Shipshewana, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 677 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.3%
Males: 308  (45.6%)
Females: 369  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46565.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,638 (it was $30,156 in 2000)
Shipshewana:

$27,638
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,483 (it was $26,270 in 2000)

Shipshewana town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $143,794 (it was $115,600 in 2000)
Shipshewana:

$143,794
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $530.

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  • Races in Shipshewana, IN (2010)

    Shipshewana races chart
    • 64497.9%White alone
    • 50.8%Hispanic
    • 40.6%Two or more races
    • 30.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Shipshewana: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.2%), United States (13.2%), Irish (6.7%), Swiss (5.0%), French (3.8%), English (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.92 square miles.

Population density: 736 people per square mile   (low).

Shipshewana,IN real estate house value index trend

Shipshewana, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Shipshewana:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shipshewana town:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.1%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Shipshewana, Indiana as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Shipshewana to the number of sex offenders is 67 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,337 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,017 (0.8%)

Shipshewana satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elkhart, IN (20.1 miles , pop. 51,874).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (47.6 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (108.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Middlebury, IN (2.6 miles ), Lagrange, IN (3.0 miles ), Howe, IN (3.0 miles ), White Pigeon, MI (3.0 miles ), Topeka, IN (3.1 miles ), Sturgis, MI (3.4 miles ), Constantine, MI (3.5 miles ), Millersburg, IN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.68 N, Longitude: 85.58 W

Area code: 260

Shipshewana household income distribution Shipshewana home values distribution

Shipshewana tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -245 (-31.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Shipshewana, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shipshewana-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 64% 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 Shipshewana town center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 7.4 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 41 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shipshewana-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% 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 254.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.9 miles away from Shipshewana 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 232.0 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 255.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 228.5 miles away from Shipshewana center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 268.5 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 La Crosse County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shipshewana topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shipshewana:

  • ALTERNATIVE LIFESTYLES INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LAGRANGE, IN)
  • ARC OPPORTUNITIES, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HOWE, IN)
  • LAGRANGE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LAGRANGE, IN)
  • PARKVIEW LAGRANGE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LAGRANGE, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAGRANGE, IN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF LAGRANGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAGRANGE, IN)
  • STURGIS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; STURGIS, MI)

Airports located in Shipshewana:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shipshewana:

  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 34 miles; South Bend, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,563)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 35 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 39 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Western Michigan University (about 42 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Andrews University (about 45 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; FT enrollment: 3,103)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 46 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 46 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Shipshewana:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Shipshewana:

  • CLAY RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 11980 W 300 S; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • VALLEY LINE SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 3055 N 500 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • PAIGE CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 7870W 675 N; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • TOWNLINE SQUARE SCHOOL AMISH (Students: 44; Location: 1855 S 1000 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • BLUE RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 8615 W 450 N; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • NORTHSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 9785 W STATE ROAD 120; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • LITTLE ACORN SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 1030 N 500 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • WEST YODER SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 8820 W 100 S; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • SHIPSHE MEADOWS SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 2255 N 675 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • YODER CENTER (Students: 31; Location: 1045 S 850 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Shipshewana, School District: WESTVIEW SCHOOL CORPORATION

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

Tourist attractions: Menno-Hof (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; State Road 5 South), Buggy Line Tours (Tours & Charters; 300 South Van Buren Street).

Hotels: DER RUHE Blatz Motel (1195 South Van Buren Street), Farmstead Inn (370 South Van Buren Street), Green Meadow Bed & Breakfast (7905 West 450 North), Country Inn-Stes Shipshewana (1175 North Vanburen Street), Super 8 Motel (740 South Van Buren Street).

Court: Dutchmaid Food Court (1265 North State Road 5).

LaGrange 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 2012 was 117. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

117
U.S.:

74

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1

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

SHIPSHEWANA CAMPGROUND, INC./NORTH WELL (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SHIPSHEWANA CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RIVERSIDE CAMPGROUNDS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PAIGE CREEK AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2011)
NORTHSIDE AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SHIPSHE MEADOWS AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PLEASANT RIDGE AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shipshewana that have no violations reported:

  • SCOTT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.4%
(26.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Shipshewana compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Banks with branches in Shipshewana (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Shipshewana Branch at 239 Morton St, branch established on 1934/12/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Farmers State Bank: Shipshewana Branch at 315 North Vanburen Street, branch established on 1991/06/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $481.3 mil, Deposits: $399.3 mil, headquarters in Lagrange, IN, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: F.S. Bancorp
  • Lake City Bank: Shipshewana Branch at 895 North Van Buren Street, branch established on 1994/11/29. Info updated 2006/05/11: Bank assets: $2,885.4 mil, Deposits: $2,413.2 mil, headquarters in Warsaw, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Shipshewana, Indiana:

  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 1175 N Van Buren, Shipshewana, IN 46565 , Phone: (260) 768-7780, Fax: (260) 768-9103
  • Super 8 Shipshewana, 740 South Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565 , Phone: (260) 768-4004, Fax: (260) 768-7498
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Shipshewana, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Indiana average:

11.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Shipshewana town (based on LaGrange County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,931121
Mainline Protestant2,60721
Catholic6772
Orthodox721
None15,841-
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: 7
LaGrange County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
LaGrange County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
LaGrange County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

6.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
LaGrange County:

27.8%
Indiana:

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

13.1%
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$3,902$46,8240$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,868
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,255$48,7650$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$786
Firefighters 0$0 28$2,789
Streets and Highways 1$4,440$53,2800$0
Sewerage 1$4,402$52,8240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,421$41,0520$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,338
Totals for Government 8$32,420$48,63037$7,781

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

  • Construction - General: $69,000 ($101.92)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $373,000 ($550.96)
    Water Utilities: $290,000 ($428.36)
    Sewerage: $244,000 ($360.41)
    Regular Highways: $78,000 ($115.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($14.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($14.77)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($2.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($97.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($19.20)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($4.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $384,000 ($567.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($125.55)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $139,000 ($205.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($16.25)
    All Other: $7,000 ($10.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($22.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $200,000 ($295.42)
    Interest Earnings: $62,000 ($91.58)
    Rents: $17,000 ($25.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $123,000 ($181.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $103,000 ($152.14)
    Highways: $12,000 ($17.73)
    All Other: $6,000 ($8.86)
  • Tax - Property: $547,000 ($807.98)
    Other Selective Sales: $66,000 ($97.49)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.48)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,423,000 ($2101.92)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,045,000 ($3020.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,510,000 ($2230.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,298,000 ($1917.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $535,000 ($790.25)
    Water Utilities: $125,000 ($184.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,896,000 ($2800.59)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $23,000 ($33.97)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shipshewana:

  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)
  • WKAM (1460 AM; 3 kW; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: FULMER COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WMSH (1230 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shipshewana:

  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; LIGONIER, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WQKO (91.9 FM; HOWE, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WZOW (97.7 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; BRONSON, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WGCS (91.1 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: GOSHEN COLLEGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; THREE RIVERS, MI; Owner: IMPACT RADIO, LLC)
  • W207BF (89.3 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, IN; Owner: WILLIAM ANDREW DIXON)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: ELKHART COMMUNITY SCHOOLS CORP.)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; BREMEN, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHWE (89.7 FM; HOWE, IN; Owner: HOWE MILITARY SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Shipshewana:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • Shipshewana, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents6
  • 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 Shipshewana fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shipshewana)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 105 E Middlebury St (Lat: 41.680611 Lon: -85.579139), Call Sign: WPYE522
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.925 MHz, 467.812 MHz, 467.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/2003, Expiration Date: 07/28/2013, Certifier: Phil Heyerly
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 1,039.89 Feet Se Of Intersection Of Cr 5 & Cr 250 N, Bearing 4.8*m (Lat: 41.675556 Lon: -85.576944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: WQBQ663
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2004, Expiration Date: 05/23/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/23/2005, Certifier: Lori Boyd
    Registrant: Ers Licensing, 2109 W. Godman Ave., Muncie, IN 47303, Phone: (765) 286-1623, Fax: (765) 286-2921, Email:
  • Lat: 41.654278 Lon: -85.580778, Call Sign: WQEP348
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.250 MHz, 464.325 MHz, 452.100 MHz, 452.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2006, Expiration Date: 03/16/2016, Certifier: Brent Nunemaker
    Registrant: National License Corp., 938 3rd Avenue Nw, Carmel, IN 46032, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (574) 243-8245, Email:
  • 3195 N Sr 5 (Lat: 41.687000 Lon: -85.580833), Call Sign: WQNT896
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.387 MHz, 468.737 MHz, 469.812 MHz, 468.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2011, Expiration Date: 05/24/2021, Certifier: Jason Martin
    Registrant: National License, 938 3rd Avenue Nw, Carmel, IN 46032, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • MEADOWVIEW, 7950 W 050 S (Lat: 41.631333 Lon: -85.576028), Type: Building, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQDG330, Licensee ID: L00030645
    Assigned Frequencies: 19380.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2005, Expiration Date: 08/17/2015, Certifier: Jen Nussbaum
    Registrant: Westview School Corporation, 1545 South 600 West, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (260) 768-4404, Fax: (260) 768-7368, Email:
  • SHIPSHEWANA, 325 W Middlebury Street (Lat: 41.509194 Lon: -85.550194), Type: Building, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQDG331, Licensee ID: L00030645
    Assigned Frequencies: 17820.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2005, Expiration Date: 08/17/2015, Certifier: Jen Nussbaum
    Registrant: Westview School Corporation, 1545 South 600 West, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (260) 768-4404, Fax: (260) 768-7368, Email:
  • KZ RV-SR 5, 925 N Sr 5 (Lat: 41.653917 Lon: -85.577528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQEN789
    Assigned Frequencies: 19560.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2006, Expiration Date: 03/14/2016, Certifier: Susan Thomas
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • KZRV-US 20, 9270 W Us 20 (Lat: 41.653417 Lon: -85.594750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQEN790
    Assigned Frequencies: 18000.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2006, Expiration Date: 03/14/2016, Certifier: Susan Thomas
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • SCOTT, 8185 N. 925 West (Lat: 41.758611 Lon: -85.606944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQIX346
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 11055.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/10/2008, Expiration Date: 06/10/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • SHIPSHEWANA, 9270 W. Us Highway 20 (Lat: 41.653917 Lon: -85.577528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.1 m, Call Sign: WQMA383
    Assigned Frequencies: 19405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/10/2010, Expiration Date: 06/10/2020, Certifier: Gene Crusie
    Registrant: Idt Spectrum, 520 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102, Phone: (973) 438-3414, Fax: (973) 428-1869, Email:
  • SHIPSHEWANA, 3195 N S.R. 5 (Lat: 41.686639 Lon: -85.578583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQNW869
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2011, Expiration Date: 06/22/2021, Certifier: Gene Crusie
    Registrant: Maplenet Wireless, Inc., Goshen, IN 46527, Phone: (877) 627-5301, Fax: (574) 389-3119, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shipshewana)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Shipshewana)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shipshewana, IN
Most common first names in Shipshewana, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1772.0 years
John1477.8 years
Robert1467.9 years
Joseph1375.4 years
William1172.9 years
Ida982.0 years
Levi977.8 years
Clara773.3 years
Charles773.3 years
Anna775.1 years
Most common last names in Shipshewana, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller5276.1 years
Yoder5178.4 years
Bontrager2477.3 years
Hostetler1779.0 years
Schrock1677.3 years
Nelson1378.3 years
Troyer1279.1 years
Smith1174.4 years
Baker1079.3 years
Eash974.8 years

Businesses in Shipshewana, IN

  • SAS Shoes: 1
  • Super 8: 1

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