Winona Lake, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 4,902 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.9%
Males: 2,312  (47.2%)
Females: 2,590  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46590.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,610 (it was $42,454 in 2000)
Winona Lake:

$65,610
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,924 (it was $19,025 in 2000)

Winona Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $194,826 (it was $93,600 in 2000)
Winona Lake:

$194,826
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $214,638; detached houses: $231,006; townhouses or other attached units: $211,777; in 2-unit structures: $140,760; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,364; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $318,130; mobile homes: $45,815

Median gross rent in 2019: $785.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winona Lake: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.8%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Winona Lake, IN (2019)
    • 4,35687.9%White alone
    • 3046.1%Hispanic
    • 1042.1%Other race alone
    • 561.1%Asian alone
    • 561.1%Two or more races
    • 481.0%Black alone
    • 320.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Winona Lake, Indiana as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winona Lake is 5,162 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Winona Lake by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(93.8)
1
(23.2)
11
(258.5)
8
(184.9)
7
(161.5)
4
(81.1)
3
(61.0)
12
(243.2)
2
(40.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(187.7)
4
(92.7)
8
(188.0)
1
(23.1)
3
(69.2)
2
(40.5)
6
(121.9)
8
(162.1)
11
(222.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(492.6)
27
(625.9)
44
(1,034)
41
(947.5)
22
(507.6)
7
(141.9)
25
(508.0)
19
(385.1)
42
(849.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(23.5)
2
(46.4)
2
(47.0)
1
(23.1)
3
(69.2)
2
(40.5)
4
(81.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index72.239.9147.678.369.928.047.675.457.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Winona Lake, IN

Crime rate in Winona Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
Indiana average:

1.77
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Ancestries: German (23.5%), American (15.4%), English (8.3%), Irish (6.2%), Dutch (3.1%), European (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 2.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,691 people per square mile   (low).

Winona Lake, Indiana map

268 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.5% Latin America, 0.7% Africa).

This town:

5.4%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,560 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,569 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elkhart, IN (32.9 miles , pop. 51,874).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (37.3 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (105.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Warsaw, IN (1.4 miles ),
Pierceton, IN (2.4 miles ),
Claypool, IN (2.7 miles ),
Leesburg, IN (2.8 miles ),
Sidney, IN (3.0 miles),
Burket, IN (3.0 miles),
North Webster, IN (3.1 miles ),
Larwill, IN (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.22 N, Longitude: 85.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 574

Distribution of median household income in Winona Lake, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Winona Lake, IN in 2019
Winona Lake satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2002: 37 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $296,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $276,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $305,400
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $591,700
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $323,100
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $255,200
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $366,000
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2019: 26 buildings, average cost: $264,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Winona Lake, IN residents
Average permit cost in Winona Lake, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Indiana:

4.9%
Historical population in Winona Lake, IN
Historical housing units in Winona Lake, IN
Most common industries in Winona Lake, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (13.0%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
  • Food (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Winona Lake, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Winona Lake, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Winona Lake, Indiana average temperatures Winona Lake, Indiana average precipitation Winona Lake, Indiana humidity Winona Lake, Indiana wind speed Winona Lake, Indiana snowfall Winona Lake, Indiana sunshine Winona Lake, Indiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.5. This is about average.

City:

62.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 3.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.373. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.373
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Winona Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the Winona Lake town center killed 31 people and injured 252 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 28.3 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 41 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winona Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 11% 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 220.8 miles away from Winona Lake 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 198.9 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 220.8 miles away from Winona Lake center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.2 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 231.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from Winona Lake 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 Kosciusko County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winona Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Winona Lake:

  • GRACE VILLAGE HEALTH CARE FAC (PO BOX 337, WOOSTER ROAD)
  • GRACE VILLAGE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (337 GRACE VILLAGE DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Winona Lake:

  • LAKELAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • OTIS R BOWEN CTR FOR HUMAN SVS INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • KOSCIUSKO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • MASON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • MASON HEALTHCARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • WARSAW MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WARSAW, IN)

located in Winona Lake:

Amtrak station near Winona Lake:

  • 18 miles: NAPPANEE (252 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

College/University in Winona Lake:

  • Grace College and Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 1,707; Location: 200 Seminary Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.grace.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winona Lake:

  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 35 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 38 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 38 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 38 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 40 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 50 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 56 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Private high school in Winona Lake:

Public elementary/middle school in Winona Lake:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Winona Lake Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Winona Lake: Billy Sunday Tabernacle (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Winona Lake: Chicago Boys Club Camp (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Village at Winona (Tours & Charters; 901 East Canal Street).

