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Blackford County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 12,508 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 14,048 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,414
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,515
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,472
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,307 (it was 1,218 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 165 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Blackford County: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (39.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Blackford County, IN (2017)
    • 11,84684.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2421.7%Two or more races
    • 1891.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 760.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 430.3%Asian alone
    • 80.06%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 10.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 6,211  (49.7%)
Females: 6,297  (50.3%)
Average household size:
Blackford County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,673 ($34,760 in 1999)
This county:

$41,673
Indiana:

$54,181

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $448 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $534)
This county:

$448
State:

$633


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,677 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Blackford:

$91,677
Indiana:

$141,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,532 - $132,507

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $117,880
Here:

$117,880
State:

$182,292

Townhouses or other attached units: $106,820
Here:

$106,820
State:

$170,402

In 2-unit structures: $94,410
Here:

$94,410
State:

$127,306

Mobile homes: $71,551
Here:

$71,551
State:

$85,614

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $820
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $322

Institutionalized population: 159

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 49
  • Auto thefts: 6

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 47
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $296,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Blackford, IN residents
Average permit cost in Blackford, IN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $619 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $586 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Blackford, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Blackford, IN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Blackford, IN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.8%
Blackford County:

10.8%
Indiana:

13.5%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.7 years old
(Males: 42.6 years old, Females: 46.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.4 years old, Black residents: 33.3 years old, American Indian residents: 63.7 years old, Asian residents: 57.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Blackford County is $432 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $518 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $659 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hartford City, Montpelier, Shamrock Lakes.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Blackford County: East Taylor Township Fire Rescue (A), Harrison Township Fire Department (B), Kokomo Fire Department Station 5 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blackford County include: Bethel Church (A), Hillsdale Church (B), Honey Creek Church (C), Howard Chapel (D), Howard Church (E), Center Grove Church (F), Cloverdale Church (G), Kokomo Zion Church (H), Lynn Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Albright Cemetery (1), Barnett Cemetery (2), Mound Cemetery (3), South Union Cemetery (4), Brown Cemetery (5), Sunset Memory Gardens (6), Twin Spring Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Kokomo Reservoir Number One (A), Kokomo Waterworks Reservoir Number Two (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pint Run (A), Spring Run (B), Walnut Fork (C), Ruzicka Drain (D), Lawn Run (E), Petes Run (F), Rome Run (G), Peck Run (H), Taylor Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Blackford County: Houston Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Eureka County, Nevada , Mercer County, New Jersey , Dauphin County, Pennsylvania , Kings County, New York , Indiana County, Pennsylvania , Harrison County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Indiana:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Blackford, IN
County total employment by year in Blackford, IN
County average yearly wages by year in Blackford, IN

Current college students: 369
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 161 (73.6% naturalized citizens)

Blackford County:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 402010 or later
  • 402000 to 2009
  • 141990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.6%

Blackford County marital status for males Blackford County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,741
  • One, attached: 145
  • Two: 135
  • 3 or 4: 235
  • 5 to 9: 137
  • 10 to 19: 94
  • 20 to 49: 88
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 513

Housing units in Blackford County with a mortgage: 2,225 (42 second mortgage, 175 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,723

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Blackford County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7929
Evangelical Protestant1,67815
Catholic4001
Other5-
None8,891-
Blackford County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Blackford County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Blackford County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

8.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Blackford County:

10.1%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Blackford County:

28.6%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Blackford County:

Average size of farms: 348 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $92,839
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $238.24
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $90,140
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $110,396
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.69
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.43%
Corn for grain: 27850 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 910 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 54804 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Blackford County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 819048.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 16 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/6/1961, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blackford County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% 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 194.4 miles away from Blackford County 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 173.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from the county 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 176.8 miles away from the county 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 215.4 miles away from Blackford County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 267.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 05, 2014 to January 09, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4173: April 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4173, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 26, 2003 to September 15, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1487: September 05, 2003, FEMA Id: 1487, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1433: September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: 1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Indiana Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3135: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Blizzard of 96, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1109: April 02, 1996, FEMA Id: 1109, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Blackford County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Blackford

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,132 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 396 (10.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 82 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 138 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 156 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (20%)
  • Thailand (15%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Italy (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Ireland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Blackford County


  • American (21%)
  • German (17%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Blackford County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Blackford County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 91 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,125.

