South Whitley, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 1,741 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 859  (49.4%)
Females: 882  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46787.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,176 (it was $35,114 in 2000)
South Whitley:

$47,176
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,107 (it was $19,766 in 2000)

South Whitley town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $94,239 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
South Whitley:

$94,239
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $112,921; detached houses: $121,336; mobile homes: $21,718

Median gross rent in 2019: $604.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Whitley: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.2%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Whitley, IN (2019)
    • 1,41289.5%White alone
    • 1358.6%Hispanic
    • 90.6%Black alone
    • 100.6%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in South Whitley, Indiana as of December 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Whitley is 203 to 1.


Crime rates in South Whitley by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.3)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(161.4)
4
(214.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.0)
1
(53.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.3)
3
(172.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(114.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(537.9)
8
(429.0)
3
(161.4)
2
(108.0)
3
(161.6)
6
(340.9)
2
(115.7)
3
(171.1)
3
(172.0)
3
(172.9)
1
(57.7)
2
(114.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(1,022)
19
(1,019)
12
(645.5)
7
(378.0)
18
(969.8)
31
(1,761)
29
(1,678)
18
(1,027)
20
(1,147)
10
(576.4)
7
(403.9)
11
(630.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(107.6)
1
(53.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(113.6)
1
(57.9)
1
(57.0)
2
(114.7)
5
(288.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(53.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index119.4118.037.133.560.9103.4126.257.6124.492.820.256.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in South Whitley, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.44
Indiana average:

1.80
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Ancestries: American (21.3%), German (20.9%), English (10.0%), Irish (7.2%), Scottish (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 808 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 2,367 people per square mile   (low).

South Whitley, Indiana map

34 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This town:

2.2%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $754 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $688 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (26.1 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (118.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sidney, IN (2.5 miles),
Larwill, IN (2.5 miles ),
Columbia City, IN (3.0 miles ),
Pierceton, IN (3.0 miles ),
North Manchester, IN (3.1 miles ),
Tri-Lakes, IN (3.6 miles ),
Laketon, IN (3.7 miles ),
Claypool, IN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.09 N, Longitude: 85.63 W

Area code: 260

Distribution of median household income in South Whitley, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in South Whitley, IN in 2019
South Whitley satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $129,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $188,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $248,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $121,500
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $218,900
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 South Whitley, IN residents
Average permit cost in South Whitley, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Indiana:

4.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in South Whitley, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10.6%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (14.0%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
Most common occupations in South Whitley, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)

Average climate in South Whitley, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South Whitley, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.5. This is about average.

City:

66.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 3.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.373. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.373
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

South Whitley-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the South Whitley town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Whitley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 11% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 218.2 miles away from South Whitley 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 197.1 miles away from South Whitley center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 218.2 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 218.5 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 75.9 miles away from South Whitley center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 234.7 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 Whitley County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Whitley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in South Whitley:

  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (211 N STATE ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near South Whitley:

  • PARKVIEW OAKS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COLUMBIA CITY, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COLUMBIA CITY, IN)
  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; COLUMBIA CITY, IN)
  • TIMBERCREST CHURCH OF BRETHREN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NORTH MANCHESTER, IN)
  • COLUMBIA CITY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COLUMBIA CITY, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT COLUMBIA CITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COLUMBIA CITY, IN)
  • PARKVIEW HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; COLUMBIA CITY, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Whitley:

  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 24 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 27 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 27 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 40 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 44 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 51 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 51 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public high school in South Whitley:

Public elementary/middle school in South Whitley:

Private elementary/middle school in South Whitley:

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Library in South Whitley:

  • SOUTH WHITLEY-CLEVELAND TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $576,114; Location: 201 EAST FRONT STREET; 27,437 books; 1,119 audio materials; 2,290 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 129 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Tourist attraction: Ground Effects Landscape Inc (Water Parks & Slides; 3815 South 950 West).

Birthplace of: Janie Fricke - Country singer.

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

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

RIVER CITY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in South Whitley (2011 data):

  • Crossroads Bank: South Whitley Branch at 105 East Columbia Street, branch established on 1965/02/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $327.0 mil, Deposits: $280.0 mil, headquarters in Wabash, IN, positive income, 5 total offices
  • STAR Financial Bank: South Whitley Branch at 207 South State Street, branch established on 1976/10/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,622.5 mil, Deposits: $1,346.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Star Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in South Whitley:

Marital status in South Whitley, IN
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

For population 25 years and over in South Whitley:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - South Whitley
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Whitley, IN (based on Whitley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,49341
Mainline Protestant3,49117
Catholic2,1203
Other3142
None20,874-
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: 8
Here:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Whitley County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Whitley County:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Whitley County:

9.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
South Whitley:

47.4%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Whitley:

41.8%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
South Whitley:

28.8
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Whitley:

20.7%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Whitley:

11.6%
Indiana:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
South Whitley:

53.5%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
South Whitley:

76.2%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Whitley, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$21,992$52,7810$0
Financial Administration 1$3,211$38,5321$1,187
Other and Unallocable 1$2,613$31,3561$1,027
Water Supply 1$4,477$53,7240$0
Sewerage 1$4,548$54,5760$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,348$40,1760$0
Electric Power 1$5,912$70,9440$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$748
Totals for Government 11$46,101$50,2923$2,963

South Whitley government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $11,000 ($6.32)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($4.02)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($2.30)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,850,000 ($1062.61)
    Central Staff Services: $458,000 ($263.07)
    Sewerage: $248,000 ($142.45)
    General - Other: $207,000 ($118.90)
    Water Utilities: $138,000 ($79.26)
    Regular Highways: $84,000 ($48.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($44.80)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($31.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($41.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $120,000 ($68.93)
    Electric Utilities: $102,000 ($58.59)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($17.81)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($5.74)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($2.30)

South Whitley government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $790,000 ($453.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($50.55)
    Other: $36,000 ($20.68)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($4.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($1.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($1.72)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.72)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.15)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.57)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,107,000 ($1210.22)
    Water Utilities: $361,000 ($207.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $97,000 ($55.72)
    General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($8.04)
    Other: $7,000 ($4.02)
  • Tax - Property: $254,000 ($145.89)
    Other License: $74,000 ($42.50)

South Whitley government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,200,000 ($1838.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,200,000 ($1838.02)

South Whitley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $65,000 ($37.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,539,000 ($883.97)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $307,000 ($176.34)

5.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allen County, IN  2.06% ($46,697 average AGI)
from Kosciusko County, IN  0.95% ($37,924)
from Noble County, IN  0.55% ($38,065)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,183 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
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 Allen County, IN  2.48% ($44,571 average AGI)
to Kosciusko County, IN  0.73% ($44,529)
to Noble County, IN  0.72% ($45,210)

Businesses in South Whitley, IN

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in South Whitley:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRSW (1480 AM; 1 kW; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Whitley:

  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJHS (91.5 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: COLUMBIA CITY JOINT HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WCKZ (94.1 FM; ROANOKE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXKE (102.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, IN; Owner: WILLIAM ANDREW DIXON)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; LIGONIER, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYLT (103.9 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around South Whitley:

  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • W45AG (Channel 45; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAN STAR, INC.)
  • DW68BN (Channel 68; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: ZONATION BROADCASTING)

South Whitley fatal accident list:

Apr 9, 2019 07:31 PM, Sr-14w, Lat: 41.076600, Lon: -85.575278, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 2015 10:23 AM, Sr- 5, Lat: 41.071017, Lon: -85.618181, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 2014 08:40 AM, Sr-105, Cr-1000, Lat: 41.016975, Lon: -85.624447, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 19, 2013 02:44 PM, Cr-500 S, Cr-800 W, Lat: 41.089469, Lon: -85.644997, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 2007 07:05 PM, Cr-950, Cr-400, Lat: 41.103800, Lon: -85.673725, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.2mTotal length
  • $200,000Total costs
  • 17,486Total average daily traffic
  • 1,721Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,108Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in South Whitley, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for South Whitley, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in South Whitley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in South Whitley, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Whitley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH F35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3874B, N3874B, N-3874B, Serial Number: D-4172, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence R Long, 4835 W 800 S, South Whitley, IN 46787
  • Aircraft: CROWNOVER MARK F-1 FERGY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5365V, N5365V, N-5365V, Serial Number: 1001, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 06/21/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Roger L Howell, 408 Buffalo St, South Whitley, IN 46787
  • Aircraft: 3D ROBOTICS IRIS+ (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 746ZA, N746ZA, N-746ZA, Serial Number: IRSM150840017, Certificate Issue Date: 06/08/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Ag Plus Inc, Po Box 306, South Whitley, IN 46787
  • Aircraft: 3D ROBOTICS SOLO (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 747HA, N747HA, N-747HA, Serial Number: S111A5607853, Certificate Issue Date: 08/02/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Ag Plus Inc, Po Box 306, South Whitley, IN 46787
  • Aircraft: HOWELL ROGER L S14 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HIRTH 2703 (55 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8061R, N8061R, N-8061R, Serial Number: RLH20014169, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/30/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Roger L Howell, 408 Buffalo St, South Whitley, IN 46787

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$152,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Whitley, IN
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2002 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2016 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fire incidents - 35 took place in 2009, and the least - 7 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in South Whitley, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.7%), and Structure Fires (41.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in South Whitley, IN
    • 13243.7%Outside Fires
    • 12441.1%Structure Fires
    • 3411.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 124.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Whitley, IN
Most common first names in South Whitley, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2378.7 years
John2076.0 years
Robert2071.3 years
William1680.8 years
Ruth1481.7 years
Charles1377.3 years
Mildred1378.3 years
Russell1375.4 years
Helen1179.7 years
Donald1168.6 years
Most common last names in South Whitley, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kreider1381.2 years
Miller1282.2 years
Smith1178.0 years
Bollinger987.0 years
Dimmick883.0 years
Mishler876.5 years
Slater871.5 years
Snyder867.8 years
Striggle882.6 years
Jackson756.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Whitley, IN
  • 87.7%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Whitley, IN
  • 49.7%Utility gas
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


South Whitley compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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