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Demographics Analysis

The people of Rensselaer 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
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 257

5 to 9 years : 179

10 to 14 years : 99

15 to 17 years : 112

18 and 19 years : 291

20 years : 71

21 years : 94

22 to 24 years : 139

25 to 29 years : 223

30 to 34 years : 108

35 to 39 years : 173

40 to 44 years : 114

45 to 49 years : 201

50 to 54 years : 142

55 to 59 years : 158

60 and 61 years : 73

62 to 64 years : 69

65 and 66 years : 50

67 to 69 years : 35

70 to 74 years : 72

75 to 79 years : 81

80 to 84 years : 48

85 years and over : 79

Female:

Under 5 years : 255

5 to 9 years : 169

10 to 14 years : 226

15 to 17 years : 99

18 and 19 years : 284

20 years : 208

21 years : 58

22 to 24 years : 292

25 to 29 years : 141

30 to 34 years : 188

35 to 39 years : 99

40 to 44 years : 202

45 to 49 years : 227

50 to 54 years : 126

55 to 59 years : 215

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 85

65 and 66 years : 29

67 to 69 years : 45

70 to 74 years : 130

75 to 79 years : 158

80 to 84 years : 151

85 years and over : 209


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,412

Multiple ancestry : 1,826

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 21

Ancestry not reported : 2,260


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,416

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 7

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

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 44

Not a U.S. citizen : 44


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 512

5 to 17 years : 884

18 to 24 years : 1,437

25 to 34 years : 660

35 to 44 years : 588

45 to 54 years : 696

55 to 59 years : 373

60 and 61 years : 128

62 to 64 years : 154

65 to 74 years : 361

75 years and over : 726

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 507

5 to 17 years : 853

18 to 24 years : 824

25 to 34 years : 462

35 to 44 years : 491

45 to 54 years : 483

55 to 59 years : 269

60 and 61 years : 101

62 to 64 years : 116

65 to 74 years : 207

75 years and over : 477

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 31

18 to 24 years : 590

25 to 34 years : 162

35 to 44 years : 97

45 to 54 years : 198

55 to 59 years : 104

60 and 61 years : 27

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 143

75 years and over : 231

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 : 15

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 : 23

25 to 34 years : 36

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 : 11

75 years and over : 18


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,164

Female : 2,626

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 647

Female : 979

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 7

Female : 8

Foreign born:

Male : 50

Female : 38


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 4,677

Born in other state in the United States : 1,466

Native: born outside the United States : 15

Foreign born : 84


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,121

Now married, except separated : 1,582

Divorced : 494

Separated : 32

Widowed : 412

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 617

Now married, except separated : 550

Divorced : 153

Separated : 23

Widowed : 247

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 7

Divorced : 8

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 36

Now married, except separated : 23

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 29


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 5,911

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 52

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Rensselaer City, Indiana

  • German: 1,309   (26.8%)
  • Irish: 622   (12.7%)
  • English: 611   (12.5%)
  • United States Or American: 567   (11.6%)
  • Other Groups: 399   (8.2%)
  • Dutch: 251   (5.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 208   (4.3%)
  • Polish: 200   (4.1%)
  • Italian: 163   (3.3%)
  • Swedish: 131   (2.7%)
  • Scottish: 95   (1.9%)
  • Welsh: 62   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 62   (1.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 32   (0.7%)
  • Czech: 25   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 23   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 22   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 19   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 19   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 14   (0.3%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 11   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Rensselaer City, Indiana is 6,519



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Rensselaer City, Indiana: 2,868
Female Population in Rensselaer City, Indiana: 3,651


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Rensselaer City, Indiana: 29.3
Median Female Resident Age in Rensselaer City, Indiana: 32.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Rensselaer City, Indiana


White


Both sexes

37.5

Male

35.0

Female

39.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.3

Male

31.5

Female

18.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

36.5

Male

43.0

Female

36.5

Asian


Both sexes

34.0

Male

22.5

Female

37.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

22.8

Male

0.0

Female

22.8

Other


Both sexes

26.1

Male

26.5

Female

25.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.5

Male

15.7

Female

13.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.4

Male

23.7

Female

23.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.4

Male

35.6

Female

41.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Rensselaer City, Indiana


  • White: 6,242
  • African American: 172
  • American Indian: 27
  • Asian: 30
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 7
  • Two or More Races: 41



