Westville, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 5,866 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +177.2%
Males: 5,124  (87.4%)
Females: 742  (12.6%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46391.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,232 (it was $36,761 in 2000)
Westville:

$52,232
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $11,241 (it was $18,306 in 2000)

Westville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $141,173 (it was $31,400 in 2000)
Westville:

$141,173
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $173,071; detached houses: $179,954; townhouses or other attached units: $187,577; in 2-unit structures: $85,233; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,457; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,002; mobile homes: $31,262

Median gross rent in 2019: $568.

March 2019 cost of living index in Westville: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.6%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 51.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Westville, IN (2019)
    • 3,95366.9%White alone
    • 1,44924.5%Black alone
    • 3946.7%Hispanic
    • 811.4%Two or more races
    • 240.4%Asian alone
    • 40.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Westville, Indiana as of May 25, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westville is 756 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Westville by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(38.5)
1
(20.1)
1
(19.3)
1
(19.9)
1
(17.0)
2
(34.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
3
(57.9)
1
(19.9)
3
(51.0)
9
(153.3)
7
(123.6)
11
(195.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(250.3)
14
(281.6)
16
(308.9)
12
(238.4)
10
(170.0)
7
(119.3)
5
(88.3)
5
(89.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(1,271)
67
(1,348)
40
(772.3)
44
(874.1)
34
(577.9)
26
(443.0)
17
(300.1)
32
(569.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(57.8)
3
(60.4)
6
(115.9)
2
(39.7)
5
(85.0)
5
(85.2)
1
(17.7)
1
(17.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.9)
1
(17.0)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index103.8104.688.874.765.690.844.383.8

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 Westville, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Indiana average:

1.32
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Ancestries: German (16.3%), Irish (7.0%), French (3.1%), English (2.9%), American (2.5%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 805 feet

Land area: 3.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,877 people per square mile   (low).

Westville, Indiana map

120 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

2.1%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,376 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $362 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (23.0 miles , pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (44.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wanatah, IN (2.8 miles ),
Chesterton, IN (3.0 miles ),
Valparaiso, IN (3.0 miles ),
Town of Pines, IN (3.2 miles ),
Porter, IN (3.2 miles ),
Beverly Shores, IN (3.2 miles ),
La Porte, IN (3.3 miles ),
Kingsbury, IN (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 86.90 W

Area code: 219

Distribution of median household income in Westville, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Westville, IN in 2019
Westville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $136,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Westville, IN residents
Average permit cost in Westville, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.9%
Indiana:

4.9%
Historical population in Westville, IN
Historical housing units in Westville, IN
Most common industries in Westville, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.7%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.9%)
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Westville, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Westville, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Westville, Indiana average temperatures Westville, Indiana average precipitation Westville, Indiana humidity Westville, Indiana wind speed Westville, Indiana snowfall Westville, Indiana sunshine Westville, Indiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.2. This is worse than average.

City:

89.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.352. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.37
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Westville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the Westville town center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 27% 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 220.2 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 195.5 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 220.3 miles away from Westville 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 279.4 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 149.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 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 LaPorte County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Westville:

  • IN-PACT INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; VALPARAISO, IN)
  • AVALON SPRINGS HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; VALPARAISO, IN)
  • ANCHOR HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; VALPARAISO, IN)
  • LOVING CARE AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; VALPARAISO, IN)
  • WHISPERING PINES HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; VALPARAISO, IN)
  • BETHESDA LUTHERAN HOMES (Hospital, about 9 miles away; VALPARAISO, IN)
  • WATERS OF DUNELAND THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHESTERTON, IN)

Amtrak stations near Westville:

  • 13 miles: MICHIGAN CITY (100 WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: NEW BUFFALO (WHITAKER & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

College/University in Westville:

  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (Full-time enrollment: 3,682; Location: 1401 S US Hwy 421; Public; Website: www.pnc.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Westville:

  • Valparaiso University (about 10 miles; Valparaiso, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 23 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 30 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 37 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 37 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 38 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • South Suburban College (about 38 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)

Public high school in Westville:

Public elementary/middle school in Westville:

See full list of schools located in Westville

Library in Westville:

  • WESTVILLE-NEW DURHAM TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,418; Location: 153 MAIN STREET; 18,300 books; 650 audio materials; 1,200 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Westville Correctional Facility (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: 1st Choice Travel Agency (Tours & Charters; 11629W 800 South).

Hotel: R & K Investment Corporation (1266 South US Highway 421).

