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Putnam County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 38,067 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 36,019 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,974
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,881
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,723
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,062 (it was 2,651 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 480 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 79 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Putnam County: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (25.1%), Educational, health and social services (13.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.5%), Construction (11.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Putnam County, IN (2017)
    • 34,56196.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3363.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0582.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4321.2%Two or more races
    • 3801.1%Asian alone
    • 230.06%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 60.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 20,048  (52.7%)
Females: 18,019  (47.3%)
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Average household size:
Putnam County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,364 ($38,882 in 1999)
This county:

$56,364
Indiana:

$54,181

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $566 (lower quartile is $428, upper quartile is $712)
This county:

$566
State:

$633


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,761 (it was $94,900 in 2000)
Putnam:

$144,761
Indiana:

$141,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,720 - $212,526
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,089
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $389

Institutionalized population: 3,166

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 118
  • Burglaries: 161
  • Thefts: 191
  • Auto thefts: 47

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 148
  • Burglaries: 220
  • Thefts: 237
  • Auto thefts: 50
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 184 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 1998: 159 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 1999: 400 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2001: 151 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2002: 138 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2004: 139 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2005: 245 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2006: 109 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2008: 52 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $242,700
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2015: 51 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2016: 52 buildings, average cost: $260,200
  • 2017: 91 buildings, average cost: $222,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Putnam, IN residents
Average permit cost in Putnam, IN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $849 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $926 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Putnam, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Putnam, IN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Putnam, IN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
Putnam County:

9.3%
Indiana:

13.5%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 33.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.1 years old
(Males: 37.1 years old, Females: 40.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.9 years old, Black residents: 33.1 years old, American Indian residents: 59.0 years old, Asian residents: 21.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.3 years old, Other race residents: 37.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Putnam County is $487 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $700 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greencastle, Heritage Lake, Cloverdale, Roachdale, Bainbridge, Fillmore, Van Bibber Lake, Russellville.

Putnam 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: Eagle County, Colorado , Fairfield County, Ohio , Preble County, Ohio , Vermilion County, Illinois , Thomas County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Indiana:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 2,674
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 689 (32.1% naturalized citizens)

Putnam County:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2782010 or later
  • 1652000 to 2009
  • 1741990 to 1999
  • 961980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 73Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.0%

Putnam County marital status for males Putnam County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,062
  • One, attached: 130
  • Two: 362
  • 3 or 4: 470
  • 5 to 9: 277
  • 10 to 19: 162
  • 20 to 49: 147
  • 50 or more: 27
  • Mobile homes: 1,383
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 54

Housing units in Putnam County with a mortgage: 6,440 (219 second mortgage, 558 home equity loan, 42 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,310

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Putnam County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,45241
Mainline Protestant4,84722
Catholic1,0601
Other3723
None25,232-
Putnam 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: 4
Putnam County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Putnam County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Putnam County:

8.4%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

28.1%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Putnam County:

Average size of farms: 212 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $52,183
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $246.98
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.64%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 25.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $51,025
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $70,059
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.50%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.97
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.37%
Corn for grain: 62042 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3026 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 61306 harvested acres
Vegetables: 29 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 51 acres

Earthquake activity:

Putnam 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 100.7 miles away from Putnam 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 80.6 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 126.3 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 98.1 miles away from the 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 185.5 miles away from Putnam County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 99.9 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 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 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 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 Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 03, 2004 to July 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1542: September 01, 2004, FEMA Id: 1542, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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: April 28, 2002 to June 07, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1418: June 13, 2002, FEMA Id: 1418, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Putnam

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,276 (78.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,248 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 27 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 73 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 1,240 (8.6%)
  • Worked at home: 459 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (27%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (17%)
  • Japan (11%)
  • Guyana (10%)
  • Europe, n.e.c. (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Brazil (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Putnam County


  • American (21%)
  • German (17%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • European (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 2,023 people in state prisons
  • 1,901 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 320 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in other group homes

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

  • 2,621 people in state prisons
  • 2,226 people in college/university student housing
  • 310 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 173 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 52 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,773.

