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Demographics Analysis

The people of Walkerton 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
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 137

5 to 9 years : 63

10 to 14 years : 101

15 to 17 years : 90

18 and 19 years : 62

20 years : 9

21 years : 16

22 to 24 years : 24

25 to 29 years : 101

30 to 34 years : 92

35 to 39 years : 126

40 to 44 years : 83

45 to 49 years : 72

50 to 54 years : 63

55 to 59 years : 78

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 16

65 and 66 years : 14

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 25

75 to 79 years : 17

80 to 84 years : 16

85 years and over : 16

Female:

Under 5 years : 32

5 to 9 years : 128

10 to 14 years : 58

15 to 17 years : 53

18 and 19 years : 19

20 years : 9

21 years : 18

22 to 24 years : 37

25 to 29 years : 80

30 to 34 years : 91

35 to 39 years : 113

40 to 44 years : 54

45 to 49 years : 97

50 to 54 years : 72

55 to 59 years : 79

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 39

65 and 66 years : 19

67 to 69 years : 35

70 to 74 years : 58

75 to 79 years : 41

80 to 84 years : 21

85 years and over : 66


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,106

Multiple ancestry : 825

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 34

Ancestry not reported : 538


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,394

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 53

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 9

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 47


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 169

5 to 17 years : 493

18 to 24 years : 194

25 to 34 years : 364

35 to 44 years : 376

45 to 54 years : 304

55 to 59 years : 157

60 and 61 years : 47

62 to 64 years : 55

65 to 74 years : 167

75 years and over : 177

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 166

5 to 17 years : 426

18 to 24 years : 182

25 to 34 years : 292

35 to 44 years : 268

45 to 54 years : 183

55 to 59 years : 101

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 43

65 to 74 years : 137

75 years and over : 137

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 51

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 60

35 to 44 years : 42

45 to 54 years : 108

55 to 59 years : 56

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 30

75 years and over : 40

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 16

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 40

45 to 54 years : 6

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 : 2

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 26

45 to 54 years : 7

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
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,018

Female : 948

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 209

Female : 219

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 21

Female : 41

Foreign born:

Male : 21

Female : 26


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 1,904

Born in other state in the United States : 412

Native: born outside the United States : 18

Foreign born : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 422

Now married, except separated : 657

Divorced : 239

Separated : 8

Widowed : 156

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 56

Now married, except separated : 230

Divorced : 50

Separated : 0

Widowed : 57

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 28

Now married, except separated : 11

Divorced : 23

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 18

Now married, except separated : 29

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,141

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 46

Speak English less than "very well" : 114

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Walkerton Town, Indiana

  • German: 614   (27.5%)
  • Irish: 413   (18.5%)
  • Other Groups: 246   (11.0%)
  • English: 180   (8.1%)
  • United States Or American: 176   (7.9%)
  • Polish: 103   (4.6%)
  • Dutch: 98   (4.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 90   (4.0%)
  • Italian: 75   (3.4%)
  • Scottish: 43   (1.9%)
  • Hungarian: 34   (1.5%)
  • Swedish: 25   (1.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 24   (1.1%)
  • French Canadian: 21   (0.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 19   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 15   (0.7%)
  • Norwegian: 13   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 12   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 12   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 9   (0.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 9   (0.4%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Walkerton Town, Indiana is 2,503



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Walkerton Town, Indiana: 1,269
Female Population in Walkerton Town, Indiana: 1,234


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Walkerton Town, Indiana: 31.7
Median Female Resident Age in Walkerton Town, Indiana: 38.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Walkerton Town, Indiana


White


Both sexes

38.0

Male

35.9

Female

39.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.5

Male

58.5

Female

11.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

31.5

Male

25.5

Female

37.5

Asian


Both sexes

46.0

Male

45.5

Female

46.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

19.5

Male

25.5

Female

17.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.0

Male

14.5

Female

17.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.3

Male

19.0

Female

20.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.4

Male

36.3

Female

40.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Walkerton Town, Indiana


  • White: 2,346
  • African American: 14
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 137
  • Two or More Races: 6



