Wallace, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 99 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 44  (44.9%)
Females: 55  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  30.9 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip code: 47949

Estimated median household income in 2016: $28,785 (it was $39,583 in 2000)
Wallace:

$28,785
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,600 (it was $10,386 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $71,396 (it was $45,700 in 2000)
Wallace:

$71,396
IN:

$134,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $320,113; Detached houses: $319,235

Median gross rent in 2016: $512.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wallace: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.5%), American (17.9%), English (7.7%), British (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 708 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,171 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Wallace:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wallace town:

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 33.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Indiana:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $261 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,440 (2.2%)

Wallace satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (32.6 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (54.8 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (131.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Alamo, IN (2.2 miles) , Kingman, IN (2.7 miles ), Waynetown, IN (2.9 miles ), Hillsboro, IN (2.9 miles ), Waveland, IN (3.1 miles ), Marshall, IN (3.2 miles ), Lake Holiday, IN (3.2 miles ), Veedersburg, IN (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.99 N, Longitude: 87.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Wallace household income distribution Wallace home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+17.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Wallace, Indiana

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Tornado activity:

Wallace-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Wallace town center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 29.1 miles away from the town center injured 44 people.

Earthquake activity:

Wallace-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 82% 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 113.3 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 89.8 miles away from Wallace 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 142.5 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 111.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 109.0 miles away from Wallace 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 211.6 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 Fountain County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Winfred E. Wagoner - President of Ball State University.

Hospitals and medical centers near Wallace:

  • CHILD ADULT RESOURCES SRV INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; KINGMAN, IN)
  • HOUSTON GROUP HOMES INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • LANE HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • BEN HUR HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • HOUSTON HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • INDIANA HOME CARE PLUS (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)
  • WILLIAMSBURG HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN)

airports located in Wallace:

Amtrak station near Wallace:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallace:

  • Danville Area Community College (about 26 miles; Danville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • DePauw University (about 29 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 33 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 37 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 39 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 50 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Marian University (about 52 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)

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

Fountain County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 29.8%
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Indiana average:

11.0

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

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Religion statistics for Wallace town (based on Fountain County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,64624
Mainline Protestant1,21212
Catholic6001
Other-1
None11,782-
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
Fountain County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fountain County:

28.9%
Indiana:

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

15.4%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$102
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$162
Totals for Government 0$0 4$264

5.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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 Warren County, IN  0.92% ($35,290 average AGI)
from Tippecanoe County, IN  0.86% ($32,569)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.61% ($30,537)


6.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
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 Tippecanoe County, IN  1.15% ($32,795 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, IN  1.14% ($32,623)
to Warren County, IN  0.78% ($25,906)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallace:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallace:

  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WNDY (91.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: WABASH COLLEGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSKL (92.9 FM; VEEDERSBURG, IN; Owner: ZONA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZS (103.1 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BROADCASTING , INC., OF IN.)
  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WRHK (94.9 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFOF (90.3 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: DOXA, INCORP.)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W216BB (91.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wallace:

  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)

Wallace fatal accident list:

Jul 20, 2013 08:28 AM, Sr-341, Lat: 40.19677, Lon: -87.14807, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 9, 2007 11:17 PM, Zackmire Rd, Narrows, Lat: 39.95660, Lon: -87.16690, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 30, 2006 07:04 PM, Cr- 800, Cr- 370, Lat: 40.01146, Lon: -87.19126, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Wallace compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
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