Thorntown, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 1,492 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 757  (50.8%)
Females: 735  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46071.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,231 (it was $38,289 in 2000)
Thorntown:

$46,231
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,061 (it was $19,109 in 2000)

Thorntown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,998 (it was $80,900 in 2000)
Thorntown:

$87,998
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $96,995; Detached houses: $106,122; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,322; In 2-unit structures: $112,150; Mobile homes: $32,675

Median gross rent in 2012: $746.

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Thorntown races chart
  • White alone - 1,499 (98.6%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Thorntown: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.7%), English (18.0%), United States (17.5%), Irish (11.9%), French (3.2%), Scottish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 861 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 2,614 people per square mile   (average).

Thorntown,IN real estate house value index trend

Thorntown, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Thorntown:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thorntown town:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Thorntown, Indiana as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Thorntown to the number of sex offenders is 149 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $774 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $485 (0.7%)

Thorntown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (24.0 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (33.8 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (130.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Colfax, IN (2.3 miles ), Ulen, IN (3.0 miles) , Darlington, IN (3.0 miles ), Lebanon, IN (3.0 miles ), Advance, IN (3.0 miles ), Clarks Hill, IN (3.2 miles ), Frankfort, IN (3.4 miles ), New Ross, IN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 86.61 W

Area code: 765

Thorntown household income distribution Thorntown home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Thorntown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Thorntown, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Thorntown town center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 18.2 miles away from the town center injured 44 people.

Earthquake activity:

Thorntown-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 134.6 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 113.2 miles away from Thorntown 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 195.3 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 160.9 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 132.1 miles away from Thorntown center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 132.7 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 Boone County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thorntown topographic map

Birthplace of: Anson Mills - General.

Hospitals and medical centers near Thorntown:

  • HOUSTON GROUP HOMES INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE OF LEBANON (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • KOALA HOSPITAL AND COUNSELING CENTERS (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - LEBANON, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • WITHAM HEALTH SERVICES Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • HOMEWOOD HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • ESSEX MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEBANON, IN)

Amtrak station near Thorntown:

  • 17 miles: CRAWFORDSVILLE (SPRING & GREEN STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thorntown:

  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 25 miles; Indianapolis, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,765)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 27 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Marian University (about 31 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Butler University (about 31 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 33 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 34 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 35 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public high school in Thorntown:

Public elementary/middle school in Thorntown:

See full list of schools located in Thorntown

Library in Thorntown:

  • THORNTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $565,127; Location: 124 NORTH MARKET STREET; 37,326 books; 2,690 e-books; 5,723 audio materials; 7,571 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 132 print serial subscriptions)

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Court: Town Court (101 West Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.1

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

OLD MILL RUN PARK (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2006), St Boil Water Order (OCT-30-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.5%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 63.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Thorntown, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Thorntown compared to Indiana state average:

  • 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Thorntown (2011 data):

  • The Home National Bank of Thorntown: The Home National Bank Of Thorntown at 117 East Main Street, branch established on 1901/05/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.0 mil, Deposits: $81.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Home National Corporation
  • State Bank of Lizton: Thorntown Branch at 7984 West State Road 32, branch established on 2003/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $376.5 mil, Deposits: $337.0 mil, headquarters in Lizton, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Lizton Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Thorntown travel time to work - commute Thorntown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thorntown town (based on Boone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.10%
Here: 47.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents21.3%13.7%12.5%10.7%10.1%
Congregations3.4%15.5%5.2%5.2%10.3%
NameNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsChristian and Missionary AllianceLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents4.7%3.4%3.1%2.8%17.7%
Congregations6.9%1.7%3.4%3.4%44.8%
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: 10
Boone County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Boone County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Boone County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

30.3%
Indiana:

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

11.2%
State:

14.3%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$5,049
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$5,239
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$7,735
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,078$39,2340$0
Sewerage 1$3,282$39,3840$0
Water Supply 1$3,560$42,7200$0
Electric Power 2$7,770$46,6200$0
Totals for Government 8$27,690$41,53518$18,023

Thorntown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $795,000 ($532.84)
    General - Other: $363,000 ($243.30)
    Water Utilities: $159,000 ($106.57)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($72.39)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($47.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($23.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($2.01)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $30,000 ($20.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $291,000 ($195.04)

Thorntown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $144,000 ($96.51)
    All Other: $14,000 ($9.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($10.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $108,000 ($72.39)
    General Revenue, NEC: $96,000 ($64.34)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.67)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $870,000 ($583.11)
    Water Utilities: $186,000 ($124.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $43,000 ($28.82)
    General Support: $35,000 ($23.46)
  • Tax - Property: $131,000 ($87.80)
    Individual Income: $120,000 ($80.43)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($4.02)
    NEC: $2,000 ($1.34)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,271,000 ($1522.12)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

