Indian Heights, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 3,011.
Population change since 2000: -8.0%
Males: 1,511  (50.2%)
Females: 1,500  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46902.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,567 (it was $45,444 in 2000)
Indian Heights:

$51,567
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,009 (it was $18,062 in 2000)

Indian Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $74,951 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
Indian Heights:

$74,951
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $127,051; detached houses: $126,511; townhouses or other attached units: $235,748; in 2-unit structures: $176,686; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $53,824; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $46,393; mobile homes: $71,127

Median gross rent in 2017: $756.

March 2019 cost of living index in Indian Heights: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.0%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 97.8% for Black residents, 88.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Indian Heights, IN (2010)
    • 2,73290.7%White alone
    • 963.2%Hispanic
    • 872.9%Black alone
    • 632.1%Two or more races
    • 140.5%American Indian alone
    • 120.4%Asian alone
    • 70.2%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (39.6%), German (16.8%), Irish (8.4%), Italian (3.7%), English (2.8%), Polish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 3,497 people per square mile   (average).

Indian Heights, Indiana map

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.4%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $519 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $431 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anderson, IN (32.4 miles , pop. 59,734).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (44.1 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (127.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Kokomo, IN (1.9 miles ),
Sharpsville, IN (2.0 miles ),
Russiaville, IN (2.8 miles ),
Greentown, IN (3.0 miles ),
Windfall City, IN (3.1 miles ),
Tipton, IN (3.3 miles ),
Galveston, IN (3.3 miles ),
Kempton, IN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.43 N, Longitude: 86.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Distribution of median household income in Indian Heights, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Indian Heights, IN in 2017
Indian Heights satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

3.9%
Most common industries in Indian Heights, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (17.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (22.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.0%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Indian Heights, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)

Average climate in Indian Heights, 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 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Indian Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Indian Heights place center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 14.8 miles away from the place center injured 44 people.

Earthquake activity:

Indian Heights-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% 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 166.1 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 145.7 miles away from Indian Heights 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 192.9 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 190.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Indian Heights 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) earthquake occurred 163.6 miles away from Indian Heights 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 Howard County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Indian Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Indian Heights:

  • VISTACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • FAIRMONT REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • COMMUNITY HOWARD REGIONAL HEALTH INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • HOWARD REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM-SNF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • DSI - KOKOMO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • INDIANA SURGERY CENTER HOWARD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • GREAT LAKES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Indian Heights:

  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 3 miles; Kokomo, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 25 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Anderson University (about 33 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Taylor University (about 33 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 36 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Ball State University (about 41 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Butler University (about 41 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Indian Heights: Taylor Township Fire Department (A), Taylor Township Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Howard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Indian Heights:

Marital status in Indian Heights, IN
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

For population 25 years and over in Indian Heights:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Indiana average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Indian Heights, IN (based on Howard County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,10088
Mainline Protestant9,02635
Catholic5,2002
Black Protestant1,5296
Other1,0296
Orthodox851
None40,783-
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
This county:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Howard County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
This county:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Howard County:

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Howard County:

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Howard County:

28.3%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.4%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Indian Heights:

21.1%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.2%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.3%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Indian Heights:

57.9%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Indian Heights, IN Residents

4.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Miami County, IN  0.50% ($39,964 average AGI)
from Cass County, IN  0.41% ($39,058)
from Marion County, IN  0.32% ($35,657)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
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 Miami County, IN  0.58% ($32,605 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.41% ($38,268)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.34% ($57,155)

Strongest AM radio stations in Indian Heights:

  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Indian Heights:

  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZWZ (92.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GRP OF KOKOMO, INC)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W291AM (106.1 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WIWC (91.7 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFRR (93.7 FM; WALTON, IN; Owner: CHRISTIAN FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGRL (93.9 FM; NOBLESVILLE, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Indian Heights:

  • WKGK-LP (Channel 48; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$71,6668$33,00133$64,9501$8,5909$36,451
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$42,1800$03$87,7430$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$69,1251$34,37033$80,6192$30,4652$73,815
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$34,3700$021$78,8171$15,6201$99,980
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$74,2002$55,8503$92,6900$01$46,870

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0015.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$02$67,175
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$75,7650$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$38,2700$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0015.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Indian Heights, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Indian Heights, IN - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Indian Heights, IN
  • 92.7%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Indian Heights, IN
  • 88.3%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity


Indian Heights 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 below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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