Newpoint, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 341 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.6%
 
Males: 186  (54.6%)
Females: 155  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47263.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,337 (it was $39,583 in 2000)
Newpoint:

$44,337
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,860 (it was $21,116 in 2000)

Newpoint town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,623 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Newpoint:

$83,623
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $77,874; Detached houses: $95,667; Mobile homes: $11,150

Median gross rent in 2012: $879.

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  • White alone - 327 (98.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newpoint: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (40.7%), German (20.8%), Irish (12.9%), English (4.1%), French (2.5%), Dutch (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,249 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Newpoint:

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newpoint town:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 31.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 40.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $308 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $615 (0.6%)

Newpoint satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hamilton, OH (41.3 miles , pop. 60,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (45.9 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (214.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Batesville, IN (2.4 miles ), Oldenburg, IN (2.6 miles ), Lake Santee, IN (2.7 miles ), Napoleon, IN (2.7 miles ), Greensburg, IN (2.9 miles ), Clarksburg, IN (2.9 miles) , Millhousen, IN (3.0 miles) , Osgood, IN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.31 N, Longitude: 85.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

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

5.4%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-2.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (19%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Newpoint, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newpoint-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 13.7 miles away from the Newpoint town center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/9/1980, a category F4 tornado 14.7 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newpoint-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 79% 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 106.9 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 149.9 miles away from Newpoint 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 141.3 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 160.9 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 147.3 miles away from Newpoint center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 112.4 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 Del Norte County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Newpoint:

  • MARGARET MARY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; BATESVILLE, IN)
  • HOSPITALITY HALL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BATESVILLE, IN)
  • MARGARET MARY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BATESVILLE, IN)
  • ST ANDREWS HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BATESVILLE, IN)
  • ARBOR GROVE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENSBURG, IN)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC. (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GREENSBURG, IN)
  • ASPEN PLACE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENSBURG, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newpoint:

  • Miami University-Oxford (about 35 miles; Oxford, OH; Full-time enrollment: 17,670)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 40 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 42 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,906)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 44 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 45 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • Indiana University-East (about 46 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 46 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)

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

Decatur County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.8%
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  14.5%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Newpoint compared to Indiana state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Utility gas (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Newpoint town (based on Decatur County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.10%
Here: 61.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents36.3%26.3%10.7%6.8%4.4%
Congregations7.3%21.8%20.0%9.1%3.6%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%3.1%3.0%1.3%5.0%
Congregations5.5%7.3%5.5%1.8%18.2%
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
Decatur County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Decatur County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Decatur County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Decatur County:

29.3%
Indiana:

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

15.0%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
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 3$385
Financial Administration 0$0 1$514
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,484
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$908
Totals for Government 0$0 7$3,291

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($387.10)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($140.76)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($41.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($26.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($58.65)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $142,000 ($416.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($5.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($126.10)
    Rents: $2,000 ($5.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($32.26)
    General Support: $5,000 ($14.66)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($49.85)
    Individual Income: $4,000 ($11.73)

Newpoint government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $142,000 ($416.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $140,000 ($410.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($5.87)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $411,000 ($1205.28)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($55.72)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newpoint:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTRE (1330 AM; 1 kW; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: WTRE, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newpoint:

  • WRBI (103.9 FM; BATESVILLE, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXCH (103.1 FM; VERSAILLES, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WRZQ-FM (107.3 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: WTRE, INC.)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAUZ (89.1 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: GOOD SHEPHERD RADIO INC)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKWH-FM (94.3 FM; RUSHVILLE, IN; Owner: RSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWWY (106.1 FM; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIFE (100.3 FM; CONNERSVILLE, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WNLT (104.3 FM; HARRISON, OH; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WJYC (90.1 FM; DELHI HILLS, OH; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newpoint:

  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

Newpoint on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Accountants and auditors"
  • #76 (47263) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of European first ancestries"
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