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 14   (0.92%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 31   (2.03%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 62   (4.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 69   (4.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 65   (4.26%)
  • 11th Grade: 38   (2.49%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 42   (2.75%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 598   (39.19%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 93   (6.09%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 167   (10.94%)
  • Associate Degree: 51   (3.34%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 202   (13.24%)
  • Master's Degree: 41   (2.69%)
  • Professional School Degree: 25   (1.64%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 28   (1.83%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.31%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 25   (1.3%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 65   (3.38%)
  • 9th Grade: 57   (2.96%)
  • 10th Grade: 155   (8.06%)
  • 11th Grade: 68   (3.53%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (0.36%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 849   (44.13%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 138   (7.17%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 175   (9.1%)
  • Associate Degree: 72   (3.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 156   (8.11%)
  • Master's Degree: 107   (5.56%)
  • Professional School Degree: 11   (0.57%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 33   (1.72%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Rensselaer City, Indiana

  • Rensselaer Central School Corp


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 605 Grove St, Rensselaer, IN 47978, Phone: (219) 866-7822, Students: 1,820 )

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

  • Van Rensselaer Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 902 E Washington, Rensselaer, IN 47978, Phone: (219) 866-8212, Students: 529 )

  • Rensselaer Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1106 Bomber Blvd, Rensselaer, IN 47978, Phone: (219) 866-4661, Students: 447 )

  • Monnett Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 615 W Grove St, Rensselaer, IN 47978, Phone: (219) 866-5441, Students: 279 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Rensselaer City, Indiana

  • Rensselaer Central High Sch


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1106 E Grace St, Rensselaer, IN 47978, Phone: (219) 866-5175, Students: 565 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Rensselaer City, Indiana

  • Saint Josephs College


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 1,070; Location: S Highway 231, Rensselaer, IN 47978, Web: http://www.saintjoe.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Rensselaer City, Indiana

  • St Augustine Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 328 North Mckinley Avenue, Rensselaer, IN 47978, Phone: (219) 866-5480, Students: 87 )

Academic Libraries In Rensselaer City, Indiana

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Rensselaer City, Indiana

  • Jasper County Public Library


    208 West Susan Street, Rensselaer, IN 47978

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Rensselaer City, Indiana


  • Jasper County Historical Society


    479 N Van Rensselaer St, Rensselaer, IN 47978

  • The 125th New York Regimental Association


    Po Box 611, Rensselaer, NY 12144

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Rensselaer City, Indiana


Airport


(1) Borntraeger Airstrip   (2) Culp Farms Airport   (3) Gilmore Airport   (4) Jasper County Airport  

Building


(1) Jasper County Sheriff S Office   (2) Keeney Ambulance And Transport Service   (3) Rensselaer Police Department   (4) Rensselaer Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Callahan Ditch   (2) Cavendish Ditch   (3) Folger Ditch   (4) Iliff Slough Lateral   (5) Jordan Ditch   (6) Keefe Ditch   (7) Makeever Huff Ditch   (8) Moody Lateral   (9) Moore Ditch   (10) Newland Ditch   (11) Oliver Ditch   (12) Prouty Ditch   (13) Pullin Ditch   (14) Randle Lateral   (15) Rich Grove Lateral   (16) Ringeisen Ditch   (17) Sage Ditch   (18) Smallfelt Ditch   (19) Spurgeon Ditch   (20) Tyler Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Brown Cemetery   (2) Crockett Cemetery   (3) Hankle Cemetery   (4) Lefler Cemetery   (5) Milroy Cemetery   (6) Mount Calvary Cemetery   (7) Parkison Cemetery   (8) Price Cemetery   (9) Rees Cemetery   (10) Smith Cemetery   (11) Weston Cemetery  

Census


(1) Collegeville Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Barkley Church   (2) Bethany Church   (3) Saint Lukes Church   (4) Saint Peters Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Rensselaer   (2) Jasper County   (3) Township Of Barkley   (4) Township Of Hanging Grove   (5) Township Of Marion   (6) Township Of Milroy  

Hospital


(1) Jasper County Hospital  

Mine


(1) Babcock Quarry  

Park


(1) Brook Side Park  

Populated Place


(1) Collegeville   (2) Hanging Grove   (3) Lewiston   (4) Mccoysburg   (5) Moody   (6) Newland   (7) North Marion   (8) Pleasant Ridge   (9) Rensselaer   (10) South Marion  

School


(1) Monnett Elementary School   (2) Rensselaer Central High School   (3) Saint Augustine School   (4) Saint Josephs College   (5) Van Rensselaer Elementary School  