Kosciusko County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
715 people in college/university student housing in 2010
78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Winona Lake in 2000:

  • 210 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Winona Lake (2011 data):

  • Lake City Bank: Winona Lake Branch at 99 Chestnut Avenue, branch established on 1965/12/06; Grace Village Branch at 1324 Wooster Road, branch established on 1999/09/01. Info updated 2006/05/11: Bank assets: $2,885.4 mil, Deposits: $2,413.2 mil, headquarters in Warsaw, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Winona Lake:

Marital status in Winona Lake, IN
  • Never married: 41.3%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Winona Lake:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Winona Lake
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winona Lake, IN (based on Kosciusko County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,83094
Mainline Protestant5,62032
Catholic4,3564
Other4273
Black Protestant191
None51,106-
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: 8
Here:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Kosciusko County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Kosciusko County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Here:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
This county:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
Indiana:

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

18.6%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.9%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.7%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.0%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.2%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.7%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Winona Lake:

61.9%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.4%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winona Lake, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$23,708$56,8990$0
Financial Administration 3$12,110$48,4401$3,499
Other Government Administration 1$6,441$77,2925$1,737
Streets and Highways 1$2,670$32,0400$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,736$44,8320$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$657
Totals for Government 11$48,666$53,0907$5,893

Winona Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $29,000 ($5.92)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,155,000 ($235.62)
    Regular Highways: $822,000 ($167.69)
    Sewerage: $801,000 ($163.40)
    General - Other: $303,000 ($61.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000 ($27.74)
    Health - Other: $19,000 ($3.88)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($3.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $100,000 ($20.40)
    General - Other: $62,000 ($12.65)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($12.44)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($9.59)

Winona Lake government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $973,000 ($198.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000 ($19.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($10.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $44,000 ($8.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $319,000 ($65.08)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($1.63)
    Rents: $7,000 ($1.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($0.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $515,000 ($105.06)
    General Local Government Support: $126,000 ($25.70)
    Other: $110,000 ($22.44)
  • Tax - Property: $799,000 ($162.99)
    Other License: $10,000 ($2.04)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.20)

Winona Lake government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000 ($19.38)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000 ($19.38)

Winona Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $673,000 ($137.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,788,000 ($772.75)

5.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Indiana average:

6.06%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Elkhart County, IN  0.84% ($50,903 average AGI)
from Allen County, IN  0.42% ($53,045)
from Whitley County, IN  0.32% ($44,529)


5.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
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 Elkhart County, IN  0.86% ($46,073 average AGI)
to Allen County, IN  0.44% ($60,343)
to Whitley County, IN  0.41% ($37,924)

Businesses in Winona Lake, IN

  • Dairy Queen: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winona Lake:

  • WRSW (1480 AM; 1 kW; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winona Lake:

  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, IN; Owner: WILLIAM ANDREW DIXON)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; BREMEN, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WIOE-LP (98.3 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: BLESSED BEGINNINGS)
  • W215BB (90.9 FM; WARSAW WINONA LAKE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DIST LUTHRN CHURCH MO. SYNOD)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; LIGONIER, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W204BC (88.7 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WZOW (97.7 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Winona Lake:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
Winona Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Winona Lake fatal accident list:

Jul 21, 2014 09:28 PM, Cr-250 E, Lexington Drive, Lat: 41.217367, Lon: -85.794411, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 5, 2011 00:00 AM, Roy St, Jean St, Lat: 41.208750, Lon: -85.811892, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 1, 1977 11:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 27.5mTotal length
  • $800,000Total costs
  • 15,126Total average daily traffic
  • 3,137Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,518Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Winona Lake, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Winona Lake, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Stormy M Seibt, 1181 S 325 E. & Wooster Rd. (Warsaw East #050164) (Lat: 41.217917 Lon: -85.776000), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: American Tower Limited Partnership, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Stormy M Seibt, 1181 S 325 E. & Wooster Rd. (Warsaw East #050164) (Lat: 41.217917 Lon: -85.776000), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: American Tower Limited Partnership, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 701 Park Ave (Lat: 41.230611 Lon: -85.821389), Call Sign: KNGL631, Licensee ID: L00021219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.130 MHz, 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2003, Expiration Date: 04/28/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2013, Registrant: Winona Lake, Town Of, Winona Lake, IN 46580
  • Lat: 41.225056 Lon: -85.817500, Call Sign: WPVQ759,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.425 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/2012, Expiration Date: 08/01/2022, Certifier: Joshua J Nelson, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 176 West Logan St Suite 227, Noblesville, IN 46060, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 900-7940, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winona Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 757CT , Serial Number: 15279639, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 10/15/2008
    Registrant (LLC): Deland Solutions LLC, 2502 Marjorie St, Winona Lake, IN 46590
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8180D , Serial Number: 32R-8029075, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/2020
    Registrant (Individual): John C Urschalitz, 2986 E Prestwick Rd, Winona Lake, IN 46590

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of fires - 62 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Winona Lake, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Other (47.0%), and Structure Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winona Lake, IN
    • 20347.0%Other
    • 13431.0%Structure Fires
    • 7216.7%Outside Fires
    • 235.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winona Lake, IN
Most common first names in Winona Lake, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2785.7 years
John2682.0 years
Ruth2286.4 years
William2182.6 years
Helen1683.3 years
Charles1675.6 years
Dorothy1585.2 years
James1381.1 years
Mildred1282.3 years
Robert1187.3 years
Most common last names in Winona Lake, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1584.3 years
Snyder886.2 years
Miller780.6 years
Jones677.5 years
Hansen583.0 years
Clark587.2 years
Baker487.5 years
Williams487.8 years
Humberd487.9 years
King473.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winona Lake, IN
  • 82.5%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winona Lake, IN
  • 53.8%Electricity
  • 36.0%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Other fuel


Winona Lake compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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