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   (County: Dekalb County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Altona Town, Indiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 12

5 to 9 years : 4

10 to 14 years : 10

15 to 17 years : 6

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 7

30 to 34 years : 6

35 to 39 years : 7

40 to 44 years : 10

45 to 49 years : 2

50 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 2

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 6

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 1

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 1

10 to 14 years : 4

15 to 17 years : 6

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 2

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 3

40 to 44 years : 10

45 to 49 years : 3

50 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 2

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 3

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 66

Multiple ancestry : 52

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 2

Ancestry not reported : 34


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Altona Town, Indiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 152

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 2

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 12

5 to 17 years : 31

18 to 24 years : 6

25 to 34 years : 16

35 to 44 years : 30

45 to 54 years : 19

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 9

75 years and over : 14

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 12

5 to 17 years : 25

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 13

35 to 44 years : 28

45 to 54 years : 19

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 9

75 years and over : 12

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 6

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 2

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 2

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 2

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 89

Female : 43

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 8

Female : 12

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 2

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 129

Born in other state in the United States : 20

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 26

Now married, except separated : 37

Divorced : 24

Separated : 9

Widowed : 9

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 2

Now married, except separated : 11

Divorced : 1

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 2

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Speak only English : 139

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 2


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Altona Town, Indiana

  • German: 52   (31.9%)
  • English: 35   (21.5%)
  • United States Or American: 29   (17.8%)
  • Irish: 19   (11.7%)
  • Other Groups: 15   (9.2%)
  • European: 6   (3.7%)
  • Norwegian: 3   (1.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 2   (1.2%)
  • Scottish: 2   (1.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Altona Town, Indiana is 154



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Altona Town, Indiana: 99
Female Population in Altona Town, Indiana: 55


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Altona Town, Indiana: 38.3
Median Female Resident Age in Altona Town, Indiana: 41.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Altona Town, Indiana


White


Both sexes

41.4

Male

40.8

Female

41.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

23.5

Male

23.5

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.5

Male

19.5

Female

0.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

37.0

Male

37.0

Female

0.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.4

Male

40.8

Female

41.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Altona Town, Indiana


  • White: 151
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 2
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 1
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Altona Town, Indiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Altona Town, Indiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2   (2.7%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (2.7%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (6.76%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (8.11%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 40   (54.05%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 8   (10.81%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 6   (8.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3   (4.05%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (2.7%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2   (2.67%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (2.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (16%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (8%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 30   (40%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 3   (4%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 9   (12%)
  • Associate Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 11   (14.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Altona Town, Indiana

  • Garrett-keyser-butler Com


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 801 E Houston St, Garrett, IN 46738, Phone: (260) 357-3185, Students: 1,694 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Altona Town, Indiana

  • J E Ober Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 801 E Houston St, Garrett, IN 46738, Phone: (260) 357-3112, Students: 644 )

  • Garrett Middle Sch


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 801 E Houston St, Garrett, IN 46738, Phone: (260) 357-5745, Students: 555 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Altona Town, Indiana

  • Garrett High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 801 E Houston St, Garrett, IN 46738, Phone: (260) 357-4114, Students: 495 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Altona Town, Indiana

  • St Joseph School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 301 W Houston Street, Garrett, IN 46738, Phone: (260) 357-5137, Students: 110 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Altona Town, Indiana

  • Garrett Public Library


    107 West Houston, Garrett, IN 46738

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Altona Town, Indiana


  • Garrett Historical Corporation


    Po Box 225, Garrett, IN 46738

  • Garrett Historical Railroad Museum


    300 N Randolph St, Garrett, IN 46738

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Altona Town, Indiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Altona Town, Indiana.

Area Features of Altona Town, Indiana


Airport


(1) Shenk Airport  

Building


(1) Garrett City Fire Department   (2) Garrett City Police Department  

Canal


(1) Diehl Ditch   (2) Garrett City Ditch   (3) Garrett Ditch   (4) Ober Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Calvary Cemetery   (2) Embrey Cemetery  

Civil


(1) City Of Garrett   (2) Town Of Altona   (3) Township Of Butler   (4) Township Of Keyser  

Locale


(1) Auburn-garrett Drive-in Theatre  

Mine


(1) Hixon Sand And Gravel Pit   (2) Indian Springs Pit  

Populated Place


(1) Altona   (2) Butler Center   (3) Cedar   (4) Garrett   (5) New Era   (6) Saint Johns  

School


(1) Garrett High School   (2) J E Ober Elementary School   (3) Saint Joseph School   (4) Wee Haven School  

Stream


(1) Black Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Altona Town, Indiana

46738 (pop. 7,515)


