Paragon, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 665 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 326  (49.1%)
Females: 339  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46166.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,661 (it was $37,333 in 2000)
Paragon:

$47,661
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,902 (it was $14,193 in 2000)

Paragon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,823 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Paragon:

$103,823
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $80,468; detached houses: $98,399; mobile homes: $29,909

Median gross rent in 2017: $710.

March 2019 cost of living index in Paragon: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.5%
(25.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Paragon, IN (2010)
    • 63997.0%White alone
    • 132.0%Two or more races
    • 60.9%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Black alone

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Ancestries: American (33.1%), English (16.5%), German (14.6%), Irish (6.2%), Italian (3.1%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 2,649 people per square mile   (average).

Paragon, Indiana map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $316 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $246 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (16.2 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (35.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (179.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gosport, IN (2.5 miles ),
Martinsville, IN (2.8 miles ),
Stinesville, IN (2.9 miles),
Painted Hills, IN (3.4 miles ),
Ellettsville, IN (3.4 miles ),
Spencer, IN (3.6 miles ),
Monrovia, IN (3.7 miles ),
Bethany, IN (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 39.39 N, Longitude: 86.56 W

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Paragon, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Paragon, IN in 2017
Paragon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Paragon, IN residents
Average permit cost in Paragon, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Indiana:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +141 (+27.0%).
Most common industries in Paragon, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (15.5%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (10.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (29.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Paragon, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (15.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.9%)
  • Bus drivers (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Paragon, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Paragon, Indiana average temperatures Paragon, Indiana average precipitation Paragon, Indiana humidity Paragon, Indiana wind speed Paragon, Indiana snowfall Paragon, Indiana sunshine Paragon, Indiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.5. This is about average.

City:

74.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 3.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.56
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 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 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Paragon-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Paragon town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1986, a category F3 tornado 2.8 miles away from the town center injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paragon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 78% 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 96.6 miles away from Paragon 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 81.4 miles away from Paragon 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 117.5 miles away from Paragon 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 163.4 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 93.9 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 99.3 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 Morgan County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paragon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Paragon:

  • HERITAGE HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, IN)
  • NBA KENNEDY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, IN)
  • TRANSITIONAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, IN)
  • GRANDVIEW CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, IN)
  • GRANDVIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, IN)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH MORGAN HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, IN)
  • MORGAN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TCU (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, IN)

Airports located in Paragon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paragon:

  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 16 miles; Bloomington, IN; Full-time enrollment: 39,039)
  • DePauw University (about 24 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • University of Indianapolis (about 32 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,625)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 34 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)
  • American College of Education (about 34 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,718)
  • Harrison College-Indianapolis (about 34 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,244)
  • Marian University (about 35 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)

Public elementary/middle school in Paragon:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Paragon: Paragon Fire Station 17 (A), Paragon Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.8%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

12.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Paragon (2011 data):

  • The Peoples State Bank: Paragon Branch at State Road 67, Rr #1, branch established on 1997/02/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $177.0 mil, Deposits: $155.7 mil, headquarters in Ellettsville, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Ellettsville Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Paragon:

Marital status in Paragon, IN
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Paragon:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Indiana average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Paragon, IN (based on Morgan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,77272
Mainline Protestant5,45825
Catholic3,0032
Other6023
None44,059-
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: 8
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Morgan County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Morgan County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.2%
State:

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

13.7%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.5%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Paragon:

32.4%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Paragon:

27.4
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.0%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Paragon:

6.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Paragon:

6.7
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

24.9%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

50.1%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Paragon:

74.3%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Paragon, IN Residents
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
Streets and Highways 1$2,463$29,5560$0
Water Supply 1$2,241$26,8920$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,857$34,2840$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,525$30,3003$377
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$10,086$30,2583$377

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $121,000 ($181.95)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($82.71)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($48.12)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($40.60)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($37.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($61.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $123,000 ($184.96)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $139,000 ($209.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $77,000 ($115.79)
    Highways: $6,000 ($9.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,000 ($3.01)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.01)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($1.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $74,000 ($111.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($36.09)
    Other: $12,000 ($18.05)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($6.02)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($4.51)
  • Tax - Property: $59,000 ($88.72)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,106,000 ($1663.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,079,000 ($1622.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($40.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,000 ($189.47)

