Seymour, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 19,480 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.6%
 
Males: 9,613  (49.3%)
Females: 9,867  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47274.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,076 (it was $36,883 in 2000)
Seymour:

$48,076
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,303 (it was $18,222 in 2000)

Seymour city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,999 (it was $76,700 in 2000)
Seymour:

$116,999
IN:

$141,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $776.

March 2019 cost of living index in Seymour: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.4%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.1% for Black residents, 26.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.0% for other race residents, 19.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Seymour, IN (2017)
    • 15,62781.3%White alone
    • 2,39412.5%Hispanic
    • 8544.4%Asian alone
    • 2021.1%Two or more races
    • 1790.9%Black alone
    • 180.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Seymour, Indiana as of December 09, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Seymour is 382 to 1.


Crime rates in Seymour by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(48.3)
15
(79.8)
7
(36.8)
5
(26.0)
4
(20.8)
5
(25.9)
9
(46.1)
3
(17.1)
4
(21.8)
7
(37.5)
7
(36.7)
5
(25.8)
5
(25.3)
8
(40.8)
3
(15.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(10.7)
11
(58.5)
8
(42.1)
4
(20.8)
5
(25.9)
8
(41.4)
9
(46.1)
5
(28.4)
6
(32.7)
6
(32.2)
8
(42.0)
3
(15.5)
9
(45.5)
8
(40.8)
5
(25.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
88
(472.5)
95
(505.1)
89
(468.1)
80
(415.7)
86
(446.3)
78
(403.3)
63
(323.0)
73
(415.0)
69
(376.2)
87
(466.4)
49
(257.2)
44
(227.4)
54
(273.3)
50
(255.0)
33
(167.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
102
(547.7)
105
(558.3)
119
(625.8)
116
(602.7)
132
(685.0)
184
(951.3)
165
(845.9)
153
(869.7)
143
(779.7)
143
(766.6)
131
(687.7)
80
(413.5)
96
(485.8)
94
(479.5)
71
(360.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
997
(5,353)
1,102
(5,860)
1,121
(5,895)
1,001
(5,201)
1,076
(5,584)
807
(4,172)
873
(4,475)
881
(5,008)
976
(5,322)
958
(5,135)
751
(3,942)
774
(4,001)
573
(2,900)
572
(2,918)
856
(4,349)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
69
(370.5)
74
(393.5)
66
(347.1)
81
(420.9)
75
(389.2)
45
(232.7)
51
(261.4)
59
(335.4)
71
(387.1)
100
(536.0)
69
(362.2)
55
(284.3)
51
(258.1)
66
(336.7)
68
(345.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(26.8)
6
(31.9)
1
(5.3)
10
(52.0)
5
(25.9)
5
(25.9)
3
(15.4)
3
(17.1)
3
(16.4)
2
(10.7)
5
(26.2)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)373.5498.0443.1394.1416.1365.8384.7404.6400.9434.9328.2292.9269.3273.1280.2

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City-data.com crime index in Seymour, IN

Crime rate in Seymour detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 60 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Indiana average:

1.42
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Ancestries: American (34.3%), German (18.6%), English (5.3%), Irish (4.0%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1864

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,798 people per square mile   (low).

Seymour, Indiana map

1,933 residents are foreign born (6.2% Latin America).

This city:

10.1%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $675 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $431 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (37.2 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (50.9 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (220.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Jonesville, IN (2.7 miles ),
Hayden, IN (2.9 miles ),
Brownstown, IN (3.2 miles ),
Crothersville, IN (3.4 miles ),
Country Squire Lakes, IN (3.5 miles ),
Freetown, IN (3.6 miles ),
Elizabethtown, IN (3.6 miles ),
Vallonia, IN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.96 N, Longitude: 85.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,024 (+41.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,960 (65.5%)

Area code: 812

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 108 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 1998: 76 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 1999: 114 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2000: 98 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2001: 96 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2002: 87 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2003: 119 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2004: 112 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2005: 120 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2006: 100 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2007: 92 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2013: 53 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2014: 61 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2015: 60 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2016: 66 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2017: 69 buildings, average cost: $151,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Seymour, IN residents
Average permit cost in Seymour, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Seymour, IN
Historical housing units in Seymour, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +2,284 (+14.4%).
Most common industries in Seymour, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (14.3%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (17.2%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Machinery (4.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.3%)
  • Health care (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Seymour, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Seymour, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Seymour, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 4.12. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.12
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Seymour-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Seymour city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seymour-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 113.2 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 117.4 miles away from Seymour 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 107.8 miles away from Seymour 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 122.3 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 110.7 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 121.5 miles away from Seymour 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 Jackson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Seymour topographic map

Hospitals in Seymour:

  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (631 N ELM ST)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (830 EVERGREEN DR)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (583 CAMELOT DR)
  • GRANCARE HOSPICE SERVICES (1406 E TIPTON STREET)
  • SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 411 W TIPTON ST)

Nursing Homes in Seymour:

  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER OF SEYMO (4990 N US 31)
  • COVERED BRIDGE HEALTH CAMPUS (1675 W TIPTON ST)
  • LUTHERAN COMMUNITY HOME (111 W CHURCH AVE)
  • SEYMOUR CROSSING (707 S JACKSON PARK DR)

Dialysis Facilities in Seymour:

  • FMC - SEYMOUR (200 EAST THIRD STREET)

Home Health Centers in Seymour:

  • SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH CARE (411 W TIPTON ST)

Airports located in Seymour:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seymour:

  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 38 miles; Bloomington, IN; Full-time enrollment: 39,039)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 43 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 51 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • University of Louisville (about 52 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Bellarmine University (about 52 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 53 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)

Public high school in Seymour:

Private high schools in Seymour:

Public elementary/middle schools in Seymour:

Private elementary/middle schools in Seymour:

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Library in Seymour:

  • JACKSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,413,755; Location: 303 W SECOND STREET; 77,292 books; 9 e-books; 5,967 audio materials; 10,992 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 220 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Seymour: Seymour Fire Department Station 2 (A), Seymour Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Ambrose Cemetery (1), Riverview Cemetery (2), Lutheran Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Seymour include: Shields Park (1), Gaiser Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Jackson County Visitors Convention Bureau (357 Tanger Boulevard).

Hotels: Econo Lodge Seymour (220 Commerce Drive), Ludwig R H Company (400 S Jackson Park Dr), Baniwa Corporation (400 South Jackson Park Drive), Motel 6 (365 Tanger Boulevard), Hometown Inn (207 North Sandy Creek Drive), Silver House (390 South Jackson Park Drive), Hampton Inn Seymour (247 North Sandy Creek Drive), Chestnut Motor Inn Inc (401 North Chestnut Street), Motel 6 Seymour (365 Tanger Boulevard).

Courts: County of Jackson - Court Clerk (1420 Corporate Way), County of Jackson - Court (1420 Corporate Way).

Birthplace of: Daniel Hollie - Professional wrestler, Paul Eggers - Texas lawyer and politician, Katie Stam - Beauty pageant winner, Rip Rogers - Professional wrestler, Royce Campbell - Jazz guitarist, Erica Moore - Middle-distance runner, Frank Niehaus - Football player, Scott Earl - Baseball player.

