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Population in 2012: 792 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 

Males: 411  (51.9%)
Females: 381  (48.1%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47855, 47879.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,960 (it was $28,938 in 2000)
Hymera:

$37,960
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,817

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,887 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Hymera:

$54,887
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $55,665; Detached houses: $55,747; Mobile homes: $54,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $602.

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  • White alone - 792 (98.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hymera: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (30.0%), German (16.6%), French (8.5%), Irish (8.1%), English (6.8%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,126 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hymera:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hymera town:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 14.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hymera, Indiana as of September 22, 2014.
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 2012: $541 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $256 (0.6%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+8.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Hymera-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 147% 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 significantly above Indiana state average. It is 67% 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 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 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 Sullivan County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Hymera:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY SHAKAMAK RETIREMENT COMM (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JASONVILLE, IN)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, about 8 miles away; SULLIVAN, IN)
  • BRECKENRIDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SULLIVAN, IN)

Political contributions by individuals in Hymera, IN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hymera:

  • Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley (about 14 miles; Terre Haute, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,860)
  • Indiana State University (about 21 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 8,125)
  • Vincennes University (about 37 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 6,470)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton (about 38 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • DePauw University (about 40 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,368)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 42 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 37,472)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 52 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.1. This is about average.
City:

38.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.58
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6

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

HYMERA WATER WORKS (Population served: 800, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2001 and NOV-26-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2001)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2000)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JAN-19-2000 and DEC-06-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2002)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.0%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hymera, IN

Hymera compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hymera travel time to work - commute


Hymera mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.55%
Here36.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents22.1%19.0%18.3%10.4%6.0%
Congregations6.8%6.8%28.8%20.3%6.8%
NameCatholic Church General Conference Churches of GodNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents5.3%3.1%3.0%2.8%9.8%
Congregations1.7%1.7%1.7%5.1%20.3%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,778$21,3363$180
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,844$22,1280$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,661$19,9320$0
Totals for Government 3$5,283$21,1323$180


5.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Indiana average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Vigo County, IN  1.52% ($27,616 average AGI)
from Greene County, IN  0.99% ($27,699)
from Knox County, IN  0.35% ($35,231)


6.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Vigo County, IN  1.77% ($27,576 average AGI)
to Greene County, IN  0.78% ($24,500)
to Marion County, IN  0.34% ($28,360)

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:

Jul 2, 2011 11:33 AM, Sr-48 E, Lat: 39.18636389, Lon: -87.28933889, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 25, 2010 09:27 AM, Sr-48, Lat: 39.18628056, Lon: -87.2666, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 20, 2007 05:40 PM, Cr-1100, Cr-800, Lat: 38.916594, Lon: -87.260067, Vehicles: 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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