Harmony, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 640 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.7%
 
Males: 297  (46.5%)
Females: 343  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 47853.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,419 (it was $33,438 in 2000)
Harmony:

$47,419
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,973 (it was $16,276 in 2000)

Harmony town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,003 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Harmony:

$91,003
IN:

$134,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $91,915; Detached houses: $94,593; Mobile homes: $75,563

Median gross rent in 2016: $713.

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  • Races in Harmony, IN (2010)

    Harmony races chart
    • 63997.4%White alone
    • 81.2%Hispanic
    • 50.8%Black alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harmony: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (39.0%), German (17.9%), Irish (11.4%), English (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), Swedish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 673 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 849 people per square mile   (low).

Harmony, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Harmony:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harmony town:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.2%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Harmony, Indiana as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Harmony to the number of sex offenders is 650 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $457 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $370 (0.5%)

Harmony satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (17.5 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (52.4 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (162.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Knightsville, IN (1.1 miles ), Brazil, IN (1.7 miles ), Carbon, IN (2.2 miles ), Staunton, IN (2.6 miles ), Center Point, IN (2.9 miles ), Fontanet, IN (3.1 miles ), Seelyville, IN (3.3 miles ), Rosedale, IN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.54 N, Longitude: 87.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

Harmony household income distribution Harmony home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-1.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Harmony, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harmony-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Harmony town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harmony-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 86.7 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 65.8 miles away from Harmony 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 113.7 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 84.2 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 85.2 miles away from Harmony 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 192.1 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 Clay County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harmony topographic map

Birthplace of: Franklin Barlow Sexton - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Harmony:

  • CHILD ADULT RESOURCE SRV INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; BRAZIL, IN)
  • CLOVERLEAF OF KNIGHTSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KNIGHTSVILLE, IN)
  • CLAY COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BRAZIL, IN)
  • EXCEPTIONAL LIVING CENTERS OF BRAZIL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRAZIL, IN)
  • ST VINCENT CLAY HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; BRAZIL, IN)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BRAZIL, IN)
  • MOSAIC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; TERRE HAUTE, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harmony:

  • DePauw University (about 14 miles; Greencastle, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 14 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 19 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 39 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 50 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Marian University (about 51 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 51 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clay 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 2013 was 85.1. This is about average.

City:

85.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.879. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.879
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.8%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Indiana average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harmony town (based on Clay County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,23636
Mainline Protestant3,68425
Catholic3561
Other41
None15,610-
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: 4
Clay County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clay County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Clay County:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

29.7%
Indiana:

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

13.9%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.0%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Harmony:

51.5%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Harmony:

29.1
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Harmony:

20.7%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Harmony:

10.4%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.9%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.6%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.3%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harmony, 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
Financial Administration 1$1,648$19,7760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$6,018
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$4,212
Fire - Other 0$0 2$596
Totals for Government 1$1,648$19,77612$10,826

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $49,000 ($76.56)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($10.94)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $3,000 ($4.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($40.63)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $5,000 ($7.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($31.25)
    Highways: $11,000 ($17.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($28.13)
    General Support: $9,000 ($14.06)
  • Tax - Property: $30,000 ($46.88)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($3.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $110,000 ($171.88)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
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 Vigo County, IN  1.72% ($31,102 average AGI)
from Putnam County, IN  0.39% ($25,500)
from Marion County, IN  0.32% ($33,242)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Vigo County, IN  2.00% ($29,845 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.44% ($22,044)
to Putnam County, IN  0.42% ($33,581)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harmony:

  • WSDX (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BRAZIL, IN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harmony:

  • WSDM-FM (97.7 FM; BRAZIL, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WTHI-FM (99.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WBOW-FM (102.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WMGI (100.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSKT (92.7 FM; SPENCER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WWSY (95.9 FM; SEELYVILLE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISU (89.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA STATE UNIV. BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WHCC (105.1 FM; ELLETTSVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WSPM (89.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, IN; Owner: HOOSIER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMHD-FM (90.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • WCRT (88.5 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WGRE (91.5 FM; GREENCASTLE, IN; Owner: DEPAUW UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBK-FM (102.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWVR (105.5 FM; WEST TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W236AE (95.1 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Harmony:

  • 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)
  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)

Harmony fatal accident list:

Jun 3, 2012 11:39 PM, Cr-200 E, Lat: 39.56908, Lon: -87.06983, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 21, 2006 07:12 PM, Harmony Jackson St, Cr- 200, Lat: 39.53236, Lon: -87.07034, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1977 03:47 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Harmony, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John670.5 years
Mary584.8 years
Charles472.3 years
Anna383.6 years
Harry376.3 years
James375.0 years
Bertha392.3 years
Ruth389.7 years
William376.0 years
Elmer278.5 years
Most common last names in Harmony, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lawson777.2 years
Latham372.7 years
Mathis387.0 years
Boyd360.0 years
Schlatter373.7 years
Addy285.5 years
Johnson280.0 years
Knowles290.0 years
Gulliford283.5 years
Bell290.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Harmony compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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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