Hanover, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 3,513 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.0%
Males: 1,681  (47.9%)
Females: 1,832  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

25.2 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47243.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,459 (it was $37,944 in 2000)
Hanover:

$49,459
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,939 (it was $16,520 in 2000)

Hanover town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,490 (it was $68,500 in 2000)
Hanover:

$104,490
IN:

$141,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $717.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hanover: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.5%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.1% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Hanover, IN (2017)
    • 3,18589.3%White alone
    • 2206.2%Black alone
    • 872.4%Hispanic
    • 361.0%Two or more races
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 20.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Hanover, Indiana as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hanover is 507 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (29.9%), American (15.8%), Irish (7.5%), English (5.4%), Dutch (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 2.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,672 people per square mile   (low).

Hanover, Indiana map

113 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.8% Africa, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

3.2%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $644 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $384 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (36.8 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (245.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Kent, IN (2.0 miles),
Madison, IN (2.2 miles ),
Milton, KY (2.3 miles ),
New Washington, IN (3.3 miles ),
Deputy, IN (3.3 miles),
Bedford, KY (3.5 miles ),
Brooksburg, IN (3.5 miles),
Dupont, IN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.71 N, Longitude: 85.47 W

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in Hanover, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hanover, IN in 2017
Hanover satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2006: 34 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $218,600
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hanover, IN residents
Average permit cost in Hanover, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Hanover, IN
Historical housing units in Hanover, IN
Most common industries in Hanover, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Machinery (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.3%)
  • Machinery (7.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.4%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.3%)
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Hanover, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Hanover, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.3. This is better than average.

City:

55.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Hanover-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Hanover town center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the town center injured 104 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hanover-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 131.8 miles away from Hanover 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 90.0 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 130.3 miles away from the city 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 134.9 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 129.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 95.0 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 Jefferson County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hanover topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hanover:

  • HANOVER NURSING CENTER (410 W LAGRANGE RD)
  • THORNTON TERRACE HEALTH CAMPUS (188 THORNTON RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hanover:

  • WATERS OF CLIFTY FALLS THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • MADISON STATE HOSP (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • RIVER VALLEY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • FMC - MADISON (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT MADISON (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • DAVITA - MADISON (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MADISON, IN)

Airports located in Hanover:

College/University in Hanover:

  • Hanover College (Full-time enrollment: 1,290; Location: 359 LaGrange Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hanover.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanover:

  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 32 miles; New Albany, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,050)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 35 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 36 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Sullivan University (about 37 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 37 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • University of Louisville (about 38 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)

Public high school in Hanover:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hanover:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 652, Location: 273 S MAIN CROSS ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • SOUTHWESTERN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 169 S MAIN CROSS ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Hanover

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Hanover Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Birthplace of: Van Crafton - College basketball player (Quinnipiac Bobcats).

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

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

HANOVER WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3,300, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
MADISON STATE HOSPITAL (Population served: 1,375, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HANOVER COLLEGE (Population served: 1,250, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hanover that have no violations reported:

  • KENT WATER COMPANY (Population served: 5,400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KENT WATER - HANOVER COLLEGE (Population served: 4,550, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.8%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


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

People in group quarters in Hanover in 2010:

  • 814 people in college/university student housing
  • 119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
121 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Hanover (2011 data):

  • MainSource Bank: Hanover Branch at 136 Thornton Road, branch established on 1997/03/03. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.
  • River Valley Financial Bank: Hanover Banking Center Branch at 10 Medical Plaza Drive, branch established on 1995/05/23. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $406.8 mil, Deposits: $305.7 mil, headquarters in Madison, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Hanover:

Marital status in Hanover, IN
  • Never married: 48.1%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hanover:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hanover
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hanover, IN (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,94732
Evangelical Protestant5,65830
Catholic2,5001
Other3422
Black Protestant1801
None17,801-
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: 9
Jefferson County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Jefferson County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jefferson County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.3%
Indiana:

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

21.3%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

58.5%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

60.3%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.4
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.4%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hanover:

7.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hanover:

7.1
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.4%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

65.9%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Hanover:

82.1%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hanover, IN Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,632$37,8960$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,642$27,8520$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,752$28,5120$0
Sewerage 2$7,622$45,7320$0
Water Supply 1$2,192$26,3040$0
Financial Administration 1$2,919$35,0280$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$354
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,222
Totals for Government 12$34,759$34,7592$1,576

Hanover government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $306,000 ($87.11)
    Water Utilities: $229,000 ($65.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($36.15)
    Regular Highways: $106,000 ($30.17)
    Central Staff Services: $106,000 ($30.17)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($30.17)
    General - Other: $80,000 ($22.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($21.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $110,000 ($31.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $428,000 ($121.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.14)