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.52% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($24,831 average AGI)
0.94% relocated from other states ($6,558 average AGI)
Blackford County:

0.94%
Indiana average:

2.21%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grant County, IN  1.10% ($28,796 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IN  0.92% ($32,733)
from Jay County, IN  0.61% ($39,300)
from Wells County, IN  0.45% ($31,045)


6.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.79% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($29,138 average AGI)
0.69% relocated to other states ($3,853 average AGI)
Blackford County:

0.69%
Indiana average:

2.40%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Delaware County, IN  1.38% ($32,735 average AGI)
to Grant County, IN  1.13% ($29,875)
to Jay County, IN  0.71% ($23,143)
to Wells County, IN  0.57% ($28,821)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Blackford County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Blackford County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Blackford County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Blackford County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Blackford County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Blackford County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Blackford County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Blackford County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Blackford County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,758 (2,333 aged, 425 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 188 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Blackford County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (232)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (165)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (153)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (98)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (88)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (76)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (60)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (55)
  • Congestive heart failure (48)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (40)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.22
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,721
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 181
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57,098

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,112
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,365
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,508
  • In family households: 10,272 (1,845 male householders, 1,658 female householders)
    2,700 spouses, 3,079 children (2,748 natural, 75 adopted, 258 stepchildren), 350 grandchildren, 25 brothers or sisters, 91 parents, 110 other relatives, 403 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,072 (815 male householders (700 living alone)), 974 female householders (840 living alone)), 278 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 163

Size of family households: 1,956 2-persons, 687 3-persons, 452 4-persons, 299 5-persons, 80 6-persons, 46 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,541 1-person, 181 2-persons, 63 3-persons.

1,452 married couples with children.
787 single-parent households (192 men, 595 women).

98.1% of residents of Blackford speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 31% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (13% speak English very well, 87% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $70,408,000 ($5,087 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,291,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,882,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,603,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,477,000
Federal grants: $9,592,000
Federal procurement contracts: $481,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,373,000 ($1,425,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $255,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,846,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,647,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 844
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 809
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -212
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Blackford County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.42 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Blackford County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Blackford County, Indiana
  • 02014 or later
  • 272010 to 2013
  • 3462000 to 2009
  • 7301990 to 1999
  • 4731980 to 1989
  • 8561970 to 1979
  • 7701960 to 1969
  • 7211950 to 1959
  • 3961940 to 1949
  • 1,6561939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Blackford County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Blackford County, Indiana
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 663 rooms
  • 3624 rooms
  • 8385 rooms
  • 7756 rooms
  • 7827 rooms
  • 5338 rooms
  • 5609+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
  • 511 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 2473 rooms
  • 2974 rooms
  • 3285 rooms
  • 2106 rooms
  • 897 rooms
  • 758 rooms
  • 519+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Blackford County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Blackford County, Indiana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1021 bedroom
  • 8692 bedrooms
  • 2,2323 bedrooms
  • 6664 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
  • 51no bedroom
  • 3151 bedroom
  • 4862 bedrooms
  • 3563 bedrooms
  • 1494 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Blackford County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Blackford County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Blackford County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 109no vehicle
  • 9341 vehicle
  • 1,6382 vehicles
  • 7983 vehicles
  • 3504 vehicles
  • 1085+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Blackford County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Blackford County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 321no vehicle
  • 6581 vehicle
  • 2922 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.0% of Blackford County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Indiana.

