Thorntown, Indiana

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Population in 2022: 1,412 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 642  (45.5%)
Females: 770  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Indiana median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 46071.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $64,461 (it was $38,289 in 2000)
Thorntown:

$64,461
IN:

$66,785

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $35,585 (it was $19,109 in 2000)

Thorntown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $181,570 (it was $80,900 in 2000)
Thorntown:

$181,570
IN:

$208,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $171,221; detached houses: $179,799; mobile homes: $28,273

Median gross rent in 2022: $894.

March 2022 cost of living index in Thorntown: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 13.9%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.6% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Thorntown, IN (2022)
    • 1,05793.8%White alone
    • 242.1%Two or more races
    • 181.6%Hispanic
    • 151.3%Asian alone

Races in Thorntown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Thorntown, Indiana as of April 22, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thorntown is 824 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (36.5%), English (11.7%), Irish (9.2%), German (9.0%), European (8.2%), Swiss (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 861 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 2,473 people per square mile   (low).

Thorntown, Indiana map

13 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Indiana:

5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,104 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,108 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (24.0 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (33.8 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (130.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Colfax, IN (2.3 miles ),
Ulen, IN (3.0 miles),
Darlington, IN (3.0 miles ),
Lebanon, IN (3.0 miles ),
Advance, IN (3.0 miles ),
Clarks Hill, IN (3.2 miles ),
Frankfort, IN (3.4 miles ),
New Ross, IN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 86.61 W

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Thorntown, IN in 2022
Distribution of house value in Thorntown, IN in 2022
Thorntown satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Thorntown, IN residents
Average permit cost in Thorntown, IN
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.1%
Indiana:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in Thorntown, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.5%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (3.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Thorntown, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)

Average climate in Thorntown, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Thorntown, Indiana average temperatures Thorntown, Indiana average precipitation Thorntown, Indiana humidity Thorntown, Indiana wind speed Thorntown, Indiana snowfall Thorntown, Indiana sunshine Thorntown, Indiana clear and cloudy days

Thorntown, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 96.3. This is worse than average.

City:

96.3
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 10.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

8.1

Tornado activity:

Thorntown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Thorntown town center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 18.2 miles away from the town center injured 44 people.

Earthquake activity:

Thorntown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 58% 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 134.6 miles away from Thorntown 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 113.2 miles away from Thorntown center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 134.7 miles away from Thorntown 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 195.3 miles away from Thorntown center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from Thorntown 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 132.1 miles away from the city 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 Boone County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thorntown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Thorntown:

  • HOUSTON GROUP HOMES INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE OF LEBANON (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • KOALA HOSPITAL AND COUNSELING CENTERS (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - LEBANON, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • WITHAM HEALTH SERVICES Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • HOMEWOOD HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEBANON, IN)
  • ESSEX MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEBANON, IN)

Amtrak station near Thorntown:

  • 17 miles: CRAWFORDSVILLE (SPRING & GREEN STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thorntown:

  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 25 miles; Indianapolis, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,765)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 27 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Marian University (about 31 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Butler University (about 31 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 33 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 34 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 35 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public high school in Thorntown:

Public elementary/middle school in Thorntown:

See full list of schools located in Thorntown

Library in Thorntown:

  • THORNTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $565,127; Location: 124 NORTH MARKET STREET; 37,326 books; 2,690 e-books; 5,723 audio materials; 7,571 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 132 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Court: Town Court (101 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Anson Mills - General.

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Thorntown and their reported violations in the past:

OLD MILL RUN PARK (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2006), St Boil Water Order (OCT-30-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Thorntown (2011 data):

  • The Home National Bank of Thorntown: The Home National Bank Of Thorntown at 117 East Main Street, branch established on 1901/05/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.0 mil, Deposits: $81.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Home National Corporation
  • State Bank of Lizton: Thorntown Branch at 7984 West State Road 32, branch established on 2003/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $376.5 mil, Deposits: $337.0 mil, headquarters in Lizton, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Lizton Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Thorntown:

Marital status in Thorntown, IN
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

For population 25 years and over in Thorntown:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Indiana average:

11.3

Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Thorntown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thorntown, IN (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,91936
Mainline Protestant9,95522
Catholic9,3332
Other3403
None23,093-
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: 10
This county:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Boone County:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Boone County:

9.3%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.3%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Boone County:

11.2%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Thorntown:

47.6%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.8%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Thorntown:

23.2%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Thorntown:

13.0%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Thorntown:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Thorntown:

76.2%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thorntown, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 4$18,592$55,7761$1,414
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,152$60,9123$1,720
Financial Administration 0$0 1$6,424
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$8,622
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$7,192
Streets and Highways 0$0 4$244
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 1$2,678
Totals for Government 6$28,744$57,48823$28,294

Thorntown government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $7,000 ($4.96)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,254,000 ($888.10)
    Central Staff Services: $505,000 ($357.65)
    Regular Highways: $245,000 ($173.51)
    General - Other: $191,000 ($135.27)
    Sewerage: $124,000 ($87.82)
    Water Utilities: $123,000 ($87.11)
    Police Protection: $51,000 ($36.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($6.37)

