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Population in 2012: 2,261 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 

Males: 1,085  (48.0%)
Females: 1,176  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  43.9 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47040.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,395 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Rising Sun:

$37,395
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,701

Rising Sun city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,140 (it was $86,900 in 2000)
Rising Sun:

$98,140
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,808; Detached houses: $113,965; Townhouses or other attached units: $65,000; Mobile homes: $8,897

Median gross rent in 2012: $626.

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  • White alone - 2,222 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 16 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rising Sun: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Irish (19.0%), English (11.0%), United States (7.8%), French (1.9%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 1.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,524 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rising Sun:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rising Sun city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Rising Sun, Indiana as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rising Sun to the number of sex offenders is 162 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $534 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $372 (0.4%)

Rising Sun satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (23.0 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (249.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rabbit Hash, KY (0.9 miles ), Belleview, KY (1.7 miles ), Aberdeen, IN (2.8 miles ), Patriot, IN (2.8 miles ), Aurora, IN (2.8 miles ), East Enterprise, IN (3.0 miles) , Burlington, KY (3.0 miles ), Union, KY (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $173,800
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $183,900
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $195,200
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $213,100

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Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 84.86 W

Area code: 812

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-0.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Rising Sun-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Rising Sun city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rising Sun-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from Rising Sun center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from Rising Sun center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ohio County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rising Sun topographic map

Birthplace of: Michael Callen - Non-fiction writer, John D. Works - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Rising Sun:

  • WATERS OF RISING SUN THE (Nursing Home, 405 RIO VISTA LN)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Rising Sun:

  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (Hospital, about 8 miles away; AURORA, IN)
  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; AURORA, IN)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME CARE OF INDIANA INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LAWRENCEBURG, IN)

Political contributions by individuals in Rising Sun, IN

Airports located in Rising Sun:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rising Sun:

  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Cincinnati, OH; Full-time enrollment: 23,808)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 23 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 10,543)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 23 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 4,065)
  • Xavier University (about 25 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College (about 32 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 34 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,477)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 37 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,391)

Public high school in Rising Sun:

Public elementary/middle school in Rising Sun:

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Library in Rising Sun:

  • OHIO COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $155,008; Location: 503 SECOND STREET; 30,744 books; 1,613 audio materials; 1,762 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Shawnee campground drinking water is tested regularly and treated until it complys with regulations.

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

Cemeteries: Rising Sun Cemetery (1), Cedar Hedge Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ohio County Historical Society (212 North Walnut Street), Grand Victoria Casino (Arcades & Amusements; 600 Grand Victoria Dr).

Hotels: Courtyard (107 4th Street), Empire House Historic Hotel (110 South Front Street), Anderson's Riviera Inn - Out of Town (119 Industrial Access Road).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 40.1. This is worse than average.
City:

40.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.14
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.181. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.181
U.S.:

0.640

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

SHAWNEE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2005)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.0%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rising Sun, IN

52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
46 people in nursing homes in 2000

Rising Sun compared to Indiana state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Rising Sun (2011 data):

  • The Friendship State Bank: 401 Main Street Branch at 401 Main Street, branch established on 1998/02/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $299.7 mil, Deposits: $258.9 mil, headquarters in Friendship, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Friendship Bancorp
  • MainSource Bank: Rising Sun Branch at Main And Walnut Streets, branch established on 1900/01/02. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rising Sun travel time to work - commute


Rising Sun mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Rising Sun city (based on Ohio County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.28%
Here36.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents30.1%20.9%15.6%11.5%21.8%
Congregations7.7%23.1%23.1%15.4%30.8%
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 convenience stores (with gas): 3
Here:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

10.42 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

9.4%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Ohio County:

28.3%
State:

29.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,444$38,6642$552
Other Government Administration 1$2,248$26,9765$3,032
Police Protection - Officers 9$31,789$42,3850$0
Police - Other 1$2,689$32,2680$0
Streets and Highways 7$21,130$36,2234$3,079
Sewerage 4$18,828$56,4840$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,908$34,8960$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$6,561$39,3661$906
Water Supply 3$9,810$39,2400$0
Electric Power 7$43,728$74,9620$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,161$13,9320$0
Totals for Government 38$147,296$46,51512$7,569

Rising Sun government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,904,000 ($2611.23)
    Electric Utilities: $2,986,000 ($1320.65)
    Central Staff Services: $560,000 ($247.68)
    Sewerage: $379,000 ($167.62)
    Water Utilities: $332,000 ($146.84)
    Regular Highways: $329,000 ($145.51)
    Police Protection: $309,000 ($136.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $185,000 ($81.82)
    Financial Administration: $82,000 ($36.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($31.84)
    Housing & Community Development: $63,000 ($27.86)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($6.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,003,000 ($2212.74)
    Housing & Community Development: $179,000 ($79.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($69.00)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.77)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.88)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,538,000 ($680.23)

