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   (County: Whitley County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Thorncreek Township, 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
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 100

5 to 9 years : 181

10 to 14 years : 168

15 to 17 years : 152

18 and 19 years : 68

20 years : 48

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 48

25 to 29 years : 158

30 to 34 years : 156

35 to 39 years : 123

40 to 44 years : 123

45 to 49 years : 219

50 to 54 years : 179

55 to 59 years : 199

60 and 61 years : 64

62 to 64 years : 13

65 and 66 years : 29

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 37

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 30

85 years and over : 11

Female:

Under 5 years : 84

5 to 9 years : 183

10 to 14 years : 129

15 to 17 years : 70

18 and 19 years : 12

20 years : 9

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 49

25 to 29 years : 98

30 to 34 years : 93

35 to 39 years : 135

40 to 44 years : 142

45 to 49 years : 182

50 to 54 years : 160

55 to 59 years : 151

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 58

65 and 66 years : 56

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 54

75 to 79 years : 27

80 to 84 years : 66

85 years and over : 20


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,989

Multiple ancestry : 1,184

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 86

Ancestry not reported : 730


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,952

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 : 12

Not a U.S. citizen : 25


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 184

5 to 17 years : 883

18 to 24 years : 251

25 to 34 years : 505

35 to 44 years : 523

45 to 54 years : 740

55 to 59 years : 350

60 and 61 years : 98

62 to 64 years : 71

65 to 74 years : 210

75 years and over : 174

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 161

5 to 17 years : 685

18 to 24 years : 206

25 to 34 years : 353

35 to 44 years : 484

45 to 54 years : 512

55 to 59 years : 198

60 and 61 years : 84

62 to 64 years : 59

65 to 74 years : 163

75 years and over : 141

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 198

18 to 24 years : 45

25 to 34 years : 138

35 to 44 years : 39

45 to 54 years : 228

55 to 59 years : 152

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 47

75 years and over : 33

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 : 23

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 14

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
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,703

Female : 1,343

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 430

Female : 476

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 26

Female : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 2,972

Born in other state in the United States : 897

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 561

Now married, except separated : 1,439

Divorced : 222

Separated : 11

Widowed : 133

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 145

Now married, except separated : 505

Divorced : 53

Separated : 28

Widowed : 33

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 : 14

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 3,603

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 194

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Thorncreek Township, Indiana

  • German: 1,088   (32.4%)
  • United States Or American: 516   (15.4%)
  • Irish: 370   (11.0%)
  • English: 355   (10.6%)
  • Other Groups: 242   (7.2%)
  • Swedish: 131   (3.9%)
  • Polish: 113   (3.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 94   (2.8%)
  • Italian: 73   (2.2%)
  • Dutch: 63   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 50   (1.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 35   (1.0%)
  • Greek: 29   (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 25   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 25   (0.7%)
  • Slovak: 20   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 14   (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 14   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 13   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 12   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 12   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 12   (0.4%)
  • European: 11   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 8   (0.2%)
  • British: 7   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 6   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 6   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Thorncreek Township, Indiana is 3,989



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Thorncreek Township, Indiana: 2,159
Female Population in Thorncreek Township, Indiana: 1,830


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Thorncreek Township, Indiana: 34.0
Median Female Resident Age in Thorncreek Township, Indiana: 41.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Thorncreek Township, Indiana


White


Both sexes

45.0

Male

44.4

Female

45.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

18.5

Male

24.5

Female

7.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

9.5

Male

22.5

Female

8.0

Asian


Both sexes

24.5

Male

31.0

Female

16.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

25.5

Male

25.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

23.5

Male

25.5

Female

5.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

25.8

Male

28.0

Female

25.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

18.5

Male

20.3

Female

15.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.3

Male

44.6

Female

46.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Thorncreek Township, Indiana


  • White: 3,869
  • African American: 9
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 68
  • Two or More Races: 43



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Thorncreek Township, Indiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (0.7%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 20   (1.55%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (1.01%)
  • 10th Grade: 44   (3.42%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (0.47%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 41   (3.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 543   (42.16%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 103   (8%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 177   (13.74%)
  • Associate Degree: 103   (8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 106   (8.23%)
  • Master's Degree: 73   (5.67%)
  • Professional School Degree: 37   (2.87%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 13   (1.01%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (0.72%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (0.64%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (0.48%)
  • 10th Grade: 24   (1.91%)
  • 11th Grade: 42   (3.35%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (1.67%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 501   (39.95%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 118   (9.41%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 163   (13%)
  • Associate Degree: 112   (8.93%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 166   (13.24%)
  • Master's Degree: 66   (5.26%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (1.44%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, Indiana

  • Peabody Public Library


    1160 East Highway 205, Columbia City, IN 46725

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, Indiana.

Area Features of Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, Indiana

46725 (pop. 20,590)


Cities Nearby Thorncreek Township, Indiana

Thorncreek Township, IN  (pop. 3,989) 0.0 Miles
Tri-lakes Cdp, IN  (pop. 3,989) 0.0 Miles
Columbia City City, IN  (pop. 7,555) 4.9 Miles
Etna-troy Township, IN  (pop. 2,065) 5.9 Miles
Churubusco Town, IN  (pop. 1,753) 8.0 Miles
Larwill Town, IN  (pop. 279) 8.6 Miles
Eel River Township, IN  (pop. 3,965) 11.3 Miles
Albion Township, IN  (pop. 2,426) 11.7 Miles
Albion Town, IN  (pop. 2,426) 11.8 Miles
Lake Township, IN  (pop. 2,807) 12.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Thorncreek Township, Indiana

260



Elevation in Thorncreek Township, Indiana is 945.0 ft. (288.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Thorncreek Township, Indiana

Lat: 41.229009 N        Long: -85.472531 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 24   (1.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 109   (5.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 110   (5.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 276   (13.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 277   (13.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 346   (17.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 241   (12.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 106   (5.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 70   (3.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 116   (5.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 19   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 137   (6.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 164   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,810

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 96

In 3-person carpool : 25

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 15

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 : 10

Other means : 12

Worked at home : 87


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 66

5 to 9 minutes : 138

10 to 14 minutes : 179

15 to 19 minutes : 322

20 to 24 minutes : 176

25 to 29 minutes : 105

30 to 34 minutes : 354

35 to 39 minutes : 267

40 to 44 minutes : 104

45 to 59 minutes : 171

60 to 89 minutes : 49

90 or more minutes : 37


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

With Social Security income : 314

No Social Security income : 1,208


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

With retirement income : 209

No retirement income : 1,313


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 19

$15,000 to $19,999 : 23

$20,000 to $24,999 : 20

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 28

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $44,999 : 82

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 128

$60,000 to $74,999 : 211

$75,000 to $99,999 : 197

$100,000 to $124,999 : 160

$125,000 to $149,999 : 48

$150,000 to $199,999 : 49

$200,000 or more : 52


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $69,335


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 336  (30.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 61  (5.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 201  (18.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 18  (1.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 265  (23.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 326  (34.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 152  (16.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 302  (32.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 509 Farms In Thorncreek Township, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, Indiana

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 19.8 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)

  • De Kalb County


    (about 21.9 miles in Auburn, Indiana; Airport Code: IN1)

  • Fort Wayne International


    (about 22.8 miles in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Airport Code: FWA)

  • Fort Wayne Municipal


    (about 22.8 miles in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Airport Code: FWA)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 26.5 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 28.3 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 39.6 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 43.4 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 44.0 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • Marion Municipal


    (about 52.1 miles in Marion, Indiana; Airport Code: MZZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Thorncreek Township, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

84.27%

Carpooled

13.47%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.64%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

1.62%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 969

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 19

Female householder, no husband present : 69

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 401

Householder not living alone : 64


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 33

Male householder and female partner : 32

Female householder and female partner : 6

Female householder and male partner : 12

All other households : 1,439


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 928

Renter-occupied housing units : 41

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 19

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 51

Renter-occupied housing units : 18

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 423

Renter-occupied housing units : 42


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 53

$10,000 to $14,999 : 65

$15,000 to $19,999 : 79

$20,000 to $24,999 : 64

$25,000 to $29,999 : 110

$30,000 to $34,999 : 43

$35,000 to $39,999 : 29

$40,000 to $44,999 : 112

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 140

$60,000 to $74,999 : 246

$75,000 to $99,999 : 255

$100,000 to $124,999 : 160

$125,000 to $149,999 : 48

$150,000 to $199,999 : 49

$200,000 or more : 52


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Total : 1,708


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Occupied : 1,522

Vacant : 186


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 61

Built 2000 to 2004 : 99

Built 1990 to 1999 : 309

Built 1980 to 1989 : 149

Built 1970 to 1979 : 220

Built 1960 to 1969 : 226

Built 1950 to 1959 : 255

Built 1940 to 1949 : 195

Built 1939 or earlier : 194


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Utility gas : 653

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 364

Electricity : 320

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 36

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 75

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 64

No fuel used : 10


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Thorncreek Township, 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 : 7

$40,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $59,999 : 17

$60,000 to $69,999 : 10

$70,000 to $79,999 : 20

$80,000 to $89,999 : 25

$90,000 to $99,999 : 89

$100,000 to $124,999 : 178

$125,000 to $149,999 : 162

$150,000 to $174,999 : 218

$175,000 to $199,999 : 180

$200,000 to $249,999 : 225

$250,000 to $299,999 : 163

$300,000 to $399,999 : 23

$400,000 to $499,999 : 10

$500,000 to $749,999 : 27

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 48


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Thorncreek Township, 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 : 139

Home equity loan only : 187

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 11

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 673

Housing units without a mortgage : 411


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Thorncreek Township, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : $234,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $283,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $191,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $109,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $171,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $163,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $145,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $183,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $140,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Thorncreek Township, Indiana: 74.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Thorncreek Township, 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 (Thorncreek Township, IN): $52,429
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Thorncreek Township): $127,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Thorncreek Township): $525
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Thorncreek Township, Indiana

Utility Gas: 56.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 27.1%
Electricity: 11.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 3.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.9%
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 Thorncreek Township, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, Indiana

Parkview Whitley Hospital


     Address: 353 N Oak St, Columbia City, Indiana 46725
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Parkview Hospital


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

St Joseph Hospital


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

"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

Nursing Homes Close To Thorncreek Township, 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%

Waters Of Summit City


     Address: 2940 N Clinton St, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
     Ownership: For Profit - Limited Liability Company
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Lutheran Home


     Address: 6701 S Anthony Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46816
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 158
     Percent Occupied: 60%

Glenbrook Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Cen


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Thorncreek Township, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 74 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, 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 Thorncreek Township, 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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