Knightstown, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 2,124 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 986  (46.4%)
Females: 1,138  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Indiana median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 46148.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $37,877 (it was $35,639 in 2000)
Knightstown:

$37,877
IN:

$50,532

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,675 (it was $22,466 in 2000)

Knightstown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $84,802 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Knightstown:

$84,802
IN:

$131,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $119,473; Detached houses: $122,336; Townhouses or other attached units: $158,370; In 2-unit structures: $105,089; Mobile homes: $32,581

Median gross rent in 2015: $605.

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  • Races in Knightstown, IN (2010)

    Knightstown races chart
    • 2,13397.8%White alone
    • 200.9%Two or more races
    • 130.6%Hispanic
    • 70.3%Other race alone
    • 30.1%Black alone
    • 20.09%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Asian alone
    • 20.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Knightstown: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (29.6%), German (26.8%), English (12.5%), Irish (11.0%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1837

Elevation: 938 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 2,992 people per square mile   (average).

Knightstown,IN real estate house value index trend

Knightstown, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Knightstown:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knightstown town:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Knightstown, Indiana as of July 20, 2017.
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 2015: $717 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $570 (0.8%)

Knightstown satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 85.53 W

Area code: 765

Knightstown household income distribution Knightstown home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +70 (+3.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Knightstown, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Knightstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 127% 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 near Indiana state average. It is 79% 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 157.0 miles away from the city 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 139.2 miles away from Knightstown 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 143.0 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 174.2 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 79.8 miles away from Knightstown 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 154.3 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 Henry County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Knightstown topographic map

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 Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Knightstown: William Zion.

Hospitals and 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)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT GREENFIELD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GREENFIELD, IN)
  • CARDINAL SERVICE MGMT, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • COVENANT HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • OCCAZIO HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)

airports located in Knightstown:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knightstown:

  • Anderson University (about 23 miles; Anderson, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,378)
  • Ball State University (about 29 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • University of Indianapolis (about 33 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,625)
  • Harrison College-Indianapolis (about 33 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,244)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 34 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)
  • American College of Education (about 34 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,718)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 35 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)

Public high school in Knightstown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Knightstown:

See full list of schools located in Knightstown

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 85.5. This is about average.

City:

85.5
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.6%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

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 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Indiana average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,85575
Mainline Protestant6,31234
Catholic6262
Other2752
Black Protestant1801
None30,214-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Knightstown:

55.4%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.7%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Knightstown:

29.0
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.7%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.7%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.4%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

60.5%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Knightstown:

78.9%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Knightstown, IN Residents
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
Financial Administration 3$7,249$28,9960$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,812$33,7440$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,538$50,1524$3,372
Police - Other 3$6,759$27,0364$2,232
Streets and Highways 1$2,694$32,3280$0
Sewerage 2$4,160$24,9600$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$554
Water Supply 2$6,091$36,5460$0
Electric Power 3$10,519$42,0760$0
Other and Unallocable 4$12,505$37,5150$0
Totals for Government 22$65,327$35,6339$6,158

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,304,000 ($613.94)
    General - Other: $842,000 ($396.42)
    Sewerage: $217,000 ($102.17)
    Regular Highways: $189,000 ($88.98)
    Water Utilities: $187,000 ($88.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($22.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($6.12)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($52.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($9.42)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($7.53)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($7.53)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($5.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $690,000 ($324.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($16.95)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $214,000 ($100.75)
    All Other: $102,000 ($48.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($5.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $99,000 ($46.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $610,000 ($287.19)
    Interest Earnings: $61,000 ($28.72)
    Rents: $13,000 ($6.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,370,000 ($645.01)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($84.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $322,000 ($151.60)
    Highways: $54,000 ($25.42)
    All Other: $19,000 ($8.95)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $165,000 ($77.68)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($5.65)
    NEC: $11,000 ($5.18)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $547,000 ($257.53)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,990,000 ($936.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,930,000 ($908.66)
    Water Utilities: $530,000 ($249.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($28.25)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($8.00)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $164,000 ($77.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,419,000 ($668.08)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $482,000 ($226.93)

4.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
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 Madison County, IN  0.67% ($28,742 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IN  0.53% ($29,778)
from Hancock County, IN  0.42% ($30,000)


5.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
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 Madison County, IN  0.74% ($25,321 average AGI)
to Delaware County, IN  0.62% ($30,784)
to Hancock County, IN  0.62% ($35,284)

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.)
Knightstown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Knightstown fatal accident list:

Jan 19, 2011 04:03 AM, I-70, Lat: 39.83810, Lon: -85.56058, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 2010 00:34 AM, Us-40, Lat: 39.79335, Lon: -85.56440, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 28, 2008 04:38 PM, Us-40, Cr-925, Lat: 39.79390, Lon: -85.56101, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 2006 04:28 AM, Sr- 109, I-70, Lat: 39.84152, Lon: -85.55643, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 1992 09:20 PM, 40, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 12, 1984 04:15 PM, Jefferson, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 29m95ftTotal length
  • $307,000Total costs
  • 114,133Total average daily traffic
  • 6,493Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/25/2007, Expiration Date: 09/25/2017, Certifier: Rudy Yakym IiiRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Certifier: Robert HobbsRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/12/2012, Expiration Date: 12/12/2022, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • KNIGHTSTOWN, 4 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.858611 Lon: -85.559722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.2 m, Call Sign: WQUG860
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 07/03/2014, Expiration Date: 07/03/2024, Certifier: Mike BirkemeierRegistrant: W.A.T.C.H. Tv Company, 3225 W Elm St, Lima, OH 45805, Phone: (419) 999-2824, Fax: (419) 999-2140
  • MW01454A, 3 Miles Nnw Of Knightstown (Lat: 39.836944 Lon: -85.565278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WQVZ964
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/26/2015, Expiration Date: 06/26/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • 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: 12/19/2001Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4512K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1512, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Novembergolfcharlie LLC, 5140 W County Road 450 S, Knightstown, IN 46148
  • 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 (Individual): Raymond S Miller, 6306 W 750 S, Knightstown, IN 46148

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

ROYAL HYLANDS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PIC-N-SAVE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Knightstown that have no violations reported:

  • KNIGHTSTOWN WATER UTILITY (Population served: 2,182, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOOSIER YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY (Population served: 280, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Knightstown, IN
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1H&R Block1
CVS1Subway1
Curves1

Knightstown compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
There are 6 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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