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Blackford County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2019: 12,132 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 14,048 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,414
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,515
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,472
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,307 (it was 1,218 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 165 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 73 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Blackford County: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (46.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.5%), Educational, health and social services (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Blackford County, IN (2019)
    • 11,47795.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2181.8%Two or more races
    • 2061.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 970.8%Asian alone
    • 350.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.03%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years
Males: 6,028  (49.7%)
Females: 6,104  (50.3%)
Average household size:
Blackford County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,509 ($34,760 in 1999)
This county:

$44,509
Indiana:

$57,603

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $457 (lower quartile is $365, upper quartile is $541)
This county:

$457
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $77,725 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Blackford:

$77,725
Indiana:

$156,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,783 - $127,110

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $126,984
Here:

$126,984
State:

$196,369

Townhouses or other attached units: $112,771
Here:

$112,771
State:

$179,895

In 2-unit structures: $96,182
Here:

$96,182
State:

$129,696

Mobile homes: $53,053
Here:

$53,053
State:

$63,481

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $918
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $355

Institutionalized population: 159

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 49
  • Auto thefts: 6

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 47
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $296,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Blackford, IN residents
Average permit cost in Blackford, IN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $736 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $638 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Blackford, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Blackford, IN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Blackford, IN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.3%
Blackford County:

11.3%
Indiana:

11.9%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.5% for American Indian residents, 31.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.4 years old
(Males: 42.9 years old, Females: 46.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 35.3 years old, American Indian residents: 54.1 years old, Asian residents: 14.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Blackford County is $432 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $518 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $659 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hartford City, Montpelier, Shamrock Lakes.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Blackford County: East Taylor Township Fire Rescue (A), Harrison Township Fire Department (B), Kokomo Fire Department Station 5 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blackford County include: Bethel Church (A), Hillsdale Church (B), Honey Creek Church (C), Howard Chapel (D), Howard Church (E), Center Grove Church (F), Cloverdale Church (G), Kokomo Zion Church (H), Lynn Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Albright Cemetery (1), Barnett Cemetery (2), Mound Cemetery (3), South Union Cemetery (4), Brown Cemetery (5), Sunset Memory Gardens (6), Twin Spring Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Kokomo Reservoir Number One (A), Kokomo Waterworks Reservoir Number Two (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pint Run (A), Spring Run (B), Walnut Fork (C), Ruzicka Drain (D), Lawn Run (E), Petes Run (F), Rome Run (G), Peck Run (H), Taylor Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Blackford County: Houston Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Eureka County, Nevada , Mercer County, New Jersey , Dauphin County, Pennsylvania , Kings County, New York , Indiana County, Pennsylvania , Harrison County, Ohio .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Indiana:

4.9%

Unemployment by year in Blackford, IN
County total employment by year in Blackford, IN
County average yearly wages by year in Blackford, IN

Current college students: 369
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 219 (50.7% naturalized citizens)

Blackford County:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 912010 or later
  • 222000 to 2009
  • 521990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.6%

Blackford County marital status for males Blackford County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,868
  • One, attached: 116
  • Two: 92
  • 3 or 4: 258
  • 5 to 9: 261
  • 10 to 19: 65
  • 20 to 49: 59
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 353

Housing units in Blackford County with a mortgage: 2,101 (37 second mortgage, 189 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,869

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

65.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Blackford County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7929
Evangelical Protestant1,67815
Catholic4001
Other5-
None8,891-
Blackford County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Blackford County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Blackford County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

8.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Blackford County:

10.1%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Blackford County:

28.6%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Blackford County:

Average size of farms: 348 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $92,839
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $238.24
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $90,140
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $110,396
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.69
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.43%
Corn for grain: 27850 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 910 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 54804 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Blackford County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 819048.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 16 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/6/1961, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blackford County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 18% 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 194.4 miles away from Blackford County 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 173.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from the county 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 176.8 miles away from Blackford County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 31, 2020, FEMA Id: 4515, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 05, 2014 to January 09, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4173: April 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4173, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 26, 2003 to September 15, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1487: September 05, 2003, FEMA Id: 1487, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1433: September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: 1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Indiana Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3135: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Blackford County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Blackford

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,273 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 500 (12.2%)
  • Bus: 23 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 31 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 164 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 93 (2.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (37%)
  • Mexico (26%)
  • Lebanon (11%)
  • India (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • South Africa (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Blackford County


  • American (20%)
  • German (13%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • European (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Blackford County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Blackford County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 91 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,125.

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.52% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($24,831 average AGI)
0.94% relocated from other states ($6,558 average AGI)
Blackford County:

0.94%
Indiana average:

2.21%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grant County, IN  1.10% ($28,796 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IN  0.92% ($32,733)
from Jay County, IN  0.61% ($39,300)
from Wells County, IN  0.45% ($31,045)


6.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.79% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($29,138 average AGI)
0.69% relocated to other states ($3,853 average AGI)
Blackford County:

0.69%
Indiana average:

2.40%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Delaware County, IN  1.38% ($32,735 average AGI)
to Grant County, IN  1.13% ($29,875)
to Jay County, IN  0.71% ($23,143)
to Wells County, IN  0.57% ($28,821)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Blackford County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Blackford County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Blackford County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Blackford County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Blackford County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Blackford County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Blackford County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Blackford County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Blackford County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,758 (2,333 aged, 425 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 188 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Blackford County, Indiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (244)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (162)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (92)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (53)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.22
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,721
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 181
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57,098

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,112
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,365
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,132
  • Male householders: 2,723 (740 living alone), Female householders: 2,567 (870 living alone)
  • 2,686 spouses (2,669 opposite-sex spouses), 416 unmarried partners, (409 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,838 children (2,630 natural, 50 adopted, 154 stepchildren), 270 grandchildren, 23 brothers or sisters, 35 parents, 6 foster children, 162 other relatives, 228 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 156

Size of family households: 1,845 2-persons, 752 3-persons, 445 4-persons, 291 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,611 1-person, 212 2-persons, 39 3-persons.

