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Population in 2012: 1,161 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 

Males: 500  (43.1%)
Females: 661  (56.9%)

Median resident age:  29.6 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46571.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,491 (it was $37,105 in 2000)
Topeka:

$33,491
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,114

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,717 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Topeka:

$84,717
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,372; Detached houses: $120,952; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,718; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $50,573; Mobile homes: $81,853

Median gross rent in 2012: $594.

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  • White alone - 1,072 (93.0%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Topeka: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.7%), Irish (11.6%), Swiss (8.0%), United States (7.8%), Polish (6.5%), English (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 925 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 843 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Topeka:

  • High school or higher: 60.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Topeka town:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

22 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Topeka, Indiana as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Topeka to the number of sex offenders is 232 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $821 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $475 (0.7%)

Topeka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elkhart, IN (24.3 miles , pop. 51,874).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (38.4 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (112.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ligonier, IN (2.4 miles ), Millersburg, IN (2.9 miles ), Wolcottville, IN (3.0 miles ), Lagrange, IN (3.1 miles ), Rome City, IN (3.1 miles ), Shipshewana, IN (3.1 miles ), Kimmell, IN (3.2 miles ), Cromwell, IN (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 41.54 N, Longitude: 85.54 W

Area code: 260

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +245 (+26.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (65%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Topeka-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Topeka town center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 10.0 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 41 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Topeka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 99% 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 92.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from Topeka center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in LaGrange County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Amy Yoder Begley - Distance runner.


Hospitals/medical centers near Topeka:

  • AVALON VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LIGONIER, IN)
  • HERITAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LIGONIER, IN)
  • OAK LEAF VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LIGONIER, IN)

Political contributions by individuals in Topeka, IN

Airports located in Topeka:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Topeka:

  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 37 miles; South Bend, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,535)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 37 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 8,540)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast (about 38 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,903)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral (about 38 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 38 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 11,690)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 39 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 49 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 5,240)

Public high school in Topeka:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Topeka:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Topeka:

  • SUNNYSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 4950 W 500 S; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • COUNTRY VIEW SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 1785 S 700 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • COTTONWOOD GROVE SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 3570S 500 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • MEADOW VIEW SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 4945 S 675 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • SPRINGHILL SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: 3040 W 600 S; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • WABASH TRAIL AMISH (Students: 39; Location: 2775 W 700 S; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • WHISPERING WIND SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 6400 S 1000 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • HONEYVIEW AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 4495 W 950 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • SUNNY RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 9845 W 300 S; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • ELMVIEW SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 4825 W 700 S; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Topeka, School District: WESTVIEW SCHOOL CORPORATION


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LaGrange 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 30.6. This is about average.
City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.7. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.73. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.73
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

22.1

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

WESTEDGE EXPRESS AMOCO (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SUNNYSIDE AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2004), St Variance/Exemption issued (JAN-22-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2004), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2004)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Variance/Exemption issued (JAN-22-2004), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
WABASH TRAIL AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SUNNY RIDGE AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SPRING HILL AMISH SCHOOL (Address: 2235 West 550 South , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SOUTH EDEN AMISH SCHOOL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-10-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-21-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.7%
(31.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Topeka, IN

Topeka compared to Indiana state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Topeka (2011 data):

  • Peoples Federal Savings Bank of DeKalb County: Topeka Branch at 210 West Lake Street, branch established on 2002/02/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $484.6 mil, Deposits: $362.5 mil, headquarters in Auburn, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Farmers State Bank: Topeka Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1937/05/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $481.3 mil, Deposits: $399.3 mil, headquarters in Lagrange, IN, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: F.S. Bancorp

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Topeka travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Topeka town (based on LaGrange County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.49%
Here42.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameOld Order AmishUnited Methodist ChurchMennonite Church USAChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents40.4%14.4%10.9%5.5%4.8%
Congregations57.4%10.9%5.4%1.6%1.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents3.8%2.7%2.0%1.9%13.6%
Congregations0.8%1.6%1.6%1.6%17.8%
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: 7
LaGrange County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
LaGrange County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

6.77 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
LaGrange County:

27.8%
State:

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

13.1%
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 1$3,069$36,8281$731
Other Government Administration 4$12,883$38,6490$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,038$40,1520$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$664
Streets and Highways 1$4,120$49,4400$0
Sewerage 1$2,949$35,3880$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,597$31,1640$0
Water Supply 1$3,704$44,4480$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$886
Totals for Government 12$39,360$39,3604$2,281

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $455,000 ($391.90)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $577,000 ($496.99)
    Sewerage: $206,000 ($177.43)
    Water Utilities: $139,000 ($119.72)
    Regular Highways: $101,000 ($86.99)
    Fire Protection: $60,000 ($51.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $48,000 ($41.34)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($68.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $600,000 ($516.80)
    Fire Protection: $24,000 ($20.67)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($16.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($9.47)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($2.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $403,000 ($347.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($6.89)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $222,000 ($191.21)
    All Other: $16,000 ($13.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $274,000 ($236.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $78,000 ($67.18)
    Rents: $17,000 ($14.64)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($5.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $227,000 ($195.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $165,000 ($142.12)
    All Other: $140,000 ($120.59)
    Highways: $34,000 ($29.29)
  • Tax - Property: $719,000 ($619.29)
    Individual Income: $93,000 ($80.10)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($0.86)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.86)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $131,000 ($112.83)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,365,000 ($1175.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,310,000 ($1128.34)
    Water Utilities: $101,000 ($86.99)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $55,000 ($47.37)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($25.84)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $173,000 ($149.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,748,000 ($1505.60)

5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Elkhart County, IN  1.13% ($52,788 average AGI)
from Noble County, IN  0.95% ($29,715)
from St. Joseph County, MI  0.69% ($26,517)


6.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,313 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
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 Elkhart County, IN  1.32% ($45,123 average AGI)
to Noble County, IN  1.12% ($32,524)
to St. Joseph County, MI  0.67% ($30,299)

Strongest AM radio stations in Topeka:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKAM (1460 AM; 3 kW; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: FULMER COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Topeka:

  • WLEG (102.7 FM; LIGONIER, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQKO (91.9 FM; HOWE, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, IN; Owner: WILLIAM ANDREW DIXON)
  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZOW (97.7 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WGCS (91.1 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: GOSHEN COLLEGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; BRONSON, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W207BF (89.3 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; BREMEN, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Topeka:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)

Topeka fatal accident list:

Dec 7, 2011 06:15 AM, Sr-5, Cr-800 S, Lat: 41.52493056, Lon: -85.57841944, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 15, 2010 01:42 PM, Cr-700, Lat: 41.53967778, Lon: -85.509725, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 20, 2008 11:17 AM, South Main St, Indiana Street, Lat: 41.535872, Lon: -85.539358, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 13, 2007 06:27 PM, Cr-700, Cr-500, Lat: 41.539647, Lon: -85.520053, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Feb 20, 2004 07:04 PM, Sr-5, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 5, 1991 10:25 PM, Lake St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 8, Pedestrians: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 25, 1975 11:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 41.536722 Lon: -85.000528, Call Sign: WQHV466
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 456.337 MHz, 452.712 MHz, 457.712 MHz, 452.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2007, Expiration Date: 11/16/2017, Certifier: Michael Friederichs
    Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • 8585 W 650 S (Lat: 41.546028 Lon: -85.589444), Call Sign: WQNI392
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.925 MHz, 464.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Certifier: Craig Helman
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • TOPEKA ES, 138 School Street (Lat: 41.537250 Lon: -85.538194), Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQDG321, Licensee ID: L00030645
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2005, Expiration Date: 08/17/2015, Certifier: Jen Nussbaum
    Registrant: Westview School Corporation, 1545 South 600 West, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (260) 768-4404, Fax: (260) 768-7368, Email:
  • WESTVIEW, 1545 South 600 West (Lat: 41.618139 Lon: -85.539611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.6 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: WQDG326, Licensee ID: L00030645
    Assigned Frequencies: 11215.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2005, Expiration Date: 08/17/2015, Certifier: Jen Nussbaum
    Registrant: Westview School Corporation, 1545 South 600 West, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (219) 768-4404, Fax: (260) 768-7368, Email:
  • Topeka Tower, Lat: 41.537500 Lon: -85.551667, Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQIY822
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/2008, Expiration Date: 06/24/2018, Certifier: Michael D Troup
    Registrant: Ligtel Communications, Inc., 414 S Cavin Street, Ligonier, IN 46767, Phone: (260) 894-7161, Fax: (260) 894-7711, Email:
  • TOPEKA, Redman Drive (Lat: 41.534861 Lon: -85.550111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQNP778, Licensee ID: L01465510
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2011, Expiration Date: 04/12/2021, Certifier: Gene Crusie
    Registrant: Commerical Broadband Solutions, Inc., 4561 Pine Creek Road, Elkhart, IN 46516, Phone: (574) 389-3100, Fax: (574) 389-3119, Email:
  • TOPEKA, Michigan St. W 700 S & W 800 S (Lat: 41.534861 Lon: -85.550111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQNW600
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2011, Expiration Date: 06/20/2021, Certifier: Gene Crusie
    Registrant: Maplenet Wireless, Inc., Goshen, IN 46527, Phone: (877) 627-5301, Fax: (574) 389-3119, Email:
  • TOPEKA ES, Michigan St Between 700 And 800 (Lat: 41.534861 Lon: -85.550111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQOY352, Licensee ID: L00030645
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2012, Expiration Date: 03/02/2022, Certifier: Tony Bontrager
    Registrant: Westview School Corporation, 1545 South 600 West, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (260) 768-4404, Fax: (260) 768-7368, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N9APH, Licensee ID: L01071938
    Grant Date: 10/11/2005, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015, Certifier: Daniel L Pruitt
    Registrant: Daniel L Pruitt, Topeka, IN 46571
  • Call Sign: N9LAI
    Grant Date: 04/23/1991, Expiration Date: 04/23/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2003
    Registrant: Judith I Ress, 214 Morrow St Apt 503, Topeka, IN 46571
  • Call Sign: KC9YSW, Licensee ID: L01781528
    Grant Date: 04/17/2013, Expiration Date: 04/17/2023, Certifier: Paul R Bender
    Registrant: Paul R Bender, Topeka, IN 46571

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 189BR , Serial Number: 4179
    Registrant (Individual): Brian H Rasler, 7920 W 600 S, Topeka, IN 46571


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 16

Incident types - Topeka


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

Most common first names in Topeka, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1475.3 years
Mary874.9 years
Harry576.4 years
Alvin476.7 years
Donald466.0 years
Amos477.5 years
James457.3 years
Joseph483.7 years
Robert479.8 years
Ruth486.0 years
Most common last names in Topeka, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Yoder2683.2 years
Miller1977.4 years
Bontrager1272.4 years
Christner1074.9 years
Lambright977.3 years
Hostetler887.3 years
Roy674.1 years
Kauffman678.7 years
Hochstetler583.2 years
Fought573.4 years

Businesses in Topeka, IN

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • U-Haul: 1


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