Holton, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 468 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.0%
 
Males: 236  (50.6%)
Females: 232  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 47023.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,961 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Holton:

$30,961
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,184 (it was $12,357 in 2000)

Holton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,170 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Holton:

$67,170
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $666.

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  • Races in Holton, IN (2010)

    Holton races chart
    • 46296.3%White alone
    • 81.7%Two or more races
    • 71.5%Black alone
    • 20.4%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Holton: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.9%), Irish (19.9%), United States (17.8%), English (9.2%), Polish (3.1%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 911 feet

Land area: 1.79 square miles.

Population density: 261 people per square mile   (very low).

Holton,IN real estate house value index trend

Holton, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Holton:

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holton town:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Holton, Indiana as of August 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Holton to the number of sex offenders is 53 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $481 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $412 (0.9%)

Holton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (47.5 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (226.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Osgood, IN (2.5 miles ), Versailles, IN (2.7 miles ), Butlerville, IN (2.7 miles ), Napoleon, IN (3.1 miles ), Millhousen, IN (3.1 miles) , Westport, IN (3.5 miles ), Vernon, IN (3.7 miles ), North Vernon, IN (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 85.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

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

4.1%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-10.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Holton, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Holton-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Holton town center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the town center killed 11 people and injured 190 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Holton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from Holton 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 135.6 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 149.9 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 139.1 miles away from Holton center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 103.9 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 Ripley County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Holton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Holton:

  • MANDERLEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OSGOOD, IN)
  • RES CARE COMMUNITY ALT SE IN (Hospital, about 8 miles away; VERSAILLES, IN)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; NORTH VERNON, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT NORTH VERNON (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NORTH VERNON, IN)
  • ST VINCENT JENNINGS HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; NORTH VERNON, IN)
  • JENNINGS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NORTH VERNON, IN)
  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (Hospital, about 15 miles away; DUPONT, IN)

airports located in Holton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holton:

  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 41 miles; Cincinnati, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 42 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 46 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • Miami University-Oxford (about 47 miles; Oxford, OH; FT enrollment: 17,670)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 47 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 49 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,906)
  • Xavier University (about 49 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)

Public elementary/middle school in Holton:

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Notable location: Otter Creek Township Holton Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Ripley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.6%
(27.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Holton (2011 data):

  • The Napoleon State Bank: Holton Branch at 6383 West U.S. 50, branch established on 1962/01/03. Info updated 2010/09/23: Bank assets: $168.6 mil, Deposits: $150.8 mil, headquarters in Napoleon, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Napoleon Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Indiana average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Holton town (based on Ripley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,8438
Mainline Protestant6,11828
Evangelical Protestant3,01327
Other3931
None11,451-
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: 12
Ripley County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Ripley County:

28.1%
Indiana:

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

14.2%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.3%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Holton:

42.3%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Holton:

29.9
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.4%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

19.3%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

40.2%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

52.3%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Holton:

77.8%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Holton, 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$1,000$12,0001$240
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$872
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,166$25,9920$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,019$24,2280$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$420
Totals for Government 3$5,185$20,7405$1,532

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,000 ($6.41)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $63,000 ($134.62)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($100.43)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($12.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($36.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $40,000 ($85.47)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $55,000 ($117.52)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $68,000 ($145.30)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $26,000 ($55.56)
    Highways: $5,000 ($10.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($10.68)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $52,000 ($111.11)
    Highways: $13,000 ($27.78)
    General Support: $10,000 ($21.37)
  • Tax - Property: $32,000 ($68.38)
    Individual Income: $9,000 ($19.23)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.14)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($2.14)

Holton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $300,000 ($641.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $296,000 ($632.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($8.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $249,000 ($532.05)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000 ($2.14)

5.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Dearborn County, IN  1.23% ($27,643 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IN  0.54% ($30,825)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.42% ($39,614)


6.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 Dearborn County, IN  1.26% ($33,609 average AGI)
to Decatur County, IN  0.59% ($31,145)
to Franklin County, IN  0.47% ($32,420)

Strongest AM radio stations in Holton:

  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNVI (1460 AM; 1 kW; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holton:

  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WXCH (103.1 FM; VERSAILLES, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WRZQ-FM (107.3 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: WTRE, INC.)
  • WAUZ (89.1 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: GOOD SHEPHERD RADIO INC)
  • WRBI (103.9 FM; BATESVILLE, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWWY (106.1 FM; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQKC (93.7 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: S.C.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKG (101.5 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJCP (92.7 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: PIERATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Holton:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • Holton, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count120
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents186
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons38
  • Fatalities130
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents305
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents13
See more detailed statistics of Holton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Marin Fettman, 529 South Cr 700 West (Mw04621) (Lat: 39.066778 Lon: -85.383306), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • Marin Fettman, 529 South Cr 700 West (Mw04621) (Lat: 39.066778 Lon: -85.383306), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • Dale R Smith, 529 South Cr 700 West (Mw04621) (Lat: 39.066778 Lon: -85.383306), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Kristin A Steiner, 529 South Cr 700 West (Mw04621) (Lat: 39.066778 Lon: -85.383306), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Edward G Roach, 529 South Cr 700 West (Mw04621) (Lat: 39.066778 Lon: -85.383306), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Holton)

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

HOLTON COMMUNITY WATER CORP. (Population served: 2,200, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-2009), St Boil Water Order (MAR-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Holton, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1572.1 years
John1368.8 years
Robert1065.2 years
Charles1080.2 years
Anna778.7 years
Paul773.4 years
Thomas562.0 years
Russell573.8 years
Cecil572.4 years
James573.0 years
Most common last names in Holton, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1072.6 years
Smith879.4 years
Downey665.3 years
Holman677.8 years
White556.8 years
Kieffer576.6 years
Rea576.8 years
Pickett566.6 years
Baugh568.2 years
Lauber480.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Holton compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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