Indian Heights, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 3,011. Population change since 2000: -8.0%
Males: 1,535  (51.0%)
Females: 1,476  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 46902.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,759 (it was $45,444 in 2000)
Indian Heights:

$47,759
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,820 (it was $18,062 in 2000)

Indian Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $83,245 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
Indian Heights:

$83,245
IN:

$134,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $125,434; Detached houses: $127,702; Townhouses or other attached units: $280,767; In 2-unit structures: $131,480; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $38,560; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $33,738; Mobile homes: $28,590

Median gross rent in 2016: $754.

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  • Races in Indian Heights, IN (2010)

    Indian Heights races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Indian Heights: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (34.0%), German (15.7%), Irish (7.7%), Italian (3.6%), European (2.7%), English (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,IN real estate house value index trend

Indian Heights, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Indian Heights:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Indian Heights CDP:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 24.6%

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.4%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $447 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $491 (0.7%)

Indian Heights satellite photo by USGS

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

Indian Heights household income distribution Indian Heights home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (39%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Indian Heights, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.7. This is about average.

City:

88.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.7%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.7% for Black residents, 62.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Indiana average:

11.0

Indian Heights travel time to work - commute Indian Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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
Howard County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Howard County:

28.3%
Indiana:

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

12.8%
State:

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

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Miami County, IN  0.53% ($30,466 average AGI)
from Cass County, IN  0.37% ($24,918)
from Marion County, IN  0.35% ($26,191)


4.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
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 Marion County, IN  0.40% ($29,244 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.40% ($58,504)
to Miami County, IN  0.39% ($26,531)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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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