Macy, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 206 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.9%
 
Males: 95  (46.2%)
Females: 111  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  30.1 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 46951.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,331 (it was $37,188 in 2000)
Macy:

$39,331
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,696 (it was $14,692 in 2000)

Macy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $38,895 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
Macy:

$38,895
IN:

$134,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $56,905; Detached houses: $64,135; Mobile homes: $28,813

Median gross rent in 2016: $670.

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  • Races in Macy, IN (2010)

    Macy races chart
    • 20598.1%White alone
    • 21.0%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Macy: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (31.0%), German (25.4%), Scottish (2.8%), English (1.4%), Irish (1.4%), Pennsylvania German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 882 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,458 people per square mile   (low).

Macy,IN real estate house value index trend

Macy, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Macy:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Macy town:

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

8 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This town:

3.2%
Indiana:

4.9%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Macy, Indiana as of March 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Macy to the number of sex offenders is 36 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $208 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $299 (1.2%)

Macy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Bend, IN (49.7 miles , pop. 107,789).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (53.0 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (100.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Denver, IN (2.7 miles ), Fulton, IN (2.7 miles ), Akron, IN (2.8 miles ), Rochester, IN (2.9 miles ), Mexico, IN (3.1 miles ), Roann, IN (3.4 miles ), Peru, IN (3.8 miles ), Silver Lake, IN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.96 N, Longitude: 86.13 W

Area code: 574

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

4.3%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+13.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Material moving occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Macy, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Macy-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Macy town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1957, a category F3 tornado 11.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Macy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% 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 197.0 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 174.8 miles away from Macy 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 223.3 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 96.6 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 223.7 miles away from Macy 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 194.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Miami County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Macy:

  • HICKORY CREEK AT ROCHESTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • ROCHESTER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • TRINITY HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ROCHESTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • HOPE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • WOODLAWN HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • BONA VISTA PROGRAMS INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; PERU, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Macy:

  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 35 miles; Kokomo, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 40 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 48 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 50 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 51 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 52 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 54 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)

Public elementary/middle school in Macy:

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Notable location: Macy Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Miami County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.1%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.5%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Indiana average:

11.0

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

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Religion statistics for Macy town (based on Miami County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,18233
Mainline Protestant5,74526
Catholic1,1181
Other4853
Black Protestant1811
None23,192-
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
Miami County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Miami County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Miami County:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Miami County:

27.6%
Indiana:

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

13.4%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Macy:

48.5%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Macy:

49.5%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Macy:

9.9%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Macy:

25.5%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Macy:

17.1%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Macy:

56.3%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Macy:

86.2%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Macy, 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 0$0 1$170
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$204
Totals for Government 0$0 4$374

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,000 ($53.40)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($9.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,000 ($19.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($9.71)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($14.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.71)
    Rents: $1,000 ($4.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($38.83)
    General Support: $4,000 ($19.42)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($72.82)
    Individual Income: $4,000 ($19.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($310.68)

5.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
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 Howard County, IN  1.02% ($26,531 average AGI)
from Cass County, IN  0.65% ($30,157)
from Wabash County, IN  0.49% ($31,548)


6.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Howard County, IN  1.37% ($30,466 average AGI)
to Cass County, IN  0.51% ($28,152)
to Grant County, IN  0.37% ($31,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Macy:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARU (1600 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WSAL (1230 AM; 1 kW; LOGANSPORT, IN; Owner: LOGANSPORT RADIO CORP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Macy:

  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WROI (92.1 FM; ROCHESTER, IN; Owner: BAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHZR (103.7 FM; ROYAL CENTER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP OF)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLHM (102.3 FM; LOGANSPORT, IN; Owner: LOGANSPORT RADIO CORP)
  • WFRR (93.7 FM; WALTON, IN; Owner: CHRISTIAN FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WFRI (100.1 FM; WINAMAC, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)

TV broadcast stations around Macy:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Macy)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4972 W 900 N (Lat: 40.895028 Lon: -86.168639), Type: Silo, Structure height: 24.3 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQNQ549, Licensee ID: L01622732
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.450 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 04/19/2021, Certifier: Ryan RiggsRegistrant: Tri Green Tractor, 308 South 3rd Street, Swayzee, IN 46986, Phone: (765) 922-7904, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Macy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6999B , Serial Number: 22-4139, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Tim B Gochenour, 10841 N 100 W, Macy, IN 46951
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7436C , Serial Number: 27-7754017, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Bill L Clemons, 10226 N Old Route 31, Macy, IN 46951

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Macy, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1675.3 years
Mary1479.0 years
Robert1472.1 years
Charles1276.6 years
John1177.7 years
James865.0 years
Richard864.2 years
Carl775.6 years
Pearl782.3 years
Russell775.8 years
Most common last names in Macy, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1276.1 years
Miller882.0 years
Jones774.4 years
See771.4 years
Zartman680.8 years
Brown575.4 years
Clemons572.6 years
Hurst577.6 years
Musselman581.2 years
Powell575.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Macy compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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