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Population in 2012: 18,520 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 

Males: 9,214  (49.8%)
Females: 9,306  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47274.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,212 (it was $36,883 in 2000)
Seymour:

$40,212
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,503

Seymour city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,609 (it was $76,700 in 2000)
Seymour:

$103,609
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,620; Detached houses: $119,376; Townhouses or other attached units: $121,794; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,821; Mobile homes: $27,117; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $41,522

Median gross rent in 2012: $682.

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  • White alone - 15,456 (85.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2,024 (11.2%)
  • Two or more races - 317 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 147 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 110 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 48 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 35 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Seymour: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.2%), United States (18.2%), Irish (12.5%), English (8.2%), Dutch (1.5%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1864

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,709 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Seymour:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seymour city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

1,583 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia).

This city:  8.7%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 71 registered sex offenders living in Seymour, Indiana as of October 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Seymour to the number of sex offenders is 261 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $540 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $361 (0.4%)

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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 ).

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

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Latitude: 38.96 N, Longitude: 85.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,745 (+37.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,849 (69.9%)

Area code: 812

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Crime rates in Seymour by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1002010000110
per 100,000 5.40.00.010.80.05.30.00.00.00.05.15.70.0
Rapes 109929157545934
per 100,000 53.949.449.110.848.379.836.826.020.825.946.117.121.8
Robberies 82492118458956
per 100,000 43.111.021.848.610.758.542.120.825.941.446.128.432.7
Assaults 73757974889589808678637369
per 100,000 393.2412.0430.9399.9472.5505.1468.1415.7446.3403.3323.0415.0376.2
Burglaries 10314011082102105119116132184165153143
per 100,000 554.8769.1599.9443.1547.7558.3625.8602.7685.0951.3845.9869.7779.7
Thefts 9481,0009531,0269971,1021,1211,0011,076807873881976
per 100,000 5106.75493.65197.75544.15353.05859.55895.35201.15584.14172.34475.35008.05321.7
Auto thefts 39666960697466817545515971
per 100,000 210.1362.6376.3324.2370.5393.5347.1420.9389.2232.7261.4335.4387.1
Arson 87565611055333
per 100,000 43.138.527.332.426.831.95.352.025.925.915.417.116.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 397.4419.5404.0395.7410.3488.2434.4386.4408.0358.7377.2396.7393.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 57 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Indiana average:

1.96

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Seymour, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,284 (+14.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Seymour-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 197% 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 below Indiana state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city 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 44.4 miles away from Seymour center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from Seymour center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Seymour:

  • FMC - SEYMOUR (Dialysis Facility, 200 EAST THIRD STREET)
  • SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 411 W TIPTON ST)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, 631 N ELM ST)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, 830 EVERGREEN DR)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, 583 CAMELOT DR)
  • GRANCARE HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, 1406 E TIPTON STREET)
  • SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, 411 W TIPTON ST)
  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER OF SEYMO (Nursing Home, 4990 N US 31)
  • COVERED BRIDGE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, 1675 W TIPTON ST)
  • LUTHERAN COMMUNITY HOME (Nursing Home, 111 W CHURCH AVE)
  • SEYMOUR CROSSING (Nursing Home, 707 S JACKSON PARK DR)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seymour:

  • Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus (about 21 miles; Columbus, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,166)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 38 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 37,472)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton (about 41 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 43 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 3,938)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,789)
  • University of Louisville (about 52 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)
  • Bellarmine University (about 52 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,337)

Public high schools in Seymour:

Private high schools in Seymour:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 7120 N COUNTY ROAD 875 E; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • SEYMOUR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 101; Location: 301 INDIANAPOLIS AVE BOX 863; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 64; Location: 1020 A AVE; Grades: 2 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Seymour:

Private elementary/middle schools in Seymour:

  • IMMANUEL-LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 520 S CHESTNUT ST; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 1501 GAISER DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST AMBROSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 301 S CHESTNUT ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 1058 S COUNTY ROAD 460 E; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Seymour, School District: SEYMOUR COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

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)

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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).

