Nappanee, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 6,843 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 3,247  (47.5%)
Females: 3,596  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46550.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,718 (it was $45,988 in 2000)
Nappanee:

$52,718
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,830 (it was $19,229 in 2000)

Nappanee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $136,946 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
Nappanee:

$136,946
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $187,562; detached houses: $195,238; townhouses or other attached units: $183,778; in 2-unit structures: $248,722; mobile homes: $34,190

Median gross rent in 2019: $860.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nappanee: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Nappanee, IN (2019)
    • 5,89583.0%White alone
    • 88612.5%Hispanic
    • 2173.1%Asian alone
    • 480.7%Two or more races
    • 410.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 250.4%Black alone

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

Crime rates in Nappanee by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(28.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
1
(14.9)
3
(44.7)
1
(14.9)
1
(14.7)
N/A2
(29.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.8)
1
(14.9)
2
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.0)
1
(14.9)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(104.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(73.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(300.0)
12
(168.6)
11
(153.5)
10
(139.0)
21
(289.7)
34
(508.8)
14
(208.6)
27
(403.3)
16
(238.6)
46
(683.2)
42
(616.6)
33
(485.3)
24
(349.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
208
(2,971)
172
(2,416)
178
(2,485)
102
(1,417)
127
(1,752)
227
(3,397)
141
(2,101)
81
(1,210)
92
(1,372)
69
(1,025)
91
(1,336)
61
(897.1)
67
(976.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(128.6)
7
(98.3)
6
(83.8)
2
(27.8)
5
(69.0)
10
(149.7)
9
(134.1)
5
(74.7)
7
(104.4)
8
(118.8)
4
(58.7)
9
(132.4)
6
(87.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.0)
1
(14.0)
1
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index173.0120.5121.077.0100.0186.5133.2102.0124.7131.0113.0106.9102.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Nappanee, IN

Crime rate in Nappanee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Indiana average:

1.19
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Ancestries: German (22.5%), European (8.2%), Irish (8.1%), American (7.7%), English (3.1%), British (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 878 feet

Land area: 3.69 square miles.

Population density: 1,855 people per square mile   (low).

Nappanee, Indiana map

363 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America).

This city:

5.1%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,117 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,458 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elkhart, IN (16.6 miles , pop. 51,874).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (52.0 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (91.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wakarusa, IN (2.5 miles ),
Bremen, IN (2.8 miles ),
Milford, IN (2.9 miles ),
New Paris, IN (3.1 miles ),
Leesburg, IN (3.3 miles ),
Etna Green, IN (3.4 miles ),
Bourbon, IN (3.4 miles ),
Goshen, IN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.44 N, Longitude: 86.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,239 (+31.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,319 (35.6%)

Area code: 574

Distribution of median household income in Nappanee, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Nappanee, IN in 2019
Nappanee satellite photo by USGS

Nappanee tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $263,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $405,000
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $270,000
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $264,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Nappanee, IN residents
Average permit cost in Nappanee, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

4.9%
Historical population in Nappanee, IN
Historical housing units in Nappanee, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +1,204 (+21.9%).
Most common industries in Nappanee, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (26.4%)
  • Wood products (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (30.9%)
  • Wood products (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (21.2%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Wood products (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Nappanee, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)

Average climate in Nappanee, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Nappanee, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.1. This is about average.

City:

78.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.67. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Nappanee-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Nappanee city center killed 31 people and injured 252 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

Earthquake activity:

Nappanee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 10% 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 229.9 miles away from Nappanee 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 207.0 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 229.9 miles away from Nappanee center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.7 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 249.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 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 Elkhart County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nappanee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Nappanee:

  • LU ANN NURSING HOME (952 W WALNUT ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Nappanee:

  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAKARUSA, IN)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-BREMEN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BREMEN, IN)
  • CARDINAL CENTER, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BREMEN, IN)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF BREMEN INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; BREMEN, IN)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF BREMEN (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BREMEN, IN)
  • DOCTOR'S HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BREMEN, IN)
  • LAKELAND LOVING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MILFORD, IN)

Airports located in Nappanee:

Amtrak station:

NAPPANEE (252 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nappanee:

  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 20 miles; South Bend, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,563)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 22 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Andrews University (about 41 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; FT enrollment: 3,103)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 48 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 3,682)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 50 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Lake Michigan College (about 50 miles; Benton Harbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 52 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)

Public high school in Nappanee:

Private high school in Nappanee:

Public elementary/middle schools in Nappanee:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Nappanee:

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Library in Nappanee:

  • NAPPANEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $762,743; Location: 157 NORTH MAIN STREET; 66,398 books; 2,788 e-books; 2,820 audio materials; 3,484 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 163 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Nappanee: Nappanee Public Library (A), Nappanee Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nappanee include: Living Gospel Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Zion Mennonite Church (C), Nappanee Church of the Brethren (D), Saint John's Lutheran Church (E), Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (F), Nappanee Brethren in Christ Church (G), North Main Street Mennonite Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Nappanee: Stauffer Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Inn at Amish Acres (1234 West Market Street) (1), Nappanee Inn (2004 West Market Street) (2), Oakland Inn (154 North Oakland Avenue) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: David Crane (programmer) - Video game designer and programmer.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nappanee and their reported violations in the past:

RISE AND ROLL - NAPPANEE (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CULVERS HILL - NORTH WEBSTER (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Boil Water Order (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2013)
  • 10 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-05-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from FEB-05-2014 to FEB-06-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-15-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-26-2013 to FEB-06-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-12-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-25-2013 to FEB-06-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2013), St Intentional no-action (JAN-08-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 157 regular monitoring violations
OAK GROVE MISSIONARY CHURCH (Population served: 74, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTHWOOD CHAPEL (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PLEASANT VALLEY AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SOUTH BEECH AMISH SCHOOL #1 (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
OSMC - SOUTH (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nappanee that have no violations reported:

  • NAPPANEE WATER UTILITY (Population served: 6,648, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OLD BRETHREN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAK GROVE AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANDY RIDGE AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 37, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE VIEW PAROCHIAL AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 31, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
38 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Nappanee (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Nappanee Branch at 351 West Market Street, branch established on 1966/01/28. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • KeyBank National Association: Nappanee Branch at 161 East Market Street, branch established on 1964/08/17. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • 1st Source Bank: Nappanee Branch at 1409 East Market Street, branch established on 1996/10/21. Info updated 2008/06/16: Bank assets: $4,361.6 mil, Deposits: $3,520.6 mil, headquarters in South Bend, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Source Corporation
  • Lake City Bank: Nappanee Branch at 202 West Market Street, branch established on 1882/01/01. Info updated 2006/05/11: Bank assets: $2,885.4 mil, Deposits: $2,413.2 mil, headquarters in Warsaw, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Nappanee:

Marital status in Nappanee, IN
  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Nappanee:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Nappanee
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nappanee, IN (based on Elkhart County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant52,931228
Mainline Protestant13,37543
Catholic10,7654
Black Protestant3,8897
Other1,25910
Orthodox2482
None115,092-
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: 36
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Elkhart County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Elkhart County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 135
This county:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

8.6%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.6%
State:

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

15.5%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Nappanee:

44.3%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nappanee:

37.8%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Nappanee:

28.7
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nappanee:

23.4%
Indiana:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nappanee:

30.7%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Nappanee:

51.7%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nappanee, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$77,510$54,7130$0
Other and Unallocable 7$43,557$74,6690$0
Streets and Highways 5$11,246$26,9900$0
Parks and Recreation 5$48,808$117,1390$0
Other Government Administration 4$8,302$24,9061$428
Sewerage 3$8,208$32,8320$0
Water Supply 3$26,103$104,4120$0
Police - Other 2$17,796$106,7762$1,659
Welfare 2$5,079$30,4740$0
Financial Administration 2$19,221$115,3261$801
Judicial and Legal 1$2,969$35,6280$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$451
Totals for Government 51$268,799$63,2475$3,338

Nappanee government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $293,000 ($42.82)
    Sewerage: $160,000 ($23.38)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($6.72)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,470,000 ($214.82)
    Water Utilities: $977,000 ($142.77)
    Sewerage: $456,000 ($66.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $362,000 ($52.90)
    Regular Highways: $201,000 ($29.37)
    General - Other: $163,000 ($23.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000 ($6.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($4.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($4.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($1.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $3,087,000 ($451.12)
    Sewerage: $923,000 ($134.88)
    Police Protection: $153,000 ($22.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $12,000 ($1.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,030,000 ($442.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $97,000 ($14.18)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,863,000 ($418.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $389,000 ($56.85)
    Air Transportation: $31,000 ($4.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($1.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $180,000 ($26.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($1.32)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.73)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,980,000 ($435.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $639,000 ($93.38)
  • Tax - Property: $3,527,000 ($515.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000 ($9.06)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $14,000 ($2.05)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,000 ($1.90)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $5,000 ($0.73)
    Individual Income: $1,000 ($0.15)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,000 ($0.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,000,000 ($2192.02)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,000,000 ($2192.02)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,500,000 ($219.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $977,000 ($142.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $523,000 ($76.43)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $15,000 ($2.19)
    Beginning: $6,000 ($0.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,900,000 ($716.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,000,000 ($2192.02)

