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Switzerland County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 10,553 (all rural); it was 9,065 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,135
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 917
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,674
Renter-occupied apartments: 982 (it was 761 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 221 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Switzerland County: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (16.7%), Construction (13.6%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 26%
  • Government: 21%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Switzerland County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Indiana median age:

37.6 years
Males: 5,470  (51.8%)
Females: 5,083  (48.2%)

Switzerland County,IN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Switzerland County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,076 ($37,092 in 1999)
This county:

$45,076
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $544 (lower quartile is $465, upper quartile is $659)
This county:

$544
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,693 (it was $85,200 in 2000)
Switzerland:

$121,693
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,316 - $194,352
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $968
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $394

Institutionalized population: 103
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 124 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2000: 122 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2001: 124 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2002: 122 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2003: 131 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2004: 138 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2005: 140 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2006: 117 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2007: 89 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2013: 47 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2015: 57 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2016: 57 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2017: 62 buildings, average cost: $58,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Switzerland, IN residents
Average permit cost in Switzerland, IN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $667 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $586 (0.5%)

Switzerland County household income distribution in 2013 Switzerland County home values distribution in 2013 Switzerland County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.2%
Switzerland County:

20.2%
Indiana:

14.1%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.7% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.3 years old
(Males: 39.8 years old, Females: 40.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 45.4 years old, Asian residents: 47.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 44.7 years old, Other race residents: 45.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Switzerland County is $431 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $567 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $710 a month.

Cities in this county include: Vevay, Patriot, East Enterprise, Florence.

Switzerland 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: Leavenworth County, Kansas , Pike County , Osage County, Kansas , Ottawa County, Kansas , Warren County, Ohio , Trimble County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Indiana:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 184
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 137 (62.1% naturalized citizens)

Switzerland County:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 742010 or later
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 321990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 15Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 38.7%

Switzerland County marital status for males Switzerland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,697
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 79
  • 3 or 4: 139
  • 5 to 9: 67
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 20 to 49: 60
  • 50 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 985

Housing units in Switzerland County with a mortgage: 1,668 (12 second mortgage, 208 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,243

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Switzerland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,27214
Evangelical Protestant1,15013
Catholic901
Other2-
None8,099-
Switzerland County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Switzerland County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Switzerland County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

8.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Switzerland County:

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Switzerland County:

28.8%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Switzerland County:

Average size of farms: 130 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,939
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $226.69
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,128
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.49%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,576
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.81%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.23
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.13%
Corn for grain: 3230 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 535 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7722 harvested acres
Vegetables: 23 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 34 acres

Earthquake activity:

Switzerland County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from Switzerland County center
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) earthquake occurred 158.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 156.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.3 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 161.9 miles away from Switzerland 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 156.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1997: June 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1828: March 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1828, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana 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/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1165: March 06, 1997, FEMA Id: 1165, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 1996 to May 25, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1125: July 03, 1996, FEMA Id: 1125, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Switzerland County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 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 (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Cuba (31%)
  • Jamaica (23%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • South Africa (7%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • England (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Switzerland County


  • German (24%)
  • American (23%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Switzerland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,872 (75.5%)
  • Carpooled: 290 (11.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 21 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 37 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 272 (11.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 79 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 42 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,913.

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.65% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($23,744 average AGI)
2.15% relocated from other states ($11,081 average AGI)
Switzerland County:

2.15%
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 Jefferson County, IN  1.07% ($27,838 average AGI)
from Dearborn County, IN  1.02% ($40,543)
from Ohio County, IN  0.96% ($36,121)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.03% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($20,553 average AGI)
2.25% relocated to other states ($11,870 average AGI)
Switzerland County:

2.25%
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 Jefferson County, IN  0.99% ($31,176 average AGI)
to Ohio County, IN  0.99% ($31,588)
to Dearborn County, IN  0.82% ($27,607)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Switzerland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Switzerland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Switzerland County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Switzerland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Switzerland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Switzerland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Switzerland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Switzerland County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Switzerland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,466 (1,134 aged, 332 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 209 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (133)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (117)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (109)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (67)
  • Unspecified dementia (50)
  • Congestive heart failure (44)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (44)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (24)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (23)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,235
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 906

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,553
  • In family households: 8,912 (1,629 male householders, 1,318 female householders)
    2,207 spouses, 2,852 children (2,553 natural, 92 adopted, 205 stepchildren), 381 grandchildren, 46 brothers or sisters, 82 parents, 132 other relatives, 257 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,521 (630 male householders (464 living alone)), 535 female householders (436 living alone)), 354 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 109

Size of family households: 1,456 2-persons, 609 3-persons, 483 4-persons, 195 5-persons, 104 6-persons, 114 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 901 1-person, 185 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 25 5-persons.

1,590 married couples with children.
618 single-parent households (260 men, 358 women).