6.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.61% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($34,660 average AGI)
1.31% relocated from other states ($7,641 average AGI)
Putnam County:

1.31%
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 Hendricks County, IN  1.41% ($49,589 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.99% ($43,846)
from Owen County, IN  0.54% ($40,380)
from Clay County, IN  0.46% ($29,133)
from Morgan County, IN  0.34% ($34,511)
from Montgomery County, IN  0.30% ($39,000)
from Vigo County, IN  0.24% ($40,156)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.27% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($39,207 average AGI)
1.47% relocated to other states ($9,148 average AGI)
Putnam County:

1.47%
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 Hendricks County, IN  1.34% ($56,851 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.90% ($37,034)
to Owen County, IN  0.49% ($29,703)
to Clay County, IN  0.45% ($39,458)
to Montgomery County, IN  0.33% ($35,093)
to Vigo County, IN  0.31% ($29,098)
to Morgan County, IN  0.30% ($43,615)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Putnam County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Putnam County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Putnam County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Putnam County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,660 (4,773 aged, 887 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 610 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (469)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (392)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (340)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (201)
  • Congestive heart failure (200)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (165)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (149)
  • Unspecified dementia (142)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (122)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (100)

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: 2.72
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,388
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 150
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,223

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,036
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 687
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 132.9. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,067
  • In family households: 27,254 (4,817 male householders, 4,199 female householders)
    6,807 spouses, 8,755 children (7,795 natural, 240 adopted, 728 stepchildren), 979 grandchildren, 62 brothers or sisters, 290 parents, 324 other relatives, 970 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,197 (2,342 male householders (1,774 living alone)), 1,807 female householders (1,540 living alone)), 1,051 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,499

Size of family households: 4,441 2-persons, 1,970 3-persons, 1,602 4-persons, 651 5-persons, 265 6-persons, 92 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,305 1-person, 675 2-persons, 129 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

4,251 married couples with children.
1,925 single-parent households (639 men, 1,286 women).

96.5% of residents of Putnam speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 7% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $147,958,000 ($4,022 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,969,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $75,821,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,605,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,248,000
Federal grants: $28,177,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,046,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,060,000 ($305,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $318,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $40,229,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,622,000

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

Births: 2,111
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,666
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +114
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +430
Here +12 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Putnam County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.41 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Putnam County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Putnam County, Indiana
  • 3302014 or later
  • 3452010 to 2013
  • 1,6682000 to 2009
  • 3,0811990 to 1999
  • 1,4571980 to 1989
  • 1,9721970 to 1979
  • 1,4391960 to 1969
  • 1,5401950 to 1959
  • 6741940 to 1949
  • 2,6071939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Putnam County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Indiana
  • 121 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 2163 rooms
  • 1,1794 rooms
  • 2,0265 rooms
  • 2,1166 rooms
  • 1,4817 rooms
  • 1,2108 rooms
  • 1,4119+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Indiana
  • 1001 room
  • 2792 rooms
  • 4543 rooms
  • 8394 rooms
  • 8435 rooms
  • 5116 rooms
  • 2147 rooms
  • 1488 rooms
  • 689+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Putnam County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Indiana
  • 12no bedroom
  • 2171 bedroom
  • 1,8912 bedrooms
  • 5,6543 bedrooms
  • 1,3934 bedrooms
  • 5485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Indiana
  • 100no bedroom
  • 6041 bedroom
  • 1,3362 bedrooms
  • 1,0573 bedrooms
  • 1894 bedrooms
  • 1385+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 146no vehicle
  • 2,1011 vehicle
  • 3,6802 vehicles
  • 2,5513 vehicles
  • 8984 vehicles
  • 4525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 376no vehicle
  • 1,3451 vehicle
  • 1,0132 vehicles
  • 6323 vehicles
  • 764 vehicles
  • 775+ vehicles

78.0% of Putnam County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Indiana.

Putnam County:

78.0%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 27,865
  • Other state: 9,163
  • Northeast: 841
  • Midwest: 4,435
  • South: 2,720
  • West: 1,187
Year householders moved into unit in Putnam County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Putnam County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 27.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.9%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 42.4%Electricity
  • 41.5%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 171
Here:

5.2%
Indiana:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 182
Here:

9.7%
Indiana:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,118
Here:

70.1%
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

Putnam County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,384,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,077,000
    Regular Highways: $11,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,479,000
    Correctional Institutions: $165,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,745,000
    General - Other: $2,475,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,311,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,203,000
    Corrections - Other: $860,000
    Financial Administration: $780,000
    Police Protection: $657,000
    Health - Other: $544,000
    Central Staff Services: $522,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $329,000
    Local Fire Protection: $245,000
    General Public Buildings: $197,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $225,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Other - Health - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $628,000
    Other: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,118,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $525,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $54,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $409,000
    Local Fire Protection: $73,000
    Police Protection: $68,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,638,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,846,000
    Highways: $2,948,000
    Other: $2,805,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,357,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $967,000
    Other Selective Sales: $253,000
    Other License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,216,000

Putnam County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,384,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,077,000
    Regular Highways: $11,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,479,000
    Correctional Institutions: $165,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,745,000
    General - Other: $2,475,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,311,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,203,000
    Corrections - Other: $860,000
    Financial Administration: $780,000
    Police Protection: $657,000
    Health - Other: $544,000
    Central Staff Services: $522,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $329,000
    Local Fire Protection: $245,000
    General Public Buildings: $197,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $225,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Other - Health - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $628,000
    Other: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,118,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $525,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $54,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $409,000
    Local Fire Protection: $73,000
    Police Protection: $68,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,638,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,846,000
    Highways: $2,948,000
    Other: $2,805,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,357,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $967,000
    Other Selective Sales: $253,000
    Other License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,216,000

Putnam County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,384,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,077,000
    Regular Highways: $11,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,479,000
    Correctional Institutions: $165,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,745,000
    General - Other: $2,475,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,311,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,203,000
    Corrections - Other: $860,000
    Financial Administration: $780,000
    Police Protection: $657,000
    Health - Other: $544,000
    Central Staff Services: $522,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $329,000
    Local Fire Protection: $245,000
    General Public Buildings: $197,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $225,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Other - Health - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $628,000
    Other: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,118,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $525,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $54,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $409,000
    Local Fire Protection: $73,000
    Police Protection: $68,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,638,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,846,000
    Highways: $2,948,000
    Other: $2,805,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,357,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $967,000
    Other Selective Sales: $253,000
    Other License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,216,000

Putnam County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,384,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,077,000
    Regular Highways: $11,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,479,000
    Correctional Institutions: $165,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,745,000
    General - Other: $2,475,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,311,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,203,000
    Corrections - Other: $860,000
    Financial Administration: $780,000
    Police Protection: $657,000
    Health - Other: $544,000
    Central Staff Services: $522,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $329,000
    Local Fire Protection: $245,000
    General Public Buildings: $197,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $225,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Other - Health - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $628,000
    Other: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,118,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $525,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $54,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $409,000
    Local Fire Protection: $73,000
    Police Protection: $68,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,638,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,846,000
    Highways: $2,948,000
    Other: $2,805,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,357,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $967,000
    Other Selective Sales: $253,000
    Other License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,216,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 339
  • Number of aged recipients: 20
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 319
  • Number of recipients under 18: 65
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 232
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 42
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 121
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 140
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED150$105,127133$111,812749$128,97253$30,3212$2,024,00089$123,10169$75,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$85,4009$116,88952$134,5005$26,2000$03$205,0003$94,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED52$109,34649$108,612329$124,27438$52,7370$029$122,41439$80,641
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$90,60031$102,903189$132,2287$45,8570$015$91,73315$90,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$129,1006$113,16758$130,5171$15,0000$02$91,5003$128,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$123,20828$139,5361$169,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$135,11113$137,8461$266,0001$77,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$130,3336$156,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$119,0001$95,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$79,0002$146,5000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Putnam, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Putnam, IN - Value
Most common first names in Putnam County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary22779.3 years
James17973.7 years
Robert17871.5 years
John16073.5 years
William15775.8 years
Charles15574.0 years
Helen10580.0 years
George9978.1 years
Ruth8680.5 years
Margaret8380.5 years
Most common last names in Putnam County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones9176.6 years
Smith8676.9 years
Williams7375.8 years
Miller7177.8 years
Sutherlin6378.5 years
Cox4676.5 years
Thomas4180.0 years
White4077.5 years
Allen3980.6 years
Moore3874.9 years
Businesses in Putnam County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's2Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Buffalo Wild Wings1McDonald's2
Burger King1Motel 61
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
Econo Lodge1Super 81
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell2
FedEx4U-Haul2
GNC1UPS7
H&R Block2Vans1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's2
Kroger1