Tower


(1) Wjck-fm Rensselaer   (2) Wpum-fm Rensselaer   (3) Wrin-am Rensselaer  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Rensselaer City, Indiana

47978 (pop. 11,210)


Cities Nearby Rensselaer City, Indiana

Collegeville Cdp, IN  (pop. 46) 1.7 Miles
Newton Township, IN  (pop. 1,302) 4.1 Miles
Jordan Township, IN  (pop. 291) 5.9 Miles
Barkley Township, IN  (pop. 1,201) 6.8 Miles
Milroy Township, IN  (pop. 296) 7.3 Miles
Mount Ayr Town, IN  (pop. 166) 7.7 Miles
Hanging Grove Township, IN  (pop. 107) 7.9 Miles
Colfax Township, IN  (pop. 196) 11.2 Miles
Iroquois Township, IN  (pop. 1,437) 11.2 Miles
Carpenter Township, IN  (pop. 2,030) 11.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Rensselaer City, Indiana

219



Elevation in Rensselaer City, Indiana is 682.0 ft. (208.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Rensselaer City, Indiana

Lat: 40.938051 N        Long: -87.151341 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 127   (5.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 86   (3.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 199   (8.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 154   (6.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 188   (8.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 254   (11.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 468   (21.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 158   (7.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 54   (2.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 75   (3.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 22   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 13   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 153   (6.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 279   (12.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,385

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 225

In 3-person carpool : 44

In 4-person carpool : 29

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 19

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 24

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 41

Walked : 269

Other means : 47

Worked at home : 71


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 602

5 to 9 minutes : 1,080

10 to 14 minutes : 386

15 to 19 minutes : 120

20 to 24 minutes : 225

25 to 29 minutes : 21

30 to 34 minutes : 161

35 to 39 minutes : 91

40 to 44 minutes : 52

45 to 59 minutes : 135

60 to 89 minutes : 152

90 or more minutes : 58


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 831

No Social Security income : 1,660


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 472

No retirement income : 2,019


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 66

$10,000 to $14,999 : 87

$15,000 to $19,999 : 98

$20,000 to $24,999 : 25

$25,000 to $29,999 : 139

$30,000 to $34,999 : 124

$35,000 to $39,999 : 122

$40,000 to $44,999 : 82

$45,000 to $49,999 : 79

$50,000 to $59,999 : 170

$60,000 to $74,999 : 286

$75,000 to $99,999 : 183

$100,000 to $124,999 : 81

$125,000 to $149,999 : 49

$150,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 or more : 23


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,168


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Rensselaer City, Indiana

  • WRIN (1560 AM; 1.0 kW; Collegeville, IN; Owner: Brothers Broadcasting Corporation)

FM Radio Stations Near Rensselaer City, Indiana

  • WIVR (101.7 FM; Donovan, IL; Owner: Milner Broadcasting Enterprises, Llc)
  • WMRS (107.7 FM; Yeoman, IN; Owner: Monticello Community Radio, Inc.)
  • WTMK (88.5 FM; La Crosse, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • KAIZ (88.9 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Bethel Christian Life Center, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Community Radio For Hoosiers, Inc)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Basalt Of The Earth, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Yeoman, IN; Owner: Community Radio For Hoosiers, Inc)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Brookston, IN; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Brookston, IN; Owner: Hoosier Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WPUM (90.5 FM; Collegeville, IN; Owner: St. Joseph's College)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Wheatfield, IN; Owner: The Helpline)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Nassuna Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WPUM (93.3 FM; Collegeville, IN; Owner: St. Joseph's College)
  • WLQI (97.7 FM; Collegeville, IN; Owner: Brothers Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WIBN (98.1 FM; Fowler, IN; Owner: Brothers Broadcasting Corporation)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Rensselaer City, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 266  (21.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 132  (10.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 127  (10.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 288  (23.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 315  (29.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 226  (21.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 299  (27.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 8  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Rensselaer City, Indiana

Rail Station(s)


    619 North Cullen Street
    Rensselaer, Indiana 47978

(updated 2008)



There are 252 Farms In Rensselaer City, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Rensselaer City, Indiana

Alliance Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $309.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 38

First Merchants Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 100

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Fifth Third Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $130.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

Demotte State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $372.3k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 11

Kentland Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $299k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 5

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Rensselaer City, Indiana

  • Lowell Airport


    (about 27.4 miles in Schneider, Indiana; Airport Code: RQL)

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 36.3 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 36.4 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Greater Kankakee


