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Demographics Analysis

The people of Topeka 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
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 73

5 to 9 years : 66

10 to 14 years : 36

15 to 17 years : 3

18 and 19 years : 15

20 years : 32

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 30

25 to 29 years : 66

30 to 34 years : 20

35 to 39 years : 40

40 to 44 years : 33

45 to 49 years : 36

50 to 54 years : 49

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 24

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 5

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 98

5 to 9 years : 31

10 to 14 years : 45

15 to 17 years : 31

18 and 19 years : 50

20 years : 4

21 years : 28

22 to 24 years : 25

25 to 29 years : 34

30 to 34 years : 76

35 to 39 years : 47

40 to 44 years : 22

45 to 49 years : 50

50 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 6

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 15

85 years and over : 28


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 554

Multiple ancestry : 412

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 298


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,216

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 11

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 18

Not a U.S. citizen : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 171

5 to 17 years : 212

18 to 24 years : 191

25 to 34 years : 196

35 to 44 years : 142

45 to 54 years : 147

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 30

65 to 74 years : 15

75 years and over : 49

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 160

5 to 17 years : 167

18 to 24 years : 180

25 to 34 years : 142

35 to 44 years : 95

45 to 54 years : 47

55 to 59 years : 58

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 32

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 45

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 36

35 to 44 years : 38

45 to 54 years : 89

55 to 59 years : 24

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 15

75 years and over : 7

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 : 11

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 : 18

35 to 44 years : 9

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 : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 437

Female : 490

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 108

Female : 181

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 27

Female : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 832

Born in other state in the United States : 259

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 37


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 213

Now married, except separated : 291

Divorced : 35

Separated : 31

Widowed : 54

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 38

Now married, except separated : 111

Divorced : 38

Separated : 39

Widowed : 17

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 11

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 27

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 883

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 145

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 27


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Topeka Town, Indiana

  • German: 325   (31.6%)
  • United States Or American: 159   (15.5%)
  • Other Groups: 124   (12.1%)
  • Irish: 102   (9.9%)
  • English: 78   (7.6%)
  • Swiss: 44   (4.3%)
  • Dutch: 35   (3.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 34   (3.3%)
  • Arab: 31   (3.0%)
  • Swedish: 22   (2.1%)
  • Italian: 15   (1.5%)
  • Polish: 11   (1.1%)
  • Norwegian: 11   (1.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 6   (0.6%)
  • Scottish: 6   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 6   (0.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 5   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 4   (0.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 4   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 3   (0.3%)
  • Maltese: 2   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Topeka Town, Indiana is 1,264



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Topeka Town, Indiana: 583
Female Population in Topeka Town, Indiana: 681


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Topeka Town, Indiana: 26.4
Median Female Resident Age in Topeka Town, Indiana: 29.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Topeka Town, Indiana


White


Both sexes

30.0

Male

29.7

Female

30.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.5

Male

9.5

Female

33.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

40.5

Female

39.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

15.5

Male

13.5

Female

27.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

10.8

Male

14.5

Female

10.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

14.0

Male

14.5

Female

13.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.3

Male

30.1

Female

30.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Topeka Town, Indiana


  • White: 1,128
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 5
  • Two or More Races: 131



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.57%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 45   (12.75%)
  • 9th Grade: 39   (11.05%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (4.25%)
  • 11th Grade: 19   (5.38%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (3.4%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 142   (40.23%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 13   (3.68%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 29   (8.22%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (1.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 14   (3.97%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (3.4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (1.42%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.59%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (1.18%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 30   (8.88%)
  • 9th Grade: 36   (10.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (5.62%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (5.03%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (1.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 141   (41.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 22   (6.51%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 30   (8.88%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (2.66%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 12   (3.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (2.37%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.18%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Topeka Town, Indiana

  • Westview School Corporation


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1545 S 600 W, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (260) 768-4404, Students: 2,264 )

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

  • Westview Elementary School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: 1715 S 600 W, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (260) 768-7717, Students: 364 )

