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Wabash County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 32,389 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 34,960 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,140
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,394
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,036
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,243 (it was 3,179 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 413 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wabash County: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Wabash County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Indiana median age:

37.6 years
Males: 15,881  (49.0%)
Females: 16,508  (51.0%)
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Wabash County,IN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Wabash County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,243 ($40,413 in 1999)

This county:

$49,243
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $472 (lower quartile is $395, upper quartile is $587)
This county:

$472
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $102,512 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Wabash:

$102,512
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,081 - $160,137

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $128,050
Here:

$128,050
State:

$172,153

Townhouses or other attached units: $103,671
Here:

$103,671
State:

$157,859

In 2-unit structures: $128,268
Here:

$128,268
State:

$132,743

Mobile homes: $29,289
Here:

$29,289
State:

$57,226
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $864
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $310

Institutionalized population: 926

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 130
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 74 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $207,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Wabash, IN residents
Average permit cost in Wabash, 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: $480 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $406 (0.4%)

Wabash County household income distribution in 2013 Wabash County home values distribution in 2013 Wabash County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.9%
Wabash County:

11.9%
Indiana:

14.1%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents, 6.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.0% for American Indian residents, 27.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.3 years old
(Males: 40.9 years old, Females: 44.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.6 years old, Black residents: 20.6 years old, American Indian residents: 55.9 years old, Asian residents: 33.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.3 years old, Other race residents: 27.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wabash County is $383 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $688 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wabash, North Manchester, La Fontaine, Laketon, Lagro, Somerset, Roann.

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

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Neighboring counties: Dawson County, Nebraska , Gosper County, Nebraska , Northumberland County, Pennsylvania , Keith County, Nebraska , Sherman County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Indiana:

4.0%

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

Current college students: 1,794
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 416 (45.0% naturalized citizens)

Wabash County:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 602010 or later
  • 922000 to 2009
  • 1361990 to 1999
  • 451980 to 1989
  • 471970 to 1979
  • 78Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.5%

Wabash County marital status for males Wabash County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,444
  • One, attached: 222
  • Two: 571
  • 3 or 4: 536
  • 5 to 9: 372
  • 10 to 19: 154
  • 20 to 49: 109
  • 50 or more: 142
  • Mobile homes: 670

Housing units in Wabash County with a mortgage: 5,660 (152 second mortgage, 724 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,917

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wabash County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,31150
Mainline Protestant5,30027
Catholic1,0712
Black Protestant721
Other1-
None19,133-
Wabash 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: 3
Wabash County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Wabash County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wabash County:

9.6%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Wabash County:

29.0%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Wabash County:

Average size of farms: 269 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $129,191
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $216.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.38%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.04%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $120,444
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 82.16%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $91,492
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.23%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.89
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 11.89%
Corn for grain: 68632 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6189 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 94045 harvested acres
Vegetables: 257 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 39 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wabash 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 199.8 miles away from Wabash 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 178.9 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 208.6 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 78.4 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 224.7 miles away from Wabash 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 197.3 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana 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: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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

The number of natural disasters in Wabash County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (56%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Ethiopia (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Romania (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Russia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wabash County


  • German (29%)
  • American (26%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • European (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Wabash County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,387 (85.9%)
  • Carpooled: 668 (4.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 99 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 67 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 770 (5.3%)
  • Worked at home: 454 (3.1%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 786 people in nursing homes
  • 767 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 157 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 118 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 84 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 816 people in college/university student housing
  • 635 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 182 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 109 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 68 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,254.

4.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.00% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($21,382 average AGI)
1.12% relocated from other states ($8,117 average AGI)
Wabash County:

1.12%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grant County, IN  0.50% ($29,859 average AGI)
from Kosciusko County, IN  0.50% ($37,937)
from Allen County, IN  0.35% ($30,205)
from Huntington County, IN  0.25% ($27,281)
from Miami County, IN  0.24% ($19,033)
from Whitley County, IN  0.16% ($24,050)
from Howard County, IN  0.14% ($26,444)


5.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.93% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($21,806 average AGI)
1.39% relocated to other states ($7,991 average AGI)
Wabash County:

1.39%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kosciusko County, IN  0.57% ($41,041 average AGI)
to Allen County, IN  0.53% ($29,706)
to Miami County, IN  0.48% ($31,548)
to Grant County, IN  0.44% ($23,105)
to Huntington County, IN  0.38% ($22,939)
to Marion County, IN  0.23% ($20,133)
to Fulton County, IN  0.18% ($22,565)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Wabash County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Wabash County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wabash County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wabash County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wabash County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wabash County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wabash County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wabash County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wabash County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,805 (5,760 aged, 1,045 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 438 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (540)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (397)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (364)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (334)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (254)
  • Unspecified dementia (241)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (202)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (144)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (106)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (96)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,012
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 146
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,522

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,114
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,084
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 86

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 108.9. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,389
  • In family households: 25,386 (4,849 male householders, 3,670 female householders)
    6,888 spouses, 8,198 children (7,447 natural, 235 adopted, 514 stepchildren), 685 grandchildren, 60 brothers or sisters, 170 parents, 264 other relatives, 533 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,046 (2,015 male householders (1,651 living alone)), 2,287 female householders (2,007 living alone)), 728 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,927

Size of family households: 4,244 2-persons, 1,968 3-persons, 1,350 4-persons, 733 5-persons, 155 6-persons, 108 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,659 1-person, 585 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 24 5-persons.