Thorntown government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $278,000 ($196.88)
    Other: $269,000 ($190.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000 ($19.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $57,000 ($40.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($7.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($6.37)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,344,000 ($951.84)
    Water Utilities: $228,000 ($161.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $215,000 ($152.27)
    Other: $123,000 ($87.11)
    Electric Utilities: $72,000 ($50.99)
    General Local Government Support: $44,000 ($31.16)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($7.79)
  • Tax - Property: $282,000 ($199.72)
    Other License: $7,000 ($4.96)

Thorntown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,000 ($93.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,038,000 ($2151.56)

Businesses in Thorntown, IN

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thorntown:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thorntown:

  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WYJZ (100.9 FM; LEBANON, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFYI-FM (90.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN IN. PUBLIC B/CING, INC.)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHHH (96.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WIRE (91.1 FM; LEBANON, IN; Owner: HOOSIER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASK-FM (98.7 FM; BATTLE GROUND, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Thorntown:

  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIIH-CA (Channel 11; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTBU-TV (Channel 69; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: BUTLER UNIVERSITY)
  • W57DC (Channel 57; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Thorntown, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:0
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count7486
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11883
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1828
  • Fatalities8218
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17866
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1043
See more detailed statistics of Thorntown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 433ft / 132mTotal length
  • $1,652,000Total costs
  • 179,624Total average daily traffic
  • 45,903Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Thorntown, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 91960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Thorntown, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Thorntown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi N Sr 32 On Cr 1200w (Lat: 40.068917 Lon: -86.690556), Call Sign: WZH547, Licensee ID: L00051702,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/1999, Expiration Date: 03/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2004, Registrant: Byron E Loveless, 1982n 1175w, Thorntown, IN 46071, Phone: (317) 794-4626


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • WESTERN BOON, Intersection Of N75 & E 32nd State Rd (Lat: 40.056444 Lon: -86.613417), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WQET472,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17820.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2006, Expiration Date: 04/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2016, Certifier: Greg Long, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:

  • GRANVILLE WE, 1201 N State Rd 75 (Lat: 39.965944 Lon: -86.620861), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQET694,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2006, Expiration Date: 04/11/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2016, Certifier: Greg Long, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:

  • THORNTOWN EL, 200 N. Mill St (Lat: 40.124083 Lon: -86.607944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQJX313, Licensee ID: L00570967,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2009, Expiration Date: 01/30/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2019, Certifier: Greg Long, Registrant: Western Boone Community School Corp, 1201 N. State Rd. 75, Thorntown, IN 46071, Phone: (765) 485-2400, Email:

  • Thorntown WT, Lat: 40.131694 Lon: -86.602528, Type: Tank, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WQNT261,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2011, Expiration Date: 05/17/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2021, Certifier: Michael Martin, Registrant: City Of Lebanon Utilities, 401 South Meridian St., Lebanon, IN 46052, Phone: (765) 482-5100, Fax: (765) 482-8884, Email:

  • Slipher Tower, Lat: 40.093917 Lon: -86.555500, Type: Silo, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQNT261,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2011, Expiration Date: 05/17/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2021, Certifier: Michael Martin, Registrant: City Of Lebanon Utilities, 401 South Meridian St., Lebanon, IN 46052, Phone: (765) 482-5100, Fax: (765) 482-8884, Email:

  • MW04544A, County Road 620 North (Atc Site # 274375) (Lat: 40.139389 Lon: -86.631556), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 63.7 m, Overall height: 65.5 m, Call Sign: WRAA596,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2017, Expiration Date: 09/25/2027, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2024, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:


FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 115 East Bow Street (Lat: 40.130861 Lon: -86.605556), Call Sign: KUC934,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999, Registrant: The Thorntown Telephone Company, Inc., 115 East Bow Street, Thorntown, IN 46071, Phone: (202) 775-0070


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Thorntown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH M35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 105X, N105X, N-105X, Serial Number: D-6436, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 11/17/2009
    Registrant (Individual): John J Saalwaechter, 4648 W 650 N, Thorntown, IN 46071
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9576J, N9576J, N-9576J, Serial Number: 28-3713, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Jason C Wright, 5820 W 850 N, Thorntown, IN 46071

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$80,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8102.00

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 23. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 65 took place in 2009, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Thorntown, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.8%), and Structure Fires (24.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Thorntown, IN
    • 17146.8%Outside Fires
    • 8824.1%Structure Fires
    • 6217.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4412.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thorntown, IN
Most common first names in Thorntown, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3377.4 years
William2374.2 years
Robert1777.3 years
Charles1577.3 years
John1569.1 years
George1171.2 years
Donald1173.7 years
Harold968.3 years
Martha976.5 years
Dorothy979.9 years
Most common last names in Thorntown, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1577.1 years
Reagan1175.0 years
Fisher1175.2 years
Williams1184.0 years
White1179.5 years
Smith1177.0 years
Ford976.1 years
Bowen975.7 years
Caldwell874.1 years
Fairfield872.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thorntown, IN
  • 64.8%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Electricity
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thorntown, IN
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Thorntown compared to Indiana 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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