  • Topeka Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Main St Po Box 39, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (260) 593-2897, Students: 340 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Topeka Town, Indiana

  • Westview Jr-sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 1635 S 600 W, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (260) 768-4146, Students: 778 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Topeka Town, Indiana

  • Sunnyside School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 4950 S 500 W, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (219) 593-2520, Students: 57 )

  • Cottonwood Grove School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 3555 W 500 S, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: () -, Students: 42 )

  • Wabash Trail Amish


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 2775 W 700 S, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: () -, Students: 40 )

  • Meadow View School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 4945 S 675 W, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (260) 593-2932, Students: 39 )

  • Springhill School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 6075 S 300 W, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: () -, Students: 38 )

  • Honey Brook School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 8250 W 650 S, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: (260) 593-2960, Students: 36 )

  • Sunny Ridge School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 9845 W 300 S, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: () -, Students: 36 )

  • Elmview School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 4825 W 700 S, Topeka, IN 46571, Phone: () -, Students: 34 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Topeka Town, Indiana

  • Topeka Branch Library


    133 North Main Street, Topeka, IN 46571

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Topeka Town, Indiana


  • Callerlab Foundation For The Pres & Promotion Of Square Danc


    200 Sw 30th St Ste 104, Topeka, KS 66611

  • Combat Air Museum Inc


    Po Box 19142, Topeka, KS 66619

  • Friends Of Cedar Crest Association


    One Cedar Crest Rd, Topeka, KS 66606

  • Friends Of The Free State Capitol Inc


    Po Box 2551, Topeka, KS 66603

  • Gage Park Memorial Inc


    Op Box 75072, Topeka, KS 66608

  • Heartland Orthdox Christian Museum


    6050 Sw 34th Ter, Topeka, KS 66614

  • Historic Jayhawk Theatre Inc


    Po Box 1996, Topeka, KS 66603
    http://www.jayhawktheatre.com

  • Historic Preservation Partners Inc


    1200 S Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66612

  • Holley Museum-military History


    420 Se 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66607

  • Iliff Commons Society


    1119 Sw Gage Blvd, Topeka, KS 66604

  • Kansas Childrens Discovery Center Inc


    4400 Sw 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604
    http://www.kansasdiscovery.org

  • Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation


    6425 Sw 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66615

  • Kansas Preservation Alliance Inc


    Po Box 2506, Topeka, KS 66603

  • Kansas State Historical Society


    6425 Sw 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66615
    http://www.kshs.org

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Topeka Town, Indiana


Airport


(1) Yoder Airport  

Building


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

Canal


(1) Byler Ditch   (2) Little Elkhart River Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Beulah Cemetery   (2) Eden Cemetery   (3) Gerber Cemetery   (4) Hawpatch Cemetery   (5) Jordon Cemetery   (6) Maple Grove Cemetery   (7) Miller Cemetery   (8) Osborn Cemetery   (9) Sloan Cemetery   (10) Steinberg Cemetery  

Church


(1) Beulah Church   (2) Lake View Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Topeka   (2) Township Of Clearspring   (3) Township Of Eden  

Lake


(1) Emma Lake   (2) Goose Pond   (3) Hackenburg Lake  

Populated Place


(1) Emma   (2) Honeyville   (3) Topeka  

School


(1) Hawpatch School   (2) Honeyville Elementary School   (3) Maple Grove School   (4) Meadow Lane School   (5) Poynter School   (6) Sand Hill School   (7) Spring Hill School   (8) Taylor School   (9) Topeka Elementary School   (10) Walnut School   (11) Westview Junior-senior High School   (12) Wortinger School  

Swamp


(1) Oliver Lake Outlet  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Topeka Town, Indiana

46571 (pop. 5,009)