    (about 37.5 miles in Aroma Park, Illinois; Airport Code: IKK)

  • Purdue University


    (about 38.1 miles in Lafayette, Indiana; Airport Code: LAF)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 48.9 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • Gary/Chicago International


    (about 48.9 miles in Gary, Indiana; Airport Code: GYY)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 53.2 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • Frankfort Municipal


    (about 55.4 miles in Frankfort, Indiana; Airport Code: FXR)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 55.4 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Rensselaer City, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.10%

Carpooled

13.81%

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

0.31%

Bicycle

0.57%

Walked

5.47%

Other Means

1.15%

Worked At Home

1.59%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,033

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 170

Female householder, no husband present : 452

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 701

Householder not living alone : 135


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 107

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 82

All other households : 2,302


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 827

Renter-occupied housing units : 206

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 89

Renter-occupied housing units : 81

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 136

Renter-occupied housing units : 316

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 495

Renter-occupied housing units : 341


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 178

$10,000 to $14,999 : 176

$15,000 to $19,999 : 175

$20,000 to $24,999 : 98

$25,000 to $29,999 : 226

$30,000 to $34,999 : 185

$35,000 to $39,999 : 181

$40,000 to $44,999 : 98

$45,000 to $49,999 : 160

$50,000 to $59,999 : 204

$60,000 to $74,999 : 359

$75,000 to $99,999 : 247

$100,000 to $124,999 : 91

$125,000 to $149,999 : 49

$150,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 or more : 23


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Total : 2,664


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Occupied : 2,491

Vacant : 173


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 49

Built 2000 to 2004 : 103

Built 1990 to 1999 : 267

Built 1980 to 1989 : 205

Built 1970 to 1979 : 248

Built 1960 to 1969 : 215

Built 1950 to 1959 : 337

Built 1940 to 1949 : 306

Built 1939 or earlier : 934


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Utility gas : 1,953

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 48

Electricity : 482

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 8

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Rensselaer City, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 24

$40,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 47

$60,000 to $69,999 : 74

$70,000 to $79,999 : 105

$80,000 to $89,999 : 314

$90,000 to $99,999 : 110

$100,000 to $124,999 : 270

$125,000 to $149,999 : 202

$150,000 to $174,999 : 130

$175,000 to $199,999 : 118

$200,000 to $249,999 : 59

$250,000 to $299,999 : 23

$300,000 to $399,999 : 22

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Rensselaer 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 : 22

Home equity loan only : 258

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 805

Housing units without a mortgage : 462


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $184,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $146,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $99,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $141,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $109,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $120,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $97,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $108,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $90,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Rensselaer City, Indiana: 64.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Rensselaer City, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 37.25%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 62.75%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Rensselaer City, IN): $34,821
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Rensselaer City): $83,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Rensselaer City): $403
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Rensselaer City, Indiana

Utility Gas: 80.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.8%
Electricity: 15.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Rensselaer City, Indiana

Jasper County Hospital Home Health Care N Hospice


     Address: 1000 E Grace St, Rensselaer, Indiana 47978
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/13/1985

Mdm Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 106 S Range, Wolcott, Indiana 47995
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/9/1996

Clinical Management Services Inc


     Address: 610 N Halleck, Demotte, Indiana 46310
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/1/1992

Home Care Of White County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 810 South 6th Street Suite L, Monticello, Indiana 47960
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 5/29/1997

Pulaski Memorial Home Health N Hospice


     Address: 616 E 13th St, Po Box 279, Winamac, Indiana 46996
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/14/1982

Hospitals Close To Rensselaer City, Indiana

Jasper County Hospital


     Address: 1104 East Grace Street, Rensselaer, Indiana 47978
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

White County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1101 O'connor Boulevard, Monticello, Indiana 47960
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Iroquois Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 Fairman Street, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

"methodist Hospitals, Inc"


     Address: 600 Grant St, Gary, Indiana 46402
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

St Anthony Medical Center Of Crown Point


     Address: 1201 South Main Street, Crown Point, Indiana 46307
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Rensselaer City, Indiana

Rensselaer Care Center


     Address: 1309 E Grace St, Rensselaer, Indiana 47978
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 105
     Percent Occupied: 67%

George Ade Memorial Health Care Center


     Address: 3623 East State Road 16, Brook, Indiana 47922
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Parkview Haven


     Address: 101 Constitution Dr, Francesville, Indiana 47946
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Crestmark Health & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 10352 N 600 E County Line Rd, Demotte, Indiana 46310
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Oak Grove Christian Retirement Village


