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Rensselaer, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,055 (it was $83,000 in 2000)
Rensselaer:

$111,055
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,983 - $157,152
Median year house/condo built: 1952

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,058

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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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rensselaer, Indiana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 2702 bedrooms
  • 7923 bedrooms
  • 2184 bedrooms
  • 615+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rensselaer, Indiana:

  • 20no bedroom
  • 2701 bedroom
  • 3712 bedrooms
  • 953 bedrooms
  • 324 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Rensselaer in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 67no vehicle
  • 4021 vehicle
  • 6372 vehicles
  • 2043 vehicles
  • 614 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Rensselaer in renter-occupied apartments

  • 220no vehicle
  • 4081 vehicle
  • 1292 vehicles
  • 303 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rensselaer, Indiana:

  • 01 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 323 rooms
  • 1244 rooms
  • 3495 rooms
  • 2896 rooms
  • 3637 rooms
  • 1278 rooms
  • 1049+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rensselaer, Indiana:

  • 141 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 2053 rooms
  • 2784 rooms
  • 1385 rooms
  • 616 rooms
  • 247 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 59+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Rensselaer, IN household income distribution

  • Rensselaer, IN household income distribution
  • 270Less than $10,000
  • 202$10,000 to $14,999
  • 195$15,000 to $19,999
  • 140$20,000 to $24,999
  • 161$25,000 to $29,999
  • 138$30,000 to $34,999
  • 215$35,000 to $39,999
  • 145$40,000 to $44,999
  • 105$45,000 to $49,999
  • 173$50,000 to $59,999
  • 175$60,000 to $74,999
  • 149$75,000 to $99,999
  • 51$100,000 to $124,999
  • 30$125,000 to $149,999
  • 53$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Rensselaer, IN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Rensselaer, IN
  • 27Less than $10,000
  • 27$40,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 73$60,000 to $69,999
  • 111$70,000 to $79,999
  • 246$80,000 to $89,999
  • 104$90,000 to $99,999
  • 241$100,000 to $124,999
  • 234$125,000 to $149,999
  • 111$150,000 to $174,999
  • 66$175,000 to $199,999
  • 77$200,000 to $249,999
  • 81$250,000 to $299,999
  • 53$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Rensselaer, IN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Rensselaer, IN
  • 15Less than $100
  • 4$100 to $149
  • 13$200 to $249
  • 72$250 to $299
  • 118$300 to $349
  • 23$350 to $399
  • 138$400 to $449
  • 40$450 to $499
  • 144$500 to $549
  • 130$550 to $599
  • 38$600 to $649
  • 154$650 to $699
  • 2$700 to $749
  • 20$750 to $799
  • 3$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4$1,500 to $1,999
  • 63No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 411995 to March 2000
  • 181990 to 1994
  • 81985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 71970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 28Before 1965
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, 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 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%)

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 (%):

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

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

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 by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 7.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 19.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.9%Males
  • 26.7%Females
Rensselaer marital status for males
Rensselaer marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $178,224

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Rensselaer:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 92.8%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 57.9%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used

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 (Noninstitutionalized)