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Sullivan County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 21,164 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 21,751 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,705
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,312
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,241
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,806 (it was 1,578 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 447 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sullivan County: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (35.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 31%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 65%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Sullivan County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years
Males: 11,400  (53.9%)
Females: 9,764  (46.1%)
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Sullivan County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sullivan County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,419 ($32,976 in 1999)

This county:

$45,419
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $454 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $555)
This county:

$454
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $83,011 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Sullivan:

$83,011
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,800 - $130,855

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $114,981
Here:

$114,981
State:

$172,153

Townhouses or other attached units: $116,082
Here:

$116,082
State:

$157,859

Mobile homes: $52,021
Here:

$52,021
State:

$57,226
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $856
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 2,282

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 64
  • Thefts: 97
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $581 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $605 (1.0%)

Sullivan County household income distribution in 2009 Sullivan County home values distribution Sullivan County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.3%
Sullivan County:

16.3%
Indiana:

14.1%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.0% for American Indian residents, 3.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.2 years old
(Males: 40.0 years old, Females: 42.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.2 years old, Black residents: 32.6 years old, American Indian residents: 54.7 years old, Asian residents: 18.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.6 years old, Other race residents: 25.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sullivan County is $382 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sullivan, Carlisle, Shelburn, Farmersburg, Dugger, Hymera, Merom.

Sullivan 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: Lincoln County, Nevada , Howard County, Maryland , Mesa County, Colorado , Johnson County, Kansas , Lincoln County, Kansas , Pawnee County, Kansas , Nicholas County, Kentucky , Spencer County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 825
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 180 (83.7% naturalized citizens)

Sullivan County:

0.9%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 36
  • 1990 to 1999: 15
  • 1980 to 1989: 16
  • 1970 to 1979: 10
  • Before 1970: 28
Note: State values scaled to Sullivan County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.7%

Sullivan County marital status for males Sullivan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,520
  • One, attached: 260
  • Two: 55
  • 3 or 4: 158
  • 5 to 9: 83
  • 10 to 19: 96
  • 20 to 49: 215
  • 50 or more: 113
  • Mobile homes: 1,412

Housing units in Sullivan County with a mortgage: 3,152 (50 second mortgage, 246 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,401

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sullivan County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,57634
Mainline Protestant2,52222
Catholic4951
Black Protestant1791
Other11
None13,702-
Sullivan 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: 5
Sullivan County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.



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

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sullivan County:

8.6%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Sullivan County:

27.9%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Sullivan County:

Average size of farms: 409 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $87,916
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $239.44
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.28%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $79,480
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.80%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $103,243
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.43%
Corn for grain: 61885 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3975 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 70539 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,648 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Sullivan County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 77% 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 52.1 miles away from Sullivan 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 32.7 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 79.8 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 49.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from Sullivan 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 196.5 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 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 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 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 and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1433: September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: 1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Indiana 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
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 11, 1998 to July 07, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1234: July 22, 1998, FEMA Id: 1234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sullivan County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (23%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (21%)
  • Nigeria (14%)
  • Thailand (13%)
  • Scotland (8%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Serbia (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sullivan County (%):

  • American (25%)
  • German (18%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • British (2%)

Sullivan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,690 (86.1%)
  • Carpooled: 651 (9.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 39 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 69 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 132 (2.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 2,033 people in state prisons
  • 167 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 2,156 people in state prisons
  • 126 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,599.

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.82% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($25,421 average AGI)
1.36% relocated from other states ($7,512 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

1.36%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Vigo County, IN  1.42% ($39,217 average AGI)
from Greene County, IN  0.73% ($26,222)
from Knox County, IN  0.28% ($32,333)
from Clay County, IN  0.19% ($52,714)
from Marion County, IN  0.16% ($30,500)
from Vermillion County, IN  0.15% ($33,545)


5.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.40% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($24,538 average AGI)
1.36% relocated to other states ($9,225 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

1.36%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Vigo County, IN  1.84% ($27,855 average AGI)
to Greene County, IN  0.72% ($31,630)
to Knox County, IN  0.28% ($39,143)
to Marion County, IN  0.24% ($27,333)
to Monroe County, IN  0.21% ($44,500)
to Clay County, IN  0.17% ($24,077)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Sullivan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Sullivan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sullivan County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sullivan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sullivan County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,720 (2,965 aged, 755 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 365 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (416)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (318)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (280)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (213)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (165)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (126)
  • Congestive heart failure (91)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (83)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (72)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (69)

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: 4.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,653
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 169
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,897

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 951
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,020
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 264.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 171.8
  • Other - 92.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,164
  • In family households: 16,290 (2,901 male householders, 2,550 female householders)
    4,075 spouses, 5,248 children (4,802 natural, 172 adopted, 272 stepchildren), 538 grandchildren, 36 brothers or sisters, 183 parents, 285 other relatives, 459 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,696 (1,096 male householders (930 living alone)), 1,203 female householders (1,009 living alone)), 388 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,125

Size of family households: 2,549 2-persons, 1,443 3-persons, 841 4-persons, 367 5-persons, 202 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,940 1-person, 343 2-persons, 17 3-persons.

2,485 married couples with children.
1,181 single-parent households (529 men, 652 women).

98.4% of residents of Sullivan speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $119,786,000 ($5,479 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,865,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $53,832,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,522,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,686,000
Federal grants: $20,271,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,723,000 ($1,845,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,752,000 ($242,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $436,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,904,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,865,000

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

Births: 1,374
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,343
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +7
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5
Here +0 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sullivan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.71 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:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 225
  • 2010 to 2013: 184
  • 2000 to 2009: 940
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,245
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,021
  • 1970 to 1979: 971
  • 1960 to 1969: 677
  • 1950 to 1959: 855
  • 1940 to 1949: 557
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,349
Note: State values scaled to Sullivan population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sullivan County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sullivan County population
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 79
  • 4 rooms: 547
  • 5 rooms: 1,291
  • 6 rooms: 1,364
  • 7 rooms: 844
  • 8 rooms: 662
  • 9+ rooms: 705
  • 1 room: 343
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 228
  • 4 rooms: 351
  • 5 rooms: 606
  • 6 rooms: 337
  • 7 rooms: 282
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 63
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sullivan County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sullivan County population
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 64
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,576
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,884
  • 4 bedrooms: 790
  • 5+ bedrooms: 191
  • no bedroom: 335
  • 1 bedroom: 312
  • 2 bedrooms: 763
  • 3 bedrooms: 647
  • 4 bedrooms: 166
  • 5+ bedrooms: 26
Cars and other vehicles available in Sullivan County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sullivan County population
  • no vehicle: 95
  • 1 vehicle: 1,154
  • 2 vehicles: 2,149
  • 3 vehicles: 1,412
  • 4 vehicles: 455
  • 5+ vehicles: 300
  • no vehicle: 330
  • 1 vehicle: 907
  • 2 vehicles: 770
  • 3 vehicles: 202
  • 4 vehicles: 27
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

87% of Sullivan County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Indiana.

Sullivan County:

86.8%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 17,405
  • Other state: 3,422
  • Northeast: 280
  • Midwest: 1,653
  • South: 1,134
  • West: 355

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sullivan County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.0%)
  • Electricity (34.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.8%)
  • Wood (6.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Electricity (50.8%)
  • Utility gas (32.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.1%)
  • Other fuel (3.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.4%)
  • Wood (2.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 242
Here:

12.8%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 77
Here:

7.5%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 85
Here:

16.6%
Indiana:

20.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Sullivan County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,816,000
    Regular Highways: $3,285,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,916,000
    Air Transportation: $1,369,000
    General - Other: $1,179,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,132,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $880,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $812,000
    Health - Other: $795,000
    Financial Administration: $675,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $428,000
    Police Protection: $419,000
    General Public Buildings: $295,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $113,000
    Corrections - Other: $107,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $347,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $675,000
    Regular Highways: $349,000
    Correctional Institutions: $53,000
    Air Transportation: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $32,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Corrections - Other: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,135,000

Sullivan County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $19,032,000
    Parks and Recreation: $785,000
    All Other: $694,000
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000
    Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $947,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $198,000
    All Other: $10,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,666,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $662,000
    Interest Earnings: $492,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,242,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,418,000
    All Other: $1,096,000
    Public Welfare: $55,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,488,000
    NEC: $248,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $92,000
    Other License: $19,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000

Sullivan County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,987,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,361,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $627,000

Sullivan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $558,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,461,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 405
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 390
  • Number of recipients under 18: 67
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 290
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 48
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 156
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 176
Sullivan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Sullivan County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Sullivan County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William22475.5 years
Mary21378.2 years
John21275.0 years
James17774.2 years
Charles15074.5 years
Robert13669.9 years
George9577.7 years
Ruth8279.3 years
Dorothy7878.9 years
Harold7574.8 years
Most common last names in Sullivan County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11373.7 years
Johnson6980.0 years
Walters6477.5 years
Mccammon6373.2 years
Brown5977.0 years
Anderson5875.5 years
Bedwell5678.0 years
Cox5677.4 years
Wright5678.7 years
Wilson5574.6 years
Businesses in Sullivan County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Hardee's1
Burger King1La-Z-Boy1
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen2Subway2
Days Inn1The Room Place1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS1
Goodwill1Walmart1
H&R Block1