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(Urban population: 5,100 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 133 (all nonfarm))

Rensselaer,IN index of house prices


Houses: 2,329 (2,189 occupied: 1,395 owner occupied, 794 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

38%

Housing density: 803 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $137,530.


Median contract rent in 2009: $474 (lower quartile is $403, upper quartile is $532)


Median gross rent in Rensselaer, IN in 2009: $597


Housing units in Rensselaer with a mortgage: 809 (98 second mortgage, 51 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 530


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,592


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,781


Median monthly housing costs: $670





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Rensselaer, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $107,226 (it was $83,000 in 2000)
Rensselaer:

$107,226
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,410 - $152,562

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $110,242
Here:

$110,242
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $33,460
Here:

$33,460
State:

$141,472

In 2-unit structures: $143,933
Here:

$143,933
State:

$103,490

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,058
  • In family households: 4,151 (1,093 male householders, 300 female householders)
    1,046 spouses, 1,483 children (1,390 natural, 16 adopted, 77 stepchildren), 109 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 42 other relatives, 39 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 907 (265 male householders (238 living alone)), 544 female householders (503 living alone)), 98 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 175 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 611 2-persons, 365 3-persons, 250 4-persons, 123 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 741 1-person, 58 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 4 5-persons.

906 married couples with children.
331 single-parent households (80 men, 251 women).

95.5% of residents of Rensselaer speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English well, 72% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 102 (1.9%)
(44.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Rensselaer, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 32
  • 4 rooms: 124
  • 5 rooms: 349
  • 6 rooms: 289
  • 7 rooms: 363
  • 8 rooms: 127
  • 9 or more rooms: 104
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 205
  • 4 rooms: 278
  • 5 rooms: 138
  • 6 rooms: 61
  • 7 rooms: 24
  • 8 rooms: 24
  • 9 or more rooms: 5
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rensselaer, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 54
  • 2 bedrooms: 270
  • 3 bedrooms: 792
  • 4 bedrooms: 218
  • 5+ bedrooms: 61
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 270
  • 2 bedrooms: 371
  • 3 bedrooms: 95
  • 4 bedrooms: 32
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Cars and other vehicles available in Rensselaer, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 67
  • 1 vehicle: 402
  • 2 vehicles: 637
  • 3 vehicles: 204
  • 4 vehicles: 61
  • 5+ vehicles: 24
  • no vehicle: 220
  • 1 vehicle: 408
  • 2 vehicles: 129
  • 3 vehicles: 30
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 49
  • 2000 to 2004: 103
  • 1990 to 1999: 267
  • 1980 to 1989: 205
  • 1970 to 1979: 248
  • 1960 to 1969: 215
  • 1950 to 1959: 337
  • 1940 to 1949: 306
  • 1939 or earlier: 934

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Rensselaer, IN house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Rensselaer, IN:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 14
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 13
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 11
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 10
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 26
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 39
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 52
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 52
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 129
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 160
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 427
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 164
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 111
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 73
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 38
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 37
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 33
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 0
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 7
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Rensselaer rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Rensselaer:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 17
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 33
  • $350 to $399: 11
  • $400 to $449: 105
  • $450 to $499: 59
  • $500 to $549: 83
  • $550 to $599: 147
  • $600 to $649: 74
  • $650 to $699: 100
  • $700 to $749: 46
  • $750 to $799: 20
  • $800 to $899: 148
  • $900 to $999: 28
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 19
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 54
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 41
  • 1990 to 1994: 18
  • 1985 to 1989: 8
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 28


Rensselaer, IN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.6%
Number of people working at home: 36 (1.6% of all workers)


Rensselaer commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 310
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 872
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 373
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 98
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 152
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 42
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 54
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 31
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 20
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 171
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 27
  • 90 or more minutes: 80
 


Rensselaer mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,747 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 313 (14%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (1%)
  • Walked: 124 (5%)
  • Other means: 26 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 36 (2%)
 


Rensselaer, IN household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 270
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 202
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 195
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 140
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 161
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 138
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 215
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 145
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 105
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 173
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 175
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 149
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 51
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 30
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 0
  • $200,000 or more: 53
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 881
 United States or American: 567
 English: 443
 Irish: 422
 Other groups: 278
 Dutch: 175
 Polish: 136
 Italian: 132
 French (except Basque): 131
 Swedish: 117
 Scottish: 70
 Scotch-Irish: 62
 Hungarian: 22
 Lithuanian: 21
 Czech: 14
 Greek: 14
 French Canadian: 12
 Pennsylvania German: 11
 Norwegian: 8
 Ukrainian: 7
 Danish: 6
 Belgian: 6
 Austrian: 4


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



  • Mexico (48%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (13%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Ukraine (7%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Panama (5%)
  • Canada (5%)


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

  • This state: 4018
  • Northeast: 83
  • Midwest: 547
  • South: 292
  • West: 143

61% of Rensselaer residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Indiana.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 31
  • 7th and 8th grade: 62
  • 9th grade: 69
  • 10th grade: 65
  • 11th grade: 38
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 42
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 598
  • Less than 1 year of college: 93
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 167
  • Associate degree: 51
  • Bachelor's degree: 202
  • Master's degree: 41
  • Professional school degree: 25
  • Doctorate degree: 28

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 65
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 155
  • 11th grade: 68
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 849
  • Less than 1 year of college: 138
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 175
  • Associate degree: 72
  • Bachelor's degree: 156
  • Master's degree: 107
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 33

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.3%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 7.1%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 19.4%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 12.9%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 26.7%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $39,059
  • Black householders: $76,764
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $25,106
  • Some other race householders: $8,195
  • Two or more races householders: $40,098
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $29,401
Rensselaer household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Rensselaer household income for Black householders
Rensselaer household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Rensselaer household income for Some other race householders
Rensselaer household income for Two or more races householders
Rensselaer household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Rensselaer marital status for males
Rensselaer marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $108,130
  • Black or African American householders: $83,972
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $44,440
  • Two or more races householders: $83,067
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $83,972

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,756
  • One, attached: 78
  • Two: 97
  • 3 or 4: 165
  • 5 to 9: 115
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • 20 to 49: 25
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 33

Median worth of mobile homes: $58,845


House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Rensselaer:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rensselaer
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.8%)
  • Electricity (3.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (57.9%)
  • Electricity (37.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 52
Here:

9.3%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

1.1%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 50
Here:

59.5%
Indiana:

23.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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.)


 

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