Van Bibber Lake, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 485.
Males: 216  (44.6%)
Females: 269  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  60.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $52,686
Van Bibber Lake:

$52,686
IN:

$50,532

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,935

Van Bibber Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $129,523
Van Bibber Lake:

$129,523
IN:

$131,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $51,262; Detached houses: $74,239; Mobile homes: $40,062
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  • Races in Van Bibber Lake, IN (2010)

    Van Bibber Lake races chart
    • 47898.6%White alone
    • 30.6%Asian alone
    • 30.6%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

Races in Van Bibber Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Van Bibber Lake: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (40.3%), English (32.8%), German (10.9%), Irish (10.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Van Bibber Lake:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Van Bibber Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 38.5%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (30.4 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (41.8 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (151.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bainbridge, IN (2.6 miles ), Greencastle, IN (2.7 miles ), Russellville, IN (3.0 miles ), Fillmore, IN (3.2 miles ), Roachdale, IN (3.3 miles ), Heritage Lake, IN (3.4 miles ), Waveland, IN (3.5 miles ), Carbon, IN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.73 N, Longitude: 86.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Van Bibber Lake household income distribution Van Bibber Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Construction (32%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (37%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Van Bibber Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Van Bibber Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Van Bibber Lake place center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Van Bibber Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 102.2 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 81.0 miles away from Van Bibber Lake center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.7 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 192.1 miles away from Van Bibber Lake center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 100.4 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 Putnam County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Van Bibber Lake:

  • GREENCASTLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENCASTLE, IN)
  • WALNUT CREEK AT GREENCASTLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENCASTLE, IN)
  • ASBURY TOWERS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENCASTLE, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT SUNSET (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENCASTLE, IN)
  • SUNSET MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENCASTLE, IN)
  • PUTNAM COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES INC - BLOOMI (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GREENCASTLE, IN)
  • ROSEWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENCASTLE, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Van Bibber Lake:

  • DePauw University (about 8 miles; Greencastle, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 28 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 32 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Marian University (about 40 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 40 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 41 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)
  • Butler University (about 42 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 65.4. This is about average.

City:

65.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 26.8%
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Indiana average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Van Bibber Lake CDP (based on Putnam County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,45241
Mainline Protestant4,84722
Catholic1,0601
Other3723
None25,232-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Putnam County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Putnam County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

28.1%
Indiana:

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

13.1%
State:

14.3%

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Indiana average:

5.59%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hendricks County, IN  1.19% ($35,704 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  1.03% ($35,659)
from Owen County, IN  0.40% ($21,373)


6.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Indiana average:

5.83%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hendricks County, IN  1.05% ($38,082 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.79% ($24,752)
to Montgomery County, IN  0.34% ($28,674)

Strongest AM radio stations in Van Bibber Lake:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)

Strongest FM radio stations in Van Bibber Lake:

  • WSPM (89.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, IN; Owner: HOOSIER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGRE (91.5 FM; GREENCASTLE, IN; Owner: DEPAUW UNIVERSITY)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDM-FM (97.7 FM; BRAZIL, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBK-FM (102.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WTHI-FM (99.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WREB (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Van Bibber Lake:

  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Van Bibber Lake 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age 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.

Van Bibber Lake on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
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