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.78%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 25   (3.91%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 22   (3.44%)
  • 9th Grade: 19   (2.97%)
  • 10th Grade: 51   (7.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 44   (6.88%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (1.72%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 227   (35.47%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 53   (8.28%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 63   (9.84%)
  • Associate Degree: 22   (3.44%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 64   (10%)
  • Master's Degree: 23   (3.59%)
  • Professional School Degree: 11   (1.72%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 20   (2.51%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 75   (9.4%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (1.88%)
  • 10th Grade: 41   (5.14%)
  • 11th Grade: 29   (3.63%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 3   (0.38%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 273   (34.21%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 36   (4.51%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 117   (14.66%)
  • Associate Degree: 73   (9.15%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 59   (7.39%)
  • Master's Degree: 47   (5.89%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (1.25%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Walkerton Town, Indiana

  • John Glenn School Corporation


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 101 John Glenn Dr, Walkerton, IN 46574, Phone: (574) 586-3129, Students: 1,799 )

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

  • Walkerton Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 805 Washington St, Walkerton, IN 46574, Phone: (574) 586-3186, Students: 445 )

  • Harold C Urey Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 407 Washington St, Walkerton, IN 46574, Phone: (574) 586-3184, Students: 315 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Walkerton Town, Indiana

  • John Glenn High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 201 John Glenn Dr, Walkerton, IN 46574, Phone: (574) 586-3195, Students: 564 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Walkerton Town, Indiana

  • St Patrick School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 811 Tyler Street, Walkerton, IN 46574, Phone: (574) 586-7405, Students: 52 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Walkerton Town, Indiana

  • Fish Lake Branch Library


    7981 East State Road 4, Walkerton, IN 46574

  • Koontz Lake Branch


    7954 North State Road 23, Walkerton, IN 46574

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Walkerton Town, Indiana

  • Walkerton-lincoln Township Public Library


    300 Michigan Street, Walkerton, IN 46574

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Walkerton Town, Indiana


  • King & Queen County Historical Society


    Rt 1 Box 18, Walkerton, VA 23177

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Walkerton Town, Indiana


Airport


(1) Dreessen Field Airport   (2) May S Strip Airport   (3) Stuntz Hochstetler Pines Airport  

Building


(1) Koontz Lake - Oregon Township Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Polk Township Voluntary Fire Department Station 2   (3) Walkerton - Polk - Lincoln Emergency Medical Services   (4) Walkerton Fire Department   (5) Walkerton Police Department  

Canal


(1) Baker Arm   (2) Elmer Kane Ditch   (3) Peter Sarber Ditch   (4) Sherman Emmons Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Barber Cemetery  

Census


(1) Koontz Lake Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) Town Of Walkerton   (2) Township Of Johnson   (3) Township Of Lincoln   (4) Township Of Polk  

Dam


(1) Koontz Lake Dam  

Lake


(1) Hardys Lake  

Populated Place


(1) Carmel Historical   (2) Koontz Lake   (3) Teegarden   (4) Walkerton  

Reservoir


(1) Koontz Lake  

School


(1) Harold C Urey Middle School   (2) John Glenn High School   (3) Walkerton Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Jordans Creek   (2) Minnow Branch   (3) South Branch Pine Creek   (4) Yellow Bank Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Walkerton Town, Indiana

46574 (pop. 8,174)


Cities Nearby Walkerton Town, Indiana

Koontz Lake Cdp, IN  (pop. 1,579) 3.5 Miles
North Liberty Town, IN  (pop. 1,514) 5.5 Miles
Hamlet Town, IN  (pop. 895) 7.7 Miles
La Paz Town, IN  (pop. 534) 9.1 Miles
West Township, IN  (pop. 3,977) 10.0 Miles
Kingsford Heights Town, IN  (pop. 1,673) 10.8 Miles
Lakeville Town, IN  (pop. 611) 11.7 Miles
Kingsbury Town, IN  (pop. 232) 12.0 Miles
Plymouth City, IN  (pop. 10,884) 12.2 Miles
Wills Township, IN  (pop. 1,996) 13.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Walkerton Town, Indiana

574



Elevation in Walkerton Town, Indiana is 728.0 ft. (222.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Walkerton Town, Indiana

Lat: 41.463863 N        Long: -86.484320 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 76   (7.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 72   (7.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 65   (6.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 116   (11.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 113   (11.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 156   (15.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 116   (11.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 46   (4.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 36   (3.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 41   (4.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 33   (3.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 78   (7.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 77   (7.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,019

