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47978 Zip Code (Rensselaer, IN) Detailed Profile



Cities: Rensselaer, IN (1.50%), Collegeville, IN (0.44%)
Counties: Jasper County, IN (96.88%), Newton County, IN (2.06%), White County, IN (1.06%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 11,622
Zip code population in 2010: 11,793
Zip code population in 2000: 11,210

Houses and condos: 4,532
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,175
% of renters here:

28%
State:

31%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 47978: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 257.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 45 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 47978
Zip code 47978 (Rensselaer, Indiana) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.4% ($578)
Indiana:

0.9% ($1,057)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $555 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $619 (0.5%)

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Males: 5,555  (47.8%)
Females: 6,067  (52.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 47978:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 47978:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

Zip code 47978 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 47978

  • Zip code 47978 races chart
    • 10,943White population
    • 128Black population
    • 31American Indian population
    • 37Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 7Some other race population
    • 95Two or more races population
    • 550Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 6,320
Rural population: 5,301

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $133,900
47978:

$133,900
Indiana:

$122,200



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in 47978 zip code as of August 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 47978 to the number of sex offenders is 1,349 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.9 years
Indiana median age:

37.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 47978, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,999 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,999
State:

$52,932

Salary/wage: $40,264 (reported on 83.4% of returns)
Here:

$40,264
State:

$45,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.7% for AGIs below $25k, 79.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 29.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,332 (reported on 31.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,332
Indiana:

$1,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,028 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,028
State:

$4,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$12,335 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

+$12,335
State:

+$10,406
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 18.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,054 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$9,054
State:

+$11,105
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,157 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
47978:

$12,157
Indiana:

$13,841
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $19,875 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
47978:

$19,875
Indiana:

$21,482

Total itemized deductions: $18,999 (20% of AGI, reported on 24.5% of returns)
Here:

$18,999
State:

$20,913

Here:

20.1% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.1% for AGIs below $25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,580 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,580
State:

$4,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,356 (reported on 24.1% of returns)
47978:

$7,356
State:

$7,456
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,117 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,117
State:

$2,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.9%
Here:

61%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 53.8% for AGIs below $25k, 60.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 87.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 47978, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,014 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,014
State:

$44,790

Salary/wage: $33,850 (reported on 85.0% of returns)
Here:

$33,850
State:

$39,615
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 118.8% for AGIs below $10k, 73.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,664 (reported on 45.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,664
Indiana:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,601 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,601
State:

$2,998
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,816 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,816
State:

+$8,619
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,599 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

+$11,599
State:

+$10,071
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$3,532 (reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here +$3,532
State -$2,212
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,401 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
47978:

$3,401
Indiana:

$2,840
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,956 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
Here:

$11,956
Indiana:

$15,305

Total itemized deductions: $15,852 (22% of AGI, reported on 22.8% of returns)
Here:

$15,852
State:

$17,065

Here:

21.6% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.8% for AGIs below $10k, 8.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,126 (4% of AGI, reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,126
State:

$3,550

Here:

4.0% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,012 (reported on 72.7% of returns)
47978:

$5,012
State:

$6,914
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,589 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,589
State:

$1,685

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 67.4%
Here:

67%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 58.3% for AGIs below $10k, 66.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$53,969
Indiana:

$47,529
Rensselaer, IN (47978) map Nearest zip codes: 47943, 47964, 46392, 46310, 47977, 47995.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

53.5%
Indiana:

51.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.8%
Indiana:

6.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 465
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,777


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 101 (63 now married, 38 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,713 (1,438 now married, 1,275 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 47978 with a mortgage: 2,014 (57 second mortgage, 340 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,053

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,097
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S330

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

8.6%
Whole state:

15.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

6.5%
Whole state:

8.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 47978: State Boulevard Plaza (A), Rensselaer Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Haa-guar Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 47978 include: Barkley Church (A), Bethany Church (B), Brushwood Church (C), Burr Oak Church (D), Oak Grove Church (E), Saint Johns Church (F), Saint Lukes Church (G), Saint Peters Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Memory Gardens Cemetery (1), Mount Calvary Cemetery (2), Weston Cemetery (3), Brown Cemetery (4), Rees Cemetery (5), Sandridge Cemetery (6), Price Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Slough Creek (A), Curtis Creek (B), Carpenter Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 47978: Brook Side Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 152010 or later
  • 5192000 to 2009
  • 6591990 to 1999
  • 2101980 to 1989
  • 7571970 to 1979
  • 3091960 to 1969
  • 6191950 to 1959
  • 4101940 to 1949
  • 1,0341939 or earlier

Zip code 47978 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rensselaer, IN (47978)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 661 bedroom
  • 5272 bedrooms
  • 1,7673 bedrooms
  • 5104 bedrooms
  • 1975+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rensselaer, IN (47978)

  • 25no bedroom
  • 2201 bedroom
  • 5422 bedrooms
  • 3303 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Rensselaer, IN (47978) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 97no vehicle
  • 5671 vehicle
  • 1,3232 vehicles
  • 7303 vehicles
  • 2824 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Rensselaer, IN (47978) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 177no vehicle
  • 5451 vehicle
  • 3492 vehicles
  • 933 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 47978 household income distribution in 2013

