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Tipton: Tipton's train station Tipton: Tree-lined entrance to Doctors Park, on the scenic south side of Tipton--which, interestingly enough, is right next to the Golf Course, to keep the doctors happy. Tipton: Adjoining the City Pool, and across Cicero Creek from Tipton City Park is the Heritage Center & Museum. Activities at the Center include summer evening band concerts & ice cream socials, featuring the Tipton Community Band. Tipton: Home to several senior citizens is the newly-renovated Miller's Merry Manor, located next to the Fairgrounds, and across Cicero Creek from Tipton's Golf Course.
Tipton: The old Post Office is downtown, a half block eas of the Courthouse. The building, built during the Great Depression, has large historical artwork in the lobby, painted by WPA artists. Tipton: The old Post Office is downtown, a half block east of the Courthouse. The building, built during the Great Depression, has large historical artwork in the lobby, painted by WPA artists. Tipton: C.W. Mount Community Center, which also houses the local Boys & Girls Club, features a gymnasium, a deluxe fitness center (run by Tipton Hospital), banquet facilities, and offers space for local Community Theatre productions, as well as other community activities. Tipton: Across Main St., on the south side of town, is the county 4-H Grounds, a facility used for many community activities, year-round.
Tipton: Next to the City Park & the Golf Course is Fairview Cemetery, on the scenic south side of town. Tipton: Tipton Elementary School, formed by consolidation of the former public elementary schools in Tipton, which were Washington, Jefferson, & Lincoln schools. Tipton: The Tipton: Tipton Hospital, recently expanded & upgraded
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Population in 2012: 5,008 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 

Males: 2,454  (49.0%)
Females: 2,554  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  39.9 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46072.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,220 (it was $34,075 in 2000)
Tipton:

$39,220
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,519

Tipton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,600 (it was $70,900 in 2000)
Tipton:

$87,600
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,549; Detached houses: $114,222; Townhouses or other attached units: $119,975; In 2-unit structures: $91,745; Mobile homes: $24,274

Median gross rent in 2012: $639.

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  • White alone - 5,000 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 63 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 42 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tipton: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.0%), United States (13.5%), Irish (13.0%), English (10.1%), French (2.9%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 864 feet

Land area: 1.85 square miles.

Population density: 2,704 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Tipton:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tipton city:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

50 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Tipton, Indiana as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Tipton to the number of sex offenders is 334 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $772 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $761 (0.9%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.28 N, Longitude: 86.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,024 (+20.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 912 (43.8%)

Area code: 765

Tipton household income distribution Tipton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Tipton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 011000000000
per 100,000 0.018.818.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 002000001100
per 100,000 0.00.037.70.00.00.00.00.020.120.10.00.0
Robberies 000010050130
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.018.60.00.099.50.020.158.50.0
Assaults 44253040030190
per 100,000 75.775.2471.4569.974.50.00.059.70.020.1175.40.0
Burglaries 263951253232433234315048
per 100,000 492.3733.2961.7474.9596.3605.0830.0636.7684.4622.2974.3945.8
Thefts 15210713910813498116152169116184152
per 100,000 2878.22011.72621.22051.72497.21852.92239.03024.33401.82328.43585.32995.1
Auto thefts 025121436142
per 100,000 0.037.694.319.037.318.977.259.7120.820.177.939.4
Arson 000000010010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.90.00.019.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 166.4189.3345.3233.1166.7119.1155.3214.2211.8166.0273.1191.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Indiana average:

1.96

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -59 (-1.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Tipton-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 231% 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 below Indiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.5 miles away from Tipton center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from Tipton center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tipton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Tipton:

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

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Airports located in Tipton:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tipton:

  • Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo (about 16 miles; Kokomo, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,468)
  • Anderson University (about 24 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 26 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,899)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 27 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,827)
  • Lincoln College of Technology (about 30 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Taylor University (about 32 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Butler University (about 32 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,016)

Public high school in Tipton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tipton:

Private elementary/middle school in Tipton:

  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 323 MILL ST; Grades: PK - 5)
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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)

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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 USHighway 31).

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

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.2. This is about average.
City:

37.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 21.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

25.6

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

SHERRILLS GAS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-1999), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.2%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tipton, IN

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

Tipton compared to Indiana state average:

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  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tipton travel time to work - commute


Tipton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Tipton city (based on Tipton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.88%
Here44.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents20.5%19.6%15.4%10.8%7.9%
Congregations3.4%20.7%6.9%17.2%13.8%
NameLutheran ChurchSeparate Baptists in ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents7.4%4.1%3.7%3.3%7.2%
Congregations3.4%3.4%3.4%3.4%24.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Tipton County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,155$36,9303$1,860
Other Government Administration 3$11,147$44,58811$8,150
Judicial and Legal 1$2,274$27,2881$1,065
Police Protection - Officers 12$41,599$41,5990$0
Police - Other 2$4,926$29,5561$1,413
Firefighters 13$44,355$40,9431$193
Streets and Highways 7$20,338$34,8651$1,475
Solid Waste Management 9$25,609$34,1451$1,585
Sewerage 9$32,710$43,6130$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,449$41,3884$3,511
Water Supply 6$24,060$48,1200$0
Electric Power 8$35,572$53,3580$0
Other and Unallocable 7$20,201$34,6302$4,328
Totals for Government 80$272,395$40,85925$23,580

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,082,000 ($1214.46)
    Sewerage: $1,078,000 ($215.26)
    Central Staff Services: $986,000 ($196.88)
    Regular Highways: $732,000 ($146.17)
    Water Utilities: $706,000 ($140.97)
    Police Protection: $612,000 ($122.20)
    Fire Protection: $513,000 ($102.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $283,000 ($56.51)
    General - Other: $213,000 ($42.53)
    Financial Administration: $74,000 ($14.78)
    General Public Buildings: $59,000 ($11.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000 ($7.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($3.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $151,000 ($30.15)
    Benefit Payments: $74,000 ($14.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($4.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $3,631,000 ($725.04)
    General - Other: $217,000 ($43.33)
    Fire Protection: $70,000 ($13.98)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($6.59)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($5.79)
    Central Staff: $25,000 ($4.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.80)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,014,000 ($1001.20)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,062,000 ($212.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $258,000 ($51.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $199,000 ($39.74)
    All Other: $94,000 ($18.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $44,000 ($8.79)
    From Other Government: $16,000 ($3.19)
    From Local Government: $4,000 ($0.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $916,000 ($182.91)
    Highways: $31,000 ($6.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $215,000 ($42.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $92,000 ($18.37)
    Property Sale Other: $19,000 ($3.79)
    Special Assessments: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,136,000 ($1225.24)
    Water Utilities: $583,000 ($116.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $502,000 ($100.24)
    General Support: $497,000 ($99.24)
    Highways: $134,000 ($26.76)
  • Tax - Property: $1,816,000 ($362.62)
    Individual Income: $279,000 ($55.71)
    Public Utilities: $16,000 ($3.19)
    NEC: $16,000 ($3.19)

Tipton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $360,000 ($71.88)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,850,000 ($369.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,090,000 ($417.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $120,000 ($23.96)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($3.79)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,257,000 ($650.36)

6.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Indiana average:

6.54%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Howard County, IN  1.91% ($35,154 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, IN  1.21% ($31,333)
from Madison County, IN  0.70% ($34,111)


7.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Indiana average:

6.56%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Howard County, IN  2.00% ($38,708 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, IN  1.19% ($43,558)
to Madison County, IN  0.77% ($26,900)

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.)

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

Tipton, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 41
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $450,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,560
Total average daily truck traffic: 988
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 23,839

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 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, 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 Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Tipton


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Tipton, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1

Tipton on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William Joseph Laskar (14)
  • Kyle Jay Lively (14)
  • Richard D. Parker (8)
  • Eugene R. Balensiefer, Ii (3)
  • J. Doug Buis (3)
  • Harry Diamond (3)
  • William J. Laskar (2)
  • Morris D. Stillabower (2)
  • Josh Flook (2)
  • Steven V. Netherton (2)

Total of 50 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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