4.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
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 St. Joseph County, IN  1.17% ($46,850 average AGI)
from Kosciusko County, IN  0.35% ($46,073)
from Cass County, MI  0.28% ($37,409)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,989 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
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 St. Joseph County, IN  1.33% ($39,851 average AGI)
to Kosciusko County, IN  0.35% ($50,903)
to Cass County, MI  0.30% ($58,013)
Businesses in Nappanee, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Decora Cabinetry2Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Nappanee:

  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WKAM (1460 AM; 3 kW; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: FULMER COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nappanee:

  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; BREMEN, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WZOW (97.7 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: ELKHART COMMUNITY SCHOOLS CORP.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; PLYMOUTH, IN; Owner: PLYMOUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGCS (91.1 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: GOSHEN COLLEGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W207BF (89.3 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; NOTRE DAME, IN; Owner: VOICE OF THE FIGHTING IRISH, INC.)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, IN; Owner: WILLIAM ANDREW DIXON)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W241AD (96.1 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; LIGONIER, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: SOUTH BEND COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: HICKS BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Nappanee:

  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Nappanee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Nappanee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.7mTotal length
  • $650,000Total costs
  • 46,967Total average daily traffic
  • 8,507Total average daily truck traffic
  • 77,868Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Nappanee, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Nappanee, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Nappanee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Nappanee, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nappanee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: STRAIT CECIL D HI-MAX (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35DR, N35DR, N-35DR, Serial Number: JDT-163, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 03/23/2016
    Registrant (Individual): John M Graber, 904 E Walnut St, Nappanee, IN 46550
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210M (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 43LS, N43LS, N-43LS, Serial Number: 21062124, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 08/22/1987
    Registrant (Corporation): Lima Sierra Inc, 355 N Tomahawk Trail, Nappanee, IN 46550
  • Aircraft: HOSTETLER JERRY GLASTAR GS-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 528G, N528G, N-528G, Serial Number: 5028, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 10/31/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry L Hostetler, 24640 County Road 54, Nappanee, IN 46550
  • Aircraft: FLEET 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: KINNER K5 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 620R, N620R, N-620R, Serial Number: 196, Year manufactured: 1930, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Fred R Johnson, Rr 1 / 72955 County Road 9, Nappanee, IN 46550
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7975X, N7975X, N-7975X, Serial Number: 17248475, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 06/23/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory S Gessinger, 602 E Marion St, Nappanee, IN 46550
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8248Q, N8248Q, N-8248Q, Serial Number: 32R-8329004, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Elkhart Flying Club Inc, 201 N Madison St, Nappanee, IN 46550

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$97,12013$61,47283$106,8871$6,6401$1,000,3003$51,4575$28,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$153,6206$94,0172$36,7950$01$39,4001$18,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$69,0404$84,31029$111,3073$63,1900$01$50,7301$65,730
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$73,45011$126,8761$45,7300$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$71,4502$195,7751$87,1700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.00 , 0012.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$123,3103$101,950
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$211,840
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$180,2101$55,730
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$63,710

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.00 , 0012.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Nappanee, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Nappanee, IN - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 36. The highest number of fire incidents - 64 took place in 2004, and the least - 3 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Nappanee, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.4%), and Structure Fires (38.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Nappanee, IN
    • 24640.4%Outside Fires
    • 23638.8%Structure Fires
    • 8313.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 447.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nappanee, IN
Most common first names in Nappanee, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5580.1 years
John4076.1 years
Charles2974.4 years
Robert2968.3 years
Harold2776.1 years
Ruth2587.1 years
James2470.8 years
William2378.0 years
Dorothy2183.0 years
Richard1971.2 years
Most common last names in Nappanee, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller10377.6 years
Yoder4876.6 years
Hochstetler3879.0 years
Mast2673.6 years
Stutzman2675.4 years
Hepler2477.9 years
Geyer1981.0 years
Slabaugh1782.0 years
Price1778.3 years
Martin1676.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nappanee, IN
  • 95.7%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 1.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nappanee, IN
  • 64.3%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Coal or coke


Nappanee compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Nappanee on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 (46550) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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  • Joseph W. Merryman (2)
  • Robert Schlipf (2)
  • Duane L. Yoder (1)
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Total of 52 patent applications in 2008-2023.