Norway, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 386.
Population change since 2000: -11.7%
Males: 243  (63.1%)
Females: 143  (36.9%)
Median resident age:

44.3 years
Indiana median age:

37.6 years

Zip codes: 47960.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,469 (it was $28,214 in 2000)
Norway:

$43,469
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,836 (it was $16,681 in 2000)

Norway CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $48,485 (it was $80,300 in 2000)
Norway:

$48,485
IN:

$134,800

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $54,550; detached houses: $78,570; mobile homes: $8,259

Median gross rent in 2016: $743.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.1%
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  • Races in Norway, IN (2010)
    • 36995.6%White alone
    • 123.1%Hispanic
    • 30.8%Asian alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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

March 2016 cost of living index in Norway: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (27.9%), American (17.7%), German (16.6%), Dutch (10.5%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 655 feet

Land area: 0.89 square miles.

Population density: 434 people per square mile   (low).

Norway,IN real estate house value index trend

Norway, Indiana map

61 residents are foreign born (12.2% Latin America).

This place:

12.2%
Indiana:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $264 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $215 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (26.3 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (75.9 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (87.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Monticello, IN (1.6 miles ),
Reynolds, IN (2.4 miles ),
Idaville, IN (2.5 miles ),
Buffalo, IN (2.7 miles ),
Monon, IN (2.9 miles ),
Yeoman, IN (2.9 miles),
Burnettsville, IN (3.0 miles ),
Chalmers, IN (3.1 miles )
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Latitude: 40.78 N, Longitude: 86.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 574

Distribution of median household income in Norway, IN in 2016
Distribution of house value in Norway, IN in 2016
Norway satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Indiana:

3.9%
Most common industries in Norway, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.6%)
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10.6%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (35.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (11.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (8.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (16.4%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (6.8%)
Most common occupations in Norway, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Top executives (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (20.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (20.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (8.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Other financial specialists (8.2%)

Average climate in Norway, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Norway, Indiana average temperatures Norway, Indiana average precipitation Norway, Indiana humidity Norway, Indiana wind speed Norway, Indiana snowfall Norway, Indiana sunshine Norway, Indiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.7. This is about average.

City:

67.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Norway-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Norway place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1994, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norway-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 171.8 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 148.0 miles away from Norway 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 233.4 miles away from Norway 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 200.7 miles away from Norway 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 169.5 miles away from Norway center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 126.9 miles away from Norway 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 White County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Norway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Norway:

  • MONTICELLO ASSISTED LIVING AND HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MONTICELLO, IN)
  • MONTICELLO COM HLTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MONTICELLO, IN)
  • CDC INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MONTICELLO, IN)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - MONTICELLO (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MONTICELLO, IN)
  • WHITE OAK HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MONTICELLO, IN)
  • WHISPERING PINES REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MONTICELLO, IN)
  • CDC INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MONTICELLO, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norway:

  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 26 miles; West Lafayette, IN; Full-time enrollment: 38,271)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 41 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Valparaiso University (about 50 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 56 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 3,682)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 61 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 61 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 62 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)

Points of interest:

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White County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

10 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Norway:

Marital status in Norway, IN
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

For population 25 years and over in Norway:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Norway, IN (based on White County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,84022
Evangelical Protestant3,58326
Catholic2,4742
Other61
None13,740-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
White County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Here:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
White County:

13.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
White County:

9.7%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
White County:

29.1%
State:

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

14.3%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Norway:

50.1%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.3%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Norway:

29.6
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Norway:

27.5%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Norway:

17.1%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Norway:

41.3%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Norway:

50.6%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Norway:

80.8%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Norway, IN Residents

6.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
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 Tippecanoe County, IN  1.62% ($40,155 average AGI)
from Carroll County, IN  0.76% ($33,707)
from Jasper County, IN  0.45% ($36,044)


7.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
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 Tippecanoe County, IN  2.07% ($36,676 average AGI)
to Carroll County, IN  0.92% ($42,043)
to Jasper County, IN  0.39% ($51,282)

Strongest AM radio stations in Norway:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norway:

  • WMRS (107.7 FM; MONTICELLO, IN; Owner: GERALD NORMAN QUINN)
  • WXXB (102.9 FM; DELPHI, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)
  • WHZR (103.7 FM; ROYAL CENTER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP OF)
  • WGLM (106.7 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: KVB BROADCASTING)
  • WFRI (100.1 FM; WINAMAC, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WASK-FM (98.7 FM; BATTLE GROUND, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WLQI (97.7 FM; RENSSELAER, IN; Owner: BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLHM (102.3 FM; LOGANSPORT, IN; Owner: LOGANSPORT RADIO CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Norway:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.8mTotal length
  • $4,130,000Total costs
  • 26,052Total average daily traffic
  • 1,655Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,589Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Norway, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Norway, IN

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Norway Dam Site On Tippecanoe River (Lat: 40.780167 Lon: -86.760278), Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPNJ461,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.150 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2002, Expiration Date: 01/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2007, Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5844, Email:



Norway compared to Indiana state average:

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