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Starke County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 23,221 (18% urban, 82% rural); it was 23,556 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,756
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,418
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,065
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,864 (it was 1,675 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 309 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.0 sq. mi.

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

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

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.7%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.5%), Manufacturing (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Starke County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Indiana median age:

37.6 years
Males: 11,437  (49.3%)
Females: 11,784  (50.7%)
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Starke County,IN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Starke County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,019 ($37,243 in 1999)
This county:

$45,019
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $458 (lower quartile is $392, upper quartile is $590)
This county:

$458
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $105,602 (it was $80,500 in 2000)
Starke:

$105,602
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,686 - $165,393
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $917
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $362

Institutionalized population: 0

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 108
  • Thefts: 350
  • Auto thefts: 87

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 114
  • Thefts: 245
  • Auto thefts: 58
Starke County, IN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 109 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 1998: 97 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 1999: 104 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2000: 111 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2001: 104 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2002: 97 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2003: 104 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2005: 100 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2006: 181 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2007: 128 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2008: 58 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2009: 59 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2014: 36 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2015: 38 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2016: 49 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 2017: 50 buildings, average cost: $207,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Starke, IN residents
Average permit cost in Starke, IN
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: $752 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $800 (0.7%)

Starke County household income distribution in 2013 Starke County home values distribution in 2013 Starke County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.7%
Starke County:

14.7%
Indiana:

14.1%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.0% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.1 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.4 years old, Black residents: 14.1 years old, American Indian residents: 53.8 years old, Asian residents: 41.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.1 years old, Other race residents: 33.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Starke County is $461 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $527 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $697 a month.

Cities in this county include: Knox, North Judson, Koontz Lake, Bass Lake, Hamlet, San Pierre.

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

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Neighboring counties: Newport County, Rhode Island , Clearfield County, Pennsylvania , Hancock County, Ohio , Mercer County, Pennsylvania , Lake County , Medina County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Indiana:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 616
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 409 (67.3% naturalized citizens)

Starke County:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 22010 or later
  • 412000 to 2009
  • 431990 to 1999
  • 1361980 to 1989
  • 871970 to 1979
  • 184Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.3%

Starke County marital status for males Starke County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,559
  • One, attached: 72
  • Two: 132
  • 3 or 4: 65
  • 5 to 9: 215
  • 10 to 19: 51
  • 20 to 49: 62
  • 50 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 889

Housing units in Starke County with a mortgage: 4,343 (91 second mortgage, 371 home equity loan, 43 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,769

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Starke County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,81220
Catholic2,2915
Mainline Protestant1,0674
Other71
None17,186-
Starke 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: 7
Starke County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

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

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Starke County:

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Starke County:

28.8%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Starke County:

Average size of farms: 259 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $54,792
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $257.14
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.44%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.84%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,920
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.63%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $71,616
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.34
Corn for grain: 51762 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 721 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 38960 harvested acres
Vegetables: 532 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 14 acres

Earthquake activity:

Starke County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 205.7 miles away from Starke 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 181.6 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 256.5 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 129.7 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 235.0 miles away from Starke 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) earthquake occurred 203.5 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 07, 2008 to March 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1740: January 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 1740, 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3162: January 24, 2001, FEMA Id: 3162, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 09, 1998 to March 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1217: May 08, 1998, FEMA Id: 1217, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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
  • Indiana SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 20, 1982, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-652: March 20, 1982, FEMA Id: 652, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Starke County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, 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


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

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


  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (40%)
  • Serbia (9%)
  • Romania (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Austria (4%)
  • Taiwan (3%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Starke County


  • German (20%)
  • American (15%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (7%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Starke County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,980 (74.7%)
  • Carpooled: 699 (13.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 20 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 45 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 206 (3.9%)
  • Worked at home: 366 (6.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
251 people in nursing homes
58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
16 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,897.

