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Demographics Analysis

The people of West 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
(West Township, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 121

5 to 9 years : 104

10 to 14 years : 154

15 to 17 years : 145

18 and 19 years : 115

20 years : 31

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 47

25 to 29 years : 82

30 to 34 years : 123

35 to 39 years : 99

40 to 44 years : 139

45 to 49 years : 159

50 to 54 years : 162

55 to 59 years : 164

60 and 61 years : 87

62 to 64 years : 98

65 and 66 years : 47

67 to 69 years : 50

70 to 74 years : 48

75 to 79 years : 41

80 to 84 years : 10

85 years and over : 65

Female:

Under 5 years : 99

5 to 9 years : 86

10 to 14 years : 137

15 to 17 years : 95

18 and 19 years : 47

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 12

25 to 29 years : 57

30 to 34 years : 67

35 to 39 years : 201

40 to 44 years : 160

45 to 49 years : 174

50 to 54 years : 154

55 to 59 years : 164

60 and 61 years : 88

62 to 64 years : 56

65 and 66 years : 27

67 to 69 years : 43

70 to 74 years : 49

75 to 79 years : 32

80 to 84 years : 45

85 years and over : 93


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(West Township, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,049

Multiple ancestry : 1,291

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 299

Ancestry not reported : 338


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,955

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 : 15

Not a U.S. citizen : 7


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(West Township, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 220

5 to 17 years : 721

18 to 24 years : 252

25 to 34 years : 329

35 to 44 years : 599

45 to 54 years : 649

55 to 59 years : 328

60 and 61 years : 175

62 to 64 years : 154

65 to 74 years : 264

75 years and over : 286

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 220

5 to 17 years : 664

18 to 24 years : 227

25 to 34 years : 278

35 to 44 years : 410

45 to 54 years : 456

55 to 59 years : 148

60 and 61 years : 106

62 to 64 years : 108

65 to 74 years : 161

75 years and over : 140

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 57

18 to 24 years : 25

25 to 34 years : 51

35 to 44 years : 189

45 to 54 years : 186

55 to 59 years : 180

60 and 61 years : 69

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 88

75 years and over : 146

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 : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 7

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 15

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(West Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,623

Female : 1,295

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 468

Female : 569

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 22


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(West Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 2,855

Born in other state in the United States : 978

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 15


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 480

Now married, except separated : 1,420

Divorced : 189

Separated : 33

Widowed : 123

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 156

Now married, except separated : 728

Divorced : 34

Separated : 0

Widowed : 91

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 15

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 3,651

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

German:

Speak English "very well" : 38

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 7


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in West Township, Indiana

  • German: 1,321   (34.4%)
  • Irish: 429   (11.2%)
  • United States Or American: 372   (9.7%)
  • English: 264   (6.9%)
  • Other Groups: 234   (6.1%)
  • Dutch: 200   (5.2%)
  • Polish: 197   (5.1%)
  • Swedish: 162   (4.2%)
  • Norwegian: 96   (2.5%)
  • Italian: 76   (2.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 71   (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 53   (1.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 51   (1.3%)
  • Romanian: 38   (1.0%)
  • Hungarian: 37   (1.0%)
  • Austrian: 32   (0.8%)
  • Greek: 28   (0.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 24   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 19   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 17   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 12   (0.3%)
  • Australian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 10   (0.3%)
  • European: 10   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 8   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 8   (0.2%)
  • Luxemburger: 7   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.2%)
  • British: 6   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 6   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In West Township, Indiana is 3,977



(updated 2009)



Male Population in West Township, Indiana: 2,091
Female Population in West Township, Indiana: 1,886


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in West Township, Indiana: 40.6
Median Female Resident Age in West Township, Indiana: 44.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in West Township, Indiana


White


Both sexes

46.3

Male

45.2

Female

47.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

18.5

Male

13.5

Female

49.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

29.5

Male

35.0

Female

24.5

Asian


Both sexes

53.5

Male

44.5

Female

53.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

20.2

Male

18.0

Female

26.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.2

Male

15.8

Female

18.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

17.8

Male

17.7

Female

19.1

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.9

Male

45.7

Female

47.8


(updated 2010)



Races in West Township, Indiana


  • White: 3,848
  • African American: 14
  • American Indian: 69
  • Asian: 7
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 39