     Address: 221 W Division St, Demotte, Indiana 46310
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 47
     Percent Occupied: 96%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Rensselaer City, Indiana

Name: Braidwood
Address: RR1, Box 84; Braceville, IL 60407
Distance: 62 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Rensselaer City, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 1,360
    Disabled Workers: 280
    Widowers Workers: 235
    Spouses Workers: 150
    Children Workers: 160


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Rensselaer City, Indiana


Charges


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000
Regular Highways: $8,000
Sewerage: $992,000
Solid Waste Management: $145,000
All Other: $76,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $960,000
Electric Utilities: $6,887,000
Gas Utilities: $6,066,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Housing & Community Development: $50,000
Sewerage: $832,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $588,000
Highways: $167,000
All Other: $515,000


Local Intergovernmental


General Support: $441,000
Highways: $26,000
All Other: $9,000


Current Operations


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $129,000
Fire Protection: $64,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $39,000
Central Staff Services: $90,000
General Public Buildings: $57,000
Regular Highways: $311,000
Police Protection: $715,000
Sewerage: $4,439,000
Solid Waste Management: $305,000
General - Other: $470,000
Water Utilities: $1,551,000
Electric Utilities: $5,679,000
Gas Utilities: $5,539,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $478,000
Sewerage: $1,650,000


Other Capital Outlay


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $1,000
Fire Protection: $312,000
Central Staff: $6,000
General Public Building: $6,000
Regular Highways: $62,000
Police Protection: $39,000
General - Other: $487,000


General


Interest On Debt: $61,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $42,000


Electric Utilities


Interest On Debt: $203,000


Tax


Property: $1,118,000
Other License: $16,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $194,000
Fines & Forfeits: $3,000
Rents: $2,000
Donations From Private Sources: $27,000
General Revenue, Nec: $123,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $1,390,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $4,729,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $7,138,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $1,311,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,310,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $13,136,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,366,000


(updated 2006)



Jasper County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 31.05%
  • Bush & Cheney 68.02%
  • Other 0.93%



(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 Rensselaer City, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to Jasper County, IN

7.35 % of Jasper County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,766

Indiana Average 6.54 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Lake County , IN 1.80 % ($47,403 AGI )
  • Porter County , IN 1.16 % ($34,191 AGI )
  • Newton County , IN 0.84 % ($32,755 AGI )

Relocation away from Jasper County, IN

6.75 % of Jasper 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 $33,755

Indiana Average 6.56 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Lake County , IN 0.95 % ($35,108 AGI )
  • Porter County , IN 0.73 % ($38,529 AGI )
  • Tippecanoe County , IN 0.54 % ($29,254 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 Rensselaer City, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.















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

Crime in Rensselaer City, Indiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0
Rape 1 1 0 1 3 0 7 n/a 3 2 1 n/a 3
    per 100,000 19 19 0 16 48 0 112 n/a 48 31 17 n/a 51
Robbery 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 n/a 2 1 1 n/a 2
    per 100,000 0 37 0 0 0 0 16 n/a 32 16 17 n/a 34
Assault 8 5 0 14 19 37 28 n/a 22 14 22 n/a 21
    per 100,000 150 93 0 225 304 590 446 n/a 350 220 374 n/a 356
Burglary 24 17 13 29 33 60 40 n/a 27 44 40 n/a 20
    per 100,000 451 317 211 467 529 956 637 n/a 430 691 679 n/a 339
Larceny Theft 241 159 159 152 132 206 173 n/a 212 190 202 n/a 196
    per 100,000 4,527 2,965 2,577 2,448 2,114 3,283 2,757 n/a 3,373 2,982 3,430 n/a 3,319
Vehicle Theft 12 8 10 7 10 12 8 n/a 7 1 4 n/a 2
    per 100,000 225 149 162 113 160 191 127 n/a 111 16 68 n/a 34
Arson 0 0 1 1 1 5 6 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0
    per 100,000 0 0 16 16 16 80 96 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
2 2 0 4 6 9 9 n/a 7 4 6 n/a 7
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
69 46 46 47 44 71 57 n/a 62 59 62 n/a 55
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
36 24 23 26 25 40 33 n/a 34 32 34 n/a 31


(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)



Jails in Rensselaer City, Indiana


  • Jasper County Jail


    202 S. Cullen Street, Rensselaer, IN 47978
    Capacity: 50
    Confined: 34
    Avg. Population: 36
    Year Built: 1974


(updated 2006)



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