North Manchester, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 6,012 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 2,745  (45.7%)
Females: 3,267  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46962.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,977 (it was $35,448 in 2000)
North Manchester:

$42,977
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,428 (it was $17,140 in 2000)

North Manchester town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,237 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
North Manchester:

$94,237
IN:

$122,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $100,295; Detached houses: $103,325; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,866; In 2-unit structures: $139,138; Mobile homes: $23,320

Median gross rent in 2013: $580.

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  • Races in North Manchester, IN (2013)

    North Manchester races chart
    • 5,57991.1%White alone
    • 2914.7%Hispanic
    • 1202.0%Black alone
    • 891.5%Two or more races
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 140.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in North Manchester: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.4%), United States (21.4%), Irish (7.6%), English (7.2%), Dutch (2.4%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 773 feet

Land area: 3.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,667 people per square mile   (low).

North Manchester,IN real estate house value index trend

North Manchester, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in North Manchester:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Manchester town:

  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

191 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.6% Africa, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

3.1%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in North Manchester, Indiana as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in North Manchester to the number of sex offenders is 3,008 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $285 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $241 (0.3%)

North Manchester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (34.1 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (114.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Laketon, IN (2.0 miles ), Sidney, IN (2.7 miles) , Silver Lake, IN (2.8 miles ), South Whitley, IN (3.1 miles ), Roann, IN (3.2 miles ), Claypool, IN (3.2 miles ), Lagro, IN (3.4 miles ), Andrews, IN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $144,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $30,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.00 N, Longitude: 85.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +293 (+4.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,490 (59.0%)

Area code: 260

North Manchester household income distribution North Manchester home values distribution

Crime rates in North Manchester by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012 2013
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 13042114627
per 100,000 15.947.30.065.532.916.617.068.5103.732.9116.9
Robberies 01130123100
per 100,000 0.015.816.249.10.016.634.051.417.30.00.0
Assaults 108442610704
per 100,000 15.90.0129.365.565.833.2101.9171.4121.00.066.8
Burglaries 1711182027362023261519
per 100,000 270.1173.5290.8327.6444.2598.0339.7394.1449.5246.4317.4
Thefts 180135921431651521591249812689
per 100,000 2,859.42,129.01,486.52,342.32,714.32,524.92,700.92,124.71,694.32,070.01,486.6
Auto thefts 251475151300
per 100,000 31.878.916.265.5115.283.1254.817.151.90.00.0
Arson 10110000000
per 100,000 15.90.016.216.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.5) 151.2145.7111.4201.4187.7173.8195.7217.7215.0125.9187.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in North Manchester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Indiana average:

1.97
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -113 (-1.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in North Manchester, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

North Manchester-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the North Manchester town center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Manchester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from North Manchester 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 216.7 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 80.2 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 234.6 miles away from North Manchester center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 243.2 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 Wabash County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Manchester topographic map

Birthplace of: Grace Van Studdiford - Singer and actress, Daniel Garber - Artist, Francis W. Palmer - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in North Manchester:

  • PEABODY RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (400 W SEVENTH ST)
  • TIMBERCREST CHURCH OF BRETHREN (2201 EAST ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near North Manchester:

  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN)
  • MILLERS MERRY MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WABASH, IN)
  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER OF WABAS (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WABASH, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WABASH, IN)
  • WABASH COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WABASH, IN)
  • WABASH SKILLED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WABASH, IN)
  • AUTUMN RIDGE REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WABASH, IN)

Airports located in North Manchester:

College/University in North Manchester:

  • Manchester University (Full-time enrollment: 1,355; Location: 604 E. College Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.manchester.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Manchester:

  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 32 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 35 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 35 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 36 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Taylor University (about 41 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 43 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 52 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)

Library in North Manchester:

  • NORTH MANCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $402,656; Location: 405 NORTH MARKET STREET; 58,020 books; 3,506 audio materials; 2,683 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in North Manchester: Peabody Memorial Home (A), North Manchester Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Manchester include: North Manchester United Methodist Church (A), Christian Fellowship Church (B), First Brethren Church (C), North Manchester Congregational Christian Church (D), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oaklawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Pony Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in North Manchester: Warvel Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: North Manchester Center for History (120 East Main Street).

Court: North Manchester Town - Town Court (709 West Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.8. This is about average.

City:

83.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 25.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.65
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.5%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in North Manchester in 2010:

  • 816 people in college/university student housing
  • 303 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in North Manchester in 2000:

  • 767 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 466 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

North Manchester, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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North Manchester compared to Indiana state average:

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

Banks with branches in North Manchester (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Heeter Avenue Branch, Timbercrest Church Branch, Estelle Peabody Memorial Home Branch, North Manchester Main Branch. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • The Bippus State Bank: North Manchester Branch at 106 West Street, branch established on 2006/09/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $118.1 mil, Deposits: $95.0 mil, headquarters in Huntington, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bippus State Corporation
  • First Merchants Bank National Association: North Manchester at 901 W State Road 114, branch established on 1982/05/24. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $4,154.9 mil, Deposits: $3,154.7 mil, headquarters in Muncie, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 89 total offices, Holding Company: First Merchants Corporation
  • Crossroads Bank: 114 West Branch at 1404 State Road 114 West, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $327.0 mil, Deposits: $280.0 mil, headquarters in Wabash, IN, positive income, 5 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Indiana average:

11.1

North Manchester travel time to work - commute North Manchester mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Manchester town (based on Wabash County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,31150
Mainline Protestant5,30027
Catholic1,0712
Black Protestant721
Other1-
None19,133-
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: 3
Wabash County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Wabash County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wabash County:

29.0%
Indiana:

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

14.9%
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
Other Government Administration 5$17,628$42,3077$3,118
Police Protection - Officers 10$34,206$41,0470$0
Police - Other 4$10,612$31,8364$2,666
Firefighters 2$5,710$34,2605$3,648
Streets and Highways 4$14,139$42,4170$0
Sewerage 5$14,827$35,5850$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,117$36,35140$17,299
Water Supply 3$9,841$39,3640$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$306
Totals for Government 37$119,080$38,62157$27,037

North Manchester government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $17,000 ($2.83)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $879,000 ($146.21)
    Sewerage: $702,000 ($116.77)
    Water Utilities: $496,000 ($82.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $327,000 ($54.39)
    Regular Highways: $283,000 ($47.07)
    General Public Buildings: $251,000 ($41.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $235,000 ($39.09)
    General - Other: $177,000 ($29.44)
    Fire Protection: $68,000 ($11.31)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($8.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($2.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $230,000 ($38.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $34,000 ($5.66)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($3.16)
    General Public Building: $14,000 ($2.33)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($1.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($1.00)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,223,000 ($203.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($6.65)

North Manchester government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $584,000 ($97.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $244,000 ($40.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $74,000 ($12.31)
    All Other: $10,000 ($1.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $205,000 ($34.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $369,000 ($61.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $102,000 ($16.97)
    Interest Earnings: $88,000 ($14.64)
    Rents: $32,000 ($5.32)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $589,000 ($97.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $274,000 ($45.58)
    Highways: $226,000 ($37.59)
    All Other: $20,000 ($3.33)
  • Tax - Property: $956,000 ($159.02)
    Individual Income: $255,000 ($42.42)
    Public Utilities: $19,000 ($3.16)
    NEC: $8,000 ($1.33)

North Manchester government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $839,000 ($139.55)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,711,000 ($617.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,396,000 ($564.87)
    Water Utilities: $758,000 ($126.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $315,000 ($52.40)
    Water Utilities: $81,000 ($13.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,685,000 ($446.61)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $727,000 ($120.92)

4.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
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 Grant County, IN  0.50% ($29,859 average AGI)
from Kosciusko County, IN  0.50% ($37,937)
from Allen County, IN  0.35% ($30,205)


5.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Indiana average:

5.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kosciusko County, IN  0.57% ($41,041 average AGI)
to Allen County, IN  0.53% ($29,706)
to Miami County, IN  0.48% ($31,548)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Manchester:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRSW (1480 AM; 1 kW; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Manchester:

  • WBKE-FM (89.5 FM; NORTH MANCHESTER, IN; Owner: MANCHESTER COLLEGE)
  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WCKZ (94.1 FM; ROANOKE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXKE (102.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJHS (91.5 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: COLUMBIA CITY JOINT HIGH SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around North Manchester:

  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
North Manchester fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of North Manchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • $1,269,000Total costs
  • 11,931Total average daily traffic
  • 595Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,030Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in North Manchester)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in North Manchester, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • N MANCHESTER, 1.25 Miles Sw Of North Manchester (Lat: 40.987222 Lon: -85.791944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPVC869
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2012, Expiration Date: 06/20/2022, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Manchester HS, IN, Manchester High School, One Squire Drive (Lat: 41.009667 Lon: -85.773000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQEP906
    Assigned Frequencies: 17880.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2006, Expiration Date: 03/21/2016, Certifier: Steve Shumaker
    Registrant: Airlinks Networking, 208 South Jackson St, Auburn, IN 46706, Phone: (260) 572-0020, Fax: (260) 572-0069, Email:
  • Manchester Elem, IN, Manchester Elementary, 301 River Road (Lat: 40.996417 Lon: -85.759833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQEP908
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2006, Expiration Date: 03/21/2016, Certifier: Steve Shumaker
    Registrant: Airlinks Networking, 208 South Jackson Street, Auburn, IN 46706, Phone: (260) 572-0020, Fax: (260) 572-0069, Email:
  • Manchester Admin, IN, Administration, 107 Buffalo Street (Lat: 40.998194 Lon: -85.775806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQEP909
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2006, Expiration Date: 03/21/2016, Certifier: Steve Shumaker
    Registrant: Airlinks Networking, 208 South Jackson Street, Auburn, IN 46706, Phone: (260) 572-0020, Fax: (260) 572-0069, Email:
  • IN13HO303, 6887 E 800n (Lat: 40.942861 Lon: -85.665250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQQ387
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • IN13HO323, 1105 1/2 Taylor (Lat: 40.990833 Lon: -85.776278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQQQ410
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in North Manchester)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2568V , Serial Number: 18073, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1954
    Registrant (Individual): Steven R Farringer, 409 East Second St, North Manchester, IN 46962
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-325 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 325BB , Serial Number: 31-7512021, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Go Air Enterprises Inc, Po Box 326, North Manchester, IN 46962
  • Aircraft: G N S AEROCLUB CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 912CS , Serial Number: CH21190CW0590, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1991
    Registrant (Partnership): Aeroclub Gns, 2619e 1450n, North Manchester, IN 46962

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - North Manchester

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Manchester, IN
Most common first names in North Manchester, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12484.5 years
Ruth6783.3 years
John6080.2 years
Helen5383.5 years
Charles5277.0 years
William4777.6 years
Robert4678.2 years
Paul4376.4 years
Ethel3987.0 years
Ralph3776.2 years
Most common last names in North Manchester, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6583.2 years
Smith4080.4 years
Metzger3679.9 years
Baker3178.5 years
Brown2281.0 years
Hoover1984.8 years
Brubaker1883.2 years
Frantz1885.2 years
Hippensteel1778.1 years
Grossnickle1588.3 years
Businesses in North Manchester, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1

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