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Demographics Analysis

The people of Walker 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
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 146

5 to 9 years : 118

10 to 14 years : 129

15 to 17 years : 16

18 and 19 years : 20

20 years : 23

21 years : 19

22 to 24 years : 73

25 to 29 years : 57

30 to 34 years : 209

35 to 39 years : 114

40 to 44 years : 54

45 to 49 years : 179

50 to 54 years : 166

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 21

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 37

70 to 74 years : 61

75 to 79 years : 62

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 98

5 to 9 years : 79

10 to 14 years : 88

15 to 17 years : 68

18 and 19 years : 13

20 years : 0

21 years : 33

22 to 24 years : 17

25 to 29 years : 117

30 to 34 years : 129

35 to 39 years : 30

40 to 44 years : 122

45 to 49 years : 198

50 to 54 years : 91

55 to 59 years : 30

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 16

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 51

70 to 74 years : 58

75 to 79 years : 9

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 7


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,270

Multiple ancestry : 1,163

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 41

Ancestry not reported : 436


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,852

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 17

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 26

Not a U.S. citizen : 15


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 244

5 to 17 years : 498

18 to 24 years : 198

25 to 34 years : 512

35 to 44 years : 320

45 to 54 years : 634

55 to 59 years : 103

60 and 61 years : 39

62 to 64 years : 37

65 to 74 years : 227

75 years and over : 98

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 244

5 to 17 years : 425

18 to 24 years : 143

25 to 34 years : 426

35 to 44 years : 249

45 to 54 years : 507

55 to 59 years : 43

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 115

75 years and over : 44

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 73

18 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 71

35 to 44 years : 71

45 to 54 years : 116

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 105

75 years and over : 54

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 17

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 8

25 to 34 years : 15

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 : 7

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,301

Female : 933

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 278

Female : 340

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 17

Foreign born:

Male : 26

Female : 15


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 2,234

Born in other state in the United States : 606

Native: born outside the United States : 17

Foreign born : 41


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 309

Now married, except separated : 1,155

Divorced : 118

Separated : 31

Widowed : 16

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 50

Now married, except separated : 489

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 26

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 17

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 41

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,633

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 23

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Walker Township, Indiana

  • German: 666   (21.4%)
  • United States Or American: 441   (14.2%)
  • Irish: 386   (12.4%)
  • Other Groups: 273   (8.8%)
  • Dutch: 216   (6.9%)
  • English: 193   (6.2%)
  • Polish: 185   (5.9%)
  • Slovak: 102   (3.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 93   (3.0%)
  • Italian: 83   (2.7%)
  • Norwegian: 69   (2.2%)
  • Scottish: 49   (1.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 47   (1.5%)
  • Hungarian: 42   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 40   (1.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 36   (1.2%)
  • Croatian: 29   (0.9%)
  • Romanian: 26   (0.8%)
  • Macedonian: 22   (0.7%)
  • European: 18   (0.6%)
  • Serbian: 16   (0.5%)
  • Yugoslavian: 16   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 13   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 10   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 10   (0.3%)
  • Slavic: 9   (0.3%)
  • Turkish: 8   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Walker Township, Indiana is 2,910



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Walker Township, Indiana: 1,605
Female Population in Walker Township, Indiana: 1,305


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Walker Township, Indiana: 34.9
Median Female Resident Age in Walker Township, Indiana: 38.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Walker Township, Indiana


White


Both sexes

38.8

Male

38.8

Female

38.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

14.8

Male

14.8

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

43.5

Male

26.5

Female

51.5

Asian


Both sexes

37.0

Male

35.8

Female

38.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

24.5

Male

24.5

Female

25.0

Other


Both sexes

29.3

Male

29.5

Female

25.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

33.0

Male

37.5

Female

23.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.8

Male

24.5

Female

25.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.3

Male

39.2

Female

39.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Walker Township, Indiana


  • White: 2,898
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 7
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 5