  • Zip code 47978 household income distribution in 2013
  • 197Less than $10,000
  • 233$10,000 to $14,999
  • 195$15,000 to $19,999
  • 164$20,000 to $24,999
  • 252$25,000 to $29,999
  • 306$30,000 to $34,999
  • 213$35,000 to $39,999
  • 218$40,000 to $44,999
  • 160$45,000 to $49,999
  • 451$50,000 to $59,999
  • 491$60,000 to $74,999
  • 714$75,000 to $99,999
  • 318$100,000 to $124,999
  • 153$125,000 to $149,999
  • 84$150,000 to $199,999
  • 93$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 47978

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 47978
  • 83Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 53$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 36$40,000 to $49,999
  • 39$50,000 to $59,999
  • 75$60,000 to $69,999
  • 132$70,000 to $79,999
  • 351$80,000 to $89,999
  • 194$90,000 to $99,999
  • 380$100,000 to $124,999
  • 462$125,000 to $149,999
  • 418$150,000 to $174,999
  • 239$175,000 to $199,999
  • 251$200,000 to $249,999
  • 168$250,000 to $299,999
  • 144$300,000 to $399,999
  • 16$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 47978

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 47978
  • 17Less than $100
  • 16$100 to $149
  • 24$200 to $249
  • 50$250 to $299
  • 59$300 to $349
  • 57$350 to $399
  • 219$400 to $449
  • 43$450 to $499
  • 205$500 to $549
  • 100$550 to $599
  • 48$600 to $649
  • 125$650 to $699
  • 11$700 to $749
  • 24$750 to $799
  • 8$800 to $899
  • 2$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4$1,500 to $1,999
  • 163No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2013: $653.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $127,141
  • Black or African American householders: $91,519
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $87,999
  • Some other race householders: $158,399
  • Two or more races householders: $90,533
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $147,416

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,900
47978:

$133,900
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,200 - $180,400

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,575
  • One, attached: 100
  • Two: 266
  • 3 or 4: 94
  • 5 to 9: 218
  • 10 to 19: 84
  • 20 to 49: 45
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 141

Unemployment: 6.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 47978

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 47978
  • 82.3%4,430Drove a car alone
  • 8.1%438Carpooled
  • 0.6%31Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.2%63Bicycle
  • 5.5%296Walked
  • 2.3%123Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 47978

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 47978
  • 513Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,4105 to 9 minutes
  • 1,02710 to 14 minutes
  • 58315 to 19 minutes
  • 44520 to 24 minutes
  • 16725 to 29 minutes
  • 18930 to 34 minutes
  • 3235 to 39 minutes
  • 16840 to 44 minutes
  • 27345 to 59 minutes
  • 23460 to 89 minutes
  • 21790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,770
  • In family households: 9,478 (1,924 male householders, 1,131 female householders)
    2,433 spouses, 3,280 children (2,980 natural, 82 adopted, 219 stepchildren), 251 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 113 parents, 9 other relatives, 154 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,292 (464 male householders (433 living alone)), 723 female householders (675 living alone)), 105 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 852 (193 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,525 2-persons, 507 3-persons, 533 4-persons, 425 5-persons, 65 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,108 1-person, 79 2-persons

1,813 married couples with children.
646 single-parent households (301 men, 345 women).

98.1% of residents of 47978 zip code speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% very well, 57% well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% very well, 20% well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 149 (1.3%)
(53.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

4.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 51%Mexico
  • 9%Philippines
  • 9%Germany
  • 8%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 7%Iran
  • 5%Japan
  • 5%Canada

Most common first ancestries reported in 47978 (%)

  • 18%German
  • 13%Other groups
  • 8%American
  • 7%Irish
  • 6%English
  • 3%Dutch
  • 3%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 252010 or later
  • 862000 to 2009
  • 601990 to 1999
  • 59Before 1990

