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   (County: Elkhart County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Wakarusa 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
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 52

5 to 9 years : 62

10 to 14 years : 101

15 to 17 years : 28

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 25

21 years : 22

22 to 24 years : 26

25 to 29 years : 98

30 to 34 years : 31

35 to 39 years : 34

40 to 44 years : 107

45 to 49 years : 90

50 to 54 years : 49

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 15

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 17

75 to 79 years : 24

80 to 84 years : 23

85 years and over : 9

Female:

Under 5 years : 65

5 to 9 years : 145

10 to 14 years : 144

15 to 17 years : 59

18 and 19 years : 37

20 years : 12

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 33

25 to 29 years : 40

30 to 34 years : 93

35 to 39 years : 60

40 to 44 years : 57

45 to 49 years : 56

50 to 54 years : 52

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 26

65 and 66 years : 16

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 38

75 to 79 years : 61

80 to 84 years : 83

85 years and over : 95


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,148

Multiple ancestry : 584

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 78

Ancestry not reported : 339


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,137

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 : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 117

5 to 17 years : 539

18 to 24 years : 163

25 to 34 years : 262

35 to 44 years : 258

45 to 54 years : 247

55 to 59 years : 100

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 41

65 to 74 years : 103

75 years and over : 295

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 117

5 to 17 years : 470

18 to 24 years : 112

25 to 34 years : 256

35 to 44 years : 136

45 to 54 years : 183

55 to 59 years : 78

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 95

75 years and over : 269

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 66

18 to 24 years : 51

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 113

45 to 54 years : 64

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 6

65 to 74 years : 8

75 years and over : 26

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 : 3

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

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 : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 733

Female : 1,030

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 175

Female : 199

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 12

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 1,738

Born in other state in the United States : 350

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 9


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 375

Now married, except separated : 677

Divorced : 77

Separated : 3

Widowed : 104

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 66

Now married, except separated : 235

Divorced : 11

Separated : 6

Widowed : 17

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 : 9

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,954

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

German:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 38

Speak English less than "very well" : 4


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Wakarusa Town, Indiana

  • German: 547   (37.1%)
  • United States Or American: 302   (20.5%)
  • Irish: 98   (6.7%)
  • Swiss: 95   (6.4%)
  • Other Groups: 94   (6.4%)
  • English: 84   (5.7%)
  • Dutch: 51   (3.5%)
  • Italian: 36   (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 25   (1.7%)
  • Swedish: 21   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 20   (1.4%)
  • Danish: 16   (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 14   (1.0%)
  • Norwegian: 13   (0.9%)
  • Belgian: 12   (0.8%)
  • French Canadian: 6   (0.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 5   (0.3%)
  • Australian: 5   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.3%)
  • European: 5   (0.3%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 4   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Basque: 3   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Wakarusa Town, Indiana is 2,149



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Wakarusa Town, Indiana: 920
Female Population in Wakarusa Town, Indiana: 1,229


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Wakarusa Town, Indiana: 37.4
Median Female Resident Age in Wakarusa Town, Indiana: 33.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Wakarusa Town, Indiana


White


Both sexes

42.7

Male

39.6

Female

46.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

13.5

Male

19.5

Female

13.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

50.5

Male

50.5

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

37.8

Male

37.5

Female

39.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

22.0

Male

21.0

Female

24.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.3

Male

13.5

Female

19.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.5

Male

21.5

Female

35.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.8

Male

39.7

Female

45.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Wakarusa Town, Indiana


  • White: 2,097
  • African American: 15
  • American Indian: 11
  • Asian: 3
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 10
  • 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 Wakarusa Town, Indiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.66%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (1.55%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 33   (7.28%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (0.88%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (1.1%)
  • 11th Grade: 10   (2.21%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (2.43%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 204   (45.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 43   (9.49%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 47   (10.38%)
  • Associate Degree: 22   (4.86%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 46   (10.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (3.09%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.88%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.32%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 45   (7.27%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (1.45%)
  • 10th Grade: 4   (0.65%)
  • 11th Grade: 14   (2.26%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 33   (5.33%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 302   (48.79%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 37   (5.98%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 62   (10.02%)
  • Associate Degree: 49   (7.92%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 33   (5.33%)
  • Master's Degree: 29   (4.68%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • North Wood Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 207 N Elkhart Box 367, Wakarusa, IN 46573, Phone: (574) 862-2710, Students: 762 )

  • Wakarusa Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 400 N Washington St, Wakarusa, IN 46573, Phone: (574) 862-2000, Students: 546 )

  • Madison Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 66030 Dogwood Rd, Wakarusa, IN 46573, Phone: (574) 633-4531, Students: 174 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Wakarusa Town, Indiana

  • Old Order Mennonite Garden Spot School


    ( Grades: 1-7, Location: 29731 County Road 36, Wakarusa, IN 46573, Phone: (574) 862-1026, Students: 20 )

  • Wabash School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 66744 County Road 7, Wakarusa, IN 46573, Phone: (219) 862-3158, Students: 17 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Wakarusa Town, Indiana

  • Wakarusa-olive & Harrison Township Public Library


    124 North Elkhart Street, Wakarusa, IN 46573

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Wakarusa Town, Indiana


  • Wakarusa Historical Society Incorporated


    Box 357, Wakarusa, IN 46573

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Wakarusa Town, Indiana


Airport


(1) Eby Field Airport  

Building


(1) Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 2   (2) Wakarusa Ambulance Department   (3) Wakarusa Fire Department   (4) Wakarusa Police Department   (5) Zimmerman Greenhouse  

Canal


(1) Angelmyer Loucke Ditch   (2) Barkey Ditch   (3) Billman Ditch   (4) Christophel Ditch   (5) Davidhizer Ditch   (6) Doering Ditch   (7) Holderman Ditch   (8) Kehr Ditch   (9) Little Bingo Creek   (10) Louck Ditch   (11) Miller Ditch   (12) Pittman Ditch   (13) Pittman Gordon Ditch   (14) Werntz Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Pletcher Cemetery   (2) Resthaven Cemetery   (3) Shutts Cemetery  

Church


(1) Ebenezer Church   (2) German Church   (3) Holdeman Church   (4) Madison Union Church   (5) North Union Church   (6) Oak Grove Church   (7) Yellow Creek Church   (8) Zion Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Wakarusa   (2) Township Of Olive  

Locale


(1) Sarber Farm   (2) Weaver Dairy Farm  

Populated Place


(1) Southwest   (2) Wakarusa  

School


(1) Wakarusa Elementary And Middle School  

Tower


(1) Wwca-am Gary  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Wakarusa Town, Indiana

46573 (pop. 3,394)


Cities Nearby Wakarusa Town, Indiana

Olive Township, IN  (pop. 3,267) 1.1 Miles
Locke Township, IN  (pop. 4,794) 5.5 Miles
Nappanee City, IN  (pop. 7,022) 6.3 Miles
Dunlap Cdp, IN  (pop. 5,636) 8.6 Miles
Bremen Town, IN  (pop. 4,624) 9.2 Miles
Baugo Township, IN  (pop. 8,285) 9.2 Miles
Osceola Town, IN  (pop. 1,888) 9.4 Miles
Goshen City, IN  (pop. 31,715) 9.8 Miles
New Paris Cdp, IN  (pop. 1,168) 9.9 Miles
Elkhart Township, IN  (pop. 36,857) 9.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Wakarusa Town, Indiana

574



Elevation in Wakarusa Town, Indiana is 847.0 ft. (258.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Wakarusa Town, Indiana

Lat: 41.534490 N        Long: -86.016223 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 63   (8.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 46   (6.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 94   (12.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 49   (6.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 93   (12.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 82   (10.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 141   (18.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 61   (8.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 21   (2.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 12   (1.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 16   (2.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 12   (1.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 33   (4.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 37   (4.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 772

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 52

In 3-person carpool : 15

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 16

Walked : 19

Other means : 16

Worked at home : 38


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 69

5 to 9 minutes : 213

10 to 14 minutes : 70

15 to 19 minutes : 89

20 to 24 minutes : 139

25 to 29 minutes : 63

30 to 34 minutes : 139

35 to 39 minutes : 24

40 to 44 minutes : 32

45 to 59 minutes : 39

60 to 89 minutes : 13

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 195

No Social Security income : 537


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 57

No retirement income : 675


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 21

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 5

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 29

$30,000 to $34,999 : 5

$35,000 to $39,999 : 49

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 23

$50,000 to $59,999 : 64

$60,000 to $74,999 : 60

$75,000 to $99,999 : 149

$100,000 to $124,999 : 33

$125,000 to $149,999 : 11

$150,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $63,611


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Wakarusa Town, Indiana

  • NEW (1210 AM; 2.4 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 1.9 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 0.5 kW; Niles, MI; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WTRC (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • 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)
  • WDND (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Times Communications Inc.)
  • WWLV (1620 AM; 10.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WGTO (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Cassopolis, MI; Owner: Larry Langford, Jr.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Wakarusa Town, Indiana

  • WBYT (100.7 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WZOW (102.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; Syracuse, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting 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.)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; Warsaw, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • 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.)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Voice Of The Fighting Irish, Inc.)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Interfaith Christian Union, Inc.)
  • WYBV (89.9 FM; New Paris, IN; Owner: Bible Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Argos, IN; Owner: City Center Broadcasting Inc.)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Walkerton, IN; Owner: South Bend Council 5001, Inc.)
  • WGCS (91.1 FM; Foraker, IN; Owner: Goshen College Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: South Bend Community School Corp.)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Rolling Prairie, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Lakeville, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WYPW (95.7 FM; Nappanee, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; Nappanee, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WOZW (97.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; Niles, MI; Owner: Marion R. Williams)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Wakarusa Town, Indiana

  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; South Bend, IN; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • 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 Wakarusa Town, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 91  (22.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 33  (8.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 73  (17.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (2.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 74  (18.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 100  (25.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 46  (11.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 161  (41.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 134 Farms In Wakarusa Town, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Wakarusa Town, Indiana

