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   (County: Whitley County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Columbia City City, 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
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 307

5 to 9 years : 290

10 to 14 years : 242

15 to 17 years : 158

18 and 19 years : 137

20 years : 23

21 years : 28

22 to 24 years : 194

25 to 29 years : 233

30 to 34 years : 234

35 to 39 years : 298

40 to 44 years : 170

45 to 49 years : 161

50 to 54 years : 115

55 to 59 years : 264

60 and 61 years : 40

62 to 64 years : 66

65 and 66 years : 69

67 to 69 years : 138

70 to 74 years : 84

75 to 79 years : 169

80 to 84 years : 94

85 years and over : 22

Female:

Under 5 years : 287

5 to 9 years : 207

10 to 14 years : 259

15 to 17 years : 108

18 and 19 years : 105

20 years : 29

21 years : 29

22 to 24 years : 179

25 to 29 years : 208

30 to 34 years : 320

35 to 39 years : 274

40 to 44 years : 155

45 to 49 years : 367

50 to 54 years : 195

55 to 59 years : 228

60 and 61 years : 61

62 to 64 years : 134

65 and 66 years : 78

67 to 69 years : 66

70 to 74 years : 196

75 to 79 years : 223

80 to 84 years : 97

85 years and over : 214


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,191

Multiple ancestry : 1,875

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 12

Ancestry not reported : 1,477


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 7,444

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 8

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 45

Not a U.S. citizen : 58


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 594

5 to 17 years : 1,264

18 to 24 years : 724

25 to 34 years : 995

35 to 44 years : 897

45 to 54 years : 838

55 to 59 years : 492

60 and 61 years : 101

62 to 64 years : 200

65 to 74 years : 631

75 years and over : 819

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 501

5 to 17 years : 1,180

18 to 24 years : 635

25 to 34 years : 859

35 to 44 years : 635

45 to 54 years : 646

55 to 59 years : 378

60 and 61 years : 90

62 to 64 years : 116

65 to 74 years : 392

75 years and over : 682

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 81

5 to 17 years : 84

18 to 24 years : 89

25 to 34 years : 121

35 to 44 years : 232

45 to 54 years : 166

55 to 59 years : 104

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 74

65 to 74 years : 239

75 years and over : 129

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 : 8

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 : 12

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 22

45 to 54 years : 26

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,907

Female : 3,207

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 585

Female : 745

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 8

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 36

Female : 67


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 5,990

Born in other state in the United States : 1,199

Native: born outside the United States : 8

Foreign born : 40


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,075

Now married, except separated : 2,343

Divorced : 768

Separated : 51

Widowed : 462

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 110

Now married, except separated : 685

Divorced : 198

Separated : 40

Widowed : 132

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 22

Now married, except separated : 69

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 6,727

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 36

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Urdu:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 37

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 55

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 15


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Columbia City City, Indiana

  • German: 2,390   (39.2%)
  • United States Or American: 787   (12.9%)
  • English: 605   (9.9%)
  • Irish: 562   (9.2%)
  • Other Groups: 450   (7.4%)
  • Dutch: 244   (4.0%)
  • Polish: 133   (2.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 120   (2.0%)
  • Scottish: 112   (1.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 106   (1.7%)
  • Swedish: 83   (1.4%)
  • European: 78   (1.3%)
  • Swiss: 74   (1.2%)
  • Italian: 54   (0.9%)
  • Finnish: 35   (0.6%)
  • Icelander: 32   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 30   (0.5%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 30   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 24   (0.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 23   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 22   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 20   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 14   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 13   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 11   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 9   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 5   (0.1%)
  • British: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Columbia City City, Indiana is 7,555



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Columbia City City, Indiana: 3,536
Female Population in Columbia City City, Indiana: 4,019


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Columbia City City, Indiana: 33.2
Median Female Resident Age in Columbia City City, Indiana: 41.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Columbia City City, Indiana