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 71

In 3-person carpool : 29

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 : 2

Bicycle : 25

Walked : 50

Other means : 9

Worked at home : 12


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 166

5 to 9 minutes : 222

10 to 14 minutes : 88

15 to 19 minutes : 41

20 to 24 minutes : 55

25 to 29 minutes : 96

30 to 34 minutes : 172

35 to 39 minutes : 60

40 to 44 minutes : 35

45 to 59 minutes : 193

60 to 89 minutes : 37

90 or more minutes : 40


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 206

No Social Security income : 655


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 108

No retirement income : 753


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 17

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 34

$20,000 to $24,999 : 22

$25,000 to $29,999 : 33

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 60

$40,000 to $44,999 : 45

$45,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 122

$60,000 to $74,999 : 95

$75,000 to $99,999 : 52

$100,000 to $124,999 : 49

$125,000 to $149,999 : 30

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $53,654


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Walkerton 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)
  • WDND (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WKVI (1520 AM; 1.8 kW; Knox, IN; Owner: Kankaee Valley Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • WLOI (1540 AM; 0.25 kW; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., 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.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Walkerton 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.)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • 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)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Friends Of Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • WQKV (88.5 FM; Rochester, IN; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WTMK (88.5 FM; La Crosse, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Voice Of The Fighting Irish, Inc.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; Michigan City, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Interfaith Christian Union, Inc.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; Wanatah, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Argos, IN; Owner: City Center Broadcasting Inc.)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Rochester, IN; Owner: Noll Club, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Rochester, IN; Owner: Towers For Jesus, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Walkerton, IN; Owner: South Bend Council 5001, Inc.)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: South Bend Community School Corp.)
  • WROI (92.1 FM; Rochester, IN; Owner: Bair Communications, Inc.)
  • 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)
  • WEFM (95.9 FM; Michigan City, IN; Owner: Michigan City Fm Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCOE (96.7 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • 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)
  • WKVI-FM (99.3 FM; Knox, IN; Owner: Kankakee Valley B/cing. Co., Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Walkerton 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 Walkerton Town, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 106  (19.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 56  (10.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 84  (15.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 138  (25.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 164  (30.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 111  (20.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 184  (34.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 181 Farms In Walkerton Town, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Walkerton Town, Indiana

1st Source Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 80

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Walkerton Town, Indiana

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 11.7 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 15.0 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 18.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 18.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 19.0 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 19.0 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 23.7 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 24.0 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 27.0 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 27.1 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Walkerton Town, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.98%

Carpooled

10.50%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

6.47%

Other Means

1.12%

Worked At Home

3.94%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 429

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 35

Female householder, no husband present : 168

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 179

Householder not living alone : 50


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 5

Male householder and female partner : 21

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 40

All other households : 795


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 359

Renter-occupied housing units : 70

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 18

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 128

Renter-occupied housing units : 40

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 157

Renter-occupied housing units : 72


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 49

$10,000 to $14,999 : 45

$15,000 to $19,999 : 50

$20,000 to $24,999 : 59

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 60

$35,000 to $39,999 : 71

$40,000 to $44,999 : 32

$45,000 to $49,999 : 41

$50,000 to $59,999 : 129

$60,000 to $74,999 : 142

$75,000 to $99,999 : 67

$100,000 to $124,999 : 49

$125,000 to $149,999 : 35

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Total : 1,016


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Occupied : 861

Vacant : 155


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 25

Built 2000 to 2004 : 44

Built 1990 to 1999 : 83

Built 1980 to 1989 : 78

Built 1970 to 1979 : 185

Built 1960 to 1969 : 41

Built 1950 to 1959 : 168

Built 1940 to 1949 : 117

Built 1939 or earlier : 275


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Utility gas : 798

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 45

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 3

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 11

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 4

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Walkerton Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 5

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 17

$60,000 to $69,999 : 34

$70,000 to $79,999 : 55

$80,000 to $89,999 : 122

$90,000 to $99,999 : 116

$100,000 to $124,999 : 150

$125,000 to $149,999 : 55

$150,000 to $174,999 : 10

$175,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 to $249,999 : 4

$250,000 to $299,999 : 3

$300,000 to $399,999 : 3

$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
(Walkerton 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 : 15

