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Hamblen township, IN map Land area: 64.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population: 4,591 (all rural)
Males: 2,364  (51.5%)
Females: 2,227  (48.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 4,579 (4,183 owner occupied, 396 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

9%
State:

29%


Races in Hamblen township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.9%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 39.6
Median age of females: 40.2

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Average household size: 2.65

Hamblen township:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.94

Estimated median household income in 2009: $52,510 ($48,052 in 1999)
This township:

$52,510
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $683 (lower quartile is $432, upper quartile is $850)
Here:

$683
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $176,077 (it was $128,000 in 2000)
Hamblen township:

$176,077
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $110,296 - $255,513

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $230,845
Here:

$230,845
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $209,384
Here:

$209,384
State:

$141,472

Mobile homes: $110,035
Here:

$110,035
State:

$33,761

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

$2,238
State:

$52,440
Population density: 72 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

7.8%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

3.8%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hamblen township: Hamblen Township Volunteer Fire Department (A), Cordry Sweetwater Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hamblen township include: Goshen Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Brown County Church (C), Mount Olive Church (D), Sprunica Church (E), Unity Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Anderson Cemetery (1), Mount Moriah Cemetery (2), Duncan Cemetery (3), Taylor Cemetery (4), Zion Church (5), Calvin Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Woodland Lake (A), Crestview Lake (B), Cordry Lake (C), Deerskin Lake (D), Little Fox Lake (E), Kimmins Lake (F), Long Lake (G), Green Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Sweetwater Creek (A), East Fork Salt Creek (B), East Fork Beanblossom Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hamblen township: Camp Rancho Framasa (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 88 (70% naturalized citizens)

Hamblen township:  1.9%
State:  3.1%

65% of Hamblen township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 3818
  • Northeast: 107
  • Midwest: 247
  • South: 375
  • West: 39

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $125,000

Hamblen township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

12 people in other group homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,151
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 5
  • Mobile homes: 227
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $56,500


Housing units in Hamblen township with a mortgage: 785 (122 second mortgage, 121 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 306

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 66
  • 1995 to 1998: 293
  • 1990 to 1994: 300
  • 1980 to 1989: 384
  • 1970 to 1979: 667
  • 1960 to 1969: 377
  • 1950 to 1959: 167
  • 1940 to 1949: 57
  • 1939 or earlier: 90

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamblen township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 28
  • 3 rooms: 42
  • 4 rooms: 185
  • 5 rooms: 477
  • 6 rooms: 371
  • 7 rooms: 290
  • 8 rooms: 123
  • 9 or more rooms: 86

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamblen township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 45
  • 5 rooms: 47
  • 6 rooms: 19
  • 7 rooms: 22
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hamblen township:

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 97
  • 2 bedrooms: 468
  • 3 bedrooms: 846
  • 4 bedrooms: 141
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 48

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamblen township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 68
  • 3 bedrooms: 48
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 9
  • 1 vehicle: 264
  • 2 vehicles: 668
  • 3 vehicles: 389
  • 4 vehicles: 177
  • 5 or more vehicles: 97

Cars and other vehicles available in Hamblen township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 31
  • 2 vehicles: 65
  • 3 vehicles: 28
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 9

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (29%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Hamblen township:

  • German (30.1%)
  • English (17.1%)
  • United States or American (14.3%)
  • Irish (14.1%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.0%)
  • Scottish (1.7%)
  • Dutch (1.6%)

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

  • Germany (26%)
  • Canada (24%)
  • India (22%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Romania (7%)
  • Mexico (6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,910 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 279 (12%)
  • Other means: 16 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 31 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

12 people in other group homes

97.2% of residents of Hamblen township speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,672
  • In family households: 4,165 (1,218 male householders, 176 female householders)
    1,214 spouses, 1,360 children (1,160 natural, 1 adopted, 199 stepchildren), 64 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 26 other relatives, 88 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 507 (241 male householders (196 living alone)), 153 female householders (136 living alone)), 113 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 701 2-persons, 247 3-persons, 257 4-persons, 125 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 332 1-person, 37 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 2 4-persons, 14 5-persons,

878 married couples with children.
166 single-parent households (74 men, 92 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12
Here:

2.1%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 19
Here:

8.2%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 60
Here:

42.3%
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.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Hamblen township:

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