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Vermillion County, Indiana (IN)


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County population in 2012: 16,040 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 16,788 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,139
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,962
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,358
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,518 (it was 1,404 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 257 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 63 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vermillion County: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.8%), Educational,health and social services (22.6%), Retail trade (13.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 85%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Vermillion County, Indiana:


Median resident age:  41.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.0 years

Males: 8,021  (50.4%)
Females: 8,191  (49.6%)

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Vermillion County,IN real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Vermillion County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $38,069 ($34,837 in 1999)
This county:

$38069
Indiana:

$45424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $348 (lower quartile is $266, upper quartile is $469)
This county:

$348
State:

$545


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $80,087 (it was $59,700 in 2000)
Vermillion County:

$80,087
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,686 - $124,710

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $112,894
Here:

$112,894
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $109,007
Here:

$109,007
State:

$141,472

Mobile homes: $49,164
Here:

$49,164
State:

$33,761

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,238
Here:

$2,238
State:

$52,440
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,001
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $275

Institutionalized population: 203

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Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $778 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $566 (0.8%)


Vermillion County household income distribution in 2009 Vermillion County home values distribution


Vermillion County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.4%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 19.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 47 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

9.5%
Whole state:

9.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

3.6%
Whole state:

4.2%

Area name: Terre Haute, IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Vermillion County is $409 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $527 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $650 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clinton, Fairview Park, Cayuga, Dana, St. Bernice, Newport, Perrysville, Universal, Blanford.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Vermillion County: Hillsdale Junction (A), Clinton Gun Club (B), Clinton Township Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vermillion County include: Bethlehem Church (A), Hopewell Church (B), Center Church (C), Coal Branch Church (D), Lindsey Chapel (E), Mission Number 11 (F), Salem Church (G), Tennessee Valley Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Andrews Cemetery (1), Memorial Chapel Cemetery (2), Ater Cemetery (3), Bales Cemetery (4), Miller Cemetery (5), Spangler Cemetery (6), Bogart Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: McDonald Lake (A), Horseshoe Lakes (B), Collett Pond (C), Chew Lake (D), Shell Lake (E), Shirkie Mine Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jordan Creek (A), Jericho Creek (B), Gin Creek (C), Feather Creek (D), Dry Branch (E), Norton Creek (F), Coal Branch (G), Buck Creek (H), Vermilion River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Vermillion County: Ernie Pyle Rest Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Edgar County, Illinois , Fountain County , Parke County , Vigo County , Warren County , Vermilion County, Illinois .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 618
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 131 (37% naturalized citizens)

Vermillion County:

0.8%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

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

Vermillion County marital status for males
Vermillion County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Vermillion County with a mortgage: 2,662 (277 second mortgage, 266 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,645

Here:

61.8% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.98%
Here35.0%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 5,873
Total congregations: 33

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents1,143 (19.5%)1,129 (19.2%)831 (14.1%)673 (11.5%)347 (5.9%)
Congregations2 (6.1%)10 (30.3%)2 (6.1%)1 (3.0%)1 (3.0%)
NameChurch of the NazareneNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents270 (4.6%)245 (4.2%)229 (3.9%)223 (3.8%)783 (13.3%)
Congregations4 (12.1%)1 (3.0%)3 (9.1%)2 (6.1%)7 (21.2%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Vermillion County - Clinton, Fairview Park, Cayuga, Dana, St. Bernice

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Vermillion County:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.5%
Indiana:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Vermillion County:

14.1%
State:

14.3%


Agriculture in Vermillion County:

Average size of farms: 497 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $128,413
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $238.69
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.45%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $98,335
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $98,419
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.06
Corn for grain: 47744 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1434 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 42184 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Vermillion County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 1.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/17/1988, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vermillion County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 86% 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 96.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 71.9 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 94.3 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 90.7 miles away from Vermillion County center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.0 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:


The number of natural disasters in Vermillion County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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




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





Vermillion County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,368 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 771 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 134 (2%)
  • Other means: 32 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 175 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
6 people in group homes intended for adults

Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $43,646.

