Hymera, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 790 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 402  (50.9%)
Females: 388  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 47855, 47879.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,899 (it was $28,938 in 2000)
Hymera:

$35,899
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,842 (it was $13,113 in 2000)

Hymera town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,030 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Hymera:

$55,030
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $532.

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  • Races in Hymera, IN (2010)

    Hymera races chart
    • 79298.9%White alone
    • 60.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hymera: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (23.0%), German (14.7%), Irish (11.3%), English (9.7%), French (8.7%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,123 people per square mile   (low).

Hymera,IN real estate house value index trend

Hymera, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Hymera:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hymera town:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 17.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hymera, Indiana as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hymera to the number of sex offenders is 396 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $427 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $291 (0.6%)

Hymera satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (20.2 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (74.4 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (184.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Coalmont, IN (1.9 miles ), Shelburn, IN (2.3 miles ), Jasonville, IN (2.4 miles ), Farmersburg, IN (2.5 miles ), Dugger, IN (2.9 miles ), Sullivan, IN (2.9 miles ), Clay City, IN (3.4 miles ), Linton, IN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.19 N, Longitude: 87.30 W

Area code: 812

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

8.1%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (35%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Hymera, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hymera-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Hymera town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/7/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.7 miles away from the town center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hymera-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 77% 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 59.8 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 40.3 miles away from Hymera 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 86.9 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 57.2 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 59.3 miles away from Hymera 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 193.5 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 Sullivan County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hymera topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hymera:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY SHAKAMAK RETIREMENT COMM (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JASONVILLE, IN)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SULLIVAN, IN)
  • BRECKENRIDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SULLIVAN, IN)
  • VILLAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SULLIVAN, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SULLIVAN, IN)
  • FOUR RIVERS RESOURCE SERVICES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SULLIVAN, IN)
  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES SW IN (Hospital, about 13 miles away; LINTON, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hymera:

  • Indiana State University (about 21 miles; Terre Haute, IN; Full-time enrollment: 10,925)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 21 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Vincennes University (about 37 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • DePauw University (about 40 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 42 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 52 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 59 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)

Public elementary/middle school in Hymera:

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 98.7. This is worse than average.

City:

98.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.837. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.837
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1

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

HYMERA WATER WORKS (Population served: 800, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2012), St Boil Water Order (FEB-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.4%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hymera compared to Indiana 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Hymera (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Hymera Branch at 102 S. Main St., branch established on 1969/03/03. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Indiana average:

11.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0%)
  • Wood (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hymera town (based on Sullivan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,57634
Mainline Protestant2,52222
Catholic4951
Black Protestant1791
Other11
None13,702-
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: 5
Sullivan County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Sullivan County:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sullivan County:

27.9%
Indiana:

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

16.4%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,767$21,2043$625
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,013$24,1560$0
Totals for Government 2$3,780$22,6803$625

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
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  1.42% ($39,217 average AGI)
from Greene County, IN  0.73% ($26,222)
from Knox County, IN  0.28% ($32,333)


5.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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  1.84% ($27,855 average AGI)
to Greene County, IN  0.72% ($31,630)
to Knox County, IN  0.28% ($39,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hymera:

  • 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.)
  • WBTO (1600 AM; 1 kW; LINTON, IN)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDI (1550 AM; 0 kW; SULLIVAN, IN; Owner: J T M BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hymera:

  • WBOW-FM (102.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WQTY (93.3 FM; LINTON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNDI-FM (95.3 FM; SULLIVAN, IN; Owner: J T M BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTHI-FM (99.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WISU (89.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA STATE UNIV. BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCC (105.1 FM; ELLETTSVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WWSY (95.9 FM; SEELYVILLE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTYE (101.7 FM; ROBINSON, IL; Owner: ANN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMHD-FM (90.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • WWVR (105.5 FM; WEST TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCRT (88.5 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WSDM-FM (97.7 FM; BRAZIL, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hymera:

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

Hymera fatal accident list:

Aug 10, 2013 03:00 PM, Sr-48, Lat: 39.18619, Lon: -87.24810, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 17, 2012 04:30 PM, Cr-1200 N Rd, Cr-600 E Rd, Lat: 39.25915, Lon: -87.29354, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 2011 11:33 AM, Sr-48 E, Lat: 39.18636, Lon: -87.28934, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 25, 2010 09:27 AM, Sr-48, Lat: 39.18628, Lon: -87.26660, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 20, 2007 05:40 PM, Cr-1100, Cr-800, Lat: 38.91659, Lon: -87.26007, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB9KBU, Licensee ID: L00975183
    Grant Date: 02/07/2005, Expiration Date: 04/19/2015, Certifier: Daniel J Matteson
    Registrant: Daniel J Matteson, Box 271, Hymera, IN 47855-0271
  • Call Sign: KB9MAX
    Grant Date: 11/21/1995, Expiration Date: 11/21/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2007
    Registrant: Richard L Francis, Box 322, Hymera, IN 47855
  • Call Sign: KB9QCC, Licensee ID: L01241023
    Grant Date: 01/31/2007, Expiration Date: 04/10/2017, Certifier: Darrick R Cullison
    Registrant: Darrick R Cullison, Hymera, IN 47855
  • Call Sign: N9ILJ, Previous Call Sign: KB9CFW
    Grant Date: 05/09/1989, Expiration Date: 05/09/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2001
    Registrant: Scotty L Sluder, Hymera, IN 47855
  • Call Sign: N9UAW, Licensee ID: L00827997
    Grant Date: 03/10/2004, Expiration Date: 05/31/2014, Certifier: James B Matteson
    Registrant: James B Matteson, Box 271, Hymera, IN 47855

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hymera, IN
Most common first names in Hymera, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1971.1 years
Charles1268.2 years
John1181.8 years
James1071.8 years
Harry778.8 years
George676.0 years
Edith677.7 years
Robert674.1 years
Walter573.2 years
Mary577.6 years
Most common last names in Hymera, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams881.6 years
Miller770.1 years
Smith776.4 years
Bose670.5 years
Mills478.2 years
Jones483.7 years
Penrod478.3 years
Anderson478.8 years
Crabb463.5 years
Clark481.2 years

Hymera on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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