Wheatfield, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 846 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.6%
 
Males: 417  (49.4%)
Females: 429  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46392.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,990 (it was $38,021 in 2000)
Wheatfield:

$41,990
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,378 (it was $15,003 in 2000)

Wheatfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,579 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Wheatfield:

$126,579
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $713.

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  • Races in Wheatfield, IN (2010)

    Wheatfield races chart
    • 79092.6%White alone
    • 505.9%Hispanic
    • 50.6%Black alone
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wheatfield: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Recent posts about Wheatfield, Indiana on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users. Wheatfield is mentioned 10 times on our forum:
DeMotte, IN  (13 replies)
Jasper or Pulaski County  (14 replies)
Rensselaer, IN  (9 replies)
Moving  (5 replies)
Anyone Relocating to NW Indiana?  (1 reply)
Lake County relo questions  (14 replies)

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Ancestries: German (22.5%), Irish (15.5%), United States (6.3%), Dutch (6.0%), Polish (5.5%), English (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 663 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 1,532 people per square mile   (low).

Wheatfield,IN real estate house value index trend

Wheatfield, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Wheatfield:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wheatfield town:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

33 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

This town:

3.7%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Wheatfield, Indiana as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wheatfield to the number of sex offenders is 142 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $472 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $527 (0.5%)

Wheatfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (30.9 miles , pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (55.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: De Motte, IN (2.8 miles ), San Pierre, IN (2.9 miles) , Kouts, IN (2.9 miles ), Medaryville, IN (3.4 miles ), Hebron, IN (3.4 miles ), La Crosse, IN (3.5 miles ), Roselawn, IN (3.5 miles ), North Judson, IN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.19 N, Longitude: 87.05 W

Area code: 219

Wheatfield household income distribution Wheatfield home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +135 (+21.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Wheatfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wheatfield, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wheatfield-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Wheatfield 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 4.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wheatfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% 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 194.6 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 169.8 miles away from Wheatfield 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 225.0 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 264.6 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 192.5 miles away from Wheatfield center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 147.4 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 Jasper County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wheatfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wheatfield:

  • CLINICAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DEMOTTE, IN)
  • OAK GROVE CHRISTIAN RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DEMOTTE, IN)
  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HEBRON, IN)

Airports located in Wheatfield:

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Amtrak station near Wheatfield:

  • 18 miles: RENSSELAER (619 N. CULLEN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheatfield:

  • Valparaiso University (about 19 miles; Valparaiso, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 29 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 3,682)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 30 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 35 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Prairie State College (about 39 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Governors State University (about 39 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • South Suburban College (about 42 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)

Public high schools in Wheatfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wheatfield:

See full list of schools located in Wheatfield, School District: KANKAKEE VALLEY SCHOOL CORPORATION

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

Church in Wheatfield: Calvary Evangelical Free Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Jasper County Court House (Rensselaer).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

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

SORROWFUL MOTHER CHURCH (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SANDY PINES GOLF COURSE (Population served: 144, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SCHNICKS GOOD EATS (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-24-2010 to APR-16-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-08-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (3 times from FEB-20-2007 to APR-16-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-24-2010 to APR-16-2012)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PARK CENTRE - ST. ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTER (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
CHRISTIAN HAVEN HOMES - MAIN (Population served: 64, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-16-2006 to JUL-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-08-2006 to MAY-17-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SCHOOL HOUSE INN (Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.0%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
71 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Wheatfield compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Wheatfield (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Wheatfield Branch at 125 South Main, branch established on 1965/03/06. 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
  • DeMotte State Bank: Tysons Grocery Store Branch at 3921 West State Road 10, branch established on 1995/10/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $359.4 mil, Deposits: $277.9 mil, headquarters in Demotte, IN, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Demotte Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Indiana average:

11.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wheatfield town (based on Jasper County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,55443
Catholic4,3414
Mainline Protestant3,58710
Other1552
None19,841-
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: 6
Jasper County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Jasper County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

28.6%
Indiana:

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

16.5%
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 1$2,932$35,1840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$750
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,182$38,1840$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,156
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$416
Totals for Government 2$6,114$36,6845$2,322

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $767,000 ($906.62)
    General - Other: $210,000 ($248.23)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($44.92)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.18)
    Central Staff Services: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($42.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $63,000 ($74.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $107,000 ($126.48)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $821,000 ($970.45)
    All Other: $98,000 ($115.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $33,000 ($39.01)
    Highways: $6,000 ($7.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($23.64)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($8.27)
    Rents: $2,000 ($2.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($31.91)
    General Support: $19,000 ($22.46)
    Highways: $18,000 ($21.28)
  • Tax - Property: $75,000 ($88.65)
    NEC: $2,000 ($2.36)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($1.18)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $675,000 ($797.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $635,000 ($750.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $40,000 ($47.28)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $666,000 ($787.23)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $324,000 ($382.98)

5.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
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 Lake County, IN  1.15% ($40,569 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.96% ($38,008)
from Newton County, IN  0.54% ($30,412)


