Mellott, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 190 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 78  (41.2%)
Females: 112  (58.8%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 47958.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $29,068 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Mellott:

$29,068
IN:

$50,532

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $15,156 (it was $19,694 in 2000)

Mellott town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $59,382 (it was $37,200 in 2000)
Mellott:

$59,382
IN:

$131,000

Median gross rent in 2015: $474.

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  • Races in Mellott, IN (2010)

    Mellott races chart
    • 19096.4%White alone
    • 52.5%Hispanic
    • 21.0%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mellott: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (36.4%), German (18.2%), Scottish (9.1%), Irish (3.9%), British (2.6%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 712 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,210 people per square mile   (low).

Mellott, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Mellott:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mellott town:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

2.0%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mellott, Indiana as of August 17, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Mellott to the number of sex offenders is 195 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $725 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $210 (0.4%)

Mellott satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (22.3 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (59.0 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (119.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Newtown, IN (1.7 miles) , Hillsboro, IN (2.0 miles ), Wingate, IN (2.0 miles ), Waynetown, IN (2.6 miles ), Veedersburg, IN (2.6 miles ), New Richmond, IN (3.0 miles ), Attica, IN (3.2 miles ), Williamsport, IN (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.16 N, Longitude: 87.15 W

Area code: 765

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

4.8%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-6.8%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (30%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Mellott, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mellott-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Mellott town center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 20.3 miles away from the town center injured 44 people.

Earthquake activity:

Mellott-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 83% 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 124.8 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 100.9 miles away from Mellott 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 154.3 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 122.6 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 218.8 miles away from Mellott center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 119.9 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 Fountain County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mellott topographic map

Birthplace of: Ray Neal - Player and coach of Football.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mellott:

  • CHILD ADULT RESOURCE SRV INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ATTICA, IN)
  • WOODLAND MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ATTICA, IN)
  • ST VINCENT WILLIAMSPORT HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, IN)
  • COUNTRY CARE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, IN)
  • WILLIAMSPORT NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, IN)
  • WATERS OF COVINGTON THE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COVINGTON, IN)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - CRAWFORDSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)

Amtrak station near Mellott:

  • 16 miles: CRAWFORDSVILLE (SPRING & GREEN STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mellott:

  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 23 miles; West Lafayette, IN; Full-time enrollment: 38,271)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 24 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • DePauw University (about 40 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 49 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 51 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 52 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Marian University (about 56 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)

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

Fountain 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 83.1. This is about average.

City:

83.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 20.7%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Indiana average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mellott town (based on Fountain County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,64624
Mainline Protestant1,21212
Catholic6001
Other-1
None11,782-
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: 4
Fountain County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Fountain County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fountain County:

28.9%
Indiana:

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

15.4%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.6%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mellott:

51.6%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mellott:

19.5%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mellott:

41.5%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

57.6%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mellott, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$374
Totals for Government 0$0 4$374

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($105.26)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($105.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($10.53)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($21.05)
    Highways: $2,000 ($10.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($31.58)
    General Support: $5,000 ($26.32)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($78.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $49,000 ($257.89)

5.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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 Warren County, IN  0.92% ($35,290 average AGI)
from Tippecanoe County, IN  0.86% ($32,569)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.61% ($30,537)


6.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
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 Tippecanoe County, IN  1.15% ($32,795 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, IN  1.14% ($32,623)
to Warren County, IN  0.78% ($25,906)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mellott:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mellott:

  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKL (92.9 FM; VEEDERSBURG, IN; Owner: ZONA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • W216BB (91.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFWR (91.5 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: FOUNTAIN WARREN COMMUNITY RADIO CORP)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKZS (103.1 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BROADCASTING , INC., OF IN.)
  • WRHK (94.9 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WASK-FM (98.7 FM; BATTLE GROUND, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WFOF (90.3 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: DOXA, INCORP.)
  • WNDY (91.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: WABASH COLLEGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)
  • WKHY (93.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDNL (102.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WKOA (105.3 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mellott:

  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W57DC (Channel 57; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Mellott fatal accident list:

Jun 5, 2013 01:46 PM, Cr-300, Lat: 40.17104, Lon: -87.16324, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,888Total average daily traffic
  • 188Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,134Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9ETB, Licensee ID: L00743806, Grant Date: 09/17/2003, Expiration Date: 09/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2015, Certifier: William M Copas, Registrant: William M Copas, Mellott, IN 47958

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Mellott, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert472.0 years
John370.3 years
Paul374.3 years
Floyd269.5 years
Frances281.0 years
Harold261.6 years
Grace282.0 years
Marion283.0 years
Charles285.4 years
Lowell278.0 years
Most common last names in Mellott, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Claypool385.7 years
Holden374.0 years
Montgomery364.4 years
Rice374.4 years
Austin266.0 years
Barnes270.5 years
Crumley276.5 years
Helgers281.0 years
Dyson276.4 years
Cooper297.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (84%)
  • Electricity (15%)

Mellott compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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