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 14   (1.09%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 45   (3.5%)
  • 9th Grade: 34   (2.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 51   (3.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 28   (2.18%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 49   (3.82%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 509   (39.64%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 107   (8.33%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 185   (14.41%)
  • Associate Degree: 65   (5.06%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 151   (11.76%)
  • Master's Degree: 27   (2.1%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (0.55%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 12   (0.93%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.45%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 10   (0.75%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (0.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 34   (2.54%)
  • 11th Grade: 63   (4.7%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 25   (1.87%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 551   (41.12%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 77   (5.75%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 144   (10.75%)
  • Associate Degree: 70   (5.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 204   (15.22%)
  • Master's Degree: 118   (8.81%)
  • Professional School Degree: 23   (1.72%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.45%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Universities & Colleges In West Township, Indiana

  • Ancilla College


    ( 2-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 511; Location: 601 S. Union Road, Donaldson, IN 46513, Web: http://www.ancilla.edu )

Academic Libraries In West Township, Indiana

(updated 2005)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of West Township, Indiana


Airport


(1) Gibson Airport   (2) H J Umbaugh Airport  

Building


(1) Polk Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 1  

Canal


(1) Angeline Lemert Ditch   (2) Bartinger Ditch   (3) Blad Ditch   (4) Carl Gjemre Ditch   (5) Carlson Ditch   (6) Gunnard Anderson Ditch   (7) Harry Cool Ditch   (8) Lawrence Pontius Ditch   (9) Lemert Ditch   (10) Morse Ditch   (11) Solomon Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Donaldson Cemetery   (2) Mount Carmel Cemetery  

Church


(1) Blissville Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of West  

Dam


(1) Schori Lake Dam   (2) Zehner Millpond Dam  

Lake


(1) Flat Lake   (2) Gilbert Lake   (3) Lake Latonka Dam  

Locale


(1) Braun Farms   (2) Circle L Ranch   (3) J And B Hog Farm   (4) J M J Dairy Farm   (5) Wendy Hill Farms  

Populated Place


(1) Donaldson   (2) Grovertown   (3) Tyner  

Reservoir


(1) Schori Lake  

School


(1) Ancilla Domini College   (2) Divine Heart Seminary   (3) West Elementary School  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in West Township, Indiana

46513 (pop. 56)


Cities Nearby West Township, Indiana

Plymouth City, IN  (pop. 10,884) 4.9 Miles
Koontz Lake Cdp, IN  (pop. 1,579) 6.9 Miles
Culver Town, IN  (pop. 1,512) 7.9 Miles
Hamlet Town, IN  (pop. 895) 9.9 Miles
Walkerton Town, IN  (pop. 2,503) 10.0 Miles
La Paz Town, IN  (pop. 534) 10.1 Miles
Argos Town, IN  (pop. 1,563) 10.5 Miles
North Bend Township, IN  (pop. 1,495) 10.7 Miles
Knox City, IN  (pop. 3,762) 11.6 Miles
Bass Lake Cdp, IN  (pop. 1,508) 11.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in West Township, Indiana

574



Elevation in West Township, Indiana is 781.0 ft. (238.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of West Township, Indiana

Lat: 41.331656 N        Long: -86.405332 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 104   (5.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 83   (4.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 150   (8.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 66   (3.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 168   (9.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 368   (21.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 320   (18.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 152   (8.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 22   (1.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 29   (1.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 33   (1.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 13   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 118   (6.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 127   (7.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(West Township, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,750

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 214

In 3-person carpool : 39

In 4-person carpool : 12

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 9

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 23

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 20


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(West Township, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 10

5 to 9 minutes : 187

10 to 14 minutes : 560

15 to 19 minutes : 377

20 to 24 minutes : 160

25 to 29 minutes : 85

30 to 34 minutes : 120

35 to 39 minutes : 14

40 to 44 minutes : 22

45 to 59 minutes : 201

60 to 89 minutes : 229

90 or more minutes : 82


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 428

No Social Security income : 1,140


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 295

No retirement income : 1,273


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(West Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 44

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 47

$30,000 to $34,999 : 34

$35,000 to $39,999 : 43

$40,000 to $44,999 : 19

$45,000 to $49,999 : 37

$50,000 to $59,999 : 142

$60,000 to $74,999 : 164

$75,000 to $99,999 : 289

$100,000 to $124,999 : 130

$125,000 to $149,999 : 70

$150,000 to $199,999 : 44

$200,000 or more : 24


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $73,214


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near West Township, 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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 West Township, Indiana

  • WFRI (100.1 FM; Star City, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc)
  • 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.)
  • 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; 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WTMW (91.3 FM; Star City, IN; Owner: Living Proof, 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)
  • WCOE (96.7 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; Nappanee, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WKVI-FM (99.3 FM; Knox, IN; Owner: Kankakee Valley B/cing. Co., Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near West Township, 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 West Township, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 236  (23.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 72  (7.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 132  (12.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 249  (24.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 281  (36.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 114  (14.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 283  (36.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 12  (1.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In West Township, Indiana


