Owensburg, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 406.
Males: 190  (46.8%)
Females: 216  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 47453.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,805
Owensburg:

$52,805
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,488

Owensburg CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $107,450
Owensburg:

$107,450
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $106,096; detached houses: $135,350; mobile homes: $31,835

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,002.

March 2019 cost of living index in Owensburg: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: German (31.5%), American (24.7%), European (23.6%), Russian (5.1%), English (4.5%), Irish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 630 feet

9 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,650 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $882 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (19.7 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (67.6 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (207.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Williams, IN (3.1 miles ),
Scotland, IN (3.1 miles),
Crane, IN (3.1 miles ),
Avoca, IN (3.1 miles ),
Burns City, IN (3.3 miles),
Oolitic, IN (3.3 miles ),
Harrodsburg, IN (3.4 miles ),
Bloomfield, IN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 86.73 W

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in Owensburg, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Owensburg, IN in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

4.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.4. This is about average.

City:

76.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0270. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0270
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Owensburg-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Owensburg place center killed one person and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 17.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Owensburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 131% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city 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 62.6 miles away from Owensburg center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from Owensburg center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city 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 158.7 miles away from Owensburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Owensburg:

  • WESTVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • STONEBRIDGE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • GARDEN VILLA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • GREENE COUNTY REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, IN)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH BEDFORD HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • FMC - LAWRENCE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • ST VINCENT DUNN HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Owensburg:

  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 21 miles; Bloomington, IN; Full-time enrollment: 39,039)
  • Vincennes University (about 46 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 51 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • DePauw University (about 51 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Indiana State University (about 53 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • University of Indianapolis (about 64 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,625)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 64 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Jackson Township Fire Department Owensburg Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Thomas Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Owensburg:

Marital status in Owensburg, IN
  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 71.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 3.0%

For population 25 years and over in Owensburg:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Owensburg, IN (based on Greene County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,56259
Mainline Protestant3,68924
Catholic7463
Other3742
None20,794-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Greene County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Greene County:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

28.6%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
Indiana:

14.3%

5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monroe County, IN  1.39% ($39,190 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, IN  0.41% ($32,920)
to Vigo County, IN  0.35% ($33,762)

Strongest AM radio stations in Owensburg:

  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIW (1340 AM; 1 kW; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: AD-VENTURE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Owensburg:

  • WFHB (91.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: BLOOMINGTON COMMUNITY RADIO INC)
  • WFIU (103.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WQRK (105.5 FM; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: AD-VENTURE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWEG (102.5 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W205BB (88.9 FM; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMBL (88.1 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WHCC (105.1 FM; ELLETTSVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • W210AV (89.9 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVNI (95.1 FM; NASHVILLE, IN; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBWB (96.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WSKT (92.7 FM; SPENCER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRZR (94.5 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: HEMBREE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLQ (100.1 FM; FRENCH LICK, IN; Owner: WILLTRONICS BROADCASTING)
  • W240AT (95.9 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Owensburg:

  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 617ft / 188mTotal length
  • $1,555,000Total costs
  • 129,963Total average daily traffic
  • 23,155Total average daily truck traffic
  • 184,179Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Owensburg, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 252010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Owensburg, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Owensburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sr 157 Bloomfield (Lat: 39.180889 Lon: -86.937500), Call Sign: KNIE438, Licensee ID: L00094709,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/1999, Expiration Date: 12/06/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2005, Registrant: Eastern Heights Utilities Inc, Bloomfield, IN 47424, Phone: (812) 384-8261

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • V035 IN1535, Rural Route 1 Box 1106 (Lat: 38.935833 Lon: -86.711861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.6 m, Call Sign: WQYI483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2016, Expiration Date: 10/07/2026, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard Street, 10th Floor, Room 1016, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB9PMN, Licensee ID: L01234768, Grant Date: 01/16/2007, Expiration Date: 02/06/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2019, Certifier: Arnold D Spoonmore, Registrant: Arnold D Spoonmore, Box 9 A Rr 3, Owensburg, IN 47453
  • Call Sign: WB9VBD, Grant Date: 08/08/1989, Expiration Date: 08/08/1999, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2001, Registrant: Patrick M Philipps, Owensburg, IN 47453
  • Call Sign: WM9S, Licensee ID: L00172895, Grant Date: 09/10/2019, Expiration Date: 11/28/2029, Registrant: Gordon N Miller, 7818 S. Orchard Lane, Owensburg, IN 47453
  • Call Sign: KB9ZWR, Licensee ID: L00370130, Grant Date: 04/23/2021, Expiration Date: 06/21/2031, Certifier: Joshua W Helms, Registrant: Joshua W Helms, 11466 East Main Street, Owensburg, IN 47453
  • Call Sign: KC9FKW, Licensee ID: L00810738, Grant Date: 02/10/2004, Expiration Date: 02/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2016, Certifier: Carianne Helms, Registrant: Carianne Helms, Owensburg, IN 47453
  • Call Sign: KC9FRX, Licensee ID: L00839212, Grant Date: 01/16/2014, Expiration Date: 03/30/2024, Certifier: Brian K Taylor, Registrant: Brian K Taylor, 11592 E Main Street, Owensburg, IN 47453
  • Call Sign: KC9QDX, Licensee ID: L01505795, Grant Date: 06/26/2019, Expiration Date: 07/15/2029, Certifier: Michael C Flick, Registrant: Michael C Flick, 6985 South Orchard Lane, Owensburg, IN 47453

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GORDON MILLER SUPER BEE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 12349, N12349, N-12349, Serial Number: 001, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Gordon N Miller, 7818 S Orchard Ln, Owensburg, IN 47453
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/31/2008

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fires - 21 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Owensburg, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.5%), and Structure Fires (37.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Owensburg, IN
    • 5249.5%Outside Fires
    • 3937.1%Structure Fires
    • 87.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 65.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Owensburg, IN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Owensburg, IN
  • 41.5%Utility gas
  • 28.7%Electricity
  • 11.6%Wood
  • 10.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Owensburg, IN
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Owensburg compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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