Hanover government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $697,000 ($198.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($36.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($7.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($3.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $32,000 ($9.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($5.69)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($2.56)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($1.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $323,000 ($91.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $486,000 ($138.34)
    Highways: $100,000 ($28.47)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($7.12)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $202,000 ($57.50)
    Property: $194,000 ($55.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $22,000 ($6.26)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.28)

Hanover government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,428,000 ($691.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,266,000 ($645.03)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $162,000 ($46.11)

Hanover government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $376,000 ($107.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,107,000 ($315.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $724,000 ($206.09)

5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,251 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Scott County, IN  0.42% ($34,019 average AGI)
to Jennings County, IN  0.40% ($27,612)
to Switzerland County, IN  0.30% ($27,838)
Businesses in Hanover, IN
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subway1
Circle K1U-Haul1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanover:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXGO (1270 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, IN)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanover:

  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSOH (88.3 FM; NEW WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJCP (92.7 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: PIERATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKC (93.7 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: S.C.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBLO (104.3 FM; CHARLESTOWN, IN; Owner: NEW ALBANY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJAA (96.3 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: MIDLAND MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WWWY (106.1 FM; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hanover:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Hanover fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hanover fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.0mTotal length
  • 2,600Total average daily traffic
  • 129Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,825Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hanover)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Presbyterian & Main Sts (Lat: 38.711167 Lon: -85.471639), Call Sign: WSZ227, Licensee ID: L00019207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2000, Expiration Date: 06/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2006, Registrant: Hanover Township Vol Fire Co Inc, Hanover, IN 47243, Phone: (812) 866-4417
  • Main & Madison Ave (Lat: 38.714222 Lon: -85.466917), Call Sign: KEC426,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.130 MHz, 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2012, Expiration Date: 04/27/2022, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • One Mi W Of Intersection Of County Rd And 500 W (Lat: 38.685889 Lon: -85.491083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42 m, Call Sign: WNPT703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2004, Expiration Date: 07/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/04/2006, Registrant: Unity Communications, Inc., 101 Business Park Drive, Suite A, Ridgeland, MS 39157, Phone: (601) 899-8300, Fax: (601) 899-8499, Email:
  • 359 E. Lagrange Rd (Lat: 38.721417 Lon: -85.467167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3.1 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQDR690,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.125 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2015, Expiration Date: 10/14/2025, Certifier: Steven G Kleopfer, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7002 Graham Road, Suite 219, Indianapolis, IN 46220, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • 3101 S. River Bottom Rd (Lat: 38.692833 Lon: -85.459139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3.1 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQDR691,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.125 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2015, Expiration Date: 10/14/2025, Certifier: Steven Kleopfer, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7002 Graham Road, Suite 219, Indianapolis, IN 46220, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Hanover College Tank (Lat: 38.720861 Lon: -85.461639), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQDR692,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.125 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2015, Expiration Date: 10/14/2025, Certifier: Steven Kleopfer, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7002 Graham Road, Suite 219, Indianapolis, IN 46220, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Hanover, 217 West Main Street (Lat: 38.713694 Lon: -85.477083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 48.3 m, Overall height: 49.3 m, Call Sign: WQQE520,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2012, Expiration Date: 11/16/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hanover)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2665E , Serial Number: 7AC-6247, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/28/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Flugzeug LLC, 7296 S River Bottom Rd, Hanover, IN 47243
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310P (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5788M , Serial Number: 310P0088, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/19/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 06/10/2016
    Registrant (Individual): David W Mishko, Po Box 860, Hanover, IN 47243
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82480 , Serial Number: 7AC-1117, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 08/15/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Flugzeug LLC, 7296 S River Bottom Rd, Hanover, IN 47243
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87734 , Serial Number: 15392, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Flugzeug LLC, 7296 S River Bottom Rd, Hanover, IN 47243

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 fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of fires - 45 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Hanover, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.5%), and Outside Fires (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hanover, IN
    • 14549.5%Structure Fires
    • 9432.1%Outside Fires
    • 3712.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 175.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hanover, IN
Most common first names in Hanover, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5478.9 years
William4378.5 years
Charles4172.7 years
James3673.2 years
Robert3371.7 years
John3376.2 years
George2670.7 years
Margaret1676.4 years
Ruth1675.6 years
Donald1564.9 years
Most common last names in Hanover, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2280.9 years
King1575.1 years
Jones1572.8 years
Miller1380.9 years
Johnson1177.2 years
Hay1076.7 years
Wilson1079.5 years
Gassert972.2 years
Moore982.7 years
Turner975.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hanover, IN
  • 75.7%Electricity
  • 22.7%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hanover, IN
  • 81.3%Electricity
  • 18.0%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hanover compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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