6.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.06% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($31,978 average AGI)
1.16% relocated from other states ($6,939 average AGI)
Starke County:

1.16%
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 Marshall County, IN  1.20% ($32,683 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.73% ($47,476)
from LaPorte County, IN  0.68% ($40,576)
from St. Joseph County, IN  0.58% ($36,720)
from Pulaski County, IN  0.52% ($35,756)
from Lake County, IN  0.45% ($53,538)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($42,917)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,046 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.92% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($29,485 average AGI)
1.09% relocated to other states ($5,562 average AGI)
Starke County:

1.09%
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 Marshall County, IN  1.17% ($24,475 average AGI)
to LaPorte County, IN  0.67% ($37,017)
to Pulaski County, IN  0.65% ($31,536)
to St. Joseph County, IN  0.51% ($38,886)
to Porter County, IN  0.47% ($40,951)
to Lake County, IN  0.23% ($32,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Starke County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Starke County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Starke County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Starke County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Starke County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Starke County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Starke County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Starke County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Starke County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,549 (3,429 aged, 1,120 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 408 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (416)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (370)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (195)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (180)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (162)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (129)
  • Unspecified dementia (109)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (105)
  • Congestive heart failure (103)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (85)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.37
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,746
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 249
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,317

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,360
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,151
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 8
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 152.9. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,221
  • In family households: 19,887 (3,335 male householders, 2,766 female householders)
    4,492 spouses, 6,689 children (6,072 natural, 158 adopted, 456 stepchildren), 814 grandchildren, 314 brothers or sisters, 313 parents, 461 other relatives, 706 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,254 (1,318 male householders (1,081 living alone)), 1,343 female householders (1,149 living alone)), 585 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 57

Size of family households: 2,925 2-persons, 1,254 3-persons, 948 4-persons, 604 5-persons, 255 6-persons, 131 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,231 1-person, 375 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 44 4-persons.

3,277 married couples with children.
1,162 single-parent households (301 men, 861 women).

96.4% of residents of Starke speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $114,157,000 ($4,984 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $880,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $61,352,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,870,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,000,000
Federal grants: $20,328,000
Federal procurement contracts: $880,000 ($2,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,727,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $809,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,117,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,739,000

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

Births: 1,558
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,344
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +125
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -945
Here -41 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Starke County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.71 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:

5.0
State:

4.4

Year house built in Starke County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Starke County, Indiana
  • 1822014 or later
  • 1142010 to 2013
  • 1,3662000 to 2009
  • 1,4851990 to 1999
  • 8981980 to 1989
  • 2,2611970 to 1979
  • 1,0021960 to 1969
  • 9901950 to 1959
  • 9271940 to 1949
  • 1,8291939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Starke County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Starke County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Starke County, Indiana
  • 131 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 883 rooms
  • 5344 rooms
  • 1,6455 rooms
  • 1,8486 rooms
  • 1,1357 rooms
  • 8438 rooms
  • 9389+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Starke County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Starke County, Indiana
  • 81 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 2193 rooms
  • 4224 rooms
  • 2705 rooms
  • 3826 rooms
  • 1857 rooms
  • 608 rooms
  • 859+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Starke County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Starke County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Starke County, Indiana
  • 11no bedroom
  • 971 bedroom
  • 1,3242 bedrooms
  • 4,4293 bedrooms
  • 9544 bedrooms
  • 2635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Starke County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Starke County, Indiana
  • 8no bedroom
  • 3561 bedroom
  • 5162 bedrooms
  • 5863 bedrooms
  • 1694 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Starke County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Starke County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Starke County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 228no vehicle
  • 1,8701 vehicle
  • 2,8462 vehicles
  • 1,4013 vehicles
  • 4374 vehicles
  • 3215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Starke County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Starke County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 168no vehicle
  • 6471 vehicle
  • 5812 vehicles
  • 2133 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

89.4% of Starke County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Indiana.

