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Population in 2012: 5,373 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 

Males: 2,456  (45.7%)
Females: 2,917  (54.3%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47441.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,299 (it was $26,477 in 2000)
Linton:

$32,299
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,938

Linton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,614 (it was $48,500 in 2000)
Linton:

$67,614
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,774; Detached houses: $77,210; Townhouses or other attached units: $101,672; In 2-unit structures: $38,875; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $65,788; Mobile homes: $26,127

Median gross rent in 2012: $530.

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  • White alone - 5,229 (96.7%)
  • Black alone - 70 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 25 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Linton: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.9%), United States (16.5%), English (14.5%), Irish (13.9%), French (3.8%), Welsh (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 531 feet

Land area: 2.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,814 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Linton:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Linton city:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

49 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Linton, Indiana as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Linton to the number of sex offenders is 336 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $585 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $554 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (32.3 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (75.4 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (195.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lyons, IN (2.4 miles ), Dugger, IN (2.4 miles ), Switz City, IN (2.4 miles ), Jasonville, IN (3.0 miles ), Sandborn, IN (3.1 miles ), Newberry, IN (3.3 miles ), Coalmont, IN (3.4 miles ), Worthington, IN (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 87.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +714 (+13.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 932 (44.0%)

Area code: 812

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Crime rates in Linton by Year
Type 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 100
per 100,000 17.60.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 110
per 100,000 17.618.40.0
Burglaries 005
per 100,000 0.00.092.8
Thefts 207220183
per 100,000 3645.04043.43397.7
Auto thefts 103
per 100,000 17.60.055.7
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 261.1) 170.2170.8151.6

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Crime rate in Linton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Indiana average:

1.96

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Linton, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -165 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Linton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/7/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Linton city center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/29/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Linton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 65% 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 56.1 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 41.5 miles away from Linton 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 79.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 58.7 miles away from Linton center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.2 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 Greene County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Phil Harris - Bandleader, Dorothy Mengering - Television personality, Bobby Berns - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Linton:

  • FMC - LINTON (Dialysis Facility, 1204 N. 1000 W.)
  • GREENE COUNTY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 2121 E HWY 54)
  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES SW IN (Hospital, 240 1ST ST NE)
  • GREENE COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1185 N 1000 W)
  • GLENBURN HOME (Nursing Home, 618 W GLENBURN ROAD)
  • LINTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1501 A ST)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Linton:

  • Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley (about 27 miles; Terre Haute, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,860)
  • Vincennes University (about 31 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 6,470)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton (about 32 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • Indiana State University (about 33 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 8,125)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 36 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 37,472)
  • DePauw University (about 45 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,368)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 63 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)

Public high schools in Linton:

Private high school in Linton:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: RR 1 BOX 581; Grades: 2 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Linton:

See full list of schools located in Linton, School District: LINTON-STOCKTON SCHOOL CORPORATION

Library in Linton:

  • LINTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $250,455; Location: 95 SE 1ST STREET; 29,317 books; 1,144 audio materials; 1,915 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 59 print serial subscriptions)

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

Park in Linton: Humphrey Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Parkview Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1250 Northeast E Street).

Hotel: Allen's Motel (State Road 54 West).

 
Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0270. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0270
U.S.:

0.0530

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

LINTON MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY (Population served: 8856, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 11 regular monitoring violations

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

  • ELLIS WATER COMPANY, INC. (Population served: 2892, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.4%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Linton, IN

People in group quarters in Linton in 2010:

  • 35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Linton in 2000:

  • 205 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 16 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Linton compared to Indiana state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Linton (2011 data):

  • MainSource Bank: Downtown Branch at 58 First Street Southeast, branch established on 1966/09/06; Peoples Trust Linton Branch at 2253 State Road 54 East, branch established on 1920/02/04. 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.
  • Bloomfield State Bank: Linton Branch at 1450 N.E. 'a' Street, branch established on 1989/12/18. Info updated 2007/03/06: Bank assets: $428.5 mil, Deposits: $344.7 mil, headquarters in Bloomfield, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Universal Bancorp
  • Regions Bank: Linton Branch at 89 West Vincennes Street, branch established on 1934/08/29. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Linton, Indiana:

  • Park Inn, SR 54, Linton, IN 47441 , Phone: (812) 847-8631
  • Allen's Motel, RR 2 Box 516, Linton, IN 47441 , Phone: (812) 847-8613, Fax: (812) 847-8613
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Linton, Indiana

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Linton travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Linton city (based on Greene County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.67%
Here39.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents19.8%15.8%15.7%6.4%6.2%
Congregations13.6%20.5%8.0%11.4%3.4%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents6.1%5.4%3.6%3.4%17.6%
Congregations5.7%2.3%1.1%4.5%29.5%
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: 7
Greene County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Greene County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

28.6%
Indiana:

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

13.4%
State:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,787$46,7220$0
Other Government Administration 7$13,432$23,0260$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$36,659$43,9910$0
Police - Other 3$5,152$20,6080$0
Firefighters 9$21,695$28,9270$0
Solid Waste Management 4$13,087$39,2610$0
Sewerage 6$19,722$39,4440$0
Parks and Recreation 7$10,618$18,2020$0
Water Supply 5$17,123$41,0950$0
Electric Power 16$51,595$38,6960$0
Gas Supply 13$37,629$34,7340$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,041$24,2460$0
Totals for Government 84$238,540$34,0770$0

