Tell City, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 7,211 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 
Males: 3,440  (47.7%)
Females: 3,771  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 47586.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,844 (it was $31,045 in 2000)
Tell City:

$45,844
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,000 (it was $17,443 in 2000)

Tell City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $111,963 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Tell City:

$111,963
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $161,069; detached houses: $172,286; townhouses or other attached units: $186,789; in 2-unit structures: $148,753; mobile homes: $72,472

Median gross rent in 2019: $553.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tell City: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.4%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents, 20.0% for other race residents)
  • Races in Tell City, IN (2019)
    • 6,81493.0%White alone
    • 1452.0%Black alone
    • 1421.9%Hispanic
    • 971.3%Asian alone
    • 470.6%Two or more races
    • 190.3%American Indian alone
    • 140.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Tell City, Indiana as of December 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tell City is 320 to 1.


Crime rates in Tell City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(12.9)
2
(26.5)
1
(13.3)
4
(53.4)
4
(53.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.4)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.6)
1
(13.8)
4
(54.7)
3
(41.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
2
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(12.9)
4
(52.9)
3
(39.9)
2
(26.7)
4
(53.6)
5
(68.4)
4
(54.8)
2
(27.7)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
12
(164.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(503.8)
58
(767.1)
50
(665.1)
29
(387.0)
46
(616.2)
43
(588.3)
33
(451.9)
22
(304.4)
19
(260.3)
21
(289.5)
26
(358.5)
16
(218.6)
12
(164.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
137
(1,770)
131
(1,733)
135
(1,796)
128
(1,708)
162
(2,170)
155
(2,121)
125
(1,712)
108
(1,494)
118
(1,617)
121
(1,668)
125
(1,723)
104
(1,421)
94
(1,285)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(25.8)
6
(79.4)
5
(66.5)
6
(80.1)
6
(80.4)
6
(82.1)
8
(109.6)
7
(96.8)
3
(41.1)
7
(96.5)
16
(220.6)
11
(150.3)
9
(123.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(25.8)
2
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.3)
1
(13.4)
2
(27.4)
4
(54.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.6)
2
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
City-Data.com crime index121.0161.1150.3149.9194.0154.5141.7109.688.9116.8122.7130.6142.5

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 Tell City, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 20 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Indiana average:

1.78
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Ancestries: German (28.9%), American (25.1%), English (10.9%), Irish (7.6%), French (3.8%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 436 feet

Land area: 4.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,582 people per square mile   (low).

Tell City, Indiana map

153 residents are foreign born (0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Africa).

This city:

2.1%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $822 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $818 (0.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 37.95 N, Longitude: 86.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +955 (+13.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,670 (49.4%)

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in Tell City, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Tell City, IN in 2019
Tell City satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $285,500
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $249,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Tell City, IN residents
Average permit cost in Tell City, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Indiana:

4.9%
Historical population in Tell City, IN
Historical housing units in Tell City, IN
Most common industries in Tell City, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.7%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (18.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.5%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Paper (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.8%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Tell City, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.6%)

Average climate in Tell City, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tell City, 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 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.05. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.05
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.847. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.847
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Tell City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 57% 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 166% 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 70.2 miles away from Tell City center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from Tell City center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) 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 Tell City center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from Tell 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 154.4 miles away from Tell 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 (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tell City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tell City:

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

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: 2,754)
  • University of Evansville (about 43 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 50 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Louisville (about 58 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 58 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 58 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)

Public high school in Tell City:

Public elementary/middle school in Tell City:

See full list of schools located in Tell City

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

AND-TRO WATER AUTHORITY - DISTRICT 2 (Population served: 1,779, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2008), St Boil Water Order (OCT-08-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)

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

  • AND-TRO WATER AUTHORITY - DISTRICT 1 (Population served: 2,792, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
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
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

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Tell City:

Marital status in Tell City, IN
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Tell City:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Indiana average:

11.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,9558
Mainline Protestant1,86713
Evangelical Protestant9999
Other3073
None10,210-
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:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

9.3%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
Indiana:

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

9.3%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.5%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tell City:

53.8%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Tell City:

28.3
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tell City:

8.2%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tell City:

7.0
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tell City:

35.7%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

60.8%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Tell City:

79.0%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tell City, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 17$103,961$73,3846$463
Police Protection - Officers 14$55,089$47,2190$0
Water Supply 10$35,336$42,4030$0
Police - Other 9$30,241$40,3214$2,657
Streets and Highways 7$24,127$41,3610$0
Solid Waste Management 6$18,232$36,4640$0
Sewerage 6$22,433$44,8660$0
Financial Administration 4$10,768$32,3043$4,307
Other Government Administration 3$9,878$39,51219$2,177
Other and Unallocable 3$9,280$37,1204$7,201
Parks and Recreation 1$3,302$39,6242$992
Firefighters 0$0 30$6,046
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,597
Totals for Government 80$322,646$48,39769$26,440

Tell City government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $973,000 ($134.93)
    Sewerage: $141,000 ($19.55)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($13.59)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($6.66)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $16,453,000 ($2281.65)
    Sewerage: $2,212,000 ($306.75)
    Regular Highways: $1,653,000 ($229.23)
    Water Utilities: $1,196,000 ($165.86)
    Police Protection: $1,119,000 ($155.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $430,000 ($59.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $279,000 ($38.69)
    General - Other: $104,000 ($14.42)
    Central Staff Services: $101,000 ($14.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $86,000 ($11.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $85,000 ($11.79)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($6.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($2.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $394,000 ($54.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $69,000 ($9.57)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($2.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($1.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($1.25)
    Electric Utilities: $6,000 ($0.83)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000 ($0.42)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.28)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.14)

Tell City government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,568,000 ($494.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $465,000 ($64.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $70,000 ($9.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($5.41)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($3.61)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($4.99)
    Other: $8,000 ($1.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $46,000 ($6.38)
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000 ($4.99)
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($4.72)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($1.25)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $20,840,000 ($2890.03)
    Water Utilities: $3,325,000 ($461.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $675,000 ($93.61)
    Highways: $275,000 ($38.14)
    General Local Government Support: $241,000 ($33.42)
    Other: $193,000 ($26.76)
  • Tax - Property: $1,851,000 ($256.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $246,000 ($34.11)
    Other License: $20,000 ($2.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($0.55)

Tell City government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,834,000 ($1363.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,834,000 ($1363.75)

Tell City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $795,000 ($110.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,255,000 ($1422.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $817,000 ($113.30)

3.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
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 Spencer County, IN  0.65% ($33,426 average AGI)
from Hancock County, KY  0.40% ($42,690)
from Vanderburgh County, IN  0.37% ($28,778)


4.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
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 Spencer County, IN  0.76% ($43,418 average AGI)
to Hancock County, KY  0.47% ($34,500)
to Daviess County, KY  0.37% ($41,815)
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

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)
Tell City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Tell City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.5mTotal length
  • $1,240,000Total costs
  • 16,013Total average daily traffic
  • 1,430Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,099Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tell City, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tell City, IN

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of fire incidents - 50 took place in 2012, and the least - 3 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Tell City, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.3%), and Outside Fires (22.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tell City, IN
    • 21349.3%Structure Fires
    • 9922.9%Outside Fires
    • 7918.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 419.5%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tell City, IN
  • 82.9%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tell City, IN
  • 58.1%Utility gas
  • 36.8%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Other fuel


Tell City compared to Indiana 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Tell City on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 (47586) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.