 
Jackson 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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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.4%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents, 35.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 39.2% for other race residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Seymour, IN

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

Seymour compared to Indiana state average:

Seymour, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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) (Amended And
  • 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Seymour, Indiana:

  • Lees Inn, 2075 E Tipton, Seymour, IN 47274 , Phone: (812) 523-1850
  • Quality Inn Seymour, 2025 E Tipton St, Seymour, IN 47274 , Phone: (812) 522-6767, Fax: (812) 522-6878
  • Silver House Inn, 390 S Jackson Park Dr, Seymour, IN 47274 , Phone: (812) 522-6464, Fax: (812) 522-9618
  • Motel 6, 365 Tangler Blvd ( I-65 Exit 50a), Seymour, IN 47274 , Phone: (812) 524-7443, Fax: (812) 524-1213
  • Knights Inn, 207 N Sandy Creek Dr, Seymour, IN 47274 , Phone: (812) 522-3523
  • Econo Lodge, 220 Commerce Dr, Seymour, IN 47274 , Phone: (812) 522-8000, Fax: (812) 523-2189
  • Hampton Inn, 247 N Sandy Creek Dr, Seymour, IN 47274 , Phone: (812) 523-2409, Fax: (812) 523-3664
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 249 N Sandy Creek Dr, Seymour, IN 47274 , Phone: (812) 522-1200, Fax: (812) 522-1212
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Seymour, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Seymour travel time to work - commute


Seymour mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Seymour city (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.17%
Here57.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist Church
Adherents30.7%17.1%9.5%9.2%7.7%
Congregations11.3%20.0%10.0%7.5%16.3%
NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents6.2%5.2%4.7%2.1%7.6%
Congregations2.5%3.8%1.3%1.3%26.3%
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: 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.
Indiana:

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

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.2%
Indiana:

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

18.5%
State:

14.3%

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
Other Government Administration 10$19,583$23,5000$0
Police Protection - Officers 38$158,396$50,0200$0
Police - Other 16$36,131$27,0980$0
Firefighters 41$153,815$45,0190$0
Streets and Highways 16$25,118$18,8390$0
Health 1$1,881$22,5720$0
Solid Waste Management 30$53,277$21,31112$3,490
Parks and Recreation 1$3,560$42,7200$0
Transit 0$0 10$7,386
Other and Unallocable 16$33,254$24,9410$0
Totals for Government 169$485,015$34,43922$10,876

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,735,000 ($147.68)
    Sewerage: $2,599,000 ($140.33)
    Fire Protection: $2,227,000 ($120.25)
    General - Other: $1,838,000 ($99.24)
    Central Staff Services: $1,606,000 ($86.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $827,000 ($44.65)
    Air Transportation: $767,000 ($41.41)
    Regular Highways: $766,000 ($41.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $287,000 ($15.50)
    General Public Buildings: $181,000 ($9.77)
    Financial Administration: $120,000 ($6.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $84,000 ($4.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $649,000 ($35.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $921,000 ($49.73)
    Air Transportation: $215,000 ($11.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($1.30)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.32)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,206,000 ($389.09)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,705,000 ($92.06)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,495,000 ($134.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $242,000 ($13.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $104,000 ($5.62)
    All Other: $59,000 ($3.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,514,000 ($243.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,206,000 ($65.12)
    Interest Earnings: $350,000 ($18.90)
    Property Sale Other: $6,000 ($0.32)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,770,000 ($95.57)
    All Other: $661,000 ($35.69)
    Highways: $134,000 ($7.24)
  • Tax - Property: $5,088,000 ($274.73)
    Public Utilities: $65,000 ($3.51)
    NEC: $56,000 ($3.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $3,668,000 ($198.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,540,000 ($353.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,405,000 ($183.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,635,000 ($142.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,668,000 ($198.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $500,000 ($27.00)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $17,000 ($0.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,558,000 ($624.08)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $318,000 ($17.17)

5.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Indiana average:

6.54%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($337 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.06%
Indiana average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jennings County, IN  0.78% ($28,960 average AGI)
from Bartholomew County, IN  0.72% ($32,270)
from Scott County, IN  0.47% ($27,763)


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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 Bartholomew County, IN  1.04% ($32,530 average AGI)
to Jennings County, IN  0.66% ($34,132)
to Scott County, IN  0.59% ($25,579)

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 (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 60 meters (197ft)
Total costs: $295,000
Total average daily traffic: 191,822
Total average daily truck traffic: 11,772

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 1
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: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Seymour, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (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: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seymour)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Seymour)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 78
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Seymour


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

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
Businesses in Seymour, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Marriott1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Big O Tires1Maurices1
Buffalo Wild Wings1McDonald's2
Burger King1Motel 61
CVS1Nike3
Cracker Barrel1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Ryan's Grill1
Fashion Bug1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Staples1
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1Subway3
H&R Block2Super 81
Hardee's1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jones New York2U-Haul1
KFC1UPS7
Kincaid1Vans1
Knights Inn1Walgreens1
Kroger2Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1White Castle1
Browse common businesses in Seymour, IN


Seymour on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
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  • James Carter Bach (15)
  • Roger Nolan (9)
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  • Matthew L. Schneider (6)
  • Nathan W. Heisey (5)
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  • Joseph Worthington (3)
  • Gary Applegate (2)
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Total of 79 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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