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,222,000 ($785.78)
    Gas Utilities: $2,958,000 ($550.53)
    Water Utilities: $859,000 ($159.87)
    Regular Highways: $657,000 ($122.28)
    Police Protection: $511,000 ($95.11)
    Sewerage: $487,000 ($90.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $394,000 ($73.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $329,000 ($61.23)
    Fire Protection: $324,000 ($60.30)
    Central Staff Services: $105,000 ($19.54)
    General Public Buildings: $93,000 ($17.31)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($8.93)
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($2.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($1.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $213,000 ($39.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $96,000 ($17.87)
    Police Protection: $51,000 ($9.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($9.31)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($4.65)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($2.23)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,319,000 ($431.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $149,000 ($27.73)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $800,000 ($148.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $384,000 ($71.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $234,000 ($43.55)
    All Other: $95,000 ($17.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($2.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $266,000 ($49.51)
    Interest Earnings: $226,000 ($42.06)
    Rents: $23,000 ($4.28)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,586,000 ($853.53)
    Gas Utilities: $3,250,000 ($604.88)
    Water Utilities: $860,000 ($160.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $206,000 ($38.34)
    General Support: $140,000 ($26.06)
    Water Utilities: $90,000 ($16.75)
  • Tax - Property: $626,000 ($116.51)
    Individual Income: $416,000 ($77.42)
    NEC: $31,000 ($5.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,735,000 ($509.03)
    Gas Utilities: $131,000 ($24.38)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,960,000 ($550.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,670,000 ($496.93)
    Water Utilities: $2,665,000 ($496.00)
    Gas Utilities: $81,000 ($15.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $290,000 ($53.97)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($13.03)
    Gas Utilities: $50,000 ($9.31)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,421,000 ($450.59)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,218,000 ($226.69)

6.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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 Monroe County, IN  1.89% ($28,022 average AGI)
from Sullivan County, IN  0.48% ($24,500)
from Lawrence County, IN  0.29% ($28,914)


6.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
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 Monroe County, IN  1.69% ($25,612 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, IN  0.60% ($27,699)
to Vigo County, IN  0.50% ($21,689)

Strongest AM radio stations in Linton:

  • WBTO (1600 AM; 1 kW; LINTON, IN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 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.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Linton:

  • WQTY (93.3 FM; LINTON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNDI-FM (95.3 FM; SULLIVAN, IN; Owner: J T M BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOW-FM (102.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WSKT (92.7 FM; SPENCER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCC (105.1 FM; ELLETTSVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WUZR (105.7 FM; BICKNELL, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Linton:

  • WTWO (Channel 2; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)

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

Linton, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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

See more detailed statistics of Linton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $240,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,773
Total average daily truck traffic: 509
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 15,106

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Linton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 209 C St (Lat: 39.030889 Lon: -87.168889), Call Sign: KFK674, Licensee ID: L00007694
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2800 MHz, 47.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2003, Expiration Date: 02/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2008
    Registrant: State Of Indiana, 100 N Senate Ave Rm N925, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (317) 232-5513
  • Rr 1 Nw Corner Lonetree Rd & Hwy 54 E (Lat: 39.039222 Lon: -87.130000), Call Sign: KBF793
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/2011, Expiration Date: 10/15/2021
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave., Suite 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • 1.7 Mi S Int 54 & 59 .04 Mi W On N Side (Lat: 39.036167 Lon: -87.175556), Call Sign: KNAF427, Licensee ID: L00057718
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/1995, Expiration Date: 01/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001
    Registrant: Dale Hardesty, Rr 2 Box 651, Linton, IN 47441, Phone: (812) 847-2296
  • L St (Lat: 39.043944 Lon: -87.183056), Type: Building, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WNFD518
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2005, Expiration Date: 08/31/2015, Certifier: Brent Slover
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Rr 2 Box 410 (Lat: 39.045333 Lon: -87.188889), Call Sign: KVS907, Licensee ID: L00506607
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2002, Expiration Date: 06/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2012
    Registrant: Corrells L P Gas Inc, Rr 2 Box 410, Linton, IN 47441, Phone: (812) 847-4076
  • Lat: 38.981306 Lon: -87.134944, Call Sign: WQFA506
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.937 MHz, 457.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/01/2006, Expiration Date: 06/01/2016, Certifier: John Cummings
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725a N Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LINTON, Rt 2 Box 1070 & 1.1 Mile W On Sassafras Road (Lat: 39.026167 Lon: -87.191111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 117.3 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WQHC742
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2007, Expiration Date: 06/28/2017, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:
  • Sr 54 1.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.065861 Lon: -87.188611), Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WLO898, Licensee ID: L00044184
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/1989, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: The Original Company, Inc, 1309 Old Orchard Rd Po Box 242, Vincennes, IN 47591-0242

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Linton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Linton)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$72,6948$65,73044$81,9267$29,5013$36,5274$79,725
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$59,0757$71,5861$9,1301$53,3301$23,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$54,1333$46,52017$70,8053$8,4971$40,9802$52,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$09$66,6182$13,6900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$25,8600$02$100,1501$7,6101$7,6100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9551.00 , 9552.00

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 ORIGINATED2$76,5703$114,267
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$73,0201$86,210
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$102,430
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9551.00 , 9552.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 45
  • Service Call: 39
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Linton


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

Most common first names in Linton, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12179.9 years
William10374.7 years
Robert8972.7 years
John8675.3 years
James7774.1 years
Charles6577.3 years
George4375.0 years
Ruth3881.0 years
Margaret3678.6 years
Helen3681.0 years
Most common last names in Linton, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4276.6 years
Goodman3972.3 years
Miller3473.9 years
Wright2977.3 years
Taylor2977.9 years
Brown2478.2 years
Padgett2371.6 years
Jones2274.9 years
Bedwell2275.9 years
Johnson2280.7 years
Businesses in Linton, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

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  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Craig R. Kline (5)
  • Michael Seth Miller (3)
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  • Joshua Liechty (1)
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Total of 17 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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