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

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

NATURAL PUBLIC SUPPLY, INC. (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-14-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2012)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Seymour in 2010:

  • 291 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Seymour in 2000:

  • 300 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Seymour (2011 data):

  • Jackson County Bank: at 125 South Chestnut Street, Tipton Street Branch, Jackson Park Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $390.0 mil, Deposits: $304.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of Southern Indiana
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Village Center Banking Branch, Seymour Central Drive-Up Branch, Seymour Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Indiana Bank and Trust Company: 1117 E Tipton St Branch at 1117 E. Tipton Street, branch established on 1908/01/01; West Second Street Branch at 222 West Second Street, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $983.6 mil, Deposits: $871.7 mil, headquarters in Columbus, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Indiana Community Bancorp
  • The Peoples Bank: East Tipton Street Branch at 1425 East Tipton Street, branch established on 1987/12/17; Seymour Westside Branch at 302 South Airport Road, branch established on 1977/04/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.8 mil, Deposits: $138.8 mil, headquarters in Brownstown, IN, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Tpb Bancorp
  • Woodforest National Bank: Seymour Wa-Mart Branch at 1600 East Tipton, branch established on 2007/04/28. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Seymour Branch at 202 East Tipton Street, branch established on 1990/02/03. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • Dupont State Bank: Seymour Branch at 1725 E. Tipton Street, Suite 100, branch established on 2009/04/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $80.2 mil, Deposits: $72.1 mil, headquarters in Dupont, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lea M. Mcmullan Trust
  • Bloomfield State Bank: West Tipton Street Branch at 316 West Tipton Street, branch established on 2005/11/07. Info updated 2007/03/06: Bank assets: $428.5 mil, Deposits: $344.7 mil, headquarters in Bloomfield, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Universal Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Seymour:

Marital status in Seymour, IN
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Seymour:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Seymour
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seymour, IN (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,04459
Mainline Protestant5,05323
Catholic1,5002
Black Protestant3702
Other2522
None18,157-
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: 10
Jackson County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jackson County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Jackson County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Jackson County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.2%
Indiana:

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

18.5%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Seymour:

47.1%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.3%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Seymour:

21.7%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Seymour:

12.5%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Seymour:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.4%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Seymour:

77.6%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Seymour, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 43$209,388$58,4340$0
Police Protection - Officers 39$204,405$62,8940$0
Solid Waste Management 24$66,717$33,3590$0
Other and Unallocable 21$52,368$29,9250$0
Police - Other 16$41,839$31,3791$205
Streets and Highways 14$38,848$33,2980$0
Sewerage 13$43,023$39,7140$0
Parks and Recreation 12$27,069$27,0691$1,172
Other Government Administration 8$20,920$31,3800$0
Financial Administration 3$10,624$42,4960$0
Transit 1$2,939$35,2688$9,260
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,692
Totals for Government 194$718,140$44,42111$12,329

Seymour government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $435,000 ($22.33)
    Air Transportation: $79,000 ($4.06)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $4,206,000 ($215.91)
    Police Protection: $3,717,000 ($190.81)
    Central Staff Services: $3,208,000 ($164.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,008,000 ($154.41)
    General - Other: $2,972,000 ($152.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,314,000 ($67.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $784,000 ($40.25)
    Air Transportation: $740,000 ($37.99)
    Transit Utilities: $244,000 ($12.53)
    Financial Administration: $189,000 ($9.70)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($2.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($0.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $827,000 ($42.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,101,000 ($56.52)
    Police Protection: $148,000 ($7.60)
    Sewerage: $146,000 ($7.49)
    Air Transportation: $80,000 ($4.11)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($1.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $571,000 ($29.31)

Seymour government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,104,000 ($364.68)
    Air Transportation: $765,000 ($39.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000 ($13.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $206,000 ($10.57)
    Other: $7,000 ($0.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $41,000 ($2.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $86,000 ($4.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $529,000 ($27.16)
    General Revenue - Other: $205,000 ($10.52)
    Donations From Private Sources: $69,000 ($3.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($0.56)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $54,000 ($2.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,145,000 ($58.78)
    Highways: $1,134,000 ($58.21)
    General Local Government Support: $753,000 ($38.66)
  • Tax - Property: $9,876,000 ($506.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $100,000 ($5.13)
    Other License: $67,000 ($3.44)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($0.26)

