Shadeland, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 1,751 (26% urban, 74% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 850  (48.6%)
Females: 901  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
Indiana median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 47909.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $72,363 (it was $48,750 in 2000)
Shadeland:

$72,363
IN:

$50,532

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $31,265 (it was $20,631 in 2000)

Shadeland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $166,589 (it was $122,800 in 2000)
Shadeland:

$166,589
IN:

$131,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $206,275; Detached houses: $228,945; Mobile homes: $15,097

Median gross rent in 2015: $750.

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  • Races in Shadeland, IN (2010)

    Shadeland races chart
    • 1,52094.4%White alone
    • 533.3%Hispanic
    • 120.7%Two or more races
    • 90.6%American Indian alone
    • 80.5%Asian alone
    • 70.4%Black alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shadeland: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), American (21.9%), English (8.3%), Dutch (8.2%), Irish (6.3%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 622 feet

Land area: 27.1 square miles.

Population density: 65 people per square mile   (very low).

Shadeland,IN real estate house value index trend

Shadeland, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Shadeland:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shadeland town:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

28 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Indiana:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,303 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $959 (0.6%)

Shadeland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (4.8 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (58.0 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (109.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Purdue University, IN (2.1 miles ), Lafayette, IN (2.2 miles ), West Point, IN (2.3 miles ), West Lafayette, IN (2.4 miles ), Montmorenci, IN (3.0 miles ), Dayton, IN (3.0 miles ), Stockwell, IN (3.3 miles ), Battle Ground, IN (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 86.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Shadeland household income distribution Shadeland home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +163 (+10.7%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Shadeland, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shadeland-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Shadeland town center injured 44 people.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 7.8 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shadeland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 141.6 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 118.0 miles away from Shadeland 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 170.5 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 139.3 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 219.4 miles away from Shadeland center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 137.1 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 Tippecanoe County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shadeland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shadeland:

  • WABASH VALLEY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • KINDRED TRANS CARE AND REHAB-GREATER LAFAYETTE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • INDIANA VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • REM-INDIANA INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • VISITING NURSE HOSPICE LAFAYETTE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • INDIANA PYTHIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • LAFAYETTE HOME HOSPITAL, INC - SNF (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)

Amtrak station near Shadeland:

  • 5 miles: LAFAYETTE (DEPOT AT 200 NORTH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shadeland:

  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 5 miles; West Lafayette, IN; Full-time enrollment: 38,271)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 38 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 44 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 49 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • DePauw University (about 51 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Marian University (about 55 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Butler University (about 55 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

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

Churches in Shadeland include: Stidham Church (A), Farmers Institute Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hickory Grove Cemetery (1), Durkee Cemetery (2), Farmers Institute Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Wea Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tippecanoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.4. This is about average.

City:

83.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 4.4%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Indiana average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shadeland town (based on Tippecanoe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,0116
Evangelical Protestant19,71079
Mainline Protestant13,49936
Other2,99616
Orthodox1351
Black Protestant1191
None116,310-
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: 21
Tippecanoe County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Tippecanoe County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Tippecanoe County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Here:

7.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tippecanoe County:

27.6%
Indiana:

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

15.2%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.7%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.2%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shadeland:

22.5%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shadeland:

11.5%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shadeland:

34.8%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

51.3%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Shadeland:

75.6%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shadeland, IN Residents
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$2,893$34,7160$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 7$8,089
Parks and Recreation 1$3,375$40,5007$1,505
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$244
Totals for Government 2$6,268$37,60816$9,838

7.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($216 average AGI)
Tippecanoe County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IN  0.40% ($31,888 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IN  0.37% ($30,879)
from White County, IN  0.35% ($29,800)


7.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($353 average AGI)
Tippecanoe County:

0.15%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.61% ($30,084 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.32% ($31,267)
to Clinton County, IN  0.26% ($31,080)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shadeland:

  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLAS (1410 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WASK (1450 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shadeland:

  • WKHY (93.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASK-FM (98.7 FM; BATTLE GROUND, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKOA (105.3 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)
  • WGLM (106.7 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: KVB BROADCASTING)
  • WJEF (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: LAFAYETTE SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXXB (102.9 FM; DELPHI, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMRS (107.7 FM; MONTICELLO, IN; Owner: GERALD NORMAN QUINN)
  • W216BB (91.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSKL (92.9 FM; VEEDERSBURG, IN; Owner: ZONA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W224AX (92.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WFWR (91.5 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: FOUNTAIN WARREN COMMUNITY RADIO CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Shadeland:

  • W57DC (Channel 57; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • $1,374,000Total costs
  • 25,760Total average daily traffic
  • 1,741Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,660Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Shadeland, IN

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1650 Lilly Rd (Lat: 40.390028 Lon: -86.940833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 195 m, Call Sign: WPJI517
    Assigned Frequencies: 9300.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/29/2001, Expiration Date: 06/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2011, Certifier: T H Mc GheeRegistrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

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
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$142,3957$199,67355$167,4333$173,4531$110,4901$94,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$194,8601$54,4600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$109,7100$017$142,0311$112,0700$01$79,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$82,4803$162,33313$165,4150$01$138,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$126,5500$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$166,2154$164,405
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$289,930
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$78,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$64,850
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (3%)

Shadeland compared to Indiana state average:

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