7.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
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 Marion County, IN  2.72% ($43,955 average AGI)
from Hendricks County, IN  1.08% ($50,512)
from Johnson County, IN  0.78% ($57,681)


7.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
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 Marion County, IN  2.19% ($35,901 average AGI)
to Hendricks County, IN  1.06% ($51,880)
to Johnson County, IN  0.81% ($54,371)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paragon:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCB (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNTS (1590 AM; 5 kW; BEECH GROVE, IN; Owner: S + M BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paragon:

  • WCBK-FM (102.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHCC (105.1 FM; ELLETTSVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WVNI (95.1 FM; NASHVILLE, IN; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WFIU (103.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WBWB (96.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WSKT (92.7 FM; SPENCER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WSPM (89.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, IN; Owner: HOOSIER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHHH (96.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIJY (95.9 FM; FRANKLIN, IN; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W240AT (95.9 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WFHB (91.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: BLOOMINGTON COMMUNITY RADIO INC)

TV broadcast stations around Paragon:

  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WREP-LP (Channel 15; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN SCH. DIST. MARTINSVILLE)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Paragon fatal accident list:

Jul 12, 2016 02:57 AM, Sr- 67, Lat: 39.409283, Lon: -86.505156, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 12, 2016 10:26 AM, Cr- Letterman Hill Rd, Lat: 39.433592, Lon: -86.584556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 2007 04:10 PM, Baseline Rd, Rust Rd, Lat: 39.426381, Lon: -86.621361, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 1, 2006 10:40 PM, Liberty St, Border St, Lat: 39.394320, Lon: -86.563610, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 15, 2006 09:55 PM, Sr- 67, Duckworth Rd, Lat: 39.401660, Lon: -86.535280, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Feb 9, 1981 11:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.1mTotal length
  • $1,412,000Total costs
  • 43,555Total average daily traffic
  • 3,822Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,687Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Paragon, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Paragon, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paragon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HINDUSTAN B005, 1189 Chambers Pike Road (Lat: 39.310361 Lon: -86.490694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.9 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WMT771,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2009, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7509, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • IN03UB138, 499 W Burma Rd (Lat: 39.321389 Lon: -86.519000), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQQP870,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/2013, Expiration Date: 02/11/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • MW02505D, 499 W Burma Rd (Lat: 39.321389 Lon: -86.519000), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQVZ965,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2015, Expiration Date: 06/26/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paragon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH D-45 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-520-BB (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 400LL , Serial Number: BG-400, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 12/17/1984
    Registrant (Corporation): Mentor Flyers Inc, 1849 S Graveyard Rd, Paragon, IN 46166
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DCO-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54176 , Serial Number: 6046, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Francis X Balzer, 2467 S Arthur Rd, Paragon, IN 46166
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6269H , Serial Number: 19449, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 02/11/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Sara A Balzer, 2467 Arthur Rd, Paragon, IN 46166
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85750 , Serial Number: 7AC-6253, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 10/02/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Francis X Balzer, 2467 Arthur Rd, Paragon, IN 46166
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94976 , Serial Number: 9376, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 06/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Francis X Balzer, 2467 Arthur Rd, Paragon, IN 46166

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$107,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5110.00

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of fire incidents - 71 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Paragon, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.7%), and Structure Fires (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Paragon, IN
    • 18649.7%Outside Fires
    • 12032.1%Structure Fires
    • 4712.6%Other
    • 215.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paragon, IN
Most common first names in Paragon, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1973.0 years
William1872.3 years
John1276.9 years
Robert1273.2 years
George1074.3 years
Mary1069.6 years
Thomas874.9 years
Charles676.9 years
Albert575.6 years
Arthur568.4 years
Most common last names in Paragon, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stierwalt1276.1 years
Brown1073.2 years
Goss979.4 years
Walters977.7 years
Young872.3 years
Cooper773.2 years
Pottorff781.7 years
Warthen779.9 years
Brummett777.0 years
Ratts774.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Paragon, IN
  • 68.1%Electricity
  • 24.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Paragon, IN
  • 77.5%Electricity
  • 15.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Wood


Paragon 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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