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Population in 2012: 2,148 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 

Males: 993  (46.2%)
Females: 1,155  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  38.8 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46148.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,370 (it was $35,639 in 2000)
Knightstown:

$43,370
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,329

Knightstown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,964 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Knightstown:

$93,964
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,428; Detached houses: $104,549; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,665; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,685

Median gross rent in 2012: $541.

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  • White alone - 2,133 (97.8%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Knightstown: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.6%), United States (17.4%), Irish (17.0%), English (13.2%), French (3.3%), Welsh (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1837

Elevation: 938 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 3,026 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Knightstown:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knightstown town:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

11 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Knightstown, Indiana as of November 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Knightstown to the number of sex offenders is 430 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,054 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $764 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anderson, IN (22.5 miles , pop. 59,734).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (32.9 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (180.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Carthage, IN (2.1 miles ), Dunreith, IN (2.2 miles) , Spiceland, IN (2.4 miles ), Greensboro, IN (2.6 miles) , Shirley, IN (2.7 miles ), Wilkinson, IN (2.7 miles ), Kennard, IN (2.7 miles ), Lewisville, IN (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $38,600
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 85.53 W

Area code: 765

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +70 (+3.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Knightstown-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 237% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Knightstown town center injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1998, a category F4 tornado 10.8 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Knightstown-area historical earthquake activity is below Indiana state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from Knightstown center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Knightstown center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Charles A. Beard - Historian, Parke Swartzel - Major League Baseball player, William Zion - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Forrest Lewis - American actor.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Knightstown: William Zion.


Hospitals/medical centers near Knightstown:

  • NRA - BALL DIALYSIS AT FOREST RIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • RESIDENTIAL CRF INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • CARDINAL SERVICE MGMT, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)

Political contributions by individuals in Knightstown, IN

Airports located in Knightstown:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knightstown:

  • Anderson University (about 23 miles; Anderson, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-East Central (about 27 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Ball State University (about 29 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 17,693)
  • University of Indianapolis (about 33 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 3,354)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana (about 34 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 7,500)
  • Butler University (about 35 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,016)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 35 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 19,741)

Public high schools in Knightstown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Knightstown:

See full list of schools located in Knightstown, map of school districts: C A BEARD MEMORIAL SCHOOL CORPORATION

Library in Knightstown:

  • KNIGHTSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $73,926; Location: 5 EAST MAIN STREET; 16,144 books; 123 audio materials; 980 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 19 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Knightstown opened a new high school this year located on E. US 40 that houses grades 9-10. Knightstown Intermediate School is now on Panther Trail housing grades 5-8.

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Church in Knightstown: Bethel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Knightstown City - Town Court (28 South Washington Street).

 
Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.1. This is about average.
City:

36.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 21.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

25.6

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

KNIGHTSTOWN WATER UTILITY (Population served: 2325, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between NOV-09-2005 and JUN-28-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2006)
INDIANA SOLDIERS&SAILORS CHILDRENS HOME (Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUL-14-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-1994)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2001 and NOV-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and APR-24-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (AUG-10-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-24-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-1999), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2000), Fed FAO issued (AUG-10-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2001)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
RJS RESTAURANT & LOUNGE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-19-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2004), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
YOGI BEAR JELLYSTONE CAMP RESORT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROYAL HYLANDS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2003)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SOLDIERS & SAILORS CHILDRENS HOME (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2003), St Public Notif received (MAR-24-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2001), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-24-2001), St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2000), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Knightstown, IN


2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Knightstown compared to Indiana 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.


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Banks with branches in Knightstown (2011 data):

  • Ameriana Bank: 22 North Jefferson Street Branch at 22 North Jefferson Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/08/07: Bank assets: $427.2 mil, Deposits: $341.0 mil, headquarters in New Castle, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Ameriana Bancorp
  • Citizens State Bank of New Castle, Indiana: Knightstown Branch at 475 North Mccullum Street, branch established on 1990/01/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $259.3 mil, Deposits: $232.0 mil, headquarters in New Castle, IN, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Town Financial Corporation
  • MainSource Bank: Knightstown Branch at 120 East Main Street, branch established on 1865/03/09. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Knightstown travel time to work - commute


Knightstown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (16%)

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Religion statistics for Knightstown town (based on Henry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.10%
Here41.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents11.4%11.3%10.7%10.6%10.4%
Congregations8.0%8.0%14.0%11.0%4.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents5.8%5.3%5.0%4.8%24.7%
Congregations1.0%1.0%2.0%5.0%46.0%
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: 8
Henry County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Henry County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Henry County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

30.2%
Indiana:

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

8.5%
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
Financial Administration 3$6,540$26,1600$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,322$51,8641$1,705
Judicial and Legal 2$4,514$27,0844$5,460
Police Protection - Officers 4$10,131$30,3932$815
Police - Other 3$5,533$22,1325$1,616
Streets and Highways 1$2,555$30,6600$0
Sewerage 2$5,322$31,9320$0
Water Supply 2$5,322$31,9320$0
Electric Power 4$5,322$15,9660$0
Totals for Government 22$49,561$27,03312$9,596

