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Jennings County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 28,207 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 27,554 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,564
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,631
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,013
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,485 (it was 2,121 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 377 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 75 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jennings County: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (20.5%), Construction (14.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jennings County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.3%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years
Males: 14,221  (50.4%)
Females: 13,986  (49.6%)
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Jennings County,IN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Jennings County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,997 ($39,402 in 1999)

This county:

$48,997
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $506 (lower quartile is $377, upper quartile is $636)
This county:

$506
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $104,004 (it was $77,000 in 2000)
Jennings:

$104,004
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,558 - $156,276

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $130,723
Here:

$130,723
State:

$172,153

Townhouses or other attached units: $108,722
Here:

$108,722
State:

$157,859

In 2-unit structures: $165,540
Here:

$165,540
State:

$132,743

Mobile homes: $48,110
Here:

$48,110
State:

$57,226
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $970
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $348

Institutionalized population: 231
Jennings County, IN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 208 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2001: 192 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2002: 132 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2003: 129 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2004: 130 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2005: 115 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2006: 107 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2007: 86 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2009: 45 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2012: 37 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2014: 47 buildings, average cost: $106,300
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $845 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $671 (0.7%)

Jennings County household income distribution in 2013 Jennings County home values distribution in 2013 Jennings County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.3%
Jennings County:

14.3%
Indiana:

14.1%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.0% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.6% for other race residents, 49.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.8 years old
(Males: 38.8 years old, Females: 41.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 36.9 years old, American Indian residents: 38.3 years old, Asian residents: 37.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.2 years old, Other race residents: 42.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jennings County is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $561 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $679 a month.

Cities in this county include: North Vernon, Country Squire Lakes, Hayden, Vernon, Butlerville, Scipio.

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

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Neighboring counties: Sevier County, Utah , Kenton County, Kentucky , Pettis County, Missouri , Vinton County, Ohio , Saline County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 734
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 275 (61.2% naturalized citizens)

Jennings County:

1.0%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Jennings County population
  • 312010 or later
  • 792000 to 2009
  • 611990 to 1999
  • 281980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 32Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.7%

Jennings County marital status for males Jennings County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,956
  • One, attached: 241
  • Two: 135
  • 3 or 4: 304
  • 5 to 9: 215
  • 10 to 19: 20
  • 20 to 49: 85
  • 50 or more: 23
  • Mobile homes: 2,143

Housing units in Jennings County with a mortgage: 4,597 (155 second mortgage, 501 home equity loan, 47 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,208

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jennings County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,79325
Mainline Protestant2,85421
Catholic2,2304
Other5782
None18,070-
Jennings 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: 2
Jennings County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Jennings County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jennings County:

8.6%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Jennings County:

29.7%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Jennings County:

Average size of farms: 213 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $61,019
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $214.65
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.72%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $61,467
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $90,554
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.19
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.56%
Corn for grain: 33463 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1484 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 53557 harvested acres
Vegetables: 109 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 42 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jennings County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 78% 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 127.7 miles away from Jennings 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 106.4 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 122.2 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 136.0 miles away from the county 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 125.2 miles away from Jennings County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 111.6 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 Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1997: June 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1828: March 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1828, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • Indiana Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 1990 to January 22, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-891: January 05, 1991, FEMA Id: 891, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jennings County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (40%)
  • Colombia (23%)
  • El Salvador (16%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Spain (5%)
  • Italy (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jennings County


  • American (32%)
  • German (21%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • European (2%)

Jennings County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,514 (80.7%)
  • Carpooled: 850 (9.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 37 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 288 (3.1%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 220 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 386 (4.1%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 307 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 129 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 130 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,392.

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.05% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($21,454 average AGI)
1.02% relocated from other states ($5,595 average AGI)
Jennings County:

1.02%
Indiana average:

2.09%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bartholomew County, IN  1.18% ($26,708 average AGI)
from Jackson County, IN  0.90% ($31,228)
from Jefferson County, IN  0.32% ($24,758)
from Decatur County, IN  0.25% ($25,269)
from Scott County, IN  0.22% ($19,636)
from Johnson County, IN  0.19% ($27,158)
from Marion County, IN  0.19% ($28,684)


6.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.08% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($21,254 average AGI)
1.39% relocated to other states ($6,412 average AGI)
Jennings County:

1.39%
Indiana average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bartholomew County, IN  1.41% ($29,158 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IN  1.32% ($25,985)
to Jefferson County, IN  0.48% ($31,940)
to Decatur County, IN  0.25% ($28,000)
to Marion County, IN  0.25% ($21,885)
to Johnson County, IN  0.24% ($30,600)
to Scott County, IN  0.19% ($19,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0

Births per 1000 population in Jennings County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Jennings County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jennings County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jennings County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jennings County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jennings County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jennings County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jennings County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jennings County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,356 (3,276 aged, 1,080 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 555 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (338)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (322)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (279)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (264)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (131)
  • Congestive heart failure (122)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (118)
  • Unspecified dementia (109)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (80)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (74)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.52
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,989
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 88
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,759

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,421
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 714
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 179.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 133.1
  • Other - 46.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,207
  • In family households: 23,480 (3,977 male householders, 3,197 female householders)
    5,428 spouses, 8,052 children (7,155 natural, 199 adopted, 692 stepchildren), 1,047 grandchildren, 122 brothers or sisters, 370 parents, 508 other relatives, 776 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,362 (1,708 male householders (1,321 living alone)), 1,682 female householders (1,476 living alone)), 970 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 351

Size of family households: 3,294 2-persons, 1,639 3-persons, 1,199 4-persons, 699 5-persons, 235 6-persons, 125 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,798 1-person, 415 2-persons, 131 3-persons, 36 4-persons.

