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.7%), Irish (15.1%), English (14.9%), United States (9.2%), Dutch (7.1%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 2,122 people per square mile   (low).

Gosport,IN real estate house value index trend

Gosport, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Gosport:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gosport town:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Gosport, Indiana as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gosport to the number of sex offenders is 205 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $607 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $704 (0.6%)

Gosport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (14.9 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (41.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (180.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stinesville, IN (1.9 miles) , Paragon, IN (2.5 miles ), Spencer, IN (2.6 miles ), Ellettsville, IN (2.9 miles ), Arlington, IN (3.6 miles ), Cloverdale, IN (3.7 miles ), Martinsville, IN (3.7 miles ), Bloomington, IN (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.35 N, Longitude: 86.67 W

Area code: 812

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

7.4%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -53 (-6.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Gosport, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gosport-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Gosport town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1986, a category F3 tornado 7.9 miles away from the town center injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gosport-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 90.4 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 75.0 miles away from Gosport 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 111.8 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 166.8 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 87.7 miles away from Gosport center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 93.0 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 Owen County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gosport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gosport:

  • GOSPORT NURSING HOME (27 S SEVENTH ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gosport:

  • FMC - SPENCER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SPENCER, IN)
  • TRANSITIONAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SPENCER, IN)
  • OPTIONS FOR BETTER LIVING, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SPENCER, IN)
  • CHRISTOLE INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ELLETTSVILLE, IN)
  • CHRISTOLE, INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ELLETTSVILLE, IN)
  • BLOOMINGTON MEADOWS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BLOOMINGTON, IN)
  • HERITAGE HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, IN)

Airports located in Gosport:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gosport:

  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 15 miles; Bloomington, IN; Full-time enrollment: 39,039)
  • DePauw University (about 23 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 37 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • University of Indianapolis (about 38 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,625)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 40 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)
  • American College of Education (about 40 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,718)
  • Harrison College-Indianapolis (about 40 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,244)

Public elementary/middle school in Gosport:

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Notable locations in Gosport: Gosport Volunteer Fire Department (A), Wayne Harrison and Montgomery Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Indian Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 80.8. This is about average.

City:

80.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.92
U.S.:

9.14

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

GOSPORT WATER UTILITY (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.9%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
48 people in nursing homes in 2000

Gosport compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Gosport (2011 data):

  • Owen County State Bank: Gosport Branch at West Main Street, branch established on 1945/05/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $184.3 mil, Deposits: $152.3 mil, headquarters in Spencer, IN, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Owen Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Indiana average:

11.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Wood (6%)

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 Gosport town (based on Owen County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,05132
Mainline Protestant1,95016
Catholic2701
Other21
None16,302-
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: 2
Owen County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Owen County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Owen County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Owen County:

29.6%
Indiana:

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

13.6%
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 1$2,767$33,2042$650
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$3,753
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,022$24,2640$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,675
Water Supply 1$2,972$35,6642$1,924
Totals for Government 3$7,761$31,04411$8,002

6.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
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 Monroe County, IN  1.75% ($27,392 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.96% ($28,974)
from Putnam County, IN  0.53% ($30,791)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Indiana average:

5.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monroe County, IN  1.98% ($25,488 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.67% ($26,018)
to Putnam County, IN  0.62% ($21,373)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gosport:

  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNTS (1590 AM; 5 kW; BEECH GROVE, IN; Owner: S + M BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gosport:

  • WHCC (105.1 FM; ELLETTSVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WCBK-FM (102.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSKT (92.7 FM; SPENCER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WVNI (95.1 FM; NASHVILLE, IN; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFIU (103.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WBWB (96.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSPM (89.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, IN; Owner: HOOSIER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WFHB (91.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: BLOOMINGTON COMMUNITY RADIO INC)
  • W240AT (95.9 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gosport:

  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WREP-LP (Channel 15; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN SCH. DIST. MARTINSVILLE)

Gosport fatal accident list:

Feb 29, 2008 10:20 AM, Leonard Rd, Smith Rd, Lat: 39.39729, Lon: -86.68168, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 2, 2007 11:05 PM, Jones Rd, Ellis Lake Rd, Lat: 39.44114, Lon: -86.66951, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 15, 2007 10:30 PM, Jones Rd, Smith Rd, Lat: 39.36259, Lon: -86.67059, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 12, 2004 06:25 AM, Sr-67, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Nov 22, 1993 09:10 AM, 67, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gosport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 66380 , Serial Number: 15076004, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Ernest J Jr Eads, 1351 W Burma Rd, Gosport, IN 47433
  • 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: 8237W , Serial Number: 28-2379, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/1965
    Registrant (Corporation): Sky Riders Aero LLC, 1351 W Burma Rd, Gosport, IN 47433
  • Aircraft: WSK-MIELEC AN-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 12, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 857PF , Serial Number: 1G10857, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 08/04/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 427, Gosport, IN 47433

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Gosport

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gosport, IN
Most common first names in Gosport, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2981.9 years
John2872.0 years
James2571.1 years
Charles2277.2 years
Robert2171.9 years
William1878.2 years
David1168.3 years
Ruth1182.1 years
Earl1178.7 years
Edith1180.2 years
Most common last names in Gosport, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wampler1784.4 years
Smith1576.8 years
Jones1380.3 years
Frye1166.5 years
Hall1076.2 years
Anderson970.7 years
Brown982.5 years
Davis986.2 years
Bowman878.3 years
Taylor872.9 years

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  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
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