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Whitley County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 33,574 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 30,707 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,522
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,177
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,755
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,302 (it was 1,956 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

30%

Land area: 336 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 100 people per square mile   (average).

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

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (15.2%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.3%), Construction (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Whitley County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Indiana median age:

37.6 years
Males: 16,772  (50.0%)
Females: 16,802  (50.0%)
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Whitley County,IN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Whitley County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,882 ($45,503 in 1999)

This county:

$56,882
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $477 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $649)
This county:

$477
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $138,317 (it was $96,600 in 2000)
Whitley:

$138,317
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,155 - $211,406

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $178,244
Here:

$178,244
State:

$172,153

Townhouses or other attached units: $125,894
Here:

$125,894
State:

$157,859

In 2-unit structures: $83,060
Here:

$83,060
State:

$132,743

Mobile homes: $117,785
Here:

$117,785
State:

$57,226
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,046
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $349

Institutionalized population: 382
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 168 buildings, average cost: $199,400
  • 2006: 151 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2007: 133 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2008: 98 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2010: 65 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2011: 55 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2012: 53 buildings, average cost: $212,700
  • 2013: 93 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2014: 94 buildings, average cost: $180,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Whitley, IN residents
Average permit cost in Whitley, 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: $1,118 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $981 (0.8%)

Whitley County household income distribution in 2013 Whitley County home values distribution in 2013 Whitley County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.2%
Whitley County:

8.2%
Indiana:

14.1%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.9% for Black residents, 30.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.5 years old
(Males: 40.2 years old, Females: 43.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.8 years old, Black residents: 29.9 years old, American Indian residents: 55.7 years old, Asian residents: 37.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.5 years old, Other race residents: 28.3 years old)

Area name: Fort Wayne, IN MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Whitley County is $474 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $592 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $738 a month.

Cities in this county include: Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Churubusco, Larwill.

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

2012 air pollution in Whitley County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Indiana:

4.0%

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

Current college students: 905
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 333 (61.3% naturalized citizens)

Whitley County:

1.0%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 992010 or later
  • 652000 to 2009
  • 661990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 251970 to 1979
  • 95Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.5%

Whitley County marital status for males Whitley County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,116
  • One, attached: 194
  • Two: 294
  • 3 or 4: 251
  • 5 to 9: 248
  • 10 to 19: 215
  • 20 to 49: 326
  • 50 or more: 61
  • Mobile homes: 851

Housing units in Whitley County with a mortgage: 7,052 (199 second mortgage, 830 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,564

Here:

70.0% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Whitley County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,49341
Mainline Protestant3,49117
Catholic2,1203
Other3142
None20,874-
Whitley 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: 8
Whitley County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Whitley County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Whitley County:

9.2%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Whitley County:

29.2%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Whitley County:

Average size of farms: 205 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $54,907
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $204.69
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.61%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,286
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 77.98%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $74,213
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.63
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 15.24%
Corn for grain: 49014 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6157 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 70839 harvested acres
Vegetables: 28 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 10 acres

Earthquake activity:

Whitley 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 225.7 miles away from Whitley County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.9 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 220.1 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 204.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 227.5 miles away from Whitley County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 266.2 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 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, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2009 to March 14, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1832: April 22, 2009, FEMA Id: 1832, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 07, 2008 to March 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1740: January 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 1740, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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 (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (15%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • England (13%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Russia (4%)
  • Greece (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Whitley County


  • German (33%)
  • American (18%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

Whitley County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,032 (86.1%)
  • Carpooled: 914 (7.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 41 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 51 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 156 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 629 (4.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 166 people in nursing homes
  • 122 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 75 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 75 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 54 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in halfway houses

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

  • 212 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 112 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,223.

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,768 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.27% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($29,133 average AGI)
1.19% relocated from other states ($8,635 average AGI)
Whitley County:

1.19%
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 Allen County, IN  1.83% ($39,614 average AGI)
from Kosciusko County, IN  0.66% ($35,101)
from Noble County, IN  0.56% ($31,387)
from Huntington County, IN  0.19% ($42,885)
from Wabash County, IN  0.13% ($26,611)
from DeKalb County, IN  0.13% ($37,529)


6.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.80% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($28,890 average AGI)
1.25% relocated to other states ($6,737 average AGI)
Whitley County:

1.25%
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 Allen County, IN  2.34% ($40,824 average AGI)
to Kosciusko County, IN  0.62% ($33,583)
to Noble County, IN  0.49% ($35,896)
to Huntington County, IN  0.25% ($31,941)
to DeKalb County, IN  0.15% ($36,619)
to Wabash County, IN  0.15% ($24,050)
to Marion County, IN  0.11% ($23,067)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Whitley County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Whitley County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Whitley County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Whitley County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Whitley County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Whitley County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Whitley County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Whitley County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Whitley County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,953 (4,327 aged, 626 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 710 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (389)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (317)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (267)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (264)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (150)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (146)
  • Congestive heart failure (145)
  • Unspecified dementia (132)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (118)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (85)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.13
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,655
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 369
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,830

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,166
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 941
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,574
  • In family households: 28,422 (5,131 male householders, 4,203 female householders)
    7,431 spouses, 9,681 children (8,867 natural, 225 adopted, 588 stepchildren), 480 grandchildren, 159 brothers or sisters, 255 parents, 255 other relatives, 770 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,672 (1,872 male householders (1,561 living alone)), 2,077 female householders (1,803 living alone)), 709 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 441

Size of family households: 4,876 2-persons, 1,628 3-persons, 1,706 4-persons, 687 5-persons, 278 6-persons, 194 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,365 1-person, 471 2-persons, 87 3-persons, 15 4-persons.