95.3% of residents of Switzerland speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $44,519,000 ($4,682 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $535,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $19,467,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,645,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,002,000
Federal grants: $12,565,000
Federal procurement contracts: $364,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,475,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $191,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,054,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,169,000

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

Births: 603
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 503
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

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

Net internal migration: +570
Here +59 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Switzerland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.80 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 Switzerland County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Switzerland County, Indiana
  • 72014 or later
  • 1522010 to 2013
  • 8472000 to 2009
  • 1,4551990 to 1999
  • 4531980 to 1989
  • 5231970 to 1979
  • 1231960 to 1969
  • 1721950 to 1959
  • 1791940 to 1949
  • 1,1951939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Switzerland County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Switzerland County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Switzerland County, Indiana
  • 01 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 733 rooms
  • 4164 rooms
  • 5185 rooms
  • 6776 rooms
  • 6417 rooms
  • 2408 rooms
  • 2959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Switzerland County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Switzerland County, Indiana
  • 161 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 1093 rooms
  • 2904 rooms
  • 3575 rooms
  • 2896 rooms
  • 307 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 829+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Switzerland County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Switzerland County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Switzerland County, Indiana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 6632 bedrooms
  • 1,6313 bedrooms
  • 4164 bedrooms
  • 1215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Switzerland County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Switzerland County, Indiana
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1541 bedroom
  • 3422 bedrooms
  • 5903 bedrooms
  • 1424 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Switzerland County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Switzerland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Switzerland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 71no vehicle
  • 5721 vehicle
  • 1,3392 vehicles
  • 5413 vehicles
  • 2844 vehicles
  • 1005+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Switzerland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Switzerland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 120no vehicle
  • 4291 vehicle
  • 4812 vehicles
  • 1873 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

84.4% of Switzerland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Indiana.

Switzerland County:

84.4%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 5,921
  • Other state: 4,423
  • Northeast: 242
  • Midwest: 2,670
  • South: 1,386
  • West: 101
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Switzerland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.3%Electricity
  • 21.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.0%Utility gas
  • 12.9%Wood
  • 2.2%Coal or coke
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.0%Electricity
  • 12.9%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 69
Here:

6.2%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

5.5%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15
Here:

4.3%
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

Switzerland County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,671,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,075,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,467,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,067,000
    Regular Highways: $950,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $726,000
    Correctional Institutions: $578,000
    Police Protection: $534,000
    Health - Other: $487,000
    Financial Administration: $297,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $250,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $70,000
    Other - Libraries: $68,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $192,000
    Highways: $91,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,420,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,420,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $333,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $62,000
    Sale of Property: $61,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $126,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,072,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $13,192,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,734,000
    Highways: $916,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,021,000
    Individual Income: $1,105,000
    Other Selective Sales: $295,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $149,000
    Other License: $10,000

Switzerland County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,671,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,075,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,467,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,067,000
    Regular Highways: $950,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $726,000
    Correctional Institutions: $578,000
    Police Protection: $534,000
    Health - Other: $487,000
    Financial Administration: $297,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $250,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $70,000
    Other - Libraries: $68,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $192,000
    Highways: $91,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,420,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,420,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $333,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $62,000
    Sale of Property: $61,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $126,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,072,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $13,192,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,734,000
    Highways: $916,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,021,000
    Individual Income: $1,105,000
    Other Selective Sales: $295,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $149,000
    Other License: $10,000

Switzerland County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,671,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,075,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,467,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,067,000
    Regular Highways: $950,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $726,000
    Correctional Institutions: $578,000
    Police Protection: $534,000
    Health - Other: $487,000
    Financial Administration: $297,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $250,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $70,000
    Other - Libraries: $68,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $192,000
    Highways: $91,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,420,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,420,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $333,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $62,000
    Sale of Property: $61,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $126,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,072,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $13,192,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,734,000
    Highways: $916,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,021,000
    Individual Income: $1,105,000
    Other Selective Sales: $295,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $149,000
    Other License: $10,000

Switzerland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,671,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,075,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,467,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,067,000
    Regular Highways: $950,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $726,000
    Correctional Institutions: $578,000
    Police Protection: $534,000
    Health - Other: $487,000
    Financial Administration: $297,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $250,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $70,000
    Other - Libraries: $68,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $192,000
    Highways: $91,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,420,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,420,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $333,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $62,000
    Sale of Property: $61,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $126,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,072,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $13,192,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,734,000
    Highways: $916,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,021,000
    Individual Income: $1,105,000
    Other Selective Sales: $295,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $149,000
    Other License: $10,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 177
  • Number of aged recipients: 9
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 168
  • Number of recipients under 18: 21
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 130
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 26
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 73
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 77
Switzerland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Switzerland County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Switzerland County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6174.8 years
James6069.5 years
Mary5278.3 years
Charles4972.3 years
Robert4573.5 years
John3974.7 years
George2280.5 years
Anna2183.4 years
Harry2077.9 years
Edward2078.4 years
Most common last names in Switzerland County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3673.9 years
Scudder2575.7 years
Brown2174.3 years
Peters1980.4 years
Lock1873.6 years
Turner1776.7 years
Martin1780.2 years
Furnish1773.6 years
Cole1679.0 years
Gullion1678.7 years

Businesses in Switzerland County, IN

  • CVS: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • YMCA: 1