St. Bernice, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 646.
Males: 361  (56.0%)
Females: 285  (44.0%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,409
St. Bernice:

$45,409
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,799

St. Bernice CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,067
St. Bernice:

$91,067
IN:

$141,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $810.

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Bernice: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.9%
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  • Races in St. Bernice, IN (2010)
    • 63698.5%White alone
    • 30.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.5%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

Races in St. Bernice detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: English (21.4%), American (18.8%), Scotch-Irish (12.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 594 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $824 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $218 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (18.0 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (73.3 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (147.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Blanford, IN (1.7 miles ),
Fairview Park, IN (2.5 miles ),
Dana, IN (2.6 miles ),
Clinton, IN (2.7 miles ),
Universal, IN (2.7 miles ),
Shepardsville, IN (3.1 miles ),
New Goshen, IN (3.1 miles ),
Vermilion, IL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 87.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Distribution of median household income in St. Bernice, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Bernice, IN in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Indiana:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.9. This is about average.

City:

78.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

St. Bernice-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the St. Bernice place center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.0 miles away from the place center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Bernice-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 89.1 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 64.4 miles away from St. Bernice 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 119.9 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 87.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 83.2 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 218.8 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 Vermillion County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Bernice:

  • CLINTON GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CLINTON, IN)
  • CHILD ADULT RESOURCE SRV INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CLINTON, IN)
  • CLINTON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLINTON, IN)
  • WALNUT CREEK AT CLINTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLINTON, IN)
  • UNION HOSPITAL CLINTON Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CLINTON, IN)
  • VERMILLION CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLINTON, IN)
  • PARIS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PARIS, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Bernice:

  • Indiana State University (about 18 miles; Terre Haute, IN; Full-time enrollment: 10,925)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 19 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 30 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • DePauw University (about 36 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 39 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 47 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Lake Land College (about 50 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)

Points of interest:

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

Park in St. Bernice: Miller Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Vermillion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in St. Bernice:

Marital status in St. Bernice, IN
  • Never married: 8.8%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 24.0%

For population 25 years and over in St. Bernice:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Indiana average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Bernice, IN (based on Vermillion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,46218
Mainline Protestant2,09516
Catholic1,0102
Other5742
None10,071-
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: 4
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

9.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.5%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Vermillion County:

14.1%
Indiana:

14.3%

5.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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 Vigo County, IN  2.00% ($34,855 average AGI)
from Parke County, IN  0.73% ($28,156)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.47% ($33,138)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Bernice:

  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPRS (1440 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Bernice:

  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WISU (89.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA STATE UNIV. BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WWSY (95.9 FM; SEELYVILLE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGI (100.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTHI-FM (99.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMHD-FM (90.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • WCRT (88.5 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WBOW-FM (102.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVR (105.5 FM; WEST TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • W236AE (95.1 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around St. Bernice:

  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWO (Channel 2; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

St. Bernice fatal accident list:

Mar 31, 2008 12:51 AM, Cr-1200, Cr-145, Lat: 39.709170, Lon: -87.493060, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • 292Total average daily traffic
  • 9Total average daily truck traffic
  • 339Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Bernice, IN
  • 81.6%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Bernice, IN
  • 78.1%Electricity
  • 21.9%Utility gas


St. Bernice compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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