Home equity loan only : 59

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 15

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 409

Housing units without a mortgage : 164


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $184,400

Built 2000 to 2004 : $119,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $98,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $95,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $91,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $88,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $97,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $82,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $89,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Walkerton Town, Indiana: 71.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Walkerton Town, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Walkerton Town, 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 5 5 $399,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $399,000
2000        
  Single Family 2 2 $130,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $130,000
2001        
  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
2002        
  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
2003        
  Single Family 6 6 $594,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $594,000
2004        
  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
2005        
  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
2006        
  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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Walkerton Town, IN): $36,481
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Walkerton Town): $76,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Walkerton Town): $448
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Walkerton Town, Indiana

Utility Gas: 95.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.0%
Electricity: 2.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Walkerton Town, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Walkerton Town, Indiana

Home Healthcare Services


     Address: 11 South Main Street, Knox, Indiana 46534
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/3/1984

Center For Hospice And Palliative Care Inc, The


     Address: 111 Sunnybrook Ct, South Bend, Indiana 46637
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/4/1980

Memorial Home Care Inc


     Address: 3355 Douglas Road, South Bend, Indiana 46635
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/17/1983

American Nursing Care Sb


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

Interim Healthcare Of South Bend


     Address: 605 West Edison Road, Ste H, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/11/1977

Hospitals Close To Walkerton Town, Indiana

Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center - Plymouth


     Address: 1915 Lake Avenue, Plymouth, Indiana 46563
     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

Community Hospital Of Bremen Inc


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

Laporte Hospital And Health Services


     Address: 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

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 Walkerton Town, Indiana

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 500 Walkerton Trail, Walkerton, Indiana 46574
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Catherine Kasper Home


     Address: 9601 S Union Rd, Donaldson, Indiana 46513
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 635 Oakhill Avenue, Plymouth, Indiana 46563
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 120
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Pilgrim Manor


     Address: 222 Parkview Street, Plymouth, Indiana 46563
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Wintersong Village


     Address: 1005 S Edgewood Dr, Knox, Indiana 46534
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 73%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Walkerton Town, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 33 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Walkerton Town, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 1,065
    Disabled Workers: 200
    Widowers Workers: 170
    Spouses Workers: 65
    Children Workers: 85


(updated 2007)



St. Joseph County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 48.46%
  • Bush & Cheney 50.87%
  • Other 0.67%



(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 Walkerton Town, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to St. Joseph County, IN

5.25 % of St. Joseph County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,689

Indiana Average 6.54 %

0.26 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $8,665

Indiana Average 0.11 %

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

  • Elkhart County , IN 0.82 % ($37,356 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.35 % ($31,690 AGI )
  • Marshall County , IN 0.22 % ($32,320 AGI )

Relocation away from St. Joseph County, IN

5.72 % of St. Joseph 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 $46,354

Indiana Average 6.56 %

0.08 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,079

Indiana Average 0.04 %

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

  • Elkhart County , IN 0.78 % ($38,696 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.29 % ($33,965 AGI )
  • Marion County , IN 0.25 % ($26,093 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 Walkerton Town, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Walkerton Town, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/02/2005, 08:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
08/16/1997, 07:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
10/29/1996, 09:20 pm 0 0 $3K --
10/29/1996, 08:42 pm 0 0 $5K --
         





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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 Walkerton Town, Indiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Walkerton Town, Indiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 43 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape n/a 2 0 1 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a 87 0 45 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 46 0 44
Robbery n/a 1 2 0 n/a n/a 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 43 89 0 n/a n/a 46 46 0 0 46 0 0
Assault n/a 29 13 9 n/a n/a 9 17 4 2 1 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 1,259 579 405 n/a n/a 412 783 185 92 46 0 0
Burglary n/a 25 13 11 n/a n/a 20 17 24 9 10 6 12
    per 100,000 n/a 1,086 579 495 n/a n/a 915 783 1,109 414 464 279 525
Larceny Theft n/a 97 45 15 n/a n/a 43 47 46 18 23 15 27
    per 100,000 n/a 4,212 2,004 676 n/a n/a 1,967 2,166 2,126 828 1,067 698 1,182
Vehicle Theft n/a 8 5 8 n/a n/a 7 3 5 3 5 1 5
    per 100,000 n/a 347 223 360 n/a n/a 320 138 231 138 232 47 219
Arson n/a 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 1 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a 43 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 46 46 46 47 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a 8 4 3 n/a n/a 3 5 1 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a 33 16 9 n/a n/a 18 17 19 8 10 6 11
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a 21 10 6 n/a n/a 10 11 10 4 5 3 6


(updated 2013)



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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