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Indiana average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.39% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($18,349 average AGI)
2.67% relocated from other states ($14,063 average AGI)
Vermillion County:

2.67%
Indiana average:

2.47%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Vigo County, IN  1.94% ($30,301 average AGI)
from Parke County, IN  1.00% ($29,286)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.57% ($42,111)
from Clay County, IN  0.32% ($28,150)
from Fountain County, IN  0.30% ($23,053)
from Edgar County, IL  0.24% ($42,533)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Indiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.65% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($21,136 average AGI)
2.34% relocated to other states ($10,339 average AGI)
Vermillion County:

2.34%
Indiana average:

2.55%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Vigo County, IN  1.96% ($28,145 average AGI)
to Parke County, IN  0.84% ($31,321)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.68% ($23,163)
to Fountain County, IN  0.47% ($28,133)
to Marion County, IN  0.27% ($28,765)
to Edgar County, IL  0.22% ($42,071)
to Montgomery County, IN  0.17% ($33,545)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Vermillion County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Vermillion County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Vermillion County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 2,857 (2,429 aged, 428 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.06
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8315.150
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 212.120
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 62896.97

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1237.770
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1050.600
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18.11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17.74
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72.46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.04

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,003

Size of family households: 2,170 2-persons, 1,012 3-persons, 841 4-persons, 334 5-persons, 116 6-persons, 60 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,807 1-person, 229 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

97.3% of residents of Vermillion County speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $109,540,000 ($6639 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $25,586,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $44,382,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,327,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,272,000
Federal grants: $13,463,000
Federal procurement contracts: $24,381,000 ($23,394,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,716,000 ($1,218,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $174,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,861,000
Federal Government insurance: $22,318,000

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

Births: 1,031
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,217
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +29
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -47
Here -3 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Vermillion County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.35 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Vermillion County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 71
  • 4 rooms: 738
  • 5 rooms: 1,558
  • 6 rooms: 1,286
  • 7 rooms: 856
  • 8 rooms: 449
  • 9+ rooms: 383
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 83
  • 3 rooms: 243
  • 4 rooms: 457
  • 5 rooms: 359
  • 6 rooms: 157
  • 7 rooms: 39
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9+ rooms: 13
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Vermillion County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 176
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,973
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,475
  • 4 bedrooms: 637
  • 5+ bedrooms: 95
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 433
  • 2 bedrooms: 703
  • 3 bedrooms: 199
  • 4 bedrooms: 31
  • 5+ bedrooms: 10
Cars and other vehicles available in Vermillion County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 210
  • 1 vehicle: 1,357
  • 2 vehicles: 2,277
  • 3 vehicles: 1,035
  • 4 vehicles: 339
  • 5+ vehicles: 140
  • no vehicle: 237
  • 1 vehicle: 638
  • 2 vehicles: 409
  • 3 vehicles: 74
  • 4 vehicles: 42
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

64% of Vermillion County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Indiana.

Vermillion County:

64.3%
State average:

55.7%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $34,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Vermillion County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (45.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.2%)
  • Electricity (24.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.9%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Utility gas (48.3%)
  • Electricity (30.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.3%)
  • Wood (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 68
Here:

3.8%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

6.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 53
Here:

9.7%
Indiana:

23.4%

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Vermillion County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Vermillion County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Vermillion County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Vermillion County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Vermillion County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Vermillion County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Vermillion County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21780.5 years
John21076.4 years
William16273.3 years
James14374.5 years
Robert10969.5 years
Charles10174.6 years
Margaret8279.1 years
George8175.8 years
Paul6771.6 years
Helen6577.4 years
Most common last names in Vermillion County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6677.3 years
Smith5476.3 years
Thomas5474.0 years
Brown5374.2 years
Miller4976.3 years
Wright4380.4 years
Wilson3975.8 years
Davis3475.9 years
Jackson3469.2 years
Myers2976.8 years
Businesses in Vermillion County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Vermillion County, IN

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