Starke County:

89.4%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 17,085
  • Other state: 5,515
  • Northeast: 283
  • Midwest: 3,560
  • South: 1,223
  • West: 440
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Starke County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.2%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.4%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Electricity
  • 11.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 255
Here:

9.8%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 65
Here:

5.0%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 103
Here:

17.2%
Indiana:

20.5%

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

Starke County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,019,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,814,000
    Air Transportation: $874,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
    Sewerage: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,647,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,558,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $950,000
    Health - Other: $817,000
    Police Protection: $655,000
    Air Transportation: $452,000
    Correctional Institutions: $408,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Financial Administration: $232,000
    General Public Buildings: $122,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $330,000
    Health and Hospitals: $125,000
    Natural Resources: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $810,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $365,000
    Other - Libraries: $138,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
    Highways: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $154,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $56,000
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000
    Interest Earnings: $36,000
    Rents: $31,000
    Special Assessments: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $86,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
    General - Other: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,464,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,717,000
    Highways: $2,046,000
    General Local Government Support: $402,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,353,000
    Individual Income: $2,875,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $466,000
    Other License: $95,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $57,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,380,000

Starke County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,019,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,814,000
    Air Transportation: $874,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
    Sewerage: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,647,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,558,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $950,000
    Health - Other: $817,000
    Police Protection: $655,000
    Air Transportation: $452,000
    Correctional Institutions: $408,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Financial Administration: $232,000
    General Public Buildings: $122,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $330,000
    Health and Hospitals: $125,000
    Natural Resources: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $810,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $365,000
    Other - Libraries: $138,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
    Highways: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $154,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $56,000
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000
    Interest Earnings: $36,000
    Rents: $31,000
    Special Assessments: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $86,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
    General - Other: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,464,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,717,000
    Highways: $2,046,000
    General Local Government Support: $402,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,353,000
    Individual Income: $2,875,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $466,000
    Other License: $95,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $57,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,380,000

Starke County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,019,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,814,000
    Air Transportation: $874,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
    Sewerage: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,647,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,558,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $950,000
    Health - Other: $817,000
    Police Protection: $655,000
    Air Transportation: $452,000
    Correctional Institutions: $408,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Financial Administration: $232,000
    General Public Buildings: $122,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $330,000
    Health and Hospitals: $125,000
    Natural Resources: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $810,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $365,000
    Other - Libraries: $138,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
    Highways: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $154,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $56,000
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000
    Interest Earnings: $36,000
    Rents: $31,000
    Special Assessments: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $86,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
    General - Other: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,464,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,717,000
    Highways: $2,046,000
    General Local Government Support: $402,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,353,000
    Individual Income: $2,875,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $466,000
    Other License: $95,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $57,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,380,000

Starke County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,019,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,814,000
    Air Transportation: $874,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
    Sewerage: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,647,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,558,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $950,000
    Health - Other: $817,000
    Police Protection: $655,000
    Air Transportation: $452,000
    Correctional Institutions: $408,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Financial Administration: $232,000
    General Public Buildings: $122,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $330,000
    Health and Hospitals: $125,000
    Natural Resources: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $810,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $365,000
    Other - Libraries: $138,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
    Highways: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $154,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $56,000
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000
    Interest Earnings: $36,000
    Rents: $31,000
    Special Assessments: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $86,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
    General - Other: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,464,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,717,000
    Highways: $2,046,000
    General Local Government Support: $402,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,353,000
    Individual Income: $2,875,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $466,000
    Other License: $95,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $57,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,380,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 573
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 546
  • Number of recipients under 18: 84
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 418
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 71
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 192
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 291
Starke County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Starke County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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Most common first names in Starke County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John27074.7 years
Mary20279.2 years
William19775.2 years
Robert15969.2 years
James14670.7 years
Charles13173.8 years
George11775.7 years
Joseph11576.4 years
Helen10777.7 years
Frank10478.5 years
Most common last names in Starke County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9875.2 years
Miller6273.8 years
Johnson5775.2 years
Williams4371.1 years
Howard4068.0 years
Brown3571.3 years
White3374.6 years
Anderson3379.1 years
Bailey2972.2 years
Fletcher2868.6 years
Businesses in Starke County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King2Sears1
CVS2Subway3
Chevrolet1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens1