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Demographics Analysis

The people of Shipshewana 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
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 39

5 to 9 years : 17

10 to 14 years : 5

15 to 17 years : 0

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 26

25 to 29 years : 17

30 to 34 years : 18

35 to 39 years : 5

40 to 44 years : 7

45 to 49 years : 9

50 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 3

65 and 66 years : 2

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 21

75 to 79 years : 9

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 28

5 to 9 years : 11

10 to 14 years : 9

15 to 17 years : 3

18 and 19 years : 22

20 years : 0

21 years : 10

22 to 24 years : 40

25 to 29 years : 14

30 to 34 years : 10

35 to 39 years : 5

40 to 44 years : 16

45 to 49 years : 18

50 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 5

65 and 66 years : 23

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 9

75 to 79 years : 10

80 to 84 years : 27

85 years and over : 21


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 282

Multiple ancestry : 118

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 121


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 521

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 : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 67

5 to 17 years : 45

18 to 24 years : 108

25 to 34 years : 59

35 to 44 years : 33

45 to 54 years : 51

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 58

75 years and over : 74

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 67

5 to 17 years : 40

18 to 24 years : 98

25 to 34 years : 46

35 to 44 years : 27

45 to 54 years : 38

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 5

65 to 74 years : 34

75 years and over : 53

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 13

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 24

75 years and over : 21

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 : 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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 192

Female : 231

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 26

Female : 72

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 413

Born in other state in the United States : 93

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 71

Now married, except separated : 187

Divorced : 22

Separated : 2

Widowed : 34

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 16

Now married, except separated : 41

Divorced : 18

Separated : 3

Widowed : 18

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

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)
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Speak only English : 383

German:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 36

Speak English less than "very well" : 13


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Shipshewana Town, Indiana

  • German: 137   (29.8%)
  • United States Or American: 129   (28.1%)
  • Swiss: 50   (10.9%)
  • Irish: 36   (7.8%)
  • English: 31   (6.8%)
  • Other Groups: 27   (5.9%)
  • French Canadian: 9   (2.0%)
  • Polish: 8   (1.7%)
  • European: 6   (1.3%)
  • Swedish: 5   (1.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 4   (0.9%)
  • Austrian: 4   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 4   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.7%)
  • Arab: 2   (0.4%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Shipshewana Town, Indiana is 521



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Shipshewana Town, Indiana: 218
Female Population in Shipshewana Town, Indiana: 303


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Shipshewana Town, Indiana: 28.2
Median Female Resident Age in Shipshewana Town, Indiana: 36.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Shipshewana Town, Indiana


White


Both sexes

38.0

Male

35.0

Female

40.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.5

Male

31.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

6.5

Male

6.5

Female

13.0

Asian


Both sexes

57.5

Male

57.5

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

29.0

Male

17.5

Female

40.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

6.5

Male

8.0

Female

5.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.5

Male

37.5

Female

27.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.0

Male

34.9

Female

42.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Shipshewana Town, Indiana


  • White: 506
  • African American: 2
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 13



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.62%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 31   (19.14%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (11.11%)
  • 10th Grade: 4   (2.47%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (5.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 3   (1.85%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 52   (32.1%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 9   (5.56%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 24   (14.81%)
  • Associate Degree: 5   (3.09%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 5   (3.09%)
  • Master's Degree: 1   (0.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (1.46%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 59   (28.78%)
  • 9th Grade: 22   (10.73%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (0.98%)
  • 11th Grade: 3   (1.46%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (2.44%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 74   (36.1%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 4   (1.95%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 19   (9.27%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (2.93%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1   (0.49%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (3.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Meadowview Elementary Sch


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 7950 W 050 S, Shipshewana, IN 46565, Phone: (260) 768-7702, Students: 419 )

  • Shipshewana-scott Elem School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: Middlebury St Po Box 217, Shipshewana, IN 46565, Phone: (260) 768-4158, Students: 363 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Shipshewana Town, Indiana

  • West Yoder School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 8820 W 100 S, Shipshewana, IN 46565, Phone: () -, Students: 59 )

  • Clay Ridge School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 11980 W 300 S, Shipshewana, IN 46565, Phone: (574) 642-1275, Students: 55 )

  • Blue Ridge School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 8615 W 450 N, Shipshewana, IN 46565, Phone: (260) 768-7223, Students: 50 )

  • Valley Line School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 2030 N 500 W, Shipshewana, IN 46565, Phone: (260) 768-4216, Students: 48 )

  • Northside School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 9785 W State Road 120, Shipshewana, IN 46565, Phone: () -, Students: 45 )

  • Paige Creek School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 7870 W 675 N, Shipshewana, IN 46565, Phone: (260) 768-7830, Students: 30 )

  • Pleasant Ridge School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 4005 N 1150 W, Shipshewana, IN 46565, Phone: (574) 825-5329, Students: 30 )

  • Tollway View Amish School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 5290 W 700 N, Shipshewana, IN 46565, Phone: (219) 562-2093, Students: 18 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Shipshewana Town, Indiana

  • Shipshewana Branch Library


    250 Depot Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Shipshewana Town, Indiana


  • Shipshewana Area Historical Society Inc


    315 N Morton, Shipshewana, IN 46565

  • Shipshewana Car Museum Inc


    Po Box 486, Shipshewana, IN 46565

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Shipshewana 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 Shipshewana Town, Indiana.

Area Features of Shipshewana Town, Indiana


Airport


(1) Wolfe Field Airport  

Building


(1) Shipshewana Police Department   (2) Shipshewana Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Bontrager Ditch   (2) Cotton Lake Ditch   (3) Erb Ditch   (4) Farver Ditch   (5) Fetch Ditch   (6) Haarer Ditch   (7) Hostetler Ditch   (8) Mather Ditch   (9) Page Ditch   (10) Rowe-eden Ditch   (11) Truesdale Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Bethel Cemetery   (2) Bontrager Cemetery   (3) Eldridge Cemetery   (4) Lupold Cemetery   (5) Miller Cemetery   (6) Pashan Cemetery   (7) Town Line Cemetery  

Church


(1) Saint Johns Church   (2) Shore Church   (3) Town Line Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Shipshewana   (2) Township Of Newbury   (3) Township Of Van Buren  

Lake


(1) Cass Lake   (2) Cotton Lake   (3) Mud Lake   (4) Rainbow Lake   (5) Shipshewana Lake   (6) Taylor Lake  

Locale


(1) Miller Farms   (2) Raber Farms   (3) Sunny Brook Farms   (4) Yoder Farm  

Park


(1) United Brethren Camp  

Populated Place


(1) Beatys Beach   (2) Scott   (3) Shipshewana  

School


(1) Huff School   (2) Pashan School   (3) Shipshewana-scott Elementary School   (4) Yoder School  

Stream


(1) Emma Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Shipshewana Town, Indiana

46565 (pop. 7,022)


Cities Nearby Shipshewana Town, Indiana

Newbury Township, IN  (pop. 4,615) 1.4 Miles
Middlebury Town, IN  (pop. 3,191) 6.7 Miles
Middlebury Township, IN  (pop. 8,173) 6.8 Miles
Eden Township, IN  (pop. 3,712) 8.1 Miles
Lagrange Town, IN  (pop. 2,919) 8.7 Miles
Lima Township, IN  (pop. 2,497) 8.9 Miles
Clearspring Township, IN  (pop. 4,218) 9.5 Miles
Bloomfield Township, IN  (pop. 5,713) 9.6 Miles
Topeka Town, IN  (pop. 1,264) 9.8 Miles
Millersburg Town, IN  (pop. 1,139) 12.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Shipshewana Town, Indiana

260



Elevation in Shipshewana Town, Indiana is 909.0 ft. (277.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Shipshewana Town, Indiana

Lat: 41.677021 N        Long: -85.579870 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 30   (10.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 27   (9.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 28   (9.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 15   (5.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 17   (5.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 38   (12.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 51   (17.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 16   (5.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 15   (5.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 6   (2.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 23   (7.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 22   (7.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 165

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 15

In 3-person carpool : 7

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 : 7

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 17


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 20

5 to 9 minutes : 27

10 to 14 minutes : 25

15 to 19 minutes : 38

20 to 24 minutes : 56

25 to 29 minutes : 13

30 to 34 minutes : 9

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 7

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 112

No Social Security income : 150


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 23

No retirement income : 239


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 30

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 5

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $74,999 : 20

$75,000 to $99,999 : 12

$100,000 to $124,999 : 13

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $57,589


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Shipshewana Town, Indiana

  • WAWK (1140 AM; 0.25 kW; Kendallville, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 2.4 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 1.9 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • WMSH (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WTRC (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WKAM (1460 AM; 2.5 kW; Foraker, IN; Owner: Fulmer Communications Llc)
  • WLKM (1520 AM; 0.43 kW; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Times Communications Inc.)
  • WGTO (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Cassopolis, MI; Owner: Larry Langford, Jr.)

FM Radio Stations Near Shipshewana Town, Indiana

  • WLKI (100.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; Syracuse, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; Syracuse, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, L.l.c.)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; Lagrange, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Tri-state University)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Tri-state University)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Topeka, IN; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Constantine, MI; Owner: Living Faith Fellowship And Outreach Ministries, Inc.)
  • WHWE (89.7 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Howe Military School)
  • WYBV (89.9 FM; New Paris, IN; Owner: Bible Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • WGCS (91.1 FM; Foraker, IN; Owner: Goshen College Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCKZ (91.3 FM; Orland, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Centreville, MI; Owner: Family First Radio)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Leonidas, MI; Owner: Smile Fm)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Mendon, MI; Owner: Vineyard Academy)
  • WQKO (91.9 FM; Lagrange, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; Mongo, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WYPW (95.7 FM; Nappanee, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; Nappanee, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WOZW (97.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Shipshewana Town, Indiana

  • WSJV (Channel 28; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Wsjv Television, Inc.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Michiana Public Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Of South Bend, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Shipshewana Town, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 38  (24.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 11  (7.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 24  (15.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 25  (15.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 24  (15.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 29  (19.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 65  (42.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 411 Farms In Shipshewana Town, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Shipshewana Town, Indiana

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Lake City Bank - 1 Branches


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

Farmers State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $547k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 131

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Shipshewana Town, Indiana

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 12.0 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 15.2 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 21.5 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 24.3 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 30.6 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)

  • De Kalb County


    (about 37.0 miles in Auburn, Indiana; Airport Code: IN1)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 37.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 38.1 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 38.1 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 38.1 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Shipshewana Town, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

65.81%

Carpooled

14.19%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.32%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

7.74%

Walked

6.13%

Other Means

0.97%

Worked At Home

4.84%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 113

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 6

Female householder, no husband present : 39

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 104

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 11

All other households : 251


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 72

Renter-occupied housing units : 41

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16

Renter-occupied housing units : 23

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 38

Renter-occupied housing units : 66


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 50

$10,000 to $14,999 : 44

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 8

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 13

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $74,999 : 20

$75,000 to $99,999 : 12

$100,000 to $124,999 : 13

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Total : 348


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Occupied : 262

Vacant : 86


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 43

Built 2000 to 2004 : 55

Built 1990 to 1999 : 68

Built 1980 to 1989 : 49

Built 1970 to 1979 : 19

Built 1960 to 1969 : 26

Built 1950 to 1959 : 12

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 76


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Utility gas : 151

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 7

Electricity : 94

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 10

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Shipshewana Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$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 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 2

$70,000 to $79,999 : 2

$80,000 to $89,999 : 10

$90,000 to $99,999 : 4

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $174,999 : 49

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 18

$250,000 to $299,999 : 3

$300,000 to $399,999 : 3

$400,000 to $499,999 : 2

$500,000 to $749,999 : 3

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Shipshewana 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 : 21

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 54

Housing units without a mortgage : 54


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $158,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $162,500

Built 1990 to 1999 :

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $150,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $212,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $153,600

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $131,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Shipshewana Town, Indiana: 59.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Shipshewana Town, IN): $30,156
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Shipshewana Town): $115,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Shipshewana Town): $504
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Shipshewana Town, Indiana

Utility Gas: 63.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.1%
Electricity: 34.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
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 Shipshewana Town, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Shipshewana Town, Indiana

Sturgis Home Health Care


     Address: 1613 East Chicago Road, Sturgis, Michigan 49091
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 5/14/1984

Care At Home Services


     Address: 1721 South Main, Po Box 723, Goshen, Indiana 46526
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/17/1986

Regional Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 525-a West Bristol Street, Po Box 128, Elkhart, Indiana 46515
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/21/1996

Elkhart General Home Care


     Address: 2020 Industrial Pkwy, Elkhart, Indiana 46516
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/26/1990

Three Rivers Health Home Care & Hospice


     Address: 222 South Main Street, Three Rivers, Michigan 49093
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/5/1995

Hospitals Close To Shipshewana Town, Indiana

Parkview Lagrange Hospital


     Address: 207 N Townline Rd, Lagrange, Indiana 46761
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Sturgis Hospital


     Address: 916 Myrtle Ave, Sturgis, Michigan 49091
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Goshen General Hospital


     Address: 200 High Park Avenue, Goshen, Indiana 46526
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Elkhart General Hospital


     Address: 600 East Boulevard, Elkhart, Indiana 46514
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Three Rivers Health


     Address: 701 S Health Parkway, Three Rivers, Michigan 49093
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Shipshewana Town, Indiana

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 787 North Detroit St, Lagrange, Indiana 46761
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 88
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Life Care Center Of Lagrange


     Address: 0770 N 075 E, Lagrange, Indiana 46761
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Froh Community Home


     Address: 307 N Franks Avenue, Sturgis, Michigan 49091
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Greencroft Healthcare


     Address: 1225 Greencroft Dr, Goshen, Indiana 46527
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 235
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Courtyard Healthcare Center


     Address: 2400 College Ave, Goshen, Indiana 46526
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 98
     Percent Occupied: 69%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Shipshewana Town, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 53 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Shipshewana Town, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 495
    Disabled Workers: 80
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 45
    Children Workers: 65


(updated 2007)



Lagrange County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 28.02%
  • Bush & Cheney 71.42%
  • Other 0.56%



(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 Shipshewana Town, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to LaGrange County, IN

5.90 % of LaGrange County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,945

Indiana Average 6.54 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Elkhart County , IN 1.13 % ($52,788 AGI )
  • Noble County , IN 0.95 % ($29,715 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , MI 0.69 % ($26,517 AGI )

Relocation away from LaGrange County, IN

6.39 % of LaGrange 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 $35,313

Indiana Average 6.56 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Elkhart County , IN 1.32 % ($45,123 AGI )
  • Noble County , IN 1.12 % ($32,524 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , MI 0.67 % ($30,299 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 Shipshewana Town, 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 Shipshewana Town, 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)



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