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Population in 2012: 10,331 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 

Males: 5,159  (49.9%)
Females: 5,172  (50.1%)

Median resident age:  27.4 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46135.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,639 (it was $29,798 in 2000)
Greencastle:

$39,639
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,149

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $107,487 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Greencastle:

$107,487
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $128,179; Detached houses: $139,411; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,138; In 2-unit structures: $150,438; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,844; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,194; Mobile homes: $26,305

Median gross rent in 2012: $638.

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  • White alone - 9,538 (92.2%)
  • Asian alone - 289 (2.8%)
  • Black alone - 229 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 184 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 72 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 31 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greencastle: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.6%), Irish (16.5%), United States (14.4%), English (8.1%), Dutch (2.6%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 849 feet

Land area: 5.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,950 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Greencastle:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greencastle city:

  • Never married: 42.6%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

452 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

This city:  4.4%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Greencastle, Indiana as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Greencastle to the number of sex offenders is 323 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $754 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $820 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (30.9 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (39.1 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (158.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fillmore, IN (2.4 miles ), Van Bibber Lake, IN (2.7 miles ), Bainbridge, IN (2.9 miles ), Cloverdale, IN (3.0 miles ), Heritage Lake, IN (3.1 miles ), Coatesville, IN (3.2 miles ), Stilesville, IN (3.4 miles ), Amo, IN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $257,600

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Latitude: 39.64 N, Longitude: 86.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,646 (+35.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,787 (68.2%)

Area code: 765

Greencastle household income distribution Greencastle home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Indiana average:

1.74

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Greencastle, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +638 (+6.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Greencastle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 196% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the Greencastle city center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greencastle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 86% 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 99.2 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 79.2 miles away from Greencastle 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 96.6 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 98.4 miles away from the city center
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 9.9 miles away from Greencastle center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 11.1 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 Putnam County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, 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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Birthplace of: Amalia K├╝ssner Coudert - Miniature painter, Larry Steele - Basketball player-coach, William Michael Crose - Naval officer and 7th Governor of Samoa, Elmer Thomas - Politician, Bob Flanigan (singer) - Jazz vocalist and musician, Curt Lyons - Baseball player, Jeff Broadstreet - Film director, Jesse W. Weik - Writer, Luther Hare - Officer in the 7th Cavalry, Samuel T. Busey - Union Army general.


Hospitals/medical centers in Greencastle:

  • FMC - GREENCASTLE (Dialysis Facility, 316 MEDIC WAY)
  • PUTNAM COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES INC - BLOOMI (Hospital, 1222 BLOOMINGTON)
  • PUTNAM COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, 1542 S BLOOMINGTON ST)
  • ASBURY TOWERS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, 102 W POPLAR ST)
  • GREENCASTLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 815 EAST TACOMA DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE CONVALESCENT CENTER,THE (Nursing Home, 1601 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT SUNSET (Nursing Home, 1109 S INDIANA ST)
  • MILL POND HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, 1014 MILL POND LN)
  • ROSEWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1306 SOUTH BLOOMINGTON ST, PO BOX 571)
  • SUNSET MANOR (Nursing Home, 1109 SOUTH INDIANA STREET)
  • WALNUT CREEK AT GREENCASTLE (Nursing Home, 815 EAST TACOMA DRIVE)
  • WATERS OF GREENCASTLE THE (Nursing Home, 1601 HOSPITAL DR)

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College/University in Greencastle:

  • DePauw University (Full-time enrollment: 2,368; Location: 313 S Locust St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.depauw.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Greencastle:

  • Indiana State University (about 32 miles; Terre Haute, IN; Full-time enrollment: 8,125)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley (about 35 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton (about 36 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • Lincoln College of Technology (about 37 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 38 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 37,472)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 38 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 19,741)
  • University of Indianapolis (about 39 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 3,354)

Public high schools in Greencastle:

Private high school in Greencastle:

  • RESCARE RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM (Students: 61; Location: 1306 S BLOOMINGTON ST; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Greencastle:

Private elementary/middle schools in Greencastle:

  • PEACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 1421 S BLOOMINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • PEACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 69; Location: 1421 S BLOOMINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Greencastle, map of school districts: GREENCASTLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION

Library in Greencastle:

  • PUTNAM COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $540,681; Location: 103 EAST POPLAR STREET; 74,216 books; 4,656 audio materials; 6,332 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 208 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Greencastle Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Greencastle: Sherwood Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Quarry Pond (A), Albin Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Greencastle: Robe Ann Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Greencastle Offset Printing & Graphics (20 South Jackson Street), Discover Putnam County (20 South Jackson Street).

Hotels: Greencastle Inn (1233 South Bloomington Street), College Inn (315 South Bloomington Street).

Court: Putnam County - Superior Court- Traffic Violations Bureau (Court House).