Cities Nearby Topeka Town, Indiana

Eden Township, IN  (pop. 3,712) 2.9 Miles
Clearspring Township, IN  (pop. 4,218) 3.7 Miles
Ligonier City, IN  (pop. 4,881) 5.8 Miles
Millersburg Town, IN  (pop. 1,139) 8.2 Miles
Newbury Township, IN  (pop. 4,615) 9.0 Miles
Wolcottville Town, IN  (pop. 990) 9.0 Miles
Lagrange Town, IN  (pop. 2,919) 9.6 Miles
Rome City Town, IN  (pop. 1,402) 9.7 Miles
Shipshewana Town, IN  (pop. 521) 9.8 Miles
Benton Township, IN  (pop. 3,191) 9.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Topeka Town, Indiana

260



Elevation in Topeka Town, Indiana is 929.0 ft. (283.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Topeka Town, Indiana

Lat: 41.538876 N        Long: -85.540063 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 52   (9.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 77   (13.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 75   (13.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 58   (10.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 37   (6.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 69   (12.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 39   (6.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 33   (5.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 9   (1.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 9   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 66   (11.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 43   (7.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 327

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 42

In 3-person carpool : 43

In 4-person carpool : 3

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 6

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 : 20

Walked : 8

Other means : 3

Worked at home : 2


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 75

5 to 9 minutes : 76

10 to 14 minutes : 38

15 to 19 minutes : 24

20 to 24 minutes : 58

25 to 29 minutes : 88

30 to 34 minutes : 70

35 to 39 minutes : 11

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 3

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 124

No Social Security income : 379


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 70

No retirement income : 433


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 41

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 25

$30,000 to $34,999 : 33

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 23

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $74,999 : 45

$75,000 to $99,999 : 16

$100,000 to $124,999 : 20

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $39,327


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Topeka Town, Indiana

  • WFCV (1090 AM; 2.5 kW; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Bott Broadcasting Company)
  • WAWK (1140 AM; 0.25 kW; Kendallville, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WMSH (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2.3 kW; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Summit City License Sub, Llc)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WKAM (1460 AM; 2.5 kW; Foraker, IN; Owner: Fulmer Communications Llc)
  • WRSW (1480 AM; 1.0 kW; Warsaw, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WLKM (1520 AM; 0.43 kW; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WGLL (1570 AM; 0.5 kW; Auburn, IN; Owner: The Raymond S. And Dorothy N. Moore Foundation, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Topeka Town, Indiana

  • WLKI (100.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WLDE (101.7 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Sarkes Tarzian, Inc.)
  • WGBJ (102.3 FM; Garrett, IN; Owner: Three Amigo's Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; Syracuse, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; Syracuse, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WXKE (103.9 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Summit City License Sub, Llc)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Jam Communications, Inc.)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; Lagrange, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WVBB (106.3 FM; Huntertown, IN; Owner: Oasis Radio 2 Corp.)
  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; Warsaw, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Fort Wayne Radio Corp.)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Tri-state University)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Tri-state University)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Indiana District Of The Lutheran Church - Mo Synod, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Topeka, IN; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Constantine, MI; Owner: Living Faith Fellowship And Outreach Ministries, Inc.)
  • WBOI (89.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc)
  • WHWE (89.7 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Howe Military School)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Hamilton, IN; Owner: Harvest Christian Fellowship, 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)
  • WGCS (91.1 FM; Foraker, IN; Owner: Goshen College Broadcasting Corporation)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WJHS (91.5 FM; Columbia City, IN; Owner: Columbia City Joint High School)
  • WQKO (91.9 FM; Lagrange, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; Huntertown, IN; Owner: Oasis Radio 1 Corp.)
  • WBNI-FM (94.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc.)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; Mongo, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Sarkes Tarzian, Inc.)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Sarkes Tarzian, Inc.)
  • WYPW (95.7 FM; Nappanee, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Summit City License Sub, Llc)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; Nappanee, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; Fort Wayne, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications 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 Topeka Town, Indiana

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

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Topeka Town, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 43  (12.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 24  (6.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 41  (11.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 56  (15.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 40  (16.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 48  (20.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 49  (20.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 328 Farms In Topeka Town, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Topeka Town, Indiana

Farmers State Bank - 1 Branches


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

Peoples Federal Savings Bank Of Dekalb County - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Topeka Town, Indiana

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 13.2 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 19.1 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 21.4 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 23.8 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 26.6 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • De Kalb County