Zip code 47978 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • SEALY SPRING CORPORATION (1133 NORTH CULLEN STREET in RENSSELAER, IN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1991-0004, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - ACES-CP-07300005, AIR PROGRAM, ACES-OP-07300005, ACES-OP-07300023, CRTK-3113, EPCRA, LUST-199504525, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UST-6230, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD KITCHEN CABINETS; MATTRESSES, FOUNDATIONS, AND CONVERTIBLE BEDS; HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE
    Alternative names: NORTAK INC. NORTHWAY CABINETRY DIV., OHIO-MATTRESS LICENSING AND COMPONENTS, UNIVERSAL RUNDLE CORP NORTHWAY CABINETRY
  • RENSSELAER PLASTICS (1100 E ELM ST in RENSSELAER, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-9099, EPCRA
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS PIPE
    Organizations: CERTIFIED OPERATOR (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GENOVA PRODUCT (CONTACT/OWNER) , GENOVA PRODUCTS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CARGILL INCORPORATED (807 N CULLEN in RENSSELAER, IN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - ACES-OP-07300013, AIR PROGRAM, CRTK-1845, EPCRA, SPILL-198905041, RELEASE ASSESSMENT, SPILL-198912049, UST-3295, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: PREPARED FEEDS AND FEED INGREDIENTS FOR ANIMALS AND FOWLS, EXCEPT DOGS AND CATS
  • SAINT JOSEPH COLLEGE (HIGHWAY 231 S in RENSSELAER, IN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - ACES-OP-07300001, AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS)
    Business SIC classification: COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
    Organizations: ST JOSEPH'S COLLEGE (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ST JOSEPH'S COLLEGE
  • RENSSELAER MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY (425 N VAN RENSSELAER STREET in RENSSELAER, IN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1988-0270, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: FOSSIL FUEL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.
    Organizations: MUNICIPLE POWER & LIGHT PLT (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , RENSSELAER CITY OF (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CITY LIGHT PLANT, MUNICIPLE POWER AND LIGHT PLANT, RENSSELAER CITY OF ELEC DEPT, RENSSSELAER MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY
  • SCHUMACHER ELECTRIC CORPORATION (513 N MELVILLE ST in RENSSELAER, IN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - LUST-198812081, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, CRTK-3697, EPCRA, ACES-OP-07300015, AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: POWER, DISTRIBUTION, AND SPECIALTY TRANSFORMERS; ELECTRONIC COILS, TRANSFORMERS, AND OTHER INDUCTORS; ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
    Business NAICS classification: POWER, DISTRIBUTION, AND SPECIALTY TRANSFORMER MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: SHUMACHER ELECTRIC CORP.
  • ADM COUNTRYMARK (9179 W SR 14 in RENSSELAER, IN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-5694, EPCRA
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ADM GROWMARK
  • BROOKS MOTOR SALES (919 N MCKINLEY in RENSSELAER, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - LUST-198910549, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, SPILL-198910549, RELEASE ASSESSMENT, UST-2802, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: BROOKS MTR SALES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BROOKS MTR SALES
  • GRANDMAS HOME COOKIN (9378 W SR 114 in RENSSELAER, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - UST-16199, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: EATING PLACES
    Organizations: CARL E SAYERS 11351 090102 (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MR JAMES B SIMMONS OWNER (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GRANDMA'S HOME COOKING
  • CITGO SERVICE STATION (701 N MCKINLEY in RENSSELAER, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-9855, EPCRA, UST-15911, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: RONNING ENTERPRISES
  • RENSSELAER CENTRAL S.D. (605 GROVE ST. in RENSSELAER, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - UST-11347, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Alternative names: RENNSSELAER CENTRAL S.D., RENSSELAER CENTRAL SCH CORP
  • RENSSELAER MUNICIPAL SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT (1750 WEST DAUGHERTY ROAD in RENSSELAER, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - IN-NPDES-IN0024414, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: TONY A CARROLL CERT 12029 (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , RENSSELAER MUNICIPAL STP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: RENSSELAER MUNICIPAL SEWAGE UT, RENSSELAER MUNICIPAL STP
  • RENSSELAER STONE COMPANY INCORPORATED (RR 4-ST RD 114 & CR 150W in RENSSELAER, IN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - ACES-CP-1925, AIR PROGRAM, ACES-OP-07300009,
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Alternative names: A METZ

Zip code 47978 marital status for males
Zip code 47978 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 57%Utility gas
  • 26%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12%Electricity
  • 3%Wood
  • 1%Other fuel
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 9,776. Population change in the 1990s: +1,434 (+14.7%).

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

  • This state: 8,516
  • Northeast: 188
  • Midwest: 1,789
  • South: 731
  • West: 168

64% of the 47978 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Indiana.

91% of the 47978 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 113
Here:

9.2%
Indiana:

11.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

2.3%
Indiana:

8.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 546
Here:

55.3%
Indiana:

21.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 90,128Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 46,923Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 46,681Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 46,313Transportation occupations
  • 43,125Business and financial operations occupations
  • 42,321Construction and extraction occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 5, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (100-249: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 3)

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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 588 people in college/university student housing
  • 128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 654 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 135 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in other types of correctional institutions

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED92$112,79591$124,421560$127,29050$35,76939$64,92125$76,517
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$122,5209$191,85044$133,8015$89,9823$76,2132$77,445
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$116,71919$119,916227$133,96217$66,9068$102,0758$61,509
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$107,88510$126,977102$137,5986$53,0880$02$90,860
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$118,3244$97,14327$149,1733$58,2332$71,7850$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$155,67812$151,2130$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$175,1624$218,0150$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$135,8408$132,2581$155,740
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$109,5700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$247,9500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 47978 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8876.7 years
Mary8879.5 years
William6475.0 years
Robert6171.6 years
Charles5876.4 years
James5370.7 years
George4377.2 years
Helen4083.1 years
Ruth3579.5 years
Dorothy3178.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 47978 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3375.7 years
Schultz2481.1 years
Williams2277.6 years
Miller2080.7 years
Nagel1882.4 years
Brown1674.5 years
Moore1675.6 years
Martin1677.5 years
Yeoman1578.3 years
Davis1478.0 years
Businesses in zip code 47978
NameCountNameCount
Arby's2Knights Inn1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Fashion Bug1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
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