Macy, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 199 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.8%
 
Males: 90  (45.6%)
Females: 109  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

28.8 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46951.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,400 (it was $37,188 in 2000)
Macy:

$45,400
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,774 (it was $14,692 in 2000)

Macy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $43,486 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
Macy:

$43,486
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $61,059; detached houses: $61,082

Median gross rent in 2019: $693.

March 2019 cost of living index in Macy: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.4%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Macy, IN (2019)
    • 21585.3%White alone
    • 2610.3%Hispanic
    • 93.6%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Macy, Indiana as of April 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Macy is 42 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (41.5%), European (7.7%), American (6.2%), English (5.4%), Scottish (5.4%), Irish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 882 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,409 people per square mile   (low).

Macy, Indiana map

9 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This town:

3.6%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $222 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $209 (0.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Macy, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Macy, IN in 2019
Macy satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Indiana:

4.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+13.8%).
Most common industries in Macy, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (12.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.5%)
  • Apparel (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (25.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (16.7%)
  • Chemicals (6.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Social assistance (17.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.5%)
  • Apparel (13.8%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.9%)
Most common occupations in Macy, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (15.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (13.8%)
  • Child care workers (12.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.3%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.2%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.2%)

Average climate in Macy, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Macy, Indiana average temperatures Macy, Indiana average precipitation Macy, Indiana humidity Macy, Indiana wind speed Macy, Indiana snowfall Macy, Indiana sunshine Macy, Indiana clear and cloudy days

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 significantly above Indiana state average. It is 24% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 197.0 miles away from Macy 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 the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 197.1 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 223.3 miles away from Macy 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 Macy center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 223.7 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 (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Macy topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Macy:

Marital status in Macy, IN
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in Macy:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Macy, IN (based on Miami County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Miami County:

9.3%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Miami County:

13.4%
Indiana:

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 2017)
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 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $59,000 ($296.48)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($20.10)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($20.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($25.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,000 ($20.10)

Macy government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $57,000 ($286.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($130.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($15.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $286,000 ($1437.19)
    Highways: $8,000 ($40.20)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($95.48)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($15.08)
    Other: $1,000 ($5.03)

Macy government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $118,000 ($592.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,000 ($582.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000 ($10.05)

Macy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $136,000 ($683.42)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000 ($35.18)

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Howard County, IN  1.50% ($32,605 average AGI)
from Cass County, IN  0.68% ($29,989)
from Wabash County, IN  0.54% ($31,718)


6.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Howard County, IN  1.29% ($39,964 average AGI)
to Cass County, IN  0.68% ($39,438)
to Grant County, IN  0.45% ($28,172)

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.)

Macy fatal accident list:

Aug 2, 2015 00:38 AM, Cr- 100, Lat: 40.958486, Lon: -86.095747, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 8, 2015 01:15 AM, Us- 31, Lat: 40.938272, Lon: -86.169131, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 2015 06:30 PM, Cr- 1200, Cr- 100, Lat: 40.939728, Lon: -86.095239, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 20, 2015 07:30 PM, Us- 31, Lat: 40.887444, Lon: -86.147686, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.5mTotal length
  • 2,100Total average daily traffic
  • 130Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,400Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.450 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 04/19/2021, Certifier: Chad Lantz, Registrant: Roe Comm., Inc., 1400 Ramona Avenue, Portage, MI 49002, Phone: (269) 327-1045, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Tim B Gochenour, 10841 N 100 W, Macy, IN 46951

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fires - 20 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Macy, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.6%), and Outside Fires (27.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Macy, IN
    • 7453.6%Structure Fires
    • 3827.5%Outside Fires
    • 1813.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 85.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Macy, IN
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Macy, IN
  • 75.9%Utility gas
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Macy, IN
  • 88.2%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Electricity


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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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