Cities Nearby Altona Town, Indiana

Garrett City, IN  (pop. 5,901) 1.0 Miles
Keyser Township, IN  (pop. 7,050) 1.1 Miles
Butler Township, IN  (pop. 1,867) 4.1 Miles
Avilla Town, IN  (pop. 2,192) 4.4 Miles
Auburn City, IN  (pop. 12,391) 5.1 Miles
Swan Township, IN  (pop. 2,438) 5.9 Miles
Corunna Town, IN  (pop. 193) 5.9 Miles
Kendallville City, IN  (pop. 10,440) 8.4 Miles
Huntertown Town, IN  (pop. 3,223) 8.6 Miles
Waterloo Town, IN  (pop. 2,143) 8.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Altona Town, Indiana

260



Elevation in Altona Town, Indiana is 889.0 ft. (271.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Altona Town, Indiana

Lat: 41.350941 N        Long: -85.152820 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Altona Town, Indiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Indiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
  Total Electric Industry 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
  Total Electric Industry 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Altona Town, Indiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2   (2.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 4   (4.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 11   (11.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 9   (9.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 2   (2.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 7   (7.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 11   (11.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 2   (2.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 6   (6.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 2   (2.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3   (3.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 13   (13.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 23   (24.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 62

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 5

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 1

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 5


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 4

5 to 9 minutes : 5

10 to 14 minutes : 7

15 to 19 minutes : 14

20 to 24 minutes : 6

25 to 29 minutes : 6

30 to 34 minutes : 13

35 to 39 minutes : 5

40 to 44 minutes : 4

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 4


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Altona Town, Indiana)

With Social Security income : 18

No Social Security income : 45


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Altona Town, Indiana)

With retirement income : 7

No retirement income : 56


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1

$40,000 to $44,999 : 5

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 8

$60,000 to $74,999 : 2

$75,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2

$125,000 to $149,999 : 1

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $52,500


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Altona Town, Indiana

  • WFCV (1090 AM; 2.5 kW; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Bott Broadcasting Company)
  • WAWK (1140 AM; 0.25 kW; Kendallville, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 9.8 kW; Roanoke, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WMSH (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2.3 kW; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Summit City License Sub, Llc)
  • WKJG (1380 AM; 5.0 kW; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WLYV (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Fort Wayne Catholic Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WGLL (1570 AM; 0.5 kW; Auburn, IN; Owner: The Raymond S. And Dorothy N. Moore Foundation, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Altona Town, Indiana

  • WLKI (100.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WLDE (101.7 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Sarkes Tarzian, Inc.)
  • WGBJ (102.3 FM; Garrett, IN; Owner: Three Amigo's Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; Syracuse, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WGL-FM (102.9 FM; Roanoke, IN; Owner: Summit City License Sub, Llc)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; Syracuse, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WXKE (103.9 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Summit City License Sub, Llc)
  • WLZZ (104.5 FM; Blakeslee, OH; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; Hoagland, IN; Owner: Jam Communications, Inc.)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Jam Communications, Inc.)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; Lagrange, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WVBB (106.3 FM; Huntertown, IN; Owner: Oasis Radio 2 Corp.)
  • WFGA (106.7 FM; Hicksville, OH; Owner: Fallen Timbers Communications, Llc)
  • WFGA (106.7 FM; Butler, IN; Owner: Fallen Timbers Communications, Llc)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Fort Wayne Radio Corp.)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Tri-state University)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Tri-state University)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Indiana District Of The Lutheran Church - Mo Synod, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Topeka, IN; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WBOI (89.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc)
  • WHWE (89.7 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Howe Military School)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Edon, OH; Owner: Club 1915, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Hamilton, IN; Owner: Harvest Christian Fellowship, Inc.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Taylor University Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCYT (91.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Southwest Allen County Schools)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: 601 Reed Road Corporation)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Friends Of Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Harvest Christian Fellowship, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Woodburn, IN; Owner: The Helpline)
  • WCKZ (91.3 FM; Orland, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc)
  • WJHS (91.5 FM; Columbia City, IN; Owner: Columbia City Joint High School)
  • WQKO (91.9 FM; Lagrange, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; Huntertown, IN; Owner: Oasis Radio 1 Corp.)
  • WBNI-FM (94.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc.)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; Mongo, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Sarkes Tarzian, Inc.)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Sarkes Tarzian, Inc.)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Summit City License Sub, Llc)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WBYR (98.9 FM; Monroeville, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Altona Town, Indiana

  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Indiana Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Malara Broadcast Group Of Fort Wayne Licensee Llc)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Malara Broadcast Group Of Fort Wayne Licensee Llc)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Wise-tv License, Llc)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Wise-tv License, Llc)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Fort Wayne Public Television, Inc.)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WINM (Channel 63; Edgerton, OH; Owner: Tri-state Christian Tv, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Altona Town, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 5  (9.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 5  (9.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 8  (14.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (7.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 6  (11.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 11  (20.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 26  (48.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 49 Farms In Altona Town, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Altona Town, Indiana