 
Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 15.4. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.4
U.S.:

25.4

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

GREENCASTLE DEPARTMENT OF WATER (Population served: 9980, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1993 and DEC-05-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-1995)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-1999)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine SOWT M&R - Between JAN-1993 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
BIG WALNUT WATER COMPANY (Population served: 485, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NEW PROVIDENCE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-14-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
PORTLAND MILLS CHRISTIAN (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2003)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OAK LEAF PARK (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2001), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SHADY CIRCLE CAMPGROUND (WELLS 3 & 4) (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SHADY CIRCLE CAMPGROUND (WELLS 1 & 2) (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
NEWGENTS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-1999)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.7%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Greencastle, IN

People in group quarters in Greencastle in 2010:

  • 2,226 people in college/university student housing
  • 191 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 173 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in workersĺ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Greencastle in 2000:

  • 1,901 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 235 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in other group homes

Greencastle compared to Indiana state average:

Greencastle, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Greencastle (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Greencastle Branch at One Central Square, branch established on 1883/02/28; Putnam Plaza at 46 Putnam Plaza, branch established on 1987/03/16. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Old National Bank: Greencastle Branch at 1 North Indiana Street, branch established on 1863/01/01; Longden/Williams Branch at 1101 Indianapolis Road, branch established on 1971/04/05. 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
  • The North Salem State Bank: Greencastle Branch at 117 South Warren Drive, branch established on 2006/12/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.1 mil, Deposits: $147.5 mil, headquarters in North Salem, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: North Salem State Bancorporation, The
  • First National Bank: Greencastle Branch at 1128 Indianapolis Road, branch established on 1995/10/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $247.5 mil, Deposits: $223.7 mil, headquarters in Cloverdale, IN, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank Corp
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Greencastle Branch at 101 South Warren Drive, branch established on 2006/12/27. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,852.7 mil, Deposits: $2,227.7 mil, headquarters in Terre Haute, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Greencastle, Indiana:

  • Collage Castle Motel, 315 Bloomington St, Greencastle, IN 46135 , Phone: (765) 653-4167
  • Green Castle Motel, 1233 S Bloomington's, Greencastle, IN 46135 , Phone: (765) 653-8424
  • Inn At Depauw, 2 W Seminary St, Greencastle, IN 46135 , Phone: (765) 653-2761
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greencastle, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Greencastle travel time to work - commute


Greencastle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Greencastle city (based on Putnam County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.69%
Here37.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic Church
Adherents15.1%14.2%11.4%10.9%7.6%
Congregations6.7%8.3%15.0%8.3%1.7%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsUnited Church of ChristChurches of ChristOther
Adherents7.6%7.2%3.9%3.8%18.3%
Congregations5.0%6.7%1.7%8.3%38.3%
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: 4
Putnam County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Putnam County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

28.1%
Indiana:

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

13.1%
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$8,449$33,7960$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,056$40,2247$3,954
Judicial and Legal 1$5,843$70,1160$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$42,690$34,1520$0
Police - Other 3$6,613$26,4526$1,211
Firefighters 18$66,039$44,0263$2,101
Fire - Other 1$3,097$37,1640$0
Streets and Highways 10$22,800$27,3601$126
Sewerage 9$25,689$34,2521$841
Parks and Recreation 3$7,769$31,0760$0
Water Supply 8$23,953$35,9300$0
Other and Unallocable 6$18,192$36,3841$1,346
Totals for Government 80$241,190$36,17919$9,579

Greencastle government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $240,000 ($23.23)
    General Public Buildings: $133,000 ($12.87)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,741,000 ($168.52)
    Sewerage: $1,677,000 ($162.33)
    Water Utilities: $1,273,000 ($123.22)
    Police Protection: $1,040,000 ($100.67)
    Fire Protection: $812,000 ($78.60)
    Regular Highways: $650,000 ($62.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $370,000 ($35.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $322,000 ($31.17)
    Central Staff Services: $141,000 ($13.65)
    Financial Administration: $87,000 ($8.42)
    General Public Buildings: $74,000 ($7.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $585,000 ($56.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $143,000 ($13.84)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($6.10)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($2.61)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,335,000 ($322.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $230,000 ($22.26)

Greencastle government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,201,000 ($213.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $311,000 ($30.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $110,000 ($10.65)
    All Other: $91,000 ($8.81)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,163,000 ($112.57)
    All Other: $37,000 ($3.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $498,000 ($48.20)
    Interest Earnings: $158,000 ($15.29)
    Rents: $25,000 ($2.42)
    Property Sale Other: $12,000 ($1.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,481,000 ($143.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $294,000 ($28.46)
    Highways: $292,000 ($28.26)
    General Support: $289,000 ($27.97)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $403,000 ($39.01)
    Property: $270,000 ($26.13)
    Motor Vehicle License: $134,000 ($12.97)
    NEC: $73,000 ($7.07)
    Public Utilities: $56,000 ($5.42)