(updated 2008)









Airports Near West Township, Indiana

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 5.9 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 23.8 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 25.6 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 26.2 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 26.2 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 26.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 26.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 29.2 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 32.2 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 32.3 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in West Township, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.80%

Carpooled

16.11%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.67%

Other Means

0.84%

Worked At Home

1.57%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,062

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 29

Female householder, no husband present : 43

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 373

Householder not living alone : 61


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 12

Male householder and female partner : 39

Female householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and male partner : 10

All other households : 1,498


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(West Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,013

Renter-occupied housing units : 49

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 20

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 43

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 323

Renter-occupied housing units : 111


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(West Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 55

$10,000 to $14,999 : 118

$15,000 to $19,999 : 67

$20,000 to $24,999 : 67

$25,000 to $29,999 : 101

$30,000 to $34,999 : 54

$35,000 to $39,999 : 147

$40,000 to $44,999 : 19

$45,000 to $49,999 : 52

$50,000 to $59,999 : 158

$60,000 to $74,999 : 173

$75,000 to $99,999 : 289

$100,000 to $124,999 : 130

$125,000 to $149,999 : 70

$150,000 to $199,999 : 44

$200,000 or more : 24


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(West Township, Indiana)

Total : 1,744


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(West Township, Indiana)

Occupied : 1,568

Vacant : 176


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(West Township, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(West Township, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 71

Built 2000 to 2004 : 133

Built 1990 to 1999 : 246

Built 1980 to 1989 : 216

Built 1970 to 1979 : 372

Built 1960 to 1969 : 120

Built 1950 to 1959 : 199

Built 1940 to 1949 : 111

Built 1939 or earlier : 276


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(West Township, Indiana)

Utility gas : 1,004

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 315

Electricity : 126

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 21

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 102

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(West Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 10

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 25

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 13

$35,000 to $39,999 : 24

$40,000 to $49,999 : 41

$50,000 to $59,999 : 26

$60,000 to $69,999 : 35

$70,000 to $79,999 : 64

$80,000 to $89,999 : 67

$90,000 to $99,999 : 144

$100,000 to $124,999 : 143

$125,000 to $149,999 : 209

$150,000 to $174,999 : 120

$175,000 to $199,999 : 48

$200,000 to $249,999 : 207

$250,000 to $299,999 : 61

$300,000 to $399,999 : 86

$400,000 to $499,999 : 43

$500,000 to $749,999 : 20

$750,000 to $999,999 : 13

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(West 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 : 45

Home equity loan only : 250

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 640

Housing units without a mortgage : 464


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $245,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $157,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $167,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $130,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $140,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $90,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $246,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $101,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $91,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in West Township, Indiana: 77.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in West Township, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 52.55%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 47.45%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (West Township, IN): $45,654
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (West Township): $98,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (West Township): $577
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in West Township, Indiana

Utility Gas: 61.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 22.6%
Electricity: 7.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 5.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.5%


(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 West Township, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To West Township, Indiana

Home Healthcare Services


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

Woodlawn Home Health Care


     Address: 2316 East State Rd 14, Rochester, Indiana 46975
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/17/1984

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

Pulaski Memorial Home Health N Hospice


     Address: 616 E 13th St, Po Box 279, Winamac, Indiana 46996
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/14/1982

Hospitals Close To West Township, 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

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

Memorial Hospital Of South Bend


     Address: 615 N Michigan St, South Bend, Indiana 46601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To West Township, Indiana

Catherine Kasper Home


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

Pilgrim Manor


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

Miller's Merry Manor


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

Miller's Merry Manor


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

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 730 School St, Culver, Indiana 46511
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
West Township, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 42 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in West Township, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 120
    Disabled Workers: 5
    Widowers Workers: 5
    Spouses Workers: 0
    Children Workers: 0


(updated 2007)



Marshall County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 31.40%
  • Bush & Cheney 67.78%
  • Other 0.83%



(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 West Township, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to Marshall County, IN

5.88 % of Marshall County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,413

Indiana Average 6.54 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • St Joseph County , IN 1.29 % ($38,036 AGI )
  • Starke County , IN 0.51 % ($25,943 AGI )
  • Elkhart County , IN 0.48 % ($39,146 AGI )

Relocation away from Marshall County, IN

6.52 % of Marshall 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 $32,722

Indiana Average 6.56 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • St Joseph County , IN 1.27 % ($32,320 AGI )
  • Elkhart County , IN 0.61 % ($36,819 AGI )
  • Kosciusko County , IN 0.49 % ($41,036 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 West Township, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In West Township, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/02/2006, 12:00 am 0 0 $3K --
08/02/2006, 09:50 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/20/2006, 07:