Seymour government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,769,000 ($1938.86)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,509,000 ($1412.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,490,000 ($692.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,230,000 ($165.81)

Seymour government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,306,000 ($631.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,886,000 ($404.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,283,000 ($168.53)

5.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Bartholomew County, IN  1.07% ($35,568 average AGI)
to Jennings County, IN  0.83% ($30,973)
to Scott County, IN  0.44% ($33,089)
Businesses in Seymour, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger2
AT&T1La-Z-Boy2
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Marriott1
Big O Tires1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Buffalo Wild Wings1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Motel 61
Chevrolet1Nike3
Circle K5Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ryan's Grill1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx3Steak 'n Shake1
Ford1Subway3
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1Travelodge1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS7
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
Knights Inn1White Castle1

Strongest AM radio stations in Seymour:

  • WZZB (1390 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNVI (1460 AM; 1 kW; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seymour:

  • WQKC (93.7 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: S.C.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJCP (92.7 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: PIERATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWWY (106.1 FM; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKKG (101.5 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WJAA (96.3 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: MIDLAND MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINN (104.9 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRZQ-FM (107.3 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: WTRE, INC.)
  • WAUZ (89.1 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: GOOD SHEPHERD RADIO INC)
  • WVNI (95.1 FM; NASHVILLE, IN; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFIU (103.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYGB (102.9 FM; EDINBURGH, IN; Owner: EDINBURGH RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Seymour:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHAN-LP (Channel 17; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. WHITE)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Seymour fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 88Number of bridges
  • 955ft / 291mTotal length
  • 612,704Total average daily traffic
  • 86,284Total average daily truck traffic
  • 571,672Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Seymour, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 181950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 251980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Seymour, IN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Seymour)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 146 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Seymour, IN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seymour)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Seymour)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 78
  • Good Intent Call: 5
Fire incident types in Seymour, IN

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Seymour, Indiana:

  • Lees Inn, 2075 E Tipton, Seymour, Indiana 47274 , Phone: (812) 523-1850
  • Quality Inn Seymour, 2025 E Tipton St, Seymour, Indiana 47274 , Phone: (812) 522-6767, Fax: (812) 522-6878
  • Silver House Inn, 390 S Jackson Park Dr, Seymour, Indiana 47274 , Phone: (812) 522-6464, Fax: (812) 522-9618
  • Motel 6, 365 Tangler Blvd ( I-65 Exit 50a), Seymour, Indiana 47274 , Phone: (812) 524-7443, Fax: (812) 524-1213
  • Knights Inn, 207 N Sandy Creek Dr, Seymour, Indiana 47274 , Phone: (812) 522-3523
  • Econo Lodge, 220 Commerce Dr, Seymour, Indiana 47274 , Phone: (812) 522-8000, Fax: (812) 523-2189
  • Hampton Inn, 247 N Sandy Creek Dr, Seymour, Indiana 47274 , Phone: (812) 523-2409, Fax: (812) 523-3664
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 249 N Sandy Creek Dr, Seymour, Indiana 47274 , Phone: (812) 522-1200, Fax: (812) 522-1212
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Seymour, Indiana
Most common first names in Seymour, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18479.3 years
William16575.8 years
John15673.6 years
James14571.2 years
Robert13370.4 years
Charles13176.9 years
George9977.3 years
Donald7870.1 years
Dorothy7677.0 years
Helen7479.3 years
Most common last names in Seymour, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8075.9 years
Johnson4876.2 years
Williams4272.2 years
Miller4275.4 years
Allman3772.6 years
Lewis3078.2 years
Brooks2974.7 years
Brown2970.7 years
White2883.2 years
Davis2875.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Seymour, IN
  • 57.1%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Seymour, IN
  • 68.7%Electricity
  • 29.3%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Seymour compared to Indiana state average:

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

Seymour on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Japan (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
There are 44 pilots and 26 other airmen in this city.
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