1,486 married couples with children.
708 single-parent households (180 men, 528 women).

97.4% of residents of Blackford speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $70,408,000 ($5,087 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,291,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,882,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,603,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,477,000
Federal grants: $9,592,000
Federal procurement contracts: $481,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,373,000 ($1,425,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $255,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,846,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,647,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 844
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 809
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -212
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Blackford County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.42 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Blackford County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Blackford County, Indiana
  • 312014 or later
  • 872010 to 2013
  • 2442000 to 2009
  • 6201990 to 1999
  • 3261980 to 1989
  • 8291970 to 1979
  • 8571960 to 1969
  • 6411950 to 1959
  • 4491940 to 1949
  • 1,9211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Blackford County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Blackford County, Indiana
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 933 rooms
  • 2664 rooms
  • 8605 rooms
  • 8466 rooms
  • 9047 rooms
  • 5838 rooms
  • 4149+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
  • 251 room
  • 672 rooms
  • 3283 rooms
  • 2444 rooms
  • 2935 rooms
  • 1526 rooms
  • 1047 rooms
  • 1018 rooms
  • 229+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Blackford County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Blackford County, Indiana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1431 bedroom
  • 8522 bedrooms
  • 2,2433 bedrooms
  • 6374 bedrooms
  • 765+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackford County, Indiana
  • 26no bedroom
  • 4541 bedroom
  • 3902 bedrooms
  • 3953 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Blackford County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Blackford County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Blackford County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 71no vehicle
  • 1,0461 vehicle
  • 1,6592 vehicles
  • 7063 vehicles
  • 3314 vehicles
  • 1555+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Blackford County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Blackford County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 317no vehicle
  • 6541 vehicle
  • 2822 vehicles
  • 573 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

89.8% of Blackford County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Indiana.

Blackford County:

89.8%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 9,818
  • Other state: 2,001
  • Northeast: 202
  • Midwest: 833
  • South: 763
  • West: 199
Year householders moved into unit in Blackford County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Blackford County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.7%Utility gas
  • 37.6%Electricity
  • 11.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.5%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 30.9%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 93
Here:

8.2%
Indiana:

12.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

1.6%
Indiana:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

16.7%
Indiana:

21.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Blackford County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $863,000
  • Charges - Other: $61,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,113,000
    General - Other: $1,021,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $909,000
    Central Staff Services: $774,000
    Financial Administration: $340,000
    Police Protection: $279,000
    Health - Other: $191,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $75,000
    Sewerage: $55,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $109,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $160,000
    General Revenue - Other: $156,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Interest Earnings: $34,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
    Special Assessments: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $86,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,229,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,483,000
    Highways: $1,318,000
    Other: $1,003,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,056,000
    Other License: $31,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000

Blackford County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $863,000
  • Charges - Other: $61,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,113,000
    General - Other: $1,021,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $909,000
    Central Staff Services: $774,000
    Financial Administration: $340,000
    Police Protection: $279,000
    Health - Other: $191,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $75,000
    Sewerage: $55,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $109,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $160,000
    General Revenue - Other: $156,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Interest Earnings: $34,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
    Special Assessments: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $86,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,229,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,483,000
    Highways: $1,318,000
    Other: $1,003,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,056,000
    Other License: $31,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000

Blackford County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $863,000
  • Charges - Other: $61,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,113,000
    General - Other: $1,021,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $909,000
    Central Staff Services: $774,000
    Financial Administration: $340,000
    Police Protection: $279,000
    Health - Other: $191,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $75,000
    Sewerage: $55,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $109,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $160,000
    General Revenue - Other: $156,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Interest Earnings: $34,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
    Special Assessments: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $86,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,229,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,483,000
    Highways: $1,318,000
    Other: $1,003,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,056,000
    Other License: $31,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000

Blackford County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $863,000
  • Charges - Other: $61,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,113,000
    General - Other: $1,021,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $909,000
    Central Staff Services: $774,000
    Financial Administration: $340,000
    Police Protection: $279,000
    Health - Other: $191,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $75,000
    Sewerage: $55,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $109,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $160,000
    General Revenue - Other: $156,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Interest Earnings: $34,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
    Special Assessments: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $86,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,229,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,483,000
    Highways: $1,318,000
    Other: $1,003,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,056,000
    Other License: $31,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 231
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 218
  • Number of recipients under 18: 51
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 158
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 22
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 79
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 105
Most common first names in Blackford County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15679.6 years
William13173.6 years
John11773.5 years
Robert11072.5 years
Charles10574.2 years
James7972.1 years
George6577.1 years
Ruth5778.6 years
Helen5578.6 years
Dorothy4778.2 years
Most common last names in Blackford County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7477.5 years
Williams5376.0 years
Jones4777.1 years
Johnson4477.0 years
Bell3571.1 years
Cook3374.6 years
Brown3379.3 years
Sills3378.6 years
Rogers2678.0 years
Clark2574.8 years
Businesses in Blackford County, IN
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1YMCA1
KFC1