7.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($68,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IN  2.07% ($83,482 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, IN  0.95% ($68,236)
from Hendricks County, IN  0.53% ($54,018)


6.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($515 average AGI)
Boone County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  1.69% ($51,454 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.86% ($70,033)
to Hendricks County, IN  0.62% ($44,754)

Strongest AM radio stations in Thorntown:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thorntown:

  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WYJZ (100.9 FM; LEBANON, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFYI-FM (90.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN IN. PUBLIC B/CING, INC.)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHHH (96.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WIRE (91.1 FM; LEBANON, IN; Owner: HOOSIER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASK-FM (98.7 FM; BATTLE GROUND, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Thorntown:

  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIIH-CA (Channel 11; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTBU-TV (Channel 69; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: BUTLER UNIVERSITY)
  • W57DC (Channel 57; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Thorntown, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 112
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 122
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 280
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11
See more detailed statistics of Thorntown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Thorntown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi N Sr 32 On Cr 1200w (Lat: 40.068917 Lon: -86.690556), Call Sign: WZH547, Licensee ID: L00051702
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/1999, Expiration Date: 03/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2004
    Registrant: Byron E Loveless, 1982n 1175w, Thorntown, IN 46071, Phone: (317) 794-4626

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • WESTERN BOON, Intersection Of N75 & E 32nd State Rd (Lat: 40.056444 Lon: -86.613417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WQET472
    Assigned Frequencies: 17935.0 MHz, 17760.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/2006, Expiration Date: 04/10/2016, Certifier: Greg Long
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:
  • GRANVILLE WE, 1201 North State Rd 75 (Lat: 39.965944 Lon: -86.620861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQET694
    Assigned Frequencies: 19320.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/11/2006, Expiration Date: 04/11/2016, Certifier: Greg Long
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:
  • THORNTOWN EL, 200 N. Mill St (Lat: 40.124083 Lon: -86.607944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQJX313, Licensee ID: L00570967
    Assigned Frequencies: 19495.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2009, Expiration Date: 01/30/2019, Certifier: Greg Long
    Registrant: Western Boone Community School Corp., 1201 N. State Rd. 75, Thorntown, IN 46071, Phone: (765) 485-2400, Email:
  • Thorntown WT, Lat: 40.131694 Lon: -86.602528, Type: Tank, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WQNT261
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2011, Expiration Date: 05/17/2021, Certifier: Michael Martin
    Registrant: City Of Lebanon Utilities, 401 South Meridian St., Lebanon, IN 46052, Phone: (765) 482-5100, Fax: (765) 482-8884, Email:
  • Slipher Tower, Lat: 40.093917 Lon: -86.555500, Type: Silo, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQNT261
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2011, Expiration Date: 05/17/2021, Certifier: Michael Martin
    Registrant: City Of Lebanon Utilities, 401 South Meridian St., Lebanon, IN 46052, Phone: (765) 482-5100, Fax: (765) 482-8884, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 115 East Bow Street (Lat: 40.130861 Lon: -86.605556), Call Sign: KUC934
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999
    Registrant: The Thorntown Telephone Company, Inc., 115 East Bow Street, Thorntown, IN 46071, Phone: (202) 775-0070

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH M35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 105X , Serial Number: D-6436, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1960
    Registrant (Individual): John J Saalwachter, 4648 W 650 N, Thorntown, IN 46071

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$80,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8102.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Thorntown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thorntown, IN
Most common first names in Thorntown, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3377.4 years
William2374.2 years
Robert1777.3 years
Charles1577.3 years
John1569.1 years
George1171.2 years
Donald1173.7 years
Harold968.3 years
Martha976.5 years
Dorothy979.9 years
Most common last names in Thorntown, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1577.1 years
Reagan1175.0 years
Fisher1175.2 years
Williams1184.0 years
White1179.5 years
Smith1177.0 years
Ford976.1 years
Bowen975.7 years
Caldwell874.1 years
Fairfield872.8 years

Businesses in Thorntown, IN

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • UPS: 1

Thorntown on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mary E. Kubiszak (10)
  • Timothy Paul Fuesting (3)
  • Daniel J. Vonderwell (1)
  • Stephen Woehler (1)
  • Don Hildebrandt (1)
  • Sterett Robertson (1)
  • Eric V. Goodnight (1)

Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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