Rising Sun government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $309,000 ($136.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($32.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($14.60)
    All Other: $17,000 ($7.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $98,000 ($43.34)
    Highways: $18,000 ($7.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $750,000 ($331.71)
    Interest Earnings: $96,000 ($42.46)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,619,000 ($1158.34)
    Water Utilities: $363,000 ($160.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $191,000 ($84.48)
    General Support: $69,000 ($30.52)
    Highways: $65,000 ($28.75)
  • Tax - NEC: $9,111,000 ($4029.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,598,000 ($706.77)
    Property: $200,000 ($88.46)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($3.54)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,606,000 ($710.31)

8.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
Indiana average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dearborn County, IN  3.23% ($31,935 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  1.05% ($31,800)
from Switzerland County, IN  1.01% ($30,208)


8.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Indiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dearborn County, IN  3.05% ($32,597 average AGI)
to Switzerland County, IN  0.89% ($24,524)
to Ripley County, IN  0.55% ($41,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rising Sun:

  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rising Sun:

  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WKID (95.9 FM; VEVAY, IN; Owner: DIAL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WJYC (90.1 FM; DELHI HILLS, OH; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNLT (104.3 FM; HARRISON, OH; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rising Sun:

  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Rising Sun, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Rising Sun fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,994
Total average daily truck traffic: 399
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 6,640

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rising Sun)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • First & Poplar St (Lat: 38.941722 Lon: -84.861611), Call Sign: KJF790, Licensee ID: L00060230
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.995 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/25/2003, Expiration Date: 06/03/2013
    Registrant: City Of Rising Sun, First & Poplar St, Rising Sun, IN 47040, Phone: (812) 438-3616
  • 1/10 Mi S Of Sr 262 6/10 Mi W (Lat: 38.950889 Lon: -84.882167), Call Sign: KSE576
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.130 MHz, 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/2012, Expiration Date: 06/17/2022
    Registrant: Mobilcomm, 1211 W Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240, Phone: (513) 595-5800
  • Lat: 38.958667 Lon: -84.841889, Call Sign: WPSH641
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.450 MHz, 463.850 MHz, 463.275 MHz, 463.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2011, Expiration Date: 04/30/2021, Certifier: Aaron F Barth
    Registrant: Gaming Entertainment (Indiana) LLC, 777 Rising Star Drive, Rising Sun, IN 47040, Phone: (812) 438-5019, Fax: (812) 438-5065, Email:
  • Lat: 38.955611 Lon: -84.848278, Call Sign: WPSQ608
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.037 MHz, 457.187 MHz, 457.887 MHz, 462.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 07/12/2021, Certifier: Mark Kochendorfer
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 38.951111 Lon: -84.858333, Call Sign: WQEF370
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.400 MHz, 457.400 MHz, 452.025 MHz, 457.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2006, Expiration Date: 01/12/2016, Certifier: Stephen J Patz
    Registrant: Mobilcomm Inc, 1211 W Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240, Phone: (513) 595-5800, Fax: (513) 595-5822, Email:
  • Lat: 38.954222 Lon: -84.842444, Call Sign: WQPF660
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.187 MHz, 461.812 MHz, 462.112 MHz, 462.812 MHz, 463.562 MHz, 463.812 MHz, 464.150 MHz, 464.350 MHz, 465.887 MHz, 466.112 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 05/03/2012, Expiration Date: 05/03/2022, Certifier: Barth Aaron
    Registrant: Gaming Entertainment (Indiana) LLC, 777 Rising Drive, Rising Sun, IN 47240, Phone: (812) 438-5012, Fax: (812) 438-5165, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Rising Sun, IN, Lat: 38.951389 Lon: -84.856944, Call Sign: WQCS565
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.793 MHz, 952.793 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/16/2005, Expiration Date: 05/16/2015, Certifier: Trey Clifton
    Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2818 N. Sullivan Rd., Spokane, WA 99216, Phone: (509) 891-3636, Fax: (509) 891-3334, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rising Sun)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3811E , Serial Number: 11AC-530, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1954
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald R Parcell, 4515 Smith Rd, Rising Sun, IN 47040
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5866A , Serial Number: 28466, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 07/31/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey M Chipman, 3436 Dutch Ridge Rd, Rising Sun, IN 47040
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88631 , Serial Number: 16260, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Jeff Chipman, 3436 Dutch Ridge Rd, Rising Sun, IN 47040


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Rising Sun


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

Most common first names in Rising Sun, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4177.8 years
Mary3980.9 years
Robert3971.3 years
John3779.3 years
James3474.3 years
Charles2876.1 years
Ruth1977.4 years
Helen1780.8 years
George1776.2 years
Elizabeth1684.4 years
Most common last names in Rising Sun, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2478.0 years
Brown2076.0 years
Siekman1780.2 years
Thies1774.5 years
Stegemiller1676.6 years
Turner1477.1 years
Bailey1380.6 years
Gregory1276.0 years
Bovard1171.4 years
Kittle1173.5 years

Businesses in Rising Sun, IN

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1


Rising Sun on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jason Potter (5)
  • William Randolph Stowell (2)
  • Taylor M. Goon (2)
  • Sherrie Howard (1)
  • James Matthew Dickman (1)
  • William R. Stowell (1)
  • Bruce Howard (1)

Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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