Keybank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $89m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,026

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Wakarusa Town, Indiana

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 7.4 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 11.5 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 13.0 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 18.8 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 19.3 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 19.5 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 19.5 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)

  • South Bend International


    (about 19.6 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 19.6 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 36.0 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Wakarusa Town, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.38%

Carpooled

10.51%

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

0.51%

Walked

5.13%

Other Means

0.90%

Worked At Home

2.56%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 454

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 7

Female householder, no husband present : 51

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 197

Householder not living alone : 23


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 12

Male householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 14

All other households : 702


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 403

Renter-occupied housing units : 51

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 32

Renter-occupied housing units : 19

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 132

Renter-occupied housing units : 88


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 54

$10,000 to $14,999 : 35

$15,000 to $19,999 : 36

$20,000 to $24,999 : 26

$25,000 to $29,999 : 46

$30,000 to $34,999 : 26

$35,000 to $39,999 : 46

$40,000 to $44,999 : 47

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 77

$60,000 to $74,999 : 95

$75,000 to $99,999 : 152

$100,000 to $124,999 : 36

$125,000 to $149,999 : 11

$150,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Total : 791


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Occupied : 732

Vacant : 59


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 33

Built 2000 to 2004 : 35

Built 1990 to 1999 : 70

Built 1980 to 1989 : 105

Built 1970 to 1979 : 83

Built 1960 to 1969 : 37

Built 1950 to 1959 : 87

Built 1940 to 1949 : 58

Built 1939 or earlier : 283


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Utility gas : 632

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 60

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 14

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 26

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Wakarusa Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 16

$80,000 to $89,999 : 16

$90,000 to $99,999 : 69

$100,000 to $124,999 : 101

$125,000 to $149,999 : 60

$150,000 to $174,999 : 65

$175,000 to $199,999 : 86

$200,000 to $249,999 : 57

$250,000 to $299,999 : 32

$300,000 to $399,999 : 11

$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
(Wakarusa 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 : 13

Home equity loan only : 96

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 229

Housing units without a mortgage : 232


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $278,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $230,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $133,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $176,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $156,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $187,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $140,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $113,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $111,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Wakarusa Town, Indiana: 67.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Wakarusa Town, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Wakarusa Town, IN): $41,515
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wakarusa Town): $92,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wakarusa Town): $473
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Wakarusa Town, Indiana

Utility Gas: 89.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.5%
Electricity: 6.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.2%
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 Wakarusa Town, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Wakarusa Town, Indiana

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

Care At Home Services


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

Saint Joseph Vna Home Care


     Address: 810 E Park Pl, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

American Nursing Care Sb


     Address: 212 West Edison Road, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/20/1994

Hospitals Close To Wakarusa Town, Indiana

Elkhart General Hospital


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

Community Hospital Of Bremen Inc


     Address: 1020 High Road, Bremen, Indiana 46506
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Goshen General Hospital


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

St Joseph Regional Medical Center Mishawaka Campus


     Address: 215 West Fourth St, Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - South Bend


     Address: 801 E Lasalle Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Wakarusa Town, Indiana

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 300 N Washington St, Wakarusa, Indiana 46573
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 133
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Lu Ann Nursing Home


     Address: 952 W Walnut St, Nappanee, Indiana 46550
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 33
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Woodland Manor


     Address: 343 S Nappanee St, Elkhart, Indiana 46514
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 86%

East Lake Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1900 Jeanwood Dr, Elkhart, Indiana 46514
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 136
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Elkhart Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 2600 Morehouse Ave, Elkhart, Indiana 46517
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 78%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Wakarusa Town, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 39 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Wakarusa Town, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 425
    Disabled Workers: 40
    Widowers Workers: 55
    Spouses Workers: 25
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Elkhart County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 29.27%
  • Bush & Cheney 70.00%
  • Other 0.73%



(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 Wakarusa Town, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to Elkhart County, IN

5.32 % of Elkhart County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,851

Indiana Average 6.54 %

0.06 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $14,568

Indiana Average 0.11 %

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

  • St Joseph County , IN 1.10 % ($38,696 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.34 % ($27,374 AGI )
  • Kosciusko County , IN 0.33 % ($45,622 AGI )

Relocation away from Elkhart County, IN

5.45 % of Elkhart 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 $36,552

Indiana Average 6.56 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $13,680

Indiana Average 0.04 %

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

  • St Joseph County , IN 1.15 % ($37,356 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.33 % ($37,619 AGI )
  • Kosciusko County , IN 0.31 % ($37,429 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 Wakarusa Town, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Wakarusa Town, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/15/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $25K --
05/21/2004, 11:20 am 0 0 $5K --
06/10/1999, 09:25 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/18/1998, 10:15 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/14/1997, 04:35 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/02/1997, 06:45 am 0 0 $25K --
05/18/1997, 09:55 pm 0 0 $4M --
04/30/1997, 07:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/05/1997, 09:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
         





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Crime Analysis

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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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