4,087 married couples with children.
1,819 single-parent households (325 men, 1,494 women).

96.8% of residents of Wabash speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $165,790,000 ($4,852 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,185,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $90,172,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,832,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,861,000
Federal grants: $28,675,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,291,000 ($71,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,959,000 ($141,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $767,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,406,000
Federal Government insurance: $47,516,000

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

Births: 2,043
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,085
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -2
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,024
Here -30 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wabash County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.46 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Wabash County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Wabash County, Indiana
  • 252014 or later
  • 2532010 to 2013
  • 6582000 to 2009
  • 1,4651990 to 1999
  • 9891980 to 1989
  • 1,7401970 to 1979
  • 1,4261960 to 1969
  • 1,2671950 to 1959
  • 6841940 to 1949
  • 5,6041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wabash County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wabash County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wabash County, Indiana
  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 893 rooms
  • 5434 rooms
  • 1,4425 rooms
  • 2,0806 rooms
  • 2,0737 rooms
  • 1,5228 rooms
  • 1,7949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Indiana
  • 841 room
  • 1492 rooms
  • 6263 rooms
  • 9174 rooms
  • 5675 rooms
  • 3386 rooms
  • 2437 rooms
  • 1508 rooms
  • 2279+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wabash County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wabash County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wabash County, Indiana
  • 8no bedroom
  • 1591 bedroom
  • 1,8552 bedrooms
  • 5,3133 bedrooms
  • 1,8464 bedrooms
  • 3505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Indiana
  • 82no bedroom
  • 7791 bedroom
  • 1,4072 bedrooms
  • 7563 bedrooms
  • 2474 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wabash County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wabash County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wabash County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 223no vehicle
  • 2,4241 vehicle
  • 4,1312 vehicles
  • 1,8133 vehicles
  • 6914 vehicles
  • 2665+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wabash County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wabash County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 379no vehicle
  • 1,8511 vehicle
  • 8162 vehicles
  • 2013 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

84.6% of Wabash 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, 70% lived in Indiana.

Wabash County:

84.6%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 25,674
  • Other state: 6,080
  • Northeast: 399
  • Midwest: 2,492
  • South: 2,522
  • West: 666
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wabash County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.2%Utility gas
  • 25.8%Electricity
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.2%Utility gas
  • 42.7%Electricity
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 283
Here:

9.2%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 133
Here:

7.7%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 818
Here:

46.3%
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

Wabash County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $962,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $24,660,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,087,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,995,000
    Regular Highways: $2,455,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,337,000
    Police Protection: $796,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $676,000
    General - Other: $585,000
    Financial Administration: $555,000
    Health Services - Other: $492,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $281,000
    General Public Buildings: $230,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,259,000
    Libraries: $202,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $491,000
    Regular Highways: $224,000
    Health - Other: $12,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,187,000

Wabash County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $28,945,000
    All Other: $863,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $324,000
    Health & Hospitals: $94,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $903,000
    Interest Earnings: $475,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,089,000
    General Support: $2,037,000
    All Other: $991,000
    Public Welfare: $555,000
    Health & Hospitals: $113,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,626,000
    Individual Income: $1,903,000
    NEC: $70,000

Wabash County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,278,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,832,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $446,000

Wabash County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,980,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,621,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $592,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 525
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 506
  • Number of recipients under 18: 102
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 374
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 49
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 165
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 229
Wabash County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
Wabash County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Wabash County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary33781.6 years
Robert23472.1 years
John21576.4 years
James20168.8 years
William19274.5 years
Charles18774.1 years
Helen15979.4 years
Ruth15381.4 years
Paul13373.7 years
George10476.5 years
Most common last names in Wabash County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller15478.8 years
Smith14276.0 years
Baker6877.8 years
Martin5977.9 years
Brown5776.7 years
Williams5076.9 years
Thompson4378.4 years
Metzger4278.8 years
Davis4177.4 years
Clark4075.0 years
Businesses in Wabash County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet2Penske1
Curves2Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
FedEx2Subway3
Goodwill1Taco Bell2
H&R Block2True Value1
Hardee's2U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular1
Jones New York1UPS3
KFC2Walgreens1
Knights Inn1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture2