Sweetser, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 1,164 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +28.5%
Males: 564  (48.5%)
Females: 600  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46987.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,175 (it was $39,722 in 2000)
Sweetser:

$49,175
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,196 (it was $19,907 in 2000)

Sweetser town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,752 (it was $72,200 in 2000)
Sweetser:

$105,752
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $132,013; detached houses: $128,573; townhouses or other attached units: $203,485

Median gross rent in 2017: $706.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sweetser: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.4%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 50.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sweetser, IN (2010)
    • 1,14693.2%White alone
    • 554.5%Hispanic
    • 141.1%Two or more races
    • 60.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Sweetser, Indiana as of February 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sweetser is 673 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (25.6%), German (16.6%), English (13.1%), Italian (5.5%), Irish (5.3%), Polish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 847 feet

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 1,194 people per square mile   (low).

Sweetser, Indiana map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $786 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $610 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anderson, IN (32.8 miles , pop. 59,734).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (48.6 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (132.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mier, IN (1.8 miles),
Herbst, IN (2.0 miles),
Jalapa, IN (2.0 miles),
Swayzee, IN (2.3 miles ),
Converse, IN (2.3 miles ),
Marion, IN (2.4 miles ),
Sims, IN (2.6 miles),
La Fontaine, IN (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 85.77 W

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Sweetser, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sweetser, IN in 2017
Sweetser satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Indiana:

3.9%
Most common industries in Sweetser, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.5%)
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Sweetser, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Electricians (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)

Average climate in Sweetser, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sweetser, Indiana average temperatures Sweetser, Indiana average precipitation Sweetser, Indiana humidity Sweetser, Indiana wind speed Sweetser, Indiana snowfall Sweetser, Indiana sunshine Sweetser, Indiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.2. This is about average.

City:

70.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sweetser-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Sweetser town center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 16.0 miles away from the town center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sweetser-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 185.0 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 165.3 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 190.4 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 73.4 miles away from Sweetser 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 208.6 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) earthquake occurred 182.4 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 Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sweetser topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sweetser:

  • BRADNER VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR - MARION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • PREMIER HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • NORTHGATE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • FMC - GRANT COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • ANGELS OF MERCY HOMECARE PLUS (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • ABLE HANDS HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MARION, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sweetser:

  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 7 miles; Marion, IN; Full-time enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 17 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 21 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Ball State University (about 32 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Anderson University (about 33 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 48 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 49 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)

Public elementary/middle school in Sweetser:

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Points of interest:

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

Birthplace of: Travis Owsley - College basketball player (Army Black Knights).

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

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
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

Banks with branches in Sweetser (2011 data):

  • The Farmers State Bank: at 3988 West Delphi Road, branch established on 1912/12/01. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $19.3 mil, Deposits: $16.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Sweetser:

Marital status in Sweetser, IN
  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Sweetser:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Indiana average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sweetser, IN (based on Grant County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,94273
Mainline Protestant8,99547
Catholic2,3282
Black Protestant1,2676
Other5282
None42,001-
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: 9
Grant County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
This county:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Grant County:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

9.7%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.1%
Indiana:

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

16.4%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sweetser:

48.7%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sweetser:

44.3%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Sweetser:

29.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sweetser:

23.2%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sweetser:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sweetser:

37.6%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

54.2%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.0%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sweetser, 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
Police Protection - Officers 2$9,738$58,4282$2,307
Financial Administration 1$3,415$40,9801$792
Streets and Highways 1$3,000$36,0001$485
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$188
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$16,153$48,4599$3,772

Sweetser government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $245,000 ($210.48)
    Central Staff Services: $187,000 ($160.65)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($36.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($8.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($15.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $26,000 ($22.34)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($20.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $235,000 ($201.89)

Sweetser government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $362,000 ($311.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($6.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($3.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($2.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $63,000 ($54.12)
    Other: $22,000 ($18.90)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($3.44)
  • Tax - Property: $68,000 ($58.42)
    Individual Income: $26,000 ($22.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($1.72)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.86)

Sweetser government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000 ($335.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000 ($313.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($21.48)

Sweetser government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $226,000 ($194.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $503,000 ($432.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,000 ($42.10)

3.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
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 Madison County, IN  0.30% ($28,400 average AGI)
from Miami County, IN  0.24% ($28,172)
from Blackford County, IN  0.23% ($29,875)


5.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
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 Madison County, IN  0.38% ($32,326 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.36% ($37,011)
to Allen County, IN  0.30% ($45,743)

Businesses in Sweetser, IN

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sweetser:

  • WBAT (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGOM (860 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sweetser:

  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • W299AJ (107.7 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBSW (90.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZWZ (92.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GRP OF KOKOMO, INC)
  • WFRR (93.7 FM; WALTON, IN; Owner: CHRISTIAN FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCWC-LP (94.3 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: COLLEGE WESLEYAN CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Sweetser:

  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WKGK-LP (Channel 48; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)

Sweetser fatal accident list:

Jul 1, 2006 03:43 PM, Sr-18, Cr-600, Lat: 40.565220, Lon: -85.731100, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1979 07:55 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.9mTotal length
  • $677,000Total costs
  • 15,952Total average daily traffic
  • 1,335Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,155Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sweetser, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sweetser, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Michael Whately, Rt. #18 And Main Street (Lat: 40.572194 Lon: -85.769500), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 56.4 m, Registrant: Rf Systems Engineering Associates, Inc., Mwhately@rfsystems.Org, , Matta-wan, Phone: (248) 372-3260
  • Michael E Whately, Rt. #18 And Main Street (Lat: 40.572194 Lon: -85.769500), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 56.4 m, Registrant: Rf Systems Engineering Associates, Inc., Mwhately@rfsystems.Org, , Matta-wan, Phone: (248) 372-3260
  • Lesley M Cordileone, Rt. #18 And Main Street (Lat: 40.572194 Lon: -85.769500), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 56.4 m
  • Bridget Carter, Rt. #18 And Main Street (Lat: 40.572194 Lon: -85.769500), Type: 60.6, Structure height: 18053 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Registrant: Skyway Towers, LLC, Lcordileone@skywaytowers.Com, , Tampa, Phone: (813) 960-6200

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • N Rt 18 2 Mi From Town (Lat: 40.559750 Lon: -85.797750), Call Sign: KUM408, Licensee ID: L00097106,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.012 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/1996, Expiration Date: 07/03/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2001, Registrant: Mohr Construction Co Inc, Kokomo, IN 46904-2707
  • N Rt 18 2 Mi From Town (Lat: 40.559750 Lon: -85.797750), Call Sign: WDK704, Licensee ID: L00097106,
    Assigned Frequencies: 806.012 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/1996, Expiration Date: 07/03/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2001, Registrant: Mohr Construction Co Inc, Kokomo, IN 46904-2707
  • N Rt 18 2 Mi (Lat: 40.559750 Lon: -85.797750), Call Sign: KCL808, Licensee ID: L00097106,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.950 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/1998, Expiration Date: 08/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/12/2001, Registrant: Mohr Construction Co Inc, Kokomo, IN 46904-2707, Phone: (317) 459-3111
  • 215 W Franklin St (Lat: 40.566139 Lon: -85.733583), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPJN286, Licensee ID: L00008638,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.375 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/1996, Expiration Date: 08/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2001, Certifier: Joel Dunbar, Registrant: Royster-Clark Agribusiness Inc, 6 Executive Dr, Collinsville, IL 62234-1986, Phone: (618) 346-7361, Fax: (618) 346-7353
  • 210 N Main St (Lat: 40.566694 Lon: -85.768028), Call Sign: KFH289,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2021, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SWEETSER, 614 North Main St. (Lat: 40.573222 Lon: -85.769056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.6 m, Call Sign: WQFL753,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17820.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2006, Expiration Date: 08/14/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2016, Certifier: Ron Hershberger, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N9NDR, Licensee ID: L00389820, Grant Date: 11/10/2011, Expiration Date: 11/12/2021, Certifier: Richard E Treber Jr, Registrant: Richard E Treber Jr, 110 S Greenberry St, Sweetser, IN 46987
  • Call Sign: KB9YPR, Licensee ID: L00310838, Grant Date: 11/30/2010, Expiration Date: 01/02/2021, Certifier: Troy L Freeman, Registrant: Troy L Freeman, Po Box 575, Sweetser, IN 46987
  • Call Sign: KB9ZNT, Licensee ID: L00353979, Grant Date: 05/07/2001, Expiration Date: 05/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/25/2003, Certifier: Ned A Yauger, Registrant: Ned A Yauger, Box 367 - 619 Allen Dr, Sweetser, IN 46987
  • Call Sign: W9NAY, Previous Call Sign: KB9ZNT, Licensee ID: L00353979, Grant Date: 10/01/2013, Expiration Date: 11/25/2023, Certifier: Ned A Yauger, Registrant: Ned A Yauger, Box 367 - 619 Allen Dr, Sweetser, IN 46987

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 273BT , Serial Number: 27-7954112, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/2019
    Registrant (LLC): N273bt Air LLC, Po Box 293, Sweetser, IN 46987
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6214S , Serial Number: 15067014, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 10/16/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Richard P Gamble, 121 Peterson Dr, Sweetser, IN 46987

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Sweetser, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles773.7 years
Robert771.9 years
James670.7 years
Mary686.0 years
Richard670.2 years
William576.2 years
Frank474.5 years
Alice480.2 years
Earl477.7 years
John479.3 years
Most common last names in Sweetser, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1173.0 years
Stevens680.5 years
Thompson681.5 years
Buckler561.2 years
Buroker474.0 years
Haskell483.3 years
Harreld473.2 years
Deal482.0 years
Myers481.0 years
Peterson466.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sweetser, IN
  • 58.5%Utility gas
  • 38.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sweetser, IN
  • 51.7%Electricity
  • 44.2%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sweetser compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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