Blackford County:

89.0%
State average:

85.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,138
  • Other state: 2,148
  • Northeast: 146
  • Midwest: 933
  • South: 844
  • West: 220
Year householders moved into unit in Blackford County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Blackford County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.2%Utility gas
  • 39.0%Electricity
  • 13.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.1%Electricity
  • 36.8%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 47
Here:

3.9%
Indiana:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

9.5%
Indiana:

21.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Blackford County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $864,000
  • Charges - Other: $700,000
    Solid Waste Management: $432,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,314,000
    Correctional Institutions: $923,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $842,000
    Regular Highways: $696,000
    Police Protection: $562,000
    Financial Administration: $299,000
    Solid Waste Management: $277,000
    Health - Other: $196,000
    Corrections - Other: $194,000
    General Public Buildings: $122,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    General - Other: $55,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,000
    Sewerage: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $88,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $802,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $156,000
    Other - Libraries: $83,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $111,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,177,000
    Special Assessments: $403,000
    General Revenue - Other: $105,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $81,000
    Central Staff Services: $69,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,727,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,186,000
    Highways: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $422,000
    Health and Hospitals: $67,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,907,000
    Individual Income: $2,149,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $160,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,862,000

Blackford County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $864,000
  • Charges - Other: $700,000
    Solid Waste Management: $432,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,314,000
    Correctional Institutions: $923,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $842,000
    Regular Highways: $696,000
    Police Protection: $562,000
    Financial Administration: $299,000
    Solid Waste Management: $277,000
    Health - Other: $196,000
    Corrections - Other: $194,000
    General Public Buildings: $122,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    General - Other: $55,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,000
    Sewerage: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $88,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $802,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $156,000
    Other - Libraries: $83,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $111,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,177,000
    Special Assessments: $403,000
    General Revenue - Other: $105,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $81,000
    Central Staff Services: $69,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,727,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,186,000
    Highways: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $422,000
    Health and Hospitals: $67,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,907,000
    Individual Income: $2,149,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $160,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,862,000

Blackford County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $864,000
  • Charges - Other: $700,000
    Solid Waste Management: $432,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,314,000
    Correctional Institutions: $923,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $842,000
    Regular Highways: $696,000
    Police Protection: $562,000
    Financial Administration: $299,000
    Solid Waste Management: $277,000
    Health - Other: $196,000
    Corrections - Other: $194,000
    General Public Buildings: $122,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    General - Other: $55,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,000
    Sewerage: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $88,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $802,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $156,000
    Other - Libraries: $83,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $111,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,177,000
    Special Assessments: $403,000
    General Revenue - Other: $105,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $81,000
    Central Staff Services: $69,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,727,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,186,000
    Highways: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $422,000
    Health and Hospitals: $67,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,907,000
    Individual Income: $2,149,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $160,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,862,000

Blackford County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $864,000
  • Charges - Other: $700,000
    Solid Waste Management: $432,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,314,000
    Correctional Institutions: $923,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $842,000
    Regular Highways: $696,000
    Police Protection: $562,000
    Financial Administration: $299,000
    Solid Waste Management: $277,000
    Health - Other: $196,000
    Corrections - Other: $194,000
    General Public Buildings: $122,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    General - Other: $55,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,000
    Sewerage: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $88,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $802,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $156,000
    Other - Libraries: $83,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $111,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,177,000
    Special Assessments: $403,000
    General Revenue - Other: $105,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $81,000
    Central Staff Services: $69,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,727,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,186,000
    Highways: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $422,000
    Health and Hospitals: $67,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,907,000
    Individual Income: $2,149,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $160,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,862,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 231
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 218
  • Number of recipients under 18: 51
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 158
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 22
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 79
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 105
Most common first names in Blackford County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15679.6 years
William13173.6 years
John11773.5 years
Robert11072.5 years
Charles10574.2 years
James7972.1 years
George6577.1 years
Ruth5778.6 years
Helen5578.6 years
Dorothy4778.2 years
Most common last names in Blackford County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7477.5 years
Williams5376.0 years
Jones4777.1 years
Johnson4477.0 years
Bell3571.1 years
Cook3374.6 years
Brown3379.3 years
Sills3378.6 years
Rogers2678.0 years
Clark2574.8 years
Businesses in Blackford County, IN
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1YMCA1
KFC1