The Garrett State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $414k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Peoples Federal Savings Bank Of Dekalb County - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $463.4k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 16

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Altona Town, Indiana

  • De Kalb County


    (about 5.5 miles in Auburn, Indiana; Airport Code: IN1)

  • Fort Wayne Municipal


    (about 25.8 miles in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Airport Code: FWA)

  • Fort Wayne International


    (about 25.8 miles in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Airport Code: FWA)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 33.9 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 35.4 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 36.3 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)

  • Defiance Memorial


    (about 37.6 miles in Defiance, Ohio; Airport Code: DFI)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 41.1 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 50.4 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 59.5 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Altona Town, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.71%

Carpooled

9.18%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.04%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

3.06%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Altona Town, Indiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 23

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 7

Female householder, no husband present : 6

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 25

Householder not living alone : 2


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 2

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 61


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 18

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 21

Renter-occupied housing units : 6


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $74,999 : 5

$75,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Total : 76


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Occupied : 63

Vacant : 13


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 6

Built 1980 to 1989 : 6

Built 1970 to 1979 : 2

Built 1960 to 1969 : 10

Built 1950 to 1959 : 7

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 45


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Utility gas : 52

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 2

Electricity : 6

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 2

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 1

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 1

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 11

$50,000 to $59,999 : 5

$60,000 to $69,999 : 4

$70,000 to $79,999 : 12

$80,000 to $89,999 : 4

$90,000 to $99,999 : 3

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 2

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 3

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 2

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 3

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 21

Housing units without a mortgage : 26


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Altona Town, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $47,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $76,700

Built 1970 to 1979 :

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $71,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Altona Town, Indiana: 50.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Altona Town, Indiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Altona Town, IN): $28,958
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Altona Town): $60,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Altona Town): $350
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Altona Town, Indiana

Utility Gas: 88.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.2%
Electricity: 6.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 2.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Altona Town, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Altona Town, Indiana

Dekalb Memorial Hospital Home Health Services


     Address: 1316 East Seventh Street, Auburn, Indiana 46706
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/9/1985

Maxim Healthcare Services Inc


     Address: 4646 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 100, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/5/2007

Home Care Services Inc


     Address: 6202 Constitution Hill, Suite C, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/4/2004

St Joseph Hospital Home Care


     Address: 700 Broadway, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/10/1996

Community Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 2700 South Lafayette Street Ste 210, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46806
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/12/1995

Hospitals Close To Altona Town, Indiana

Dekalb Memorial Hospital Inc


     Address: 1316 East Seventh Street, Auburn, Indiana 46706
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Parkview Noble Hospital


     Address: 401 Sawyer Road, Kendallville, Indiana 46755
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Lutheran Hospital Of Indiana


     Address: 7950 West Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Parkview Hospital


     Address: 2200 Randalia Drive, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Joseph Hospital


     Address: 700 Broadway, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Altona Town, Indiana

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 1367 S Randolph St, Garrett, Indiana 46738
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 74
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Provena Sacred Heart Home


     Address: 515 N Main St, Avilla, Indiana 46710
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 126
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Wesley Healthcare


     Address: 1751 Wesley Road, Auburn, Indiana 46706
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Betz Nursing Home


     Address: 116 Betz Rd, Auburn, Indiana 46706
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 102
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Hickory Creek At Kendallville


     Address: 1433 S Main St, Kendallville, Indiana 46755
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 29
     Percent Occupied: 81%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Altona Town, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 83 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Altona Town, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 770
    Disabled Workers: 225
    Widowers Workers: 115
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 140


(updated 2007)



Dekalb County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 31.23%
  • Bush & Cheney 67.96%
  • Other 0.82%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Altona Town, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to DeKalb County, IN

6.40 % of DeKalb County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,263

Indiana Average 6.54 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to DeKalb County, IN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Allen County , IN 1.68 % ($39,659 AGI )
  • Noble County , IN 1.05 % ($27,912 AGI )
  • Steuben County , IN 0.88 % ($24,546 AGI )

Relocation away from DeKalb County, IN

6.83 % of DeKalb County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,645

Indiana Average 6.56 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from DeKalb County, IN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Allen County , IN 1.91 % ($35,052 AGI )
  • Steuben County , IN 0.98 % ($30,686 AGI )
  • Noble County , IN 0.93 % ($28,560 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Indiana

Low Bracket: $0 (3.40%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.40%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Indiana

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

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Storms In Altona Town, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Altona Town, Indiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Altona Town, Indiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 32 16
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 63 16
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 43 56
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 678 890
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 104 209
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,640 3,322
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 16
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 95 254
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 38 70
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 20 35


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Indiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
7,300 8,500 8,652 9,486 11,951 10,515 9,053 10,030 14,585 11,196


(updated 2014)



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