Greencastle government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,490,000 ($531.41)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,420,000 ($137.45)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,730,000 ($1522.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,305,000 ($126.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $13,760,000 ($1331.91)
    Water Utilities: $5,290,000 ($512.05)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,250,000 ($121.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $170,000 ($16.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $665,000 ($64.37)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($19.36)

Greencastle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,884,000 ($182.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,635,000 ($545.45)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,358,000 ($228.25)

7.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Indiana average:

6.54%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($342 average AGI)
Putnam County:

0.21%
Indiana average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hendricks County, IN  1.31% ($45,054 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  1.26% ($35,119)
from Owen County, IN  0.51% ($26,185)


7.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,098 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
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 Hendricks County, IN  1.42% ($35,830 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  1.24% ($33,522)
to Clay County, IN  0.57% ($26,822)

Strongest AM radio stations in Greencastle:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greencastle:

  • WGRE (91.5 FM; GREENCASTLE, IN; Owner: DEPAUW UNIVERSITY)
  • WSPM (89.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, IN; Owner: HOOSIER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WREB (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WCBK-FM (102.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHCC (105.1 FM; ELLETTSVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDM-FM (97.7 FM; BRAZIL, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WSKT (92.7 FM; SPENCER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Greencastle:

  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WTWO (Channel 2; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

Greencastle, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 56
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 Greencastle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greencastle)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Greencastle, IN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • GREEN CASTLE, 2.5 Mi Wsw Int Rts 40 & 231 (Lat: 39.583333 Lon: -86.825556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WMJ900
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • PUTNAMVILLE, 6346 S Cr 200 W (Lat: 39.568389 Lon: -86.886944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 127.7 m, Call Sign: KSL66
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2008, Expiration Date: 07/24/2018
    Registrant: State Of (Ipsc) Indiana, Igcn - Rm N340 - 100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (317) 234-6513, Fax: (317) 234-6514, Email:
  • GREENCASTLE, Sr 240 1 Mi E Of (Lat: 39.645861 Lon: -86.825556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KXV32
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2008, Expiration Date: 01/06/2019, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 5.6 Km W Of Putnam Co Public Airport (Lat: 39.628361 Lon: -86.879444), Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: KNKO346
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • 5 Miles West Of Eel River Clinton Fall Rd. (Lat: 39.660583 Lon: -86.892778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: KUS291
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004
    Registrant: Richard S. Becker & Associates, 1915 Eye Street, N.W. Eighth Floor, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 833-4422

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Putnam County Airport (Lat: 39.713944 Lon: -86.806111), Type: Tower, Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: WRLB3318, Licensee ID: L00357397
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.52151 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2007, Expiration Date: 07/25/2016
    Registrant: Putnam County Board Of Aviation Commissioners, 100 Ballard Lane, Greencastle, IN 46135, Phone: (765) 653-1763, Fax: (765) 655-2390, Email:
  • On Putnam County Airport, 496 Feet Abeam Westerly From Runway 18 Centerline (Lat: 39.635389 Lon: -86.815528), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.9 m, Call Sign: WOA7
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2008, Expiration Date: 02/06/2018
    Registrant: Putnam County Board Of Aviation Commissioners President, 1562 South Ballard Lane, Greencastle, IN 46135, Phone: (765) 653-3893, Fax: (765) 653-3456, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greencastle)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Greencastle)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$92,4469$91,00222$107,8172$43,3604$86,9251$51,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$47,9001$42,9501$125,5400$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$125,6302$50,93011$117,1031$52,0301$182,5201$28,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$52,8602$100,7606$108,7430$01$46,5300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$71,8501$53,4102$74,0550$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9563.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$89,4702$96,215
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$54,2300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$112,3200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9563.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Greencastle


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

Most common first names in Greencastle, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14479.6 years
Robert10171.8 years
James9974.4 years
John9673.7 years
William9377.2 years
Charles8974.3 years
Helen7380.2 years
George6476.6 years
Ruth5979.3 years
Margaret5680.2 years
Most common last names in Greencastle, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams4877.6 years
Smith4677.9 years
Miller4479.3 years
Jones4278.0 years
Sutherlin3679.6 years
Thomas3381.3 years
Cox3275.7 years
York2969.1 years
Johnson2878.2 years
Hurst2781.1 years
Businesses in Greencastle, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul1
GNC1UPS6
H&R Block1Vans1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1
Browse common businesses in Greencastle, IN


Greencastle on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
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  • Earl Dallas Smith (3)
  • Nick Mourouzis (2)
  • Jonathan Brister Welch (2)
  • Larry Allen Junod (2)
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  • Robert L. Stonebraker (1)
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Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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