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (0.85%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.53%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.53%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 46   (4.89%)
  • 9th Grade: 34   (3.62%)
  • 10th Grade: 42   (4.47%)
  • 11th Grade: 27   (2.87%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 29   (3.09%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 435   (46.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 28   (2.98%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 167   (17.77%)
  • Associate Degree: 33   (3.51%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 58   (6.17%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (1.6%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (0.85%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.89%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (0.78%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 71   (7.88%)
  • 9th Grade: 33   (3.66%)
  • 10th Grade: 32   (3.55%)
  • 11th Grade: 56   (6.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 32   (3.55%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 436   (48.39%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 23   (2.55%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 66   (7.33%)
  • Associate Degree: 34   (3.77%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 70   (7.77%)
  • Master's Degree: 20   (2.22%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (1.44%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Walker Township, Indiana

  • Kankakee Valley School Corp


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 278, Wheatfield, IN 46392, Phone: (219) 987-4711, Students: 3,414 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Walker Township, Indiana

  • Kankakee Valley Intermediate Schl


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: 12345 N 550 W, Wheatfield, IN 46392, Phone: (219) 987-2027, Students: 761 )

  • Kankakee Valley Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 3923 W Sr 10, Wheatfield, IN 46392, Phone: (219) 956-3143, Students: 577 )

  • Wheatfield Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: Po Box 158 - 251 S Center St, Wheatfield, IN 46392, Phone: (219) 956-3221, Students: 440 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Walker Township, Indiana

  • Kankakee Valley High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 3923 W Sr 10, Wheatfield, IN 46392, Phone: (219) 956-3143, Students: 1,009 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Walker Township, Indiana

  • Wheatfield Branch


    350 South Bierma Street, Wheatfield, IN 46392

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Walker 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 Walker Township, Indiana.

Area Features of Walker Township, Indiana


Airport


(1) Alley Oop Airport  

Building


(1) Wheatfield Ambulance Service   (2) Wheatfield Fire Department   (3) Wheatfield Police Department  

Canal


(1) Bailey Ditch   (2) Bradbury Ditch   (3) Chris Salrin Lateral   (4) Davis Ditch   (5) Fisher Ditch   (6) Gifford Ditch   (7) Griggs Ditch   (8) Heilsher Ditch   (9) Hershman Arm   (10) Hickam Lateral   (11) Hobbs Ditch   (12) James Ditch   (13) Joseph Salrin Arm   (14) Lateral Number Seventy-seven   (15) Marble Ditch   (16) Myers Ditch   (17) Ryan Ditch   (18) Ryan Kraisinger Ditch   (19) Sands Ditch   (20) Schatzley Ditch   (21) Schlatzley Ditch   (22) Schrader Ditch   (23) Stalbaum Hershman Ditch   (24) Vernigor Ditch   (25) Wesner Ditch   (26) William Hershman Lateral   (27) Wynkoop Ditch   (28) Zick Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Hershman Cemetery   (2) Kniman Cemetery   (3) Lutheran Cemetery  

Church


(1) Calvary Evangelical Free Church   (2) Oak Grove Church   (3) United Pentecostal Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Wheatfield   (2) Township Of Kankakee   (3) Township Of Walker   (4) Township Of Wheatfield  

Locale


(1) Eylander Hog Farms   (2) Shady Pines Golf Course  

Populated Place


(1) Asphaltum   (2) Dunns Bridge   (3) Gifford   (4) Kersey   (5) Kniman   (6) Laura   (7) Stoutsburg   (8) Tefft   (9) Wheatfield  

Stream


(1) Delehanty Ditch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Walker Township, Indiana

46392 (pop. 6,410)


Cities Nearby Walker Township, Indiana

Wheatfield Town, IN  (pop. 920) 3.6 Miles
Wheatfield Township, IN  (pop. 3,848) 4.8 Miles
Kankakee Township, IN  (pop. 529) 5.7 Miles
De Motte Town, IN  (pop. 4,152) 8.0 Miles
Gillam Township, IN  (pop. 758) 8.0 Miles
Keener Township, IN  (pop. 9,804) 8.4 Miles
Barkley Township, IN  (pop. 1,201) 8.5 Miles
San Pierre Cdp, IN  (pop. 104) 9.9 Miles
Medaryville Town, IN  (pop. 485) 10.2 Miles
White Post Township, IN  (pop. 1,101) 11.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Walker Township, Indiana

219



Elevation in Walker Township, Indiana is 653.0 ft. (199.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Walker Township, Indiana

Lat: 41.140424 N        Long: -87.066802 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 133   (10.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 76   (5.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 68   (5.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 191   (14.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 137   (10.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 137   (10.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 128   (9.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 58   (4.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 38   (2.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 67   (5.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 22   (1.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 10   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 127   (9.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 107   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,023

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 120

In 3-person carpool : 30

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 : 9

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 : 18

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 66


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 64

5 to 9 minutes : 71

10 to 14 minutes : 99

15 to 19 minutes : 116

20 to 24 minutes : 58

25 to 29 minutes : 61

30 to 34 minutes : 105

35 to 39 minutes : 37

40 to 44 minutes : 195

45 to 59 minutes : 229

60 to 89 minutes : 124

90 or more minutes : 41


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 231

No Social Security income : 843


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 253

No retirement income : 821


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 15

$15,000 to $19,999 : 5

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 49

$30,000 to $34,999 : 54

$35,000 to $39,999 : 46

$40,000 to $44,999 : 43

$45,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $59,999 : 71

$60,000 to $74,999 : 136

$75,000 to $99,999 : 196

$100,000 to $124,999 : 128

$125,000 to $149,999 : 79

$150,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $71,576


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Walker Township, Indiana

  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Wlth Radio, Inc.)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 0.5 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Wlth Radio, Inc.)
  • WAKE (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corp., Llc)
  • WKVI (1520 AM; 1.8 kW; Knox, IN; Owner: Kankaee Valley Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • WRIN (1560 AM; 1.0 kW; Collegeville, IN; Owner: Brothers Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Salem Media Of Illinois, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Walker Township, Indiana

  • WFRI (100.1 FM; Star City, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc)
  • WXRD (103.9 FM; Leroy, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; Cedar Lake, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WTMK (88.5 FM; La Crosse, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WGVE-FM (88.7 FM; Gary, IN; Owner: Gary Community School Corp.)
  • KAIZ (88.9 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Bethel Christian Life Center, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Community Radio For Hoosiers, Inc)
  • WWLO (89.1 FM; Leroy, IN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Basalt Of The Earth, Inc.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; Wanatah, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WPUM (90.5 FM; Collegeville, IN; Owner: St. Joseph's College)
  • WRTW (90.5 FM; Gary, IN; Owner: Hyles-anderson College)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Wheatfield, IN; Owner: The Helpline)
  • 971112MA (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • 980512MP (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • 980512MV (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance Inc)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Nassuna Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WTMW (91.3 FM; Star City, IN; Owner: Living Proof, Inc.)
  • WPUM (93.3 FM; Collegeville, IN; Owner: St. Joseph's College)
  • WVUR-FM (95.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: The Lutheran University Assoc., Inc)
  • WLQI (97.7 FM; Collegeville, IN; Owner: Brothers Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WKVI-FM (99.3 FM; Knox, IN; Owner: Kankakee Valley B/cing. Co., Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Walker Township, Indiana

  • WYIN (Channel 56; Cedar Lake, IN; Owner: Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Walker Township, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 79  (10.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 70  (8.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 67  (8.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 43  (5.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 300  (38.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 121  (21.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 172  (29.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 193  (33.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 133 Farms In Walker Township, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Walker Township, Indiana

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

Demotte State Bank - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Walker Township, Indiana

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 21.8 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 21.9 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Lowell Airport


    (about 23.7 miles in Schneider, Indiana; Airport Code: RQL)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 34.5 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • Gary/Chicago International


    (about 37.6 miles in Gary, Indiana; Airport Code: GYY)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 40.8 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 40.9 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Greater Kankakee


    (about 41.0 miles in Aroma Park, Illinois; Airport Code: IKK)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 42.7 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • Purdue University


    (about 50.8 miles in Lafayette, Indiana; Airport Code: LAF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Walker Township, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.75%