5,299 married couples with children.
1,820 single-parent households (442 men, 1,378 women).

97.5% of residents of Whitley speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $163,170,000 ($5,106 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $44,047,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $72,237,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,444,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,425,000
Federal grants: $11,042,000
Federal procurement contracts: $43,576,000 ($42,555,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,446,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $943,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $32,207,000
Federal Government insurance: $43,113,000

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

Births: 2,233
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,522
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +67
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +884
Here +27 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Whitley County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.64 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Whitley County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Whitley County, Indiana
  • 322014 or later
  • 5512010 to 2013
  • 1,7352000 to 2009
  • 2,9171990 to 1999
  • 1,4311980 to 1989
  • 1,8501970 to 1979
  • 1,0591960 to 1969
  • 1,0591950 to 1959
  • 6701940 to 1949
  • 3,2301939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Whitley County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Whitley County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Whitley County, Indiana
  • 121 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1433 rooms
  • 5914 rooms
  • 1,9185 rooms
  • 2,1936 rooms
  • 2,0057 rooms
  • 1,4808 rooms
  • 2,3019+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whitley County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whitley County, Indiana
  • 991 room
  • 1162 rooms
  • 4933 rooms
  • 6024 rooms
  • 6145 rooms
  • 2626 rooms
  • 2027 rooms
  • 1838 rooms
  • 1039+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Whitley County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Whitley County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Whitley County, Indiana
  • 10no bedroom
  • 1551 bedroom
  • 1,5662 bedrooms
  • 6,3953 bedrooms
  • 1,9704 bedrooms
  • 5125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whitley County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whitley County, Indiana
  • 97no bedroom
  • 6741 bedroom
  • 9812 bedrooms
  • 6953 bedrooms
  • 1724 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Whitley County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Whitley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Whitley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 181no vehicle
  • 2,2311 vehicle
  • 4,4492 vehicles
  • 2,7293 vehicles
  • 8024 vehicles
  • 2585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Whitley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Whitley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 241no vehicle
  • 1,4081 vehicle
  • 7182 vehicles
  • 2603 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 575+ vehicles

88.8% of Whitley 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, 79% lived in Indiana.

Whitley County:

88.8%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 26,526
  • Other state: 6,522
  • Northeast: 516
  • Midwest: 3,443
  • South: 1,783
  • West: 789
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Whitley County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.9%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Electricity
  • 18.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.7%Electricity
  • 40.0%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 695
Here:

18.9%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 229
Here:

11.9%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 224
Here:

20.4%
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

Whitley County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,254,000
    Regular Highways: $781,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $34,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,070,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,405,000
    Regular Highways: $2,690,000
    Police Protection: $1,254,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,060,000
    Corrections - Other: $953,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $855,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $761,000
    Health - Other: $692,000
    Financial Administration: $597,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $567,000
    General Public Buildings: $448,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $380,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,255,000
    Libraries: $296,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $101,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,875,000

Whitley County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $555,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $367,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,793,000
    Special Assessments: $1,056,000
    Interest Earnings: $673,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $590,000
    Rents: $356,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $53,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,344,000
    Highways: $1,937,000
    Public Welfare: $549,000
    All Other: $328,000
    Health and Hospitals: $264,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,498,000
    Individual Income: $3,522,000
    NEC: $3,129,000
    Other License: $35,000

Whitley County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $0
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $0
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $0

Whitley County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,414,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,652,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $302,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 221
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 207
  • Number of recipients under 18: 46
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 152
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 23
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 62
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 106
Whitley County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Whitley County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED160$110,469167$114,4131,059$126,51561$65,4261$98,00064$123,90622$69,091
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$113,00014$115,28680$119,0387$29,7140$05$64,4004$95,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$114,56735$68,200256$128,80123$32,2171$107,00010$82,90027$43,185
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$98,94710$88,200159$139,70413$33,1540$04$120,0003$89,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$104,6008$123,50064$140,6561$22,0000$00$01$77,000
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$126,16049$148,0410$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$180,88930$145,5001$92,0001$107,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$169,8756$199,5001$120,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$91,0005$137,8000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Whitley, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Whitley, IN - Value
Most common first names in Whitley County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19381.6 years
Robert19071.6 years
John14775.3 years
William12976.8 years
James12774.0 years
Charles12275.0 years
George9877.1 years
Paul9273.8 years
Helen8580.8 years
Ruth8580.7 years
Most common last names in Whitley County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11777.8 years
Miller8678.8 years
Johnson8078.4 years
Brown4675.3 years
Jones4176.9 years
Gaff3676.4 years
Geiger3677.0 years
Anderson3275.1 years
Walker3280.3 years
Clark3275.7 years
Businesses in Whitley County, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger1
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quality1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway4
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS5
H&R Block3Walgreens1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1