Otwell, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 434.
Males: 157  (36.3%)
Females: 277  (63.7%)
Median resident age:  59.5 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 47564.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,869
Otwell:

$49,869
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,624

Otwell CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,372
Otwell:

$95,372
IN:

$134,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $108,115; Detached houses: $118,400; Mobile homes: $76,706

Median gross rent in 2016: $241.

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  • Races in Otwell, IN (2010)

    Otwell races chart
    • 41695.9%White alone
    • 92.1%Hispanic
    • 40.9%Two or more races
    • 30.7%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Otwell: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.9%), English (24.9%), American (19.3%), Irish (13.7%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 490 feet

Otwell,IN real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Otwell:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%

For population 15 years and over in Otwell CDP:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 13.0%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Otwell, Indiana as of April 25, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Otwell to the number of sex offenders is 86 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $717 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (41.4 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (74.5 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (236.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Winslow, IN (2.9 miles ), Jasper, IN (3.1 miles ), Petersburg, IN (3.2 miles ), Alfordsville, IN (3.3 miles) , Huntingburg, IN (3.6 miles ), Montgomery, IN (3.8 miles ), Holland, IN (3.8 miles ), Washington, IN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.45 N, Longitude: 87.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

Otwell household income distribution Otwell home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (43%)
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (46%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (43%)
  • Material moving occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (38%)
  • Material moving occupations (32%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Otwell-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Otwell place center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Otwell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 76% 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 43.0 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 49.8 miles away from Otwell 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 49.4 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 40.9 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 55.0 miles away from Otwell 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 171.7 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 Pike County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Otwell:

  • PIKE COUNTY ARC MILL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WINSLOW, IN)
  • TIMBERS OF JASPER THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JASPER, IN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY NORTHWOOD RETIREMENT COMM (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JASPER, IN)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CARE CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; JASPER, IN)
  • JASPER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; JASPER, IN)
  • PROVIDENCE HOME HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JASPER, IN)
  • AMBER MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PETERSBURG, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Otwell:

  • Vincennes University (about 29 miles; Vincennes, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,876)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 38 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • University of Evansville (about 42 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 47 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 58 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 70 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)

Public elementary/middle school in Otwell:

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Notable location: Jefferson Township Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.1. This is better than average.

City:

57.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  53.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Otwell (2011 data):

  • German American Bancorp: Highway 257 South Branch at Highway 257 South, branch established on 1908/04/25. Info updated 2011/02/01: Bank assets: $1,866.8 mil, Deposits: $1,578.2 mil, headquarters in Jasper, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: German American Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Otwell CDP (based on Pike County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,54412
Evangelical Protestant1,44419
Catholic3731
None9,484-
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: 4
Pike County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Pike County:

4.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

29.6%
Indiana:

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

15.1%
State:

14.3%

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,257 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
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 Dubois County, IN  1.12% ($29,481 average AGI)
from Gibson County, IN  0.87% ($34,262)
from Daviess County, IN  0.39% ($27,421)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
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 Dubois County, IN  1.21% ($34,525 average AGI)
to Gibson County, IN  1.01% ($24,796)
to Daviess County, IN  0.62% ($25,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Otwell:

  • WITZ (990 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Otwell:

  • WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WITZ-FM (104.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • WRZR (94.5 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: HEMBREE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTO-FM (102.3 FM; PETERSBURG, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • W209AY (89.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAXL (103.3 FM; SANTA CLAUS, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBDC (100.9 FM; HUNTINGBURG, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WAMW-FM (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: GREENE ELECTRONICS)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
  • WBGW (101.5 FM; FORT BRANCH, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQKZ (98.5 FM; FERDINAND, IN; Owner: GEM COMMUNICATIONS LLP)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZDM (92.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WUZR (105.7 FM; BICKNELL, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRAY-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WATI (89.9 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Otwell:

  • WJTS-LP (Channel 27; JASPER, IN; Owner: PAUL E. KNIES)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Otwell)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 414 Washington St (Lat: 38.455333 Lon: -87.093889), Call Sign: KNBY316
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.340 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2014, Expiration Date: 02/28/2024Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, 7933 E. Cr 425 N., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • OTWELL ES, 1869 North Sr 257 (Lat: 38.450611 Lon: -87.094861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQKP329, Licensee ID: L01507667
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2009, Expiration Date: 07/31/2019, Certifier: Phil ClaussRegistrant: Pike County School District, 907 Walnut St, Petersburg, IN 47567, Phone: (812) 354-8731, Fax: (812) 354-8733, Email:
  • EVN0404, 2100 North State Road 257 (Lat: 38.453722 Lon: -87.091306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WQPI305, Licensee ID: L01382131
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: Scott E BeerRegistrant: Zayo Group, LLC, 400 Centennial Pkwy, Suite 200, Louisville, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 414-4008, Fax: (303) 226-5039, Email:
  • OTWELL, 2100 North State Road 257 (Lat: 38.453722 Lon: -87.091306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WQST650
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 11/13/2023, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB9RJW, Licensee ID: L01315157, Grant Date: 08/25/2007, Expiration Date: 09/13/2017, Registrant: John W Mann, 6614 W 580 N, Otwell, IN 47564
  • Call Sign: N9IBQ, Licensee ID: L01241880, Grant Date: 02/02/2007, Expiration Date: 01/31/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2009, Certifier: Jeffrey G Nelson, Registrant: Jeffrey G Nelson, 7933 E County Rd 425 N, Otwell, IN 47564
  • Call Sign: N9TCW, Licensee ID: L00625725, Grant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 04/20/2023, Certifier: Gregory T Meadors, Registrant: Gregory T Meadors, 4288 N County Road 850 E, Otwell, IN 47564-8993
  • Call Sign: K9MNS, Previous Call Sign: N9IBQ, Licensee ID: L01241880, Grant Date: 02/18/2009, Expiration Date: 02/18/2019, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2015, Certifier: Jeffrey G Nelson, Registrant: Jeffrey G Nelson, 7933 E County Rd 425 N, Otwell, IN 47564
  • Call Sign: N9IBQ, Previous Call Sign: K9MNS, Licensee ID: L01241880, Grant Date: 11/20/2015, Expiration Date: 11/20/2025, Certifier: Jeffrey G Nelson, Registrant: Jeffrey G Nelson, 7933 E County Rd 425 N, Otwell, IN 47564

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Otwell

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Otwell, IN

Otwell compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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