Carpooled

9.14%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.45%

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

2.62%

Other Means

1.35%

Worked At Home

2.70%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 806

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 24

Female householder, no husband present : 29

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 202

Householder not living alone : 13


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 7

All other households : 1,067


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 771

Renter-occupied housing units : 35

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 15

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 20

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 184

Renter-occupied housing units : 31


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 22

$15,000 to $19,999 : 40

$20,000 to $24,999 : 8

$25,000 to $29,999 : 79

$30,000 to $34,999 : 77

$35,000 to $39,999 : 46

$40,000 to $44,999 : 43

$45,000 to $49,999 : 46

$50,000 to $59,999 : 113

$60,000 to $74,999 : 149

$75,000 to $99,999 : 216

$100,000 to $124,999 : 128

$125,000 to $149,999 : 79

$150,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Total : 1,102


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Occupied : 1,074

Vacant : 28


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 78

Built 2000 to 2004 : 225

Built 1990 to 1999 : 348

Built 1980 to 1989 : 123

Built 1970 to 1979 : 123

Built 1960 to 1969 : 33

Built 1950 to 1959 : 39

Built 1940 to 1949 : 46

Built 1939 or earlier : 87


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Utility gas : 280

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 564

Electricity : 171

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 10

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 49

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Walker Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 22

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 11

$70,000 to $79,999 : 8

$80,000 to $89,999 : 51

$90,000 to $99,999 : 67

$100,000 to $124,999 : 119

$125,000 to $149,999 : 188

$150,000 to $174,999 : 171

$175,000 to $199,999 : 97

$200,000 to $249,999 : 73

$250,000 to $299,999 : 99

$300,000 to $399,999 : 66

$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
(Walker 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 : 16

Home equity loan only : 155

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 596

Housing units without a mortgage : 223


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $260,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $152,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $167,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $129,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $150,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $157,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $267,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $137,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $116,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Walker Township, Indiana: 83.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Walker 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 6 6 $480,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $480,000
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 5 5 $490,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $490,000
2002        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,231,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,231,000
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,404,000
  Two Family 5 10 $610,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 21 $2,014,000
2005        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,120,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,120,000
2006        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,468,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,468,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Walker Township, IN): $53,056
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Walker Township): $119,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Walker Township): $551
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Walker Township, Indiana

Utility Gas: 22.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 62.5%
Electricity: 5.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 4.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 5.2%
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 Walker Township, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Walker Township, Indiana

Clinical Management Services Inc


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

Jasper County Hospital Home Health Care N Hospice


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

Bmo Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 1970 Grant Street, Gary, Indiana 46402
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/17/1997

Prime Care Home Health Services Inc


     Address: 4724 Broadway, Gary, Indiana 46408
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/17/2002

Methodist Home Care Services


     Address: 650 Grant St Ste 3, Gary, Indiana 46404
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/12/2002

Hospitals Close To Walker Township, Indiana

Jasper County Hospital


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

"methodist Hospitals, Inc"


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

"porter, Valparaiso Hospital"


     Address: 814 Laporte Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Anthony Medical Center Of Crown Point


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

Starke Memorial Hospital


     Address: 102 East Culver Road, Knox, Indiana 46534
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Walker Township, Indiana

Crestmark Health & Rehabilitation Center


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

Oak Grove Christian Retirement Village


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

Our Lady Of Holy Cross Care Center


     Address: 7520 South 421, San Pierre, Indiana 46374
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 120
     Percent Occupied: 60%

Parkview Haven


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

Rensselaer Care Center


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Walker Township, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 61 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Walker Township, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 635
    Disabled Workers: 165
    Widowers Workers: 100
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 85


(updated 2007)



Jasper County, Indiana Presidential Election

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



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Walker Township, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to Jasper County, IN

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

Indiana Average 6.54 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

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

Relocation away from Jasper County, IN

6.75 % of Jasper County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,755

Indiana Average 6.56 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Lake County , IN 0.95 % ($35,108 AGI )
  • Porter County , IN 0.73 % ($38,529 AGI )
  • Tippecanoe County , IN 0.54 % ($29,254 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Indiana

Low Bracket: $0 (3.40%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.40%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Indiana

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Walker Township, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Walker Township, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/15/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $3M --
07/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
06/21/2006, 05:58 pm 0 0 $1K --
         





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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 Walker 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)



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