White


Both sexes

36.8

Male

34.2

Female

39.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

26.3

Male

29.3

Female

14.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

34.0

Male

34.0

Female

30.5

Asian


Both sexes

37.8

Male

38.5

Female

32.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

23.0

Male

31.3

Female

14.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.4

Male

15.3

Female

16.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.4

Male

22.3

Female

16.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

37.1

Male

34.5

Female

39.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Columbia City City, Indiana


  • White: 7,237
  • African American: 50
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 52
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 31
  • Two or More Races: 185



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Columbia City City, Indiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (0.73%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.36%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 10   (0.45%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 50   (2.27%)
  • 9th Grade: 31   (1.41%)
  • 10th Grade: 109   (4.95%)
  • 11th Grade: 93   (4.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 51   (2.31%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,019   (46.23%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 159   (7.21%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 262   (11.89%)
  • Associate Degree: 113   (5.13%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 196   (8.89%)
  • Master's Degree: 70   (3.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 17   (0.77%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 20   (0.79%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 27   (1.06%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 69   (2.71%)
  • 9th Grade: 58   (2.28%)
  • 10th Grade: 157   (6.17%)
  • 11th Grade: 88   (3.46%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 87   (3.42%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,070   (42.08%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 226   (8.89%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 311   (12.23%)
  • Associate Degree: 155   (6.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 159   (6.25%)
  • Master's Degree: 104   (4.09%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (0.47%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Columbia City City, Indiana

  • Whitley Co Cons Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 107 N Walnut St Suite A, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-5771, Students: 3,612 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Columbia City City, Indiana

  • Indian Springs Middle Sch


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1692 S Sr 9, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-5148, Students: 806 )

  • Northern Heights Elementary Sch


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 5209 N Sr 109, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 691-2371, Students: 510 )

  • Little Turtle Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1710 S Sr 9, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-3343, Students: 460 )

  • Coesse School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2250 S 500 E, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-3351, Students: 314 )

  • Mary Raber Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 700 E Jackson St, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-5857, Students: 303 )

  • Our Kids


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 107 N Walnut St, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-5771, Students: 66 )

  • Columbia City H S Diamond Center


    ( Location: 107 N Walnut St, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-5771, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Columbia City City, Indiana

  • Columbia City High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 600 N Whitley St, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-6136, Students: 1,153 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Columbia City City, Indiana

  • Blacklake Alternative School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 2153 N 450 W, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 327-3649, Students: 27 )

  • Faith Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 1550 E State Road 205, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 248-4872, Students: 17 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Columbia City City, Indiana

  • Peabody Public Library


    1160 East Highway 205, Columbia City, IN 46725

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Columbia City City, Indiana


  • Columbia County Museum Association


    Po Box 172, Columbia City, OR 97018

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Columbia City City, 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 Columbia City City, Indiana.

Area Features of Columbia City City, Indiana


Airport


(1) Gordon Airport   (2) Plew Airport   (3) Terry S Airport   (4) Wigent Airport  

Building


(1) Columbia City Fire Department   (2) Columbia City Police Department   (3) Columbia Township Fire Department   (4) Thorncreek Township Fire Department   (5) Union Township Volunteer Fire Department   (6) Whitley County Sheriff S Office  

Canal


(1) Cole Ditch   (2) County Farm Ditch   (3) Dowell Ditch   (4) Friskney Ditch   (5) Gangwer Ditch   (6) Kerch Ditch   (7) Knisely Ditch   (8) Krider Ditch   (9) Maynard Ditch   (10) Miller Ditch   (11) Mossman Ditch   (12) Mowrey Ditch   (13) Phillip Ditch   (14) Phillips Ditch   (15) Rittenhouse Ditch   (16) Rouch Ditch   (17) Solon Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Bethel Cemetery   (2) Garrison Cemetery   (3) Nolt Cemetery   (4) Oak Grove Cemetery   (5) Saint Peters Cemetery   (6) South Park Cemetery   (7) Stough Cemetery  

Church


(1) Blue River Church   (2) Coesse Church   (3) Evergreen Church   (4) Oak Grove Church   (5) Saint Johns Church   (6) Thorn Creek Church   (7) West Point Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Columbia City   (2) Seeks Village Reserve Historical   (3) Township Of Columbia   (4) Township Of Thorncreek   (5) Township Of Union   (6) Whitley County  

