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Population in 2012: 7,238 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.7%
 

Males: 3,343  (46.2%)
Females: 3,895  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  42.0 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47586.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,860 (it was $31,045 in 2000)
Tell City:

$39,860
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,222

Tell City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,203 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Tell City:

$87,203
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $98,610; Detached houses: $102,935; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,089; In 2-unit structures: $287,615; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,808; Mobile homes: $22,830

Median gross rent in 2012: $533.

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Tell City races chart
  • White alone - 7,027 (96.4%)
  • Two or more races - 70 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 69 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 66 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 48 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.10%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tell City: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (34.7%), United States (12.6%), Irish (12.4%), English (6.1%), French (5.9%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 436 feet

Land area: 4.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,588 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tell City:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tell City city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

43 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Tell City, Indiana as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Tell City to the number of sex offenders is 362 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $744 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $467 (0.6%)

Tell City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (23.7 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (58.3 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (273.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cannelton, IN (1.8 miles ), Troy, IN (1.9 miles ), Hawesville, KY (1.9 miles ), Lewisport, KY (2.8 miles ), Cloverport, KY (3.3 miles ), Grandview, IN (3.5 miles ), Patesville, KY (3.5 miles) , Maceo, KY (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.95 N, Longitude: 86.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,020 (+14.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,682 (49.7%)

Area code: 812

Tell City household income distribution Tell City home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Tell City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010010000000
per 100,000 0.012.60.00.012.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 031011214402
per 100,000 0.037.812.80.012.912.926.513.353.453.60.027.4
Robberies 100100020120
per 100,000 12.70.00.012.90.00.00.026.60.013.427.40.0
Assaults 713212111432454
per 100,000 88.7163.625.6155.1142.112.952.939.926.753.668.454.8
Burglaries 484840953339585029464333
per 100,000 608.4604.0512.81228.0426.4503.8767.1665.1387.0616.2588.3451.9
Thefts 187167164143166137131135128162155125
per 100,000 2370.42101.42102.31848.52144.71769.81732.61795.71708.32170.12120.71711.9
Auto thefts 181767122656668
per 100,000 228.2213.976.990.5155.025.879.466.580.180.482.1109.6
Arson 111102201124
per 100,000 12.712.612.812.90.025.826.50.013.313.427.454.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 184.5241.1147.4210.4200.6126.0167.7156.5156.1202.0160.9147.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Tell City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Indiana average:

1.96

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Tell City, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -364 (-4.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Tell City-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 133% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Tell City city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tell City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 73% 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 70.2 miles away from the city 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 55.6 miles away from Tell 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 85.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.2 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 84.8 miles away from Tell City center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.7 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 Perry County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tell City topographic map

Birthplace of: Aaron Riley - Martial artist, Edwin D. Patrick - Army general, Paul D. Etienne - Catholic bishop.


Hospitals/medical centers in Tell City:

  • DAVITA - TELL CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1602 MAIN ST)
  • PERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, ONE HOSPITAL RD)
  • PERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH N HOSPI (Hospital, 115 HIGHWAY 66 EAST)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-LINCOLN HILLS (Nursing Home, 402 19TH ST)
  • OAKWOOD HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, 1143 23RD ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Tell City, IN

Airports located in Tell City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tell City:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,136)
  • University of Evansville (about 43 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 45 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 50 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,367)
  • University of Louisville (about 58 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 59 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 3,938)

Public high school in Tell City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tell City:

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Library in Tell City:

  • TELL CITY-PERRY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $730,782; Location: 2328 TELL STREET; 90,494 books; 3,713 audio materials; 1,974 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 288 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tell City: Hoosier Heights Country Club (A), Tell City Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tell City include: Tell Street Church (A), Saint Marys Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Tell City: Legion Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Ramada Limited (235 Orchard Hill Drive), Days Inn Tell City (US Highway 66 & 14th Street), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (310 Orchard Hill Drive).

 
Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.4. This is worse than average.
City:

38.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.75
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.2. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

24.2
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.19
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6

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

AND-TRO WATER AUTHORITY - DISTRICT 1 (Address: 14100 Old SR 37 , Population served: 3029, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2000)

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

  • AND-TRO WATER AUTHORITY - DISTRICT 2 (Population served: 1088, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.5%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.6% for Black residents, 4.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 37.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tell City, IN

77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Tell City in 2000:

  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Tell City compared to Indiana state average:

Tell City, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Tell City (2011 data):

  • German American Bancorp: First State Bank, Southwest Indiana - Branch, Northside, Rivergate Banking Center. Info updated 2011/02/01: Bank assets: $1,866.8 mil, Deposits: $1,578.2 mil, headquarters in Jasper, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: German American Bancorp, Inc.
  • Old National Bank: 529 Main Street Branch at 526-529 Main Street, branch established on 1904/05/09; Tell City Southside Branch at 133 Old Highway Road, branch established on 1985/11/18. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • Woodforest National Bank: Tell City In Walmart Branch at 730 East Hwy 66, branch established on 2008/08/09. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Fifth Third Bank: Tell City Plaza Branch at 45 Highway 66 East, branch established on 1970/11/25. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tell City, Indiana:

  • Days Inn, 17 Hwy 66 E CSR66J, Tell City, IN 47586 , Phone: (812) 547-3474, Fax: (812) 547-3474
  • Ramada LTD, 235 Orch HL Dr, Tell City, IN 47586 , Phone: (812) 547-3234
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 310 Orch HL Dr, Tell City, IN 47586 , Phone: (812) 547-0800
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tell City, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tell City travel time to work - commute


Tell City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Tell City city (based on Perry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.69%
Here53.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents61.6%9.1%7.1%6.1%3.9%
Congregations25.8%6.5%9.7%22.6%6.5%
NameLutheran ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%2.7%1.8%1.4%2.9%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%3.2%16.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Perry County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Perry County:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

28.5%
Indiana:

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

9.3%
State:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,674$28,0441$1,016
Other Government Administration 3$8,612$34,4480$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$39,511$39,5111$1,266
Police - Other 8$23,369$35,0540$0
Streets and Highways 10$25,155$30,1861$1,408
Solid Waste Management 6$14,604$29,2080$0
Sewerage 6$17,561$35,1223$2,655
Parks and Recreation 2$5,331$31,9860$0
Water Supply 11$32,101$35,0190$0
Electric Power 19$42,533$26,8631$649
Other and Unallocable 6$9,498$18,9960$0
Totals for Government 85$222,949$31,4757$6,994

Tell City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $166,000 ($22.93)
    Water Utilities: $84,000 ($11.61)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,153,000 ($1955.37)
    Sewerage: $1,969,000 ($272.04)
    Water Utilities: $1,874,000 ($258.91)
    General - Other: $901,000 ($124.48)
    Police Protection: $781,000 ($107.90)
    Regular Highways: $570,000 ($78.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $495,000 ($68.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $379,000 ($52.36)
    Fire Protection: $98,000 ($13.54)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $93,000 ($12.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $89,000 ($12.30)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($7.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $25,000 ($3.45)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($3.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($3.04)
    Health Services - Other: $12,000 ($1.66)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($1.38)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($14.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $310,000 ($42.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,591,000 ($357.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $314,000 ($43.38)

Tell City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,000,000 ($276.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $256,000 ($35.37)
    All Other: $72,000 ($9.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($3.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $55,000 ($7.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $918,000 ($126.83)
    Rents: $62,000 ($8.57)
    Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($7.18)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.28)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,109,000 ($2087.46)
    Water Utilities: $2,362,000 ($326.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $214,000 ($29.57)
    All Other: $141,000 ($19.48)
  • Tax - Property: $1,543,000 ($213.18)
    Individual Income: $874,000 ($120.75)
    Public Utilities: $78,000 ($10.78)
    NEC: $18,000 ($2.49)

Tell City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,855,000 ($808.93)
    Electric Utilities: $2,660,000 ($367.50)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,435,000 ($612.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,695,000 ($786.82)
    Other, NEC: $4,320,000 ($596.85)
    Electric Utilities: $2,415,000 ($333.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $245,000 ($33.85)
    Water Utilities: $160,000 ($22.11)
    Other, NEC: $115,000 ($15.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,120,000 ($983.70)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $385,000 ($53.19)

4.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,042 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Indiana average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Spencer County, IN  1.00% ($26,662 average AGI)
from Hancock County, KY  0.38% ($20,385)
from Dubois County, IN  0.31% ($37,524)


5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Indiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Spencer County, IN  1.14% ($32,380 average AGI)
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.54% ($25,027)
to Dubois County, IN  0.49% ($35,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tell City:

  • WTCJ (1230 AM; 1 kW; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCM (1160 AM; 3 kW; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tell City:

  • WTCJ-FM (105.7 FM; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WQKZ (98.5 FM; FERDINAND, IN; Owner: GEM COMMUNICATIONS LLP)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WBDC (100.9 FM; HUNTINGBURG, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WXCM (97.1 FM; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: WLME, INC.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WAXL (103.3 FM; SANTA CLAUS, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WXBC (104.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: BRECKINRIDGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBIO (94.7 FM; PHILPOT, KY; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC OF KENTUCKY)

TV broadcast stations around Tell City:

  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Tell City, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 58
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Tell City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $260,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,825
Total average daily truck traffic: 473
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 6,635


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Tell City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tell City, IN

Most common first names in Tell City, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11180.2 years
William10875.3 years
John9174.7 years
James8568.9 years
Charles7273.9 years
Robert7070.8 years
Anna5781.5 years
Joseph5578.2 years
George5078.4 years
Albert4677.9 years
Most common last names in Tell City, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Goffinet3779.8 years
Bolin3577.1 years
Dauby3477.5 years
Miller2877.2 years
Alvey2770.6 years
Smith2673.8 years
Brown2575.6 years
Howell2475.9 years
James2479.7 years
Simpson2474.2 years
Businesses in Tell City, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Papa John's Pizza1
Days Inn1Ramada1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

Tell City on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #80 (47586) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belgian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Ken A. Pyne (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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