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Population in 2012: 348 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.2%
 

Males: 182  (52.3%)
Females: 166  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47361.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,484 (it was $48,000 in 2000)
Mount Summit:

$42,484
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,033

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,799 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Mount Summit:

$87,799
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,495; Detached houses: $86,358; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,308; In 2-unit structures: $82,316

Median gross rent in 2012: $547.

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  • White alone - 337 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Summit: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Irish (20.3%), Dutch (10.3%), United States (9.0%), English (8.7%), French (7.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1097 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,942 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Summit:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Summit town:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 22.4%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mount Summit, Indiana as of July 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Summit to the number of sex offenders is 348 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $600 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $727 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (13.1 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (43.0 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (174.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Springport, IN (1.7 miles) , Sulphur Springs, IN (1.8 miles ), New Castle, IN (2.4 miles ), Cadiz, IN (2.5 miles) , Mooreland, IN (2.7 miles ), Blountsville, IN (2.9 miles) , Middletown, IN (3.0 miles ), Greensboro, IN (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 40.00 N, Longitude: 85.39 W

Area code: 765

Mount Summit household income distribution Mount Summit home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+31.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Business operations specialists (10%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cashiers (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Mount Summit-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 230% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Mount Summit town center injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 6.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Summit-area historical earthquake activity is below Indiana state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from Mount Summit center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.3 miles away from Mount Summit center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Summit:

  • HENRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • WATERS OF NEW CASTLE THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • NEW CASTLE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Summit:

  • Ivy Tech Community College-East Central (about 12 miles; Muncie, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,391)
  • Ball State University (about 14 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 17,693)
  • Anderson University (about 17 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • Taylor University (about 33 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 39 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,899)
  • Butler University (about 44 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,016)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana (about 44 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 7,500)

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Public elementary/middle school in Mount Summit:

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

 
Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.0. This is about average.
City:

36.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 21.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

25.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.6%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mount Summit, IN

Mount Summit compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mount Summit travel time to work - commute


Mount Summit mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Mount Summit town (based on Henry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.10%
Here41.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents11.4%11.3%10.7%10.6%10.4%
Congregations8.0%8.0%14.0%11.0%4.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents5.8%5.3%5.0%4.8%24.7%
Congregations1.0%1.0%2.0%5.0%46.0%
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: 8
Henry County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Henry County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

30.2%
Indiana:

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

8.5%
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 0$0 1$227
Totals for Government 0$0 1$227


5.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
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 Madison County, IN  0.82% ($36,507 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IN  0.53% ($32,724)
from Hancock County, IN  0.52% ($34,206)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 Madison County, IN  0.76% ($31,746 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.71% ($34,105)
to Hancock County, IN  0.62% ($35,870)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Summit:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMDH (1550 AM; 0 kW; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXFN (1340 AM; 1 kW; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLHN (990 AM; 0 kW; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS RADIO SERVICE)
  • 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.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHBU (1240 AM; 1 kW; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Summit:

  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WERK (104.9 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKWH-FM (94.3 FM; RUSHVILLE, IN; Owner: RSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WBSH (91.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBST (92.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFMG (101.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WIFE (100.3 FM; CONNERSVILLE, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W291AH (106.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Summit:

  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMUN-LP (Channel 26; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP, MUNCIE IND.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Mount Summit fatal accident list:

Jan 26, 1985 12:54 AM, 36, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 1983 08:50 PM, Vine, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • SR-3, Sr-3 Rr Crossing @ Mp Cf106.13 (Lat: 39.986167 Lon: -85.050222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WPYC330, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.380 MHz, 161.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2013, Expiration Date: 07/17/2023, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlatna, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Mount Summit, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary580.0 years
Ralph478.0 years
Helen283.5 years
Carl281.5 years
Dorothy274.4 years
Cecil287.0 years
James274.0 years
Ernest280.5 years
Clarence264.5 years
Martha274.5 years
Most common last names in Mount Summit, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ice580.8 years
Shively571.8 years
Harvey480.8 years
Beavers379.3 years
Beck260.5 years
England268.1 years
Bowers278.0 years
Boykin270.5 years
Brinson294.0 years
Harp278.0 years

Mount Summit on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Operations specialties managers except financial managers"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food and beverage stores"
  • #80 (47361) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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