Modoc, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 194 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.8%
 
Males: 111  (57.7%)
Females: 83  (42.3%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 47358.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,944 (it was $28,333 in 2000)
Modoc:

$40,944
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,723 (it was $13,230 in 2000)

Modoc town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $47,765 (it was $38,300 in 2000)
Modoc:

$47,765
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $602.

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  • Races in Modoc, IN (2010)

    Modoc races chart
    • 18694.9%White alone
    • 42.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 31.5%Hispanic
    • 21.0%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Modoc: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (53.1%), Irish (11.7%), English (6.4%), Polish (5.9%), United States (2.3%), Dutch (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1177 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,645 people per square mile   (low).

Modoc,IN real estate house value index trend

Modoc, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Modoc:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Modoc town:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 27.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $350 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $306 (1.9%)

Modoc satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (17.2 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (57.0 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (182.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Losantville, IN (1.8 miles ), Economy, IN (2.3 miles) , Blountsville, IN (2.5 miles) , Mooreland, IN (2.7 miles ), Hagerstown, IN (3.1 miles ), Lynn, IN (3.1 miles ), Farmland, IN (3.1 miles ), Parker City, IN (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.05 N, Longitude: 85.13 W

Area code: 765

Modoc household income distribution Modoc home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+3.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (45%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Modoc, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Modoc-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Modoc town center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 17.8 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Modoc-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 142.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 184.4 miles away from Modoc 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 170.0 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 52.3 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 201.5 miles away from Modoc 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 181.7 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 Randolph County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, 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).
Modoc topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Modoc:

  • RESIDENTIAL CRF INC (8500 WEST US HIGHWAY 36)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Modoc:

  • ALBANY HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, IN)
  • PARKER HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PARKER CITY, IN)
  • RANDOLPH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)
  • HOME HEALTH ANGELS LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERV (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)
  • RAI WINCHESTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)
  • ST VINCENT RANDOLPH HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Modoc:

  • Indiana University-East (about 18 miles; Richmond, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,867)
  • Ball State University (about 19 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Anderson University (about 29 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Taylor University (about 35 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Miami University-Oxford (about 43 miles; Oxford, OH; FT enrollment: 17,670)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 44 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Edison State Community College (about 49 miles; Piqua, OH; FT enrollment: 2,049)

Public high school in Modoc:

Public elementary/middle school in Modoc:

Private elementary/middle school in Modoc:

  • SUNRISE SCHOOL AMISH (Students: 23; Location: 7357 COUNTY LINE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
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Notable location: Modoc Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Randolph 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 72.9. This is about average.

City:

72.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.1%
(29.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 4.2% of all households

Modoc compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
Indiana average:

11.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Modoc town (based on Randolph County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,37435
Evangelical Protestant3,43736
Catholic6982
Other922
None17,570-
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: 5
Randolph County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Randolph County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Randolph County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

10.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

28.6%
Indiana:

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

9.1%
State:

14.3%
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$300
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$225
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$460
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,629
Totals for Government 0$0 6$2,614

5.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
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 Delaware County, IN  1.03% ($26,106 average AGI)
from Wayne County, IN  0.67% ($24,132)
from Darke County, OH  0.56% ($23,351)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
Randolph County:

0.10%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Delaware County, IN  1.37% ($30,892 average AGI)
to Wayne County, IN  0.82% ($26,398)
to Darke County, OH  0.68% ($23,971)

Strongest AM radio stations in Modoc:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXFN (1340 AM; 1 kW; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WHON (930 AM; 1 kW; CENTERVILLE, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKBV (1490 AM; 1 kW; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Modoc:

  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZZY (98.3 FM; WINCHESTER, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBSH (91.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WFMG (101.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WERK (104.9 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WKWH-FM (94.3 FM; RUSHVILLE, IN; Owner: RSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJYW (88.9 FM; UNION CITY, IN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WBST (92.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WIFE (100.3 FM; CONNERSVILLE, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Modoc:

  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WMUN-LP (Channel 26; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP, MUNCIE IND.)

Modoc fatal accident list:

May 6, 2009 06:10 PM, Indian Trail Rd, Cr-900, Lat: 40.03350, Lon: -85.11370, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 2009 01:50 AM, Sr-1, Cr-900, Lat: 40.03346, Lon: -85.12662, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • St Rd 36 1 Mi E Of (Lat: 40.047833 Lon: -85.111917), Call Sign: WHS69, Licensee ID: L00154806
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/1996, Expiration Date: 08/06/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2001
    Registrant: Indiana Michigan Power Company Dba American Electric Power, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215-2373, Phone: (219) 425-2275

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB9PMC, Licensee ID: L00674204
    Grant Date: 11/16/2006, Expiration Date: 02/06/2017, Certifier: Thomas W Arnett
    Registrant: Thomas W Arnett, 5887 S Huntsville Rd, Modoc, IN 47358
  • Call Sign: N9DGO, Previous Call Sign: KA9MKF
    Grant Date: 06/28/1988, Expiration Date: 06/28/1998, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2000
    Registrant: Jeffrey D Naylor, Modoc, IN 47358

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Modoc

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Modoc, IN
Most common first names in Modoc, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1067.9 years
James775.5 years
Robert774.5 years
Clarence578.6 years
William567.6 years
Ruth577.4 years
John571.6 years
Raymond569.4 years
Charles472.7 years
Oscar475.5 years
Most common last names in Modoc, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lee663.5 years
Golliher673.5 years
Mccormick670.8 years
Bertram570.2 years
Williams574.0 years
Deaton463.7 years
Myers481.0 years
Farmer476.8 years
Parker479.2 years
Smith468.2 years

Modoc on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers"
  • #66 (47358) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking English at home (pop 1,000+)"
  • #71 (47358) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Unclassified or not reported first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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