    (about 29.4 miles in Auburn, Indiana; Airport Code: IN1)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 41.2 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 41.5 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 41.7 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 41.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Topeka Town, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

70.00%

Carpooled

18.47%

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

4.92%

Walked

3.22%

Other Means

0.17%

Worked At Home

3.22%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 189

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 18

Female householder, no husband present : 86

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 171

Householder not living alone : 39


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 26

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 10

All other households : 467


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 162

Renter-occupied housing units : 27

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 69

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 114

Renter-occupied housing units : 96


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 73

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 33

$20,000 to $24,999 : 32

$25,000 to $29,999 : 59

$30,000 to $34,999 : 45

$35,000 to $39,999 : 47

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 64

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $74,999 : 49

$75,000 to $99,999 : 24

$100,000 to $124,999 : 20

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Total : 555


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Occupied : 503

Vacant : 52


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 10

Built 2000 to 2004 : 16

Built 1990 to 1999 : 128

Built 1980 to 1989 : 94

Built 1970 to 1979 : 52

Built 1960 to 1969 : 28

Built 1950 to 1959 : 21

Built 1940 to 1949 : 7

Built 1939 or earlier : 199


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Utility gas : 384

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 13

Electricity : 70

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 7

Coal or coke : 14

Wood : 15

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Topeka Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 18

$10,000 to $14,999 : 17

$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 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $69,999 : 11

$70,000 to $79,999 : 44

$80,000 to $89,999 : 30

$90,000 to $99,999 : 37

$100,000 to $124,999 : 18

$125,000 to $149,999 : 42

$150,000 to $174,999 : 16

$175,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 to $249,999 : 29

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 14

$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
(Topeka 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 : 9

Home equity loan only : 37

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 168

Housing units without a mortgage : 93


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $98,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $131,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $14,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $91,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $92,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $139,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $216,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $82,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Topeka Town, Indiana: 69.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Topeka Town, IN): $37,105
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Topeka Town): $75,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Topeka Town): $391
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Topeka Town, Indiana

Utility Gas: 76.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.6%
Electricity: 18.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.4%
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 Topeka Town, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Topeka Town, Indiana

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 9 $28,299 5 $3,702 334 $37,732 $11.08
Financial Administration 1 $2,982 1 $1,554 159 $35,784 $9.77
Other Government Administration 1 $3,832 0 $0 0 $45,984 --
Police Protection - Officers 3 $9,781 0 $0 0 $39,124 --
Police - Other 0 $0 2 $631 44 $0 $14.34
Streets and Highways 1 $3,108 0 $0 0 $37,296 --
Sewerage 1 $2,781 0 $0 0 $33,372 --
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,513 1 $443 31 $30,156 $14.29
Water Supply 1 $3,301 0 $0 0 $39,612 --
Other and Unallocable 0 $0 1 $1,074 100 $0 $10.74

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Topeka 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

Cameron Home Health Care N Hospice


     Address: 416 E Maumee St, Angola, Indiana 46703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/13/1984

Hospitals Close To Topeka Town, Indiana

Parkview Lagrange Hospital


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

Parkview Noble Hospital


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

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

Parkview Whitley Hospital


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

Nursing Homes Close To Topeka 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%

Avalon Village


     Address: 200 Kingston Cir, Ligonier, Indiana 46767
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 67%

North Ridge Village Nursing & Rehab Center


     Address: 600 Trail Ridge Rd, Albion, Indiana 46701
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 36
     Percent Occupied: 47%

Hickory Creek At Kendallville


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Topeka Town, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 59 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Topeka Town, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 210
    Disabled Workers: 45
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 35


(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 Topeka 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 Topeka Town, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Topeka Town, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
06/27/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
07/27/2006, 06:47 pm 0 0 $10K --
11/10/1998, 09:40 am 0 0 $50K --
08/16/1997, 08:45 pm 0 0 $20K --
08/16/1997, 01:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/15/1988, 03:45 pm 0 3 -- --
         





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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 Topeka 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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