Tipton, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 4,970 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 
Males: 2,429  (48.9%)
Females: 2,541  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46072.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,751 (it was $34,075 in 2000)
Tipton:

$53,751
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,890 (it was $19,489 in 2000)

Tipton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $100,404 (it was $70,900 in 2000)
Tipton:

$100,404
IN:

$156,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $788.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tipton: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.1%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Tipton, IN (2019)
    • 4,60691.8%White alone
    • 2124.2%Two or more races
    • 1513.0%Hispanic
    • 120.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Tipton, Indiana as of April 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tipton is 404 to 1.


Crime rates in Tipton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
1
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.6)
1
(19.7)
1
(19.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(99.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
3
(58.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(60.2)
3
(60.4)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.7)
1
(19.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
9
(175.4)
0
(0.0)
11
(220.8)
5
(100.6)
1
(19.4)
2
(39.2)
7
(137.4)
16
(315.5)
7
(138.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(605.0)
43
(830.0)
32
(636.7)
34
(684.4)
31
(622.2)
50
(974.3)
48
(945.8)
31
(622.1)
18
(362.2)
22
(427.1)
23
(450.8)
12
(235.6)
10
(197.2)
6
(118.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
98
(1,853)
116
(2,239)
152
(3,024)
169
(3,402)
116
(2,328)
184
(3,585)
152
(2,995)
107
(2,147)
72
(1,449)
85
(1,650)
89
(1,744)
53
(1,040)
29
(571.8)
27
(532.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(18.9)
4
(77.2)
3
(59.7)
6
(120.8)
1
(20.1)
4
(77.9)
2
(39.4)
5
(100.3)
4
(80.5)
5
(97.1)
4
(78.4)
12
(235.6)
6
(118.3)
1
(19.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.6)
2
(39.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index118.0153.8212.1209.7164.4270.5189.2199.7128.0113.4115.4120.1130.980.4

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 Tipton, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Indiana average:

1.09
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Ancestries: American (24.6%), German (23.4%), English (12.4%), Irish (7.3%), European (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 864 feet

Land area: 1.85 square miles.

Population density: 2,683 people per square mile   (average).

Tipton, Indiana map

80 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $973 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $472 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anderson, IN (22.9 miles , pop. 59,734).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (34.6 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (137.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Atlanta, IN (2.2 miles ),
Windfall City, IN (2.6 miles ),
Sharpsville, IN (2.6 miles ),
Arcadia, IN (2.8 miles ),
Kempton, IN (3.2 miles ),
Elwood, IN (3.3 miles ),
Indian Heights, IN (3.3 miles ),
Cicero, IN (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.28 N, Longitude: 86.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,355 (+27.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 872 (36.1%)

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Tipton, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Tipton, IN in 2019

Tipton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $235,900
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Tipton, IN residents
Average permit cost in Tipton, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Indiana:

4.9%
Historical population in Tipton, IN
Historical housing units in Tipton, IN
Most common industries in Tipton, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (15.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.5%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Tipton, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Tipton, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tipton, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 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 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Tipton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Tipton city 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 19.6 miles away from the city center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tipton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 39% 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 160.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 160.7 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 141.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 182.5 miles away from Tipton center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 184.3 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 89.6 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 Tipton County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tipton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tipton:

  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH TIPTON HOSPITAL INC (Government - Local, 1000 S MAIN ST)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (300 FAIRGROUNDS RD)
  • TIPTON NURSING HOME (701 EAST JEFFERSON STREET)
  • WALNUT CREEK AT TIPTON (701 EAST JEFFERSON STREET)

Airports located in Tipton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tipton:

  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 14 miles; Kokomo, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • Anderson University (about 24 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 26 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 27 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Taylor University (about 32 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Butler University (about 32 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)
  • Marian University (about 34 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)

Public high school in Tipton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tipton:

Private elementary/middle school in Tipton:

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Library in Tipton:

  • TIPTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,121,612; Location: 127 EAST MADISON STREET; 81,303 books; 4,773 audio materials; 6,962 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 229 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

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

Tourist attraction: Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 127 East Madison Street).

Hotels: East Street Inn (127 South East Street), Flamingo Motel (2100 South US Highway 31).

Courts: Tipton Circuit Court (101 East Jefferson Street), City Court (225 East Jefferson Street), Court House Janitor (101 East Jefferson Street).

Birthplace of: Babe Adams - Baseball player, Brad Maynard - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Feb 9, 1974), John Bunch - Jazz pianist, Keith A. Smith - Artist, Rex Norris (American football) - Football player and coach, Brent Lasater - Member of the Missouri House of Representatives.

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

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

SHERRILLS EAT HERE AND GET GAS (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (3 times from APR-19-2010 to MAR-27-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (3 times from APR-19-2010 to MAR-27-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (3 times from APR-19-2010 to MAR-27-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (3 times from APR-19-2010 to MAR-27-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (3 times from APR-19-2010 to MAR-27-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (3 times from APR-19-2010 to MAR-27-2012)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
RENEWED LIBERTY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 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:

6.3%
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: 0.1% of all households
35 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
10 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
73 people in nursing homes in 2000
29 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Tipton (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: East Jefferson Street Branch at 110 East Jefferson Street, branch established on 1906/12/29. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • STAR Financial Bank: Tipton Branch at 874 East Jefferson St, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,622.5 mil, Deposits: $1,346.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Star Financial Group, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Tipton Branch at 102 North Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Tipton:

Marital status in Tipton, IN
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Tipton:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Indiana average:

11.0

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

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Religion statistics for Tipton, IN (based on Tipton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,85721
Mainline Protestant1,85910
Catholic1,1001
Other1-
None10,119-
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: 2
Tipton County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Tipton County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

10.1%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tipton County:

28.9%
Indiana:

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

15.6%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tipton:

48.9%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tipton:

45.0%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tipton:

12.2%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tipton:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Tipton:

55.3%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tipton, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$55,162$50,9191$159
Firefighters 13$54,241$50,0694$3,288
Electric Power 9$47,093$62,7910$0
Financial Administration 8$24,452$36,6782$3,603
Sewerage 8$38,369$57,5540$0
Solid Waste Management 8$31,680$47,5204$5,040
Water Supply 6$27,918$55,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,833$52,9984$4,785
Police - Other 2$6,446$38,6761$1,780
Other and Unallocable 1$3,118$37,4163$6,134
Other Government Administration 1$9,211$110,53211$12,278
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,226
Totals for Government 71$306,524$51,80732$40,293

Tipton government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($2.21)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,577,000 ($317.30)
    Police Protection: $1,010,000 ($203.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $985,000 ($198.19)
    Regular Highways: $902,000 ($181.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $539,000 ($108.45)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $126,000 ($25.35)
    Financial Administration: $123,000 ($24.75)
    General - Other: $56,000 ($11.27)
    Health - Other: $54,000 ($10.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($8.65)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($5.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $507,000 ($102.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $161,000 ($32.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000 ($21.33)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($11.67)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($9.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($8.45)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($3.82)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $10,000 ($2.01)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.20)

Tipton government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,619,000 ($728.17)
    Other: $286,000 ($57.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $70,000 ($14.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $25,000 ($5.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $73,000 ($14.69)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($6.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($4.63)
    Rents: $5,000 ($1.01)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.60)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,259,000 ($2869.01)
    Water Utilities: $1,548,000 ($311.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $330,000 ($66.40)
    Other: $261,000 ($52.52)
    Highways: $193,000 ($38.83)
  • Tax - Property: $2,788,000 ($560.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000 ($12.68)
    Other License: $29,000 ($5.84)

Tipton government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,664,000 ($2548.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,664,000 ($2548.09)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $773,000 ($155.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,082,000 ($2028.57)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $821,000 ($165.19)

6.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Howard County, IN  1.65% ($41,806 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, IN  1.54% ($48,656)
from Madison County, IN  0.85% ($31,189)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
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 Howard County, IN  1.73% ($42,880 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, IN  1.12% ($55,986)
to Madison County, IN  0.96% ($34,533)
Businesses in Tipton, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Alco Stores1KFC1
Blockbuster1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tipton:

  • 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.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tipton:

  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGRL (93.9 FM; NOBLESVILLE, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC.)
  • WZWZ (92.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GRP OF KOKOMO, INC)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFYI-FM (90.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN IN. PUBLIC B/CING, INC.)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHHH (96.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tipton:

  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKGK-LP (Channel 48; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WIIH-CA (Channel 11; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, 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)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Tipton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Tipton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 269ft / 82.2mTotal length
  • $500,000Total costs
  • 36,182Total average daily traffic
  • 2,999Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,022Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tipton, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tipton, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tipton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Tipton, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • TIPTON, Lat: 40.279444 Lon: -86.031944, Call Sign: WQFF875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.318 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2006, Expiration Date: 07/06/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2016, Certifier: Deborah Ploughe, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • IN13HO736, 905 Berryman Pike (Lat: 40.294139 Lon: -86.043472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQQC257,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2012, Expiration Date: 10/22/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • KEMPTON, 1948 South 1150 West Unit B (Lat: 40.274444 Lon: -86.232333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 81.7 m, Call Sign: WQTJ524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2014, Expiration Date: 02/18/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • TIPTON DT, 950 South Main Street (Lat: 40.273083 Lon: -86.043083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47.3 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQTK524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2014, Expiration Date: 02/24/2024, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2020, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • MW08156B, 200 N 700 W (Lat: 40.326889 Lon: -86.145444), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQVM832,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2015, Expiration Date: 04/01/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • TIPTON DT, 950 South Main St. (Lat: 40.273389 Lon: -86.043111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: WRBV899,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2018, Expiration Date: 09/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2018, Certifier: Veronica Bloodworth, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • .92 Miles North Of City Center (Lat: 40.295306 Lon: -86.044694), Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: KWU526,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.060 MHz, 75.8000 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004, Registrant: Richard S. Becker & Associates, 1915 Eye Street, N.W. Eighth Floor, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 833-4422

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tipton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tipton)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of fire incidents - 72 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Tipton, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.1%), and Structure Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tipton, IN
    • 33744.1%Outside Fires
    • 28637.4%Structure Fires
    • 8010.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 628.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tipton, IN
Most common first names in Tipton, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10079.5 years
William7874.6 years
Robert7074.1 years
James6769.7 years
Charles6475.9 years
John6177.9 years
Ruth4082.1 years
George4078.4 years
Margaret3482.3 years
Walter3279.5 years
Most common last names in Tipton, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3778.4 years
Miller3078.7 years
Jones2878.0 years
Johnson1978.3 years
Morris1779.2 years
Mitchell1670.2 years
Brown1677.4 years
Carter1682.5 years
Williams1575.3 years
Plake1568.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tipton, IN
  • 86.0%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tipton, IN
  • 70.5%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity


Tipton compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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  • Harry Diamond (3)
  • Morris D. Stillabower (2)
  • Josh Flook (2)
  • William J. Laskar (2)
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