Pennville, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 703 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 325  (46.4%)
Females: 378  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47369.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,010 (it was $29,688 in 2000)
Pennville:

$36,010
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,166 (it was $14,182 in 2000)

Pennville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,103 (it was $38,100 in 2000)
Pennville:

$52,103
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $60,479; Detached houses: $55,958; Mobile homes: $79,355

Median gross rent in 2012: $524.

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Pennville races chart
  • White alone - 671 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pennville: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.8%), Irish (17.0%), English (9.2%), United States (6.3%), Dutch (3.6%), Welsh (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 885 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,792 people per square mile   (low).

Pennville,IN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Pennville:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pennville town:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.4%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Pennville, Indiana as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pennville to the number of sex offenders is 176 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $206 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $340 (0.8%)

Pennville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (24.3 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (40.5 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (161.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Montpelier, IN (2.9 miles ), Dunkirk, IN (3.0 miles ), Portland, IN (3.1 miles ), Redkey, IN (3.2 miles ), Bryant, IN (3.2 miles ), Poneto, IN (3.5 miles ), Geneva, IN (3.5 miles ), Hartford City, IN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.49 N, Longitude: 85.15 W

Area code: 260

Pennville household income distribution Pennville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +41 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Pennville, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Pennville town center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 13.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pennville-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 203.2 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 170.9 miles away from Pennville center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.9 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 186.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 257.4 miles away from Pennville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 221.7 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 Jay County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pennville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pennville:

  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DUNKIRK, IN)
  • PERSIMMON RIDGE REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PORTLAND, IN)
  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY CARE CENTER-WEST (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PORTLAND, IN)
  • JAY COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PORTLAND, IN)
  • JAY-RANDOLPH DEVELOP SERVICES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PORTLAND, IN)
  • AMERICARE LIVING CENTER OF POR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PORTLAND, IN)
  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY CARE CENTER - EAST (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PORTLAND, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pennville:

  • Taylor University (about 19 miles; Upland, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • Ball State University (about 25 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 28 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Anderson University (about 38 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 41 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 42 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 44 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)

Public elementary/middle school in Pennville:

See full list of schools located in Pennville

Library in Pennville:

  • PENN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $20,382; Location: 195 NORTH UNION; 9,970 books; 453 audio materials; 700 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

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

Jay 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 72.4. This is about average.

City:

72.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.85
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pennville and their reported violations in the past:

OLIVE BRANCH CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.0%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Pennville compared to Indiana state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Pennville travel time to work - commute Pennville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pennville town (based on Jay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.14%
Here: 43.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents21.8%18.7%12.3%8.3%8.1%
Congregations4.8%27.0%9.5%7.9%4.8%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesFriends (Quakers)Other
Adherents7.8%3.2%3.0%2.5%14.2%
Congregations4.8%1.6%1.6%6.3%31.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Jay County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Jay County:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jay County:

30.6%
Indiana:

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

13.8%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$918
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$309
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$525
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$3,052
Firefighters 0$0 10$340
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,293
Sewerage 0$0 3$5,532
Water Supply 0$0 3$5,904
Totals for Government 0$0 23$17,873

Pennville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $110,000 ($156.47)
    General - Other: $101,000 ($143.67)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($106.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($28.45)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($22.76)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $16,000 ($22.76)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($7.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $56,000 ($79.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($39.83)

Pennville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $70,000 ($99.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($34.14)
    All Other: $10,000 ($14.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $21,000 ($29.87)
    Highways: $6,000 ($8.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($8.53)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($1.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($149.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($28.45)
    Highways: $18,000 ($25.60)
  • Tax - Property: $59,000 ($83.93)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($4.27)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.42)

Pennville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $394,000 ($560.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $387,000 ($550.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($9.96)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $62,000 ($88.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $199,000 ($283.07)

4.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,263 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
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 Delaware County, IN  0.70% ($23,964 average AGI)
from Randolph County, IN  0.61% ($21,633)
from Adams County, IN  0.50% ($24,900)


4.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
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 Delaware County, IN  0.74% ($33,217 average AGI)
to Adams County, IN  0.48% ($36,538)
to Randolph County, IN  0.43% ($24,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pennville:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGW (1440 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, IN)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pennville:

  • WBSJ (91.7 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WPGW-FM (100.9 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: WPGW, INC.)
  • WZBD (92.7 FM; BERNE, IN; Owner: ADAMS COUNTY RADIO, INC)
  • WNUY (100.1 FM; BLUFFTON, IN; Owner: WELLS COUNTY RADIO CORP.)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WWDS (90.5 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: DELAWARE COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WHCI (88.1 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: BLACKFORD COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Pennville:

  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pennville)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PENNVILLE WT, 9026 W River Road (Lat: 40.494917 Lon: -85.153194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQQS608
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Ray Newton
    Registrant: Emergency Radio Services, 4410 Earth Drive, Ft Wayne, IN 46809, Phone: (260) 747-0585, Fax: (260) 747-3724, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pennville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Pennville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pennville, IN
Most common first names in Pennville, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1576.9 years
James1180.2 years
Charles966.8 years
Mary980.7 years
Robert871.9 years
Ruth683.7 years
Walter585.6 years
Paul568.6 years
Harold579.0 years
George579.8 years
Most common last names in Pennville, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cash772.6 years
Taylor788.7 years
Hanlin775.9 years
Stultz778.9 years
Paxson779.0 years
Brown678.0 years
Clark580.6 years
Daniels490.5 years
Roberts467.0 years
Mcclain479.8 years

Pennville on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
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