LaPorte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

NEW DURHAM ESTATES (Population served: 1,099, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.4%
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: 0.6% of all households
3,178 people in state prisons in 2010

Banks with branches in Westville (2011 data):

  • 1st Source Bank: Westville Branch at 501 North Flynn Road, branch established on 1998/06/22. Info updated 2008/06/16: Bank assets: $4,361.6 mil, Deposits: $3,520.6 mil, headquarters in South Bend, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Source Corporation
  • The La Porte Savings Bank: Westville Branch at 1 Parkman Drive, branch established on 2008/06/16. Info updated 2007/11/19: Bank assets: $475.9 mil, Deposits: $335.6 mil, headquarters in La Porte, IN, positive income, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Westville:

Marital status in Westville, IN
  • Never married: 55.5%
  • Now married: 21.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in Westville:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Indiana average:

11.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westville, IN (based on LaPorte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,83813
Evangelical Protestant12,55683
Mainline Protestant9,01631
Black Protestant2,14911
Other1,61410
Orthodox462
None71,248-
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: 22
LaPorte County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
LaPorte County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
This county:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

10.5%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
LaPorte County:

29.5%
State:

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

14.0%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Westville:

48.6%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Westville:

45.1%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
Indiana:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Westville:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Westville:

34.8%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

56.2%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Westville:

78.4%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Westville, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,156$48,6247$8,206
Financial Administration 3$8,870$35,4801$1,085
Streets and Highways 2$7,555$45,3300$0
Sewerage 2$4,736$28,4161$655
Water Supply 2$5,277$31,6621$1,362
Totals for Government 12$38,595$38,59510$11,308

Westville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $33,000 ($5.63)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $583,000 ($99.39)
    Sewerage: $431,000 ($73.47)
    Water Utilities: $372,000 ($63.42)
    Regular Highways: $290,000 ($49.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($11.59)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($3.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($2.73)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $196,000 ($33.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $106,000 ($18.07)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($6.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($2.39)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($1.88)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($1.19)

Westville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,881,000 ($320.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($13.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $47,000 ($8.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($1.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($1.19)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,438,000 ($415.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $237,000 ($40.40)
    Other: $121,000 ($20.63)
    General Local Government Support: $71,000 ($12.10)
  • Tax - Property: $353,000 ($60.18)
    Other License: $21,000 ($3.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($0.34)

Westville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,814,000 ($1332.08)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,814,000 ($1332.08)

Westville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,000 ($16.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,840,000 ($484.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $651,000 ($110.98)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
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 Porter County, IN  1.07% ($44,131 average AGI)
from Lake County, IN  0.49% ($37,033)
from Cook County, IL  0.43% ($70,627)


5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
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 Porter County, IN  0.94% ($47,608 average AGI)
to St. Joseph County, IN  0.58% ($37,536)
to Lake County, IN  0.38% ($35,067)
Businesses in Westville, IN
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS2
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Westville:

  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WAKE (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VALPARAISO, IN)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westville:

  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; HANNA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • W203AJ (88.5 FM; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W295AF (106.9 FM; LA PORTE, IN; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Westville:

  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W18CF (Channel 18; ELKHART, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
Westville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Westville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.8mTotal length
  • $5,000Total costs
  • 214,092Total average daily traffic
  • 47,887Total average daily truck traffic
  • 93,837Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Westville, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 191950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Westville, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 106 Ridge St (Lat: 41.541972 Lon: -86.898639), Call Sign: KXE810,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2014, Expiration Date: 06/28/2024, Registrant: Lone Peak Licensing, LLC, Draper, UT 84020-1336, Phone: (801) 938-9346, Fax: (801) 938-9465, Email:
  • Lat: 41.584889 Lon: -86.894389, Call Sign: WNZV529,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.795 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 07/01/2022, Registrant: Lone Peak Licensing LLC, Draper, UT 84020-1336, Phone: (801) 938-9346, Fax: (801) 938-9465, Email:
  • Westville, Cr 575e Rr Crossing @ Mp Cd 474.90 (Lat: 41.598667 Lon: -86.955833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WPUL491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.800 MHz, 161.055 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2011, Expiration Date: 03/27/2022, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • 1100 West And State Road 2 (Lat: 41.526667 Lon: -86.906667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQIY895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.287 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2018, Expiration Date: 06/24/2028, Certifier: William Wilson, Registrant: State Of (Ipsc) Indiana, Igcn - 100 N. Senate Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (317) 234-6513, Fax: (317) 234-6514, Email:
  • Lat: 41.515194 Lon: -86.896917, Call Sign: WREP745,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 452.087 MHz, 452.312 MHz, 452.762 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2019, Expiration Date: 11/21/2029, Certifier: Mark Payne, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Westville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$109,2502$149,73012$139,5272$63,8951$91,8001$85,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$132,5101$22,6000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$60,9905$134,1960$00$01$41,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$174,2250$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$99,1500$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0426.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$88,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0426.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westville, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westville, IN - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fire incidents - 58 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Westville, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.8%), and Outside Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Westville, IN
    • 15745.8%Structure Fires
    • 11132.4%Outside Fires
    • 6117.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 144.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westville, IN
Most common first names in Westville, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2969.2 years
William2775.9 years
James2561.3 years
Edward2178.2 years
Robert2071.4 years
Mary1876.6 years
Charles1675.3 years
George1575.3 years
Richard1565.8 years
Joseph1571.0 years
Most common last names in Westville, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1471.3 years
Smith970.7 years
Hagenow873.8 years
Bauer772.0 years
Williams768.7 years
Jardine587.8 years
Davis567.6 years
Lewis582.8 years
Jones559.8 years
Wilson584.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westville, IN
  • 93.0%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westville, IN
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 30.3%Electricity


Westville compared to Indiana state average:

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

Westville on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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