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,304,000 ($607.08)
    General - Other: $842,000 ($391.99)
    Sewerage: $217,000 ($101.02)
    Regular Highways: $189,000 ($87.99)
    Water Utilities: $187,000 ($87.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($21.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($6.05)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($52.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($9.31)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($7.45)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($7.45)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($5.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $690,000 ($321.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($16.76)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $214,000 ($99.63)
    All Other: $102,000 ($47.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($5.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $99,000 ($46.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $610,000 ($283.99)
    Interest Earnings: $61,000 ($28.40)
    Rents: $13,000 ($6.05)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,370,000 ($637.80)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($83.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $322,000 ($149.91)
    Highways: $54,000 ($25.14)
    All Other: $19,000 ($8.85)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $165,000 ($76.82)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($5.59)
    NEC: $11,000 ($5.12)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $547,000 ($254.66)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,990,000 ($926.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,930,000 ($898.51)
    Water Utilities: $530,000 ($246.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($27.93)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($7.91)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $164,000 ($76.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,419,000 ($660.61)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $482,000 ($224.39)

5.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
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 Madison County, IN  0.82% ($36,507 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IN  0.53% ($32,724)
from Hancock County, IN  0.52% ($34,206)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 Madison County, IN  0.76% ($31,746 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.71% ($34,105)
to Hancock County, IN  0.62% ($35,870)

Strongest AM radio stations in Knightstown:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WNTS (1590 AM; 5 kW; BEECH GROVE, IN; Owner: S + M BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Knightstown:

  • WKPW (90.7 FM; KNIGHTSTOWN, IN; Owner: IN SOLDIERS & SAILORS CHILDRENS HME)
  • WKWH-FM (94.3 FM; RUSHVILLE, IN; Owner: RSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJCF (88.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, IN; Owner: INDIANA COMMUNITY RADIO CORP.)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRGF (89.7 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: GREENFIELD CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WHHH (96.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WIFE (100.3 FM; CONNERSVILLE, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WGLD (104.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Knightstown:

  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTBU-TV (Channel 69; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: BUTLER UNIVERSITY)
  • WMUN-LP (Channel 26; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP, MUNCIE IND.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Knightstown, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

Knightstown fatal accident list:

Jan 19, 2011 04:03 AM, I-70, Lat: 39.8381, Lon: -85.56058056, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 2010 00:34 AM, Us-40, Lat: 39.79335278, Lon: -85.5644, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 28, 2008 04:38 PM, Us-40, Cr-925, Lat: 39.793897, Lon: -85.561008, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 2006 04:28 AM, Sr- 109, I-70, Lat: 39.841522, Lon: -85.556431, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 1992 09:20 PM, 40, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 12, 1984 04:15 PM, Jefferson, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 112,550
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,335

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Knightstown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Knightstown, 4 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.858611 Lon: -85.559722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.2 m, Call Sign: WQHP450
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2007, Expiration Date: 09/25/2017, Certifier: Rudy Yakym Iii
    Registrant: Wireless Connections, 166 Milan Ave., Norwalk, OH 44857, Phone: (419) 660-6100, Email:
  • WKPW Studio, 8149 West Us 40 (Lat: 39.792833 Lon: -85.541667), Type: Building, Structure height: 15.3 m, Call Sign: WQNB841
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Certifier: Robert Hobbs
    Registrant: New Castle Career Area Programs, 801 Parkview Dr., New Castle, IN 47362, Phone: (765) 593-6680, Email:
  • IN03UB069, 6433 S. Greensboro Pkwy (Lat: 39.841222 Lon: -85.509750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 71.9 m, Call Sign: WQQH531
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2012, Expiration Date: 12/12/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • KNIGHTSTOW, 4 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 39.858639 Lon: -85.559694), Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WFY733
    Assigned Frequencies: 3750.00 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3910.00 MHz, 3910.00 MHz... (+14 more)
    Grant Date: 12/19/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2001
    Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc, 2270 Lakeside Blvd 2865/642, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 656-5287, Fax: (972) 656-1622, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Knightstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PENNINGTON GARY W RANS S6S SUPER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 526YZ , Serial Number: 1295903, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 04/15/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas R Bockelmann, 6791 S Grant City Rd, Knightstown, IN 46148
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8384B , Serial Number: 36184, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Michael E Willcox, 7577 S 1075w, Knightstown, IN 46148
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8491F , Serial Number: 28-7725117, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Hoy Jeffrey D Van, 406 N Washington St, Knightstown, IN 46148
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85986 , Serial Number: 11AC-401, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1955
    Registrant (Partnership): Gary W Cunningham, 6306 W 750 S, Knightstown, IN 46148, Other Owners: Raymond S Miller


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 13

Incident types - Knightstown


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Knightstown, IN

Most common first names in Knightstown, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4078.5 years
John3878.7 years
William3772.1 years
James3672.6 years
Robert2974.2 years
Charles2575.3 years
Ruth2283.1 years
Paul2069.4 years
Helen1982.0 years
Richard1874.2 years
Most common last names in Knightstown, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1877.2 years
Smith1575.1 years
Williams1482.6 years
Hamm1280.5 years
Roland1276.7 years
Addison1283.5 years
Davis1178.0 years
Brown1170.3 years
Jackson1177.0 years
Thompson1179.1 years
Businesses in Knightstown, IN
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1H&R Block1
CVS1Subway1
Curves1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James Lee Toth (3)
  • Thomas Bockelmann (2)
  • Phillip Andrew Stewart (1)
  • George King (1)
  • Michael Eugene Willcox (1)
  • Cory Dean Roberson (1)
  • Greg Schombert (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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