Seelyville, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 1,026 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.2%
 
Males: 480  (46.8%)
Females: 546  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 47803.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,887 (it was $35,114 in 2000)
Seelyville:

$43,887
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,871 (it was $17,588 in 2000)

Seelyville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,261 (it was $59,000 in 2000)
Seelyville:

$77,261
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $702.

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  • Races in Seelyville, IN (2013)

    Seelyville races chart
    • 94696.2%White alone
    • 202.0%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 40.4%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Seelyville: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (34.7%), German (15.9%), English (9.9%), Irish (9.1%), Scottish (3.4%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 588 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 1,190 people per square mile   (low).

Seelyville,IN real estate house value index trend

Seelyville, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Seelyville:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seelyville town:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 24.8%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Indiana:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $650 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $484 (0.7%)

Seelyville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (6.8 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (63.1 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (163.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Staunton, IN (2.0 miles ), North Terre Haute, IN (2.4 miles ), Fontanet, IN (2.4 miles ), Terre Haute, IN (2.6 miles ), Riley, IN (2.7 miles) , Brazil, IN (2.8 miles ), Dresser, IN (2.9 miles) , Rosedale, IN (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.49 N, Longitude: 87.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

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

8.3%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +99 (+9.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Seelyville, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Seelyville-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/22/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Seelyville town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/29/1963, a category F3 tornado 8.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seelyville-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 79.3 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 57.1 miles away from Seelyville 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 107.7 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 76.9 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 76.5 miles away from Seelyville 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 199.9 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 Vigo County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Seelyville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Seelyville:

  • MOSAIC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • FMC - WABASH VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • ROYAL OAKS HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • VIGO COUNTY HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • MEADOWS MANOR CONVALESCENT AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • NORMAL LIFE OF INDIANA (Hospital, about 7 miles away; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BRAZIL, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seelyville:

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 4 miles; Terre Haute, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 8 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • DePauw University (about 24 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 46 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 48 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 49 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Vincennes University (about 58 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)

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

Vigo 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 2012 was 91.2. This is worse than average.

City:

91.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.837. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.837
U.S.:

1.929

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.1%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards in 2000

Seelyville 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Seelyville (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Seelyville Branch at 9520 E. U.S. Highway 40, branch established on 1966/06/01. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,852.7 mil, Deposits: $2,227.7 mil, headquarters in Terre Haute, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Indiana average:

11.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seelyville town (based on Vigo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,39683
Mainline Protestant7,92839
Catholic7,5009
Other1,2019
Black Protestant96310
Orthodox2541
None72,606-
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: 20
Vigo County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Vigo County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Vigo County:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 86
Here:

8.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Vigo County:

30.9%
Indiana:

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

16.1%
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 1$2,066$24,7920$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$3,401
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$1,296
Sewerage 2$4,427$26,5620$0
Water Supply 4$11,805$35,4150$0
Totals for Government 7$18,298$31,3687$4,697

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
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 Clay County, IN  0.54% ($29,845 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.42% ($27,105)
from Sullivan County, IN  0.36% ($27,855)


5.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,861 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($485 average AGI)
Vigo County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.60% ($26,300 average AGI)
to Clay County, IN  0.46% ($31,102)
to Vermillion County, IN  0.29% ($30,973)

Strongest AM radio stations in Seelyville:

  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSDX (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BRAZIL, IN)
  • WBOW (1300 AM; 1 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, 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.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seelyville:

  • WTHI-FM (99.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSDM-FM (97.7 FM; BRAZIL, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WWSY (95.9 FM; SEELYVILLE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WMGI (100.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBOW-FM (102.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WMHD-FM (90.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • WCRT (88.5 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WISU (89.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA STATE UNIV. BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W236AE (95.1 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WWVR (105.5 FM; WEST TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WAPC (91.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKT (92.7 FM; SPENCER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WHCC (105.1 FM; ELLETTSVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Seelyville:

  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTWO (Channel 2; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • Seelyville, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents182
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities128
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents12
See more detailed statistics of Seelyville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Seelyville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.493306 Lon: -87.271028, Call Sign: WQMJ619
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 456.237 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 456.362 MHz, 451.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/24/2020, Certifier: Donald L Hood
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250-2031, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA9RWG
    Grant Date: 03/06/1990, Expiration Date: 03/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002
    Registrant: Donald D Moon, Seelyville, IN 47878

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$97,8501$219,8505$119,356
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$118,715
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$121,960
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$92,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Seelyville on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #39 (47803) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Syrian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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