6.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Lake County, IN  1.07% ($39,925 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  0.80% ($38,119)
to Tippecanoe County, IN  0.59% ($31,527)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wheatfield:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wheatfield:

  • WHLP (89.9 FM; HANNA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; LOWELL, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLQI (97.7 FM; RENSSELAER, IN; Owner: BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRD (103.9 FM; CROWN POINT, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wheatfield:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • 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)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • Wheatfield, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents182
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities128
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents12
See more detailed statistics of Wheatfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 6,406Total average daily traffic
  • 640Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,923Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wheatfield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Cr 1400 N & Sr 49 (Lat: 41.217528 Lon: -87.022528), Call Sign: KZQ985
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2001, Expiration Date: 04/08/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011
    Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 801 E. 86th Avenue, Merrillville, IN 46410, Phone: (219) 647-5054, Fax: (219) 647-4764, Email:
  • Mobiles Loc 10, 11, Lat: 41.215417 Lon: -87.020722, Call Sign: KNHX246
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.800 MHz, 161.070 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2004, Expiration Date: 02/16/2015, 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:
  • Cr 1400 N & Sr 49 (Lat: 41.216694 Lon: -87.022528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 70 m, Overall height: 76 m, Call Sign: WNVR291
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.900 MHz, 937.962 MHz, 937.975 MHz, 937.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/12/2005, Expiration Date: 09/15/2015, Certifier: Alan P Severance
    Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 801 E. 86th Avenue, Merrillville, IN 46410, Phone: (219) 647-5054, Fax: (219) 647-4764, Email:
  • Lat: 41.187944 Lon: -87.083500, Call Sign: WQBT666
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/10/2014, Certifier: Mitch Van Kley
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 41.230278 Lon: -87.005833, Call Sign: WQBW794
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/2004, Expiration Date: 12/29/2014, Certifier: Luis Lopes
    Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5844, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Cr 1400 & Sr 49 (Lat: 41.216972 Lon: -87.023056), Structure height: 82.6 m, Call Sign: WNTU732
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2009, Expiration Date: 03/29/2019
    Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5872, Email:
  • High School, IN, 3923 West St. Rd 10 (Lat: 41.185833 Lon: -87.119944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WPTZ979
    Assigned Frequencies: 17760.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2002, Expiration Date: 01/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012, Certifier: Robert Heid
    Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 22 Merrill Drive, Atkinson, NH 03811, Phone: (603) 362-5977, Fax: (603) 362-5977, Email:
  • CH54XC972, Sr 10 1.6 Km W Of Us 231 (87792) (Lat: 41.186972 Lon: -87.129833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 82.6 m, Call Sign: WQPU279
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • DEMOTTE, 4907 W. State Rt 10 (Lat: 41.188472 Lon: -87.135083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WQQF347
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/26/2012, Expiration Date: 11/26/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • SCHAHFER SUB, Substation Relay House 1 Cr 1400 & Sr 49 (Lat: 41.220500 Lon: -87.022000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WAH777
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2010, Expiration Date: 03/07/2020
    Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5872, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wheatfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: DUNHAM PIETENPOL AIRCAMPER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2878 , Serial Number: NHS-01, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1987
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rhuetta Rhae Boushea, 7260 N 300 E, Wheatfield, IN 46392, Other Owners: Alan Boushea
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-44-180 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30101 , Serial Number: 44-7995069, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Twin N30101 LLC, 1590 E 1000 N, Wheatfield, IN 46392
  • Aircraft: FLYING K ENTERPRISES SKY RAIDER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 31711 , Serial Number: SK1966, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel W Zandstra, 3046 W 1300 N, Wheatfield, IN 46392
  • Aircraft: ZANDSTRA DANIEL W ZODIAC CH 601 HD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 324DZ , Serial Number: 6-3682, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel W Zandstra, 3046 W 1300 N, Wheatfield, IN 46392
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4640X , Serial Number: 15064690, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 6687 N 300 E, Wheatfield, IN 46392
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8509B , Serial Number: 36209, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Rhuetta Boushea, 7260 N 300 E, Wheatfield, IN 46392
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97929 , Serial Number: 108-929, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 275, Wheatfield, IN 46392

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$55,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9908.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Wheatfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wheatfield, IN
Most common first names in Wheatfield, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3974.7 years
William2771.3 years
James1870.1 years
Robert1862.3 years
George1673.6 years
Mary1479.5 years
Anna1379.9 years
Margaret1182.6 years
Joseph1179.7 years
Edward1174.0 years
Most common last names in Wheatfield, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Myers1177.6 years
Williams963.8 years
Davis869.2 years
Grube883.5 years
Wright876.0 years
Hershman780.3 years
Risner758.1 years
Whitaker667.2 years
Smith678.0 years
Miller680.5 years

Businesses in Wheatfield, IN

  • Quiznos: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Wheatfield on our top lists:

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  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food and beverage stores"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #25 (46392) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Estonian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #81 (46392) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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