Otterbein, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 1,254 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 626  (49.9%)
Females: 628  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47970.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,710 (it was $40,524 in 2000)
Otterbein:

$54,710
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,127 (it was $17,128 in 2000)

Otterbein town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,125 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Otterbein:

$106,125
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $176,348; detached houses: $183,093; townhouses or other attached units: $137,813; in 2-unit structures: $118,534; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,629; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $180,710; mobile homes: $48,756

Median gross rent in 2017: $760.

March 2019 cost of living index in Otterbein: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.3%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Otterbein, IN (2010)
    • 1,19995.0%White alone
    • 393.1%Hispanic
    • 90.7%Black alone
    • 90.7%Two or more races
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Otterbein, Indiana as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Otterbein is 1,294 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (33.4%), Irish (19.4%), English (8.9%), American (4.3%), Italian (4.0%), European (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 706 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 2,191 people per square mile   (low).

Otterbein, Indiana map

24 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $642 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $529 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (12.8 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (69.6 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (98.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Montmorenci, IN (1.9 miles ),
Oxford, IN (2.9 miles ),
Pine Village, IN (3.0 miles ),
Purdue University, IN (3.2 miles ),
West Lafayette, IN (3.2 miles ),
West Point, IN (3.3 miles ),
Shadeland, IN (3.4 miles ),
Lafayette, IN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.49 N, Longitude: 87.10 W

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Otterbein, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Otterbein, IN in 2017
Otterbein satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Indiana:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in Otterbein, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
  • Machinery (3.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Machinery (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.4%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Otterbein, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Child care workers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)

Average climate in Otterbein, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Otterbein, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Otterbein-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Otterbein town center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 5.2 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Otterbein-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% 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 147.1 miles away from Otterbein 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 122.8 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 176.9 miles away from Otterbein 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 144.9 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 231.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from Otterbein 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 Tippecanoe County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Otterbein topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Otterbein:

  • ST CLARE HEALTH CARE CENTER (706 E OXFORD STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Otterbein:

  • INDIANA VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • EDGEWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OXFORD, IN)
  • OXFORD COMMUNITY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OXFORD, IN)
  • UNIVERSITY PLACE INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • WABASH VALLEY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • CUMBERLAND POINTE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • WESTMINSTER VILLAGE - WEST LAFAYETTE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)

Airports located in Otterbein:

Amtrak station near Otterbein:

  • 12 miles: LAFAYETTE (DEPOT AT 200 NORTH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Otterbein:

  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 11 miles; West Lafayette, IN; Full-time enrollment: 38,271)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 36 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 51 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 58 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • DePauw University (about 61 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 61 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 62 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)

Public elementary/middle school in Otterbein:

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Library in Otterbein:

  • OTTERBEIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $128,955; Location: 23 EAST FIRST STREET; 18,335 books; 665 audio materials; 836 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Town of Otterbein actually straddles the Tippecanoe/Benton County line with approximately 2/3 in Benton Co and 1/3 in Tippecanoe County.

Points of interest:

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Birthplace of: Adam Kennedy (actor) - Artist, Neal Musser - Baseball player.

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

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


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

Banks with branches in Otterbein (2011 data):

  • The Farmers and Merchants Bank: Otterbein Branch at U.S. 52 And Maddox Road, branch established on 1978/12/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $106.5 mil, Deposits: $91.8 mil, headquarters in Boswell, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, The
  • Alliance Bank: Otterbein Branch at 408 North Meadow Street, branch established on 1941/06/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $290.1 mil, Deposits: $235.5 mil, headquarters in Francesville, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Alliance Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Otterbein:

Marital status in Otterbein, IN
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Otterbein:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Indiana average:

11.1

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Otterbein
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Otterbein, IN (based on Tippecanoe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,0116
Evangelical Protestant19,71079
Mainline Protestant13,49936
Other2,99616
Orthodox1351
Black Protestant1191
None116,310-
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: 21
This county:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Tippecanoe County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Tippecanoe County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Tippecanoe County:

7.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tippecanoe County:

27.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tippecanoe County:

15.2%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Otterbein:

49.1%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Otterbein:

46.7%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Otterbein:

28.8
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Otterbein:

8.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

56.9%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Otterbein, IN Residents

Otterbein government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $333,000 ($265.55)
    Sewerage: $262,000 ($208.93)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($19.14)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $356,000 ($283.89)
    Sewerage: $183,000 ($145.93)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($88.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000 ($74.16)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($23.13)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($6.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($23.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $60,000 ($47.85)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($23.92)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($4.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $278,000 ($221.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($8.77)

Otterbein government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $332,000 ($264.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000 ($74.16)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($32.70)
    Highways: $10,000 ($7.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($3.19)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($3.19)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($1.59)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $240,000 ($191.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $172,000 ($137.16)
    Other: $126,000 ($100.48)
    Sewerage: $104,000 ($82.93)
    Highways: $34,000 ($27.11)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($4.78)
  • Tax - Property: $233,000 ($185.81)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.80)

Otterbein government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,398,000 ($1114.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,298,000 ($1035.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($79.74)

Otterbein government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,000 ($9.57)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $766,000 ($610.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $230,000 ($183.41)

6.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
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 Cook County, IL  0.40% ($28,471 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.36% ($37,624)
from White County, IN  0.34% ($36,676)


7.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,474 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.98%
Indiana average:

6.25%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Tippecanoe County:

0.08%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, IN  0.55% ($40,218 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IN  0.30% ($34,027)
to Carroll County, IN  0.30% ($44,505)

Strongest AM radio stations in Otterbein:

  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE 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.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WASK (1450 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WLAS (1410 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Otterbein:

  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WGLM (106.7 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: KVB BROADCASTING)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)
  • WKHY (93.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASK-FM (98.7 FM; BATTLE GROUND, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WKOA (105.3 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMRS (107.7 FM; MONTICELLO, IN; Owner: GERALD NORMAN QUINN)
  • WXXB (102.9 FM; DELPHI, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W216BB (91.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBN (98.1 FM; EARL PARK, IN; Owner: BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIVR (101.7 FM; KENTLAND, IN; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSKL (92.9 FM; VEEDERSBURG, IN; Owner: ZONA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFWR (91.5 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: FOUNTAIN WARREN COMMUNITY RADIO CORP)
  • WJEF (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: LAFAYETTE SCHOOL CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Otterbein:

  • W57DC (Channel 57; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.9mTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 2,094Total average daily traffic
  • 170Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,780Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Otterbein)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7974 E 650 N (Lat: 40.410611 Lon: -87.168694), Call Sign: WQWF571,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.570 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2015, Expiration Date: 08/07/2025, Certifier: John F Sundqvist, Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Brummet GL, Lat: 40.445556 Lon: -87.106667, Type: Silo, Structure height: 44.5 m, Call Sign: WQNB971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2010, Expiration Date: 12/09/2020, Certifier: Michael J Birkemeier, Registrant: W.A.T.C.H. Tv Company, 3225 West Elm St, Lima, OH 45805, Phone: (419) 999-2824, Fax: (419) 999-2140, Email:
  • Shoemaker, 10315 # 375 N (Lat: 40.369500 Lon: -87.123778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQVL864,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 03/24/2015, Expiration Date: 03/24/2025, Certifier: Mike Birkemeier, Registrant: Watch Communications, Rushville, IN 46173, Phone: (419) 999-2824
  • OTTERBEIN, 525 Brown Street (Lat: 40.485444 Lon: -87.093472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 46.5 m, Call Sign: WRAL669,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2017, Expiration Date: 12/27/2027, Certifier: Kyle Gardner, Registrant: W.A.T.C.H. Tv Company, 807 S. Sr 3, Rushville, IN 46173, Phone: (866) 586-1518, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Otterbein)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MAY THOMAS W SR RV4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-D3G (160 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 236SF , Serial Number: 3031, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Ray Cottingham, 5192 N 900 E, Otterbein, IN 47970
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9045W , Serial Number: 28-10637, Year manufactured: 1965, Certificate Issue Date: 07/16/2014
    Registrant (Individual): S A Durflinger, 2278 S 1200 E, Otterbein, IN 47970
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-346 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3541R , Serial Number: M-709, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 04/07/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Steve C Schaler, 11192 E 1050 N, Otterbein, IN 47970
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/12/2018

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Fire incident types in Otterbein, IN

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Otterbein, IN
Most common first names in Otterbein, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1775.2 years
Mary1683.6 years
Charles1378.7 years
John1377.2 years
Robert1074.5 years
James1070.2 years
George1082.3 years
Ruth980.5 years
Carl777.6 years
Alice683.5 years
Most common last names in Otterbein, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Buck1080.6 years
Mills768.8 years
Weigle780.7 years
Anderson683.3 years
Johnson683.3 years
Davis673.5 years
Mckinney681.0 years
Mckinnis668.7 years
Nichols674.5 years
Smith677.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Otterbein, IN
  • 74.0%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Otterbein, IN
  • 59.2%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used


Otterbein compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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