4,002 married couples with children.
1,608 single-parent households (512 men, 1,096 women).

98.0% of residents of Jennings speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% speak English very well, 55% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $117,085,000 ($4,123 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,320,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $59,950,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,906,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,487,000
Federal grants: $22,846,000
Federal procurement contracts: $990,000 ($261,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,907,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $815,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,707,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,893,000

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

Births: 1,982
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,316
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +32
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +210
Here +7 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jennings County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.46 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Jennings County, Indiana Note: State values scaled to Jennings County population
  • 1542014 or later
  • 3152010 to 2013
  • 1,2702000 to 2009
  • 2,4991990 to 1999
  • 1,9621980 to 1989
  • 2,1901970 to 1979
  • 1,1271960 to 1969
  • 7841950 to 1959
  • 2721940 to 1949
  • 1,6441939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jennings County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jennings County, Indiana Note: State values scaled to Jennings County population
  • 91 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 1033 rooms
  • 6684 rooms
  • 1,9035 rooms
  • 1,9236 rooms
  • 1,3737 rooms
  • 8368 rooms
  • 9019+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jennings County, Indiana Note: State values scaled to Jennings County population
  • 251 room
  • 1282 rooms
  • 3703 rooms
  • 6514 rooms
  • 9195 rooms
  • 2926 rooms
  • 2277 rooms
  • 1088 rooms
  • 789+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jennings County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jennings County, Indiana Note: State values scaled to Jennings County population
  • 8no bedroom
  • 1531 bedroom
  • 1,4132 bedrooms
  • 4,6953 bedrooms
  • 1,2444 bedrooms
  • 2415+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jennings County, Indiana Note: State values scaled to Jennings County population
  • 25no bedroom
  • 5491 bedroom
  • 9622 bedrooms
  • 1,0393 bedrooms
  • 2424 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jennings County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jennings County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Jennings County population
  • 217no vehicle
  • 1,4501 vehicle
  • 3,1792 vehicles
  • 1,9163 vehicles
  • 6414 vehicles
  • 4165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jennings County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Jennings County population
  • 393no vehicle
  • 1,0401 vehicle
  • 9102 vehicles
  • 3373 vehicles
  • 1344 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles

86.7% of Jennings County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Indiana.

Jennings County:

86.7%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 22,038
  • Other state: 5,590
  • Northeast: 277
  • Midwest: 1,858
  • South: 2,618
  • West: 847
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jennings County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 14.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.2%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Wood
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.7%Electricity
  • 17.5%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 344
Here:

11.6%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 120
Here:

6.9%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 200
Here:

23.5%
Indiana:

20.5%

Educational Attainment
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Jennings County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $135,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,242,000
    Regular Highways: $2,449,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,364,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,670,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,226,000
    Health - Other: $890,000
    Correctional Institutions: $886,000
    Police Protection: $766,000
    Financial Administration: $446,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $228,000
    Corrections - Other: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $144,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
    Water Utilities: $95,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000
    Libraries: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $679,000
    Libraries: $180,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $354,000
    Regular Highways: $188,000
    Central Staff Services: $179,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
    Health - Other: $72,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,514,000

Jennings County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $701,000
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,005,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $399,000
    Interest Earnings: $142,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,089,000
    Highways: $2,221,000
    All Other: $1,412,000
    Public Welfare: $69,000
    Health and Hospitals: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,991,000
    Individual Income: $3,673,000
    NEC: $1,496,000
    Other License: $195,000
    Other Selective Sales: $33,000

Jennings County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,534,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,229,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $305,000

Jennings County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $991,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,771,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $385,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 574
  • Number of aged recipients: 30
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 544
  • Number of recipients under 18: 112
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 390
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 72
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 199
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 255
Jennings County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Jennings County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Jennings County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13877.0 years
James11668.1 years
Robert10969.8 years
William10774.2 years
John10775.8 years
Charles9872.5 years
George6376.1 years
Helen5677.6 years
Margaret4675.4 years
Ruth4177.7 years
Most common last names in Jennings County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4572.6 years
Wilson3472.8 years
Day3274.0 years
Miller3078.5 years
Johnson3077.4 years
Moore2569.9 years
Taylor2576.4 years
Williams2371.9 years
Brown2369.4 years
Davis2379.4 years
Businesses in Jennings County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Circle K1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul2
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1