Hospital


(1) Parkview Whitley Hospital  

Lake


(1) Catfish Lake   (2) Metzger Pond  

Park


(1) Devol Field   (2) Morsche Park  

Populated Place


(1) Briggs   (2) Coesse   (3) Coesse Corners   (4) Columbia City   (5) Cresco   (6) Five Points   (7) Laud   (8) Peabody   (9) Raber   (10) Walnut Corners  

School


(1) Columbia City Joint High School   (2) Columbia Township School   (3) Mary Raber Elementary School   (4) Thorncreek Center School   (5) West Ward School  

Stream


(1) Blue Babe Branch   (2) Blue River   (3) Thorn Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Columbia City City, Indiana

46725 (pop. 20,590)


Cities Nearby Columbia City City, Indiana

Thorncreek Township, IN  (pop. 3,989) 4.9 Miles
Tri-lakes Cdp, IN  (pop. 3,989) 4.9 Miles
Larwill Town, IN  (pop. 279) 7.2 Miles
Etna-troy Township, IN  (pop. 2,065) 8.3 Miles
South Whitley Town, IN  (pop. 2,041) 8.8 Miles
Churubusco Town, IN  (pop. 1,753) 10.1 Miles
Lake Township, IN  (pop. 2,807) 11.1 Miles
Pierceton Town, IN  (pop. 756) 11.7 Miles
Eel River Township, IN  (pop. 3,965) 12.6 Miles
Clear Creek Township, IN  (pop. 1,869) 13.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Columbia City City, Indiana

260



Elevation in Columbia City City, Indiana is 945.0 ft. (288.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Columbia City City, Indiana

Lat: 41.158569 N        Long: -85.487784 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Columbia City City, 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 Columbia City City, Indiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 149   (4.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 105   (2.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 221   (6.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 311   (8.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 456   (12.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 521   (14.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 467   (13.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 267   (7.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 65   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 94   (2.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 51   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 42   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 367   (10.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 453   (12.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,636

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 273

In 3-person carpool : 127

In 4-person carpool : 27

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

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 : 36

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 82

Other means : 21

Worked at home : 55


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 187

5 to 9 minutes : 721

10 to 14 minutes : 638

15 to 19 minutes : 232

20 to 24 minutes : 171

25 to 29 minutes : 236

30 to 34 minutes : 585

35 to 39 minutes : 121

40 to 44 minutes : 101

45 to 59 minutes : 135

60 to 89 minutes : 51

90 or more minutes : 24


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

With Social Security income : 1,120

No Social Security income : 2,233


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

With retirement income : 622

No retirement income : 2,731


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 121

$10,000 to $14,999 : 63

$15,000 to $19,999 : 70

$20,000 to $24,999 : 125

$25,000 to $29,999 : 111

$30,000 to $34,999 : 119

$35,000 to $39,999 : 122

$40,000 to $44,999 : 107

$45,000 to $49,999 : 110

$50,000 to $59,999 : 212

$60,000 to $74,999 : 348

$75,000 to $99,999 : 260

$100,000 to $124,999 : 167

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 28

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $52,150


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Columbia City City, 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)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2.3 kW; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Summit City License Sub, Llc)
  • WBZQ (1300 AM; 0.5 kW; Huntington, IN; Owner: Larko Communications, Inc.)
  • 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.)
  • WRSW (1480 AM; 1.0 kW; Warsaw, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WGLL (1570 AM; 0.5 kW; Auburn, IN; Owner: The Raymond S. And Dorothy N. Moore Foundation, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Columbia City City, Indiana

  • WNUY (100.1 FM; Ossian, IN; Owner: Im In Licenses, Llc)
  • 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)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; Hoagland, IN; Owner: Jam Communications, Inc.)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Jam Communications, Inc.)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; Lagro, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Of Wabash, Inc.)
  • WVBB (106.3 FM; Huntertown, IN; Owner: Oasis Radio 2 Corp.)
  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; Warsaw, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Fort Wayne Radio Corp.)
  • 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.)
  • WQKV (88.7 FM; Silver Lake, IN; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WBOI (89.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc)
  • WYBV (89.9 FM; New Paris, IN; Owner: Bible Broadcasting Network, 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.)
  • WJHS (91.5 FM; Columbia City, IN; Owner: Columbia City Joint High School)
  • WVSH (91.9 FM; Huntington, IN; Owner: Huntington County Community Sch. Corp.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Columbia City City, 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.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Columbia City City, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 422  (21.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 230  (11.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 302  (15.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 329  (17.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 403  (23.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 307  (17.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 605  (34.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 16  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 509 Farms In Columbia City City, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Columbia City City, Indiana

Star Financial Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 45

Peoples Federal Savings Bank Of Dekalb County - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $926.8k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 16

1st Source Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 80

Lake City Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 48

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Crossroads Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $336.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 7

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Columbia City City, Indiana

  • Fort Wayne Municipal


    (about 20.0 miles in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Airport Code: FWA)

  • Fort Wayne International


    (about 20.0 miles in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Airport Code: FWA)

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 20.5 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)

  • De Kalb County


    (about 24.3 miles in Auburn, Indiana; Airport Code: IN1)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 30.0 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 30.5 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 44.5 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 44.6 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 46.9 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Marion Municipal


    (about 47.2 miles in Marion, Indiana; Airport Code: MZZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Columbia City City, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.44%

Carpooled

9.49%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.16%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.16%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.41%

Walked

0.99%

Other Means

1.21%

Worked At Home

2.14%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Columbia City City, 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
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,539

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 96

Female householder, no husband present : 347

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,250

Householder not living alone : 121


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 53

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 52

All other households : 3,248


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,338

Renter-occupied housing units : 201

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 48

Renter-occupied housing units : 48

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 205

Renter-occupied housing units : 142

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 834

Renter-occupied housing units : 537


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 300

$10,000 to $14,999 : 306

$15,000 to $19,999 : 244

$20,000 to $24,999 : 197

$25,000 to $29,999 : 277

$30,000 to $34,999 : 253

$35,000 to $39,999 : 258

$40,000 to $44,999 : 197

$45,000 to $49,999 : 135

$50,000 to $59,999 : 240

$60,000 to $74,999 : 395

$75,000 to $99,999 : 280

$100,000 to $124,999 : 184

$125,000 to $149,999 : 38

$150,000 to $199,999 : 39

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Total : 3,647


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Occupied : 3,353

Vacant : 294


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 61

Built 2000 to 2004 : 231

Built 1990 to 1999 : 665

Built 1980 to 1989 : 373

Built 1970 to 1979 : 453

Built 1960 to 1969 : 621

Built 1950 to 1959 : 352

Built 1940 to 1949 : 98

Built 1939 or earlier : 793


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Utility gas : 2,428

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 53

Electricity : 802

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 16

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 9

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 11

No fuel used : 34


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 118

$10,000 to $14,999 : 55

$15,000 to $19,999 : 41

$20,000 to $24,999 : 33

$25,000 to $29,999 : 42

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $49,999 : 27

$50,000 to $59,999 : 77

$60,000 to $69,999 : 144

$70,000 to $79,999 : 249

$80,000 to $89,999 : 326

$90,000 to $99,999 : 215

$100,000 to $124,999 : 422

$125,000 to $149,999 : 345

$150,000 to $174,999 : 193

$175,000 to $199,999 : 43

$200,000 to $249,999 : 44

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 14

$400,000 to $499,999 : 14

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Columbia City City, 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 : 209

Home equity loan only : 192

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 25

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,157

Housing units without a mortgage : 842


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Columbia City City, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : $216,200

Built 2000 to 2004 : $132,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $84,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $79,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $87,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $112,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $95,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $84,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $78,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Columbia City City, Indiana: 61.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Columbia City City, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 64.15%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 24.15%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 11.7%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Columbia City City, 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 377 377 $55,278,000
  Two Family 7 14 $889,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 48 $3,000,000
  Total

385 439 $59,167,000
2000        
  Single Family 206 206 $24,940,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

206 206 $24,940,600
2001        
  Single Family 189 189 $23,010,000
  Two Family 2 4 $342,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

191 193 $23,352,000
2002        
  Single Family 212 212 $29,034,700
  Two Family 4 8 $447,500
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 33 $1,295,000
  Total

219 253 $30,777,200
2003        
  Single Family 208 208 $28,087,000
  Two Family 1 2 $85,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

209 210 $28,172,000
2004        
  Single Family 199 199 $28,442,630
  Two Family 23 46 $2,854,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 20 $1,400,000
  Total

223 265 $32,696,630
2005        
  Single Family 168 168 $33,494,300
  Two Family 3 6 $534,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

171 174 $34,028,300
2006        
  Single Family 151 151 $25,662,000
  Two Family 3 6 $607,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

154 157 $26,269,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Columbia City City, IN): $36,112
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Columbia City City): $77,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Columbia City City): $428
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Columbia City City, Indiana

Utility Gas: 76.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.4%
Electricity: 20.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 Columbia City City, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Columbia City City, Indiana

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

Parkview Home Health N Hospice


     Address: 1900 Carew Street, Ste 6, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/25/1995

Home Nursing Services


     Address: 528 W Washington Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/17/1991

Hospitals Close To Columbia City City, Indiana

Parkview Whitley Hospital


     Address: 353 N Oak St, Columbia City, Indiana 46725
     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

"dupont Hospital, Llc"


     Address: 2520 E Dupont Rd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

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

Nursing Homes Close To Columbia City City, Indiana

Oaks-a Division Of Whitley Memorial Hospital


     Address: 411 N Wolf Rd, Columbia City, Indiana 46725
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 640 West Ellsworth St, Columbia City, Indiana 46725
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Glenbrook Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Cen


     Address: 3811 Parnell Ave, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 68%

Englewood Health & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 2237 Engle Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46809
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Regency Place Of Ft Wayne


     Address: 6006 Brandy Chase Cove, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46815
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 147
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Columbia City City, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 77 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Columbia City City, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 2,855
    Disabled Workers: 390
    Widowers Workers: 365
    Spouses Workers: 155
    Children Workers: 235


(updated 2007)



Whitley County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 28.78%
  • Bush & Cheney 70.56%
  • Other 0.66%



(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 Columbia City City, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to Whitley County, IN

6.51 % of Whitley County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,965

Indiana Average 6.54 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Allen County , IN 2.24 % ($42,401 AGI )
  • Kosciusko County , IN 0.83 % ($40,776 AGI )
  • Noble County , IN 0.72 % ($31,538 AGI )

Relocation away from Whitley County, IN

6.23 % of Whitley 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 $37,723

Indiana Average 6.56 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Allen County , IN 2.31 % ($45,237 AGI )
  • Kosciusko County , IN 0.62 % ($34,418 AGI )
  • Noble County , IN 0.53 % ($27,882 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

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Columbia City City, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Columbia City City, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
01/06/2005, 11:00 am 0 0 $300K --
         
Lightning        
06/22/2007, 01:27 am 0 4 -- --
05/15/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $40K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $150K --
05/15/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
07/02/2006, 05:21 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/13/2006, 06:03 am 0 0 $265K --
04/30/2003, 05:35 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/12/2001, 01:47 am 0 0 $20K --
06/12/2001, 01:46 am 0 0 $3K --
06/12/2001, 01:45 am 0 0 $5K --
07/21/1998, 09:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/21/1998, 08:15 pm 0 0 $200K --
07/21/1998, 08:10 pm 0 0 $500K --
03/28/1998, 08:40 am 0 0 $1K --
06/15/1991, 04:05 pm 0 3 -- --
07/14/1988, 05:20 am 0 6 -- --
         





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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 Columbia City City, Indiana directly or research local government web sites.



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)



Jails in Columbia City City, Indiana


  • Whitley County Jail


    101 West Market Street, Columbia City, IN 46725
    Capacity: 104
    Confined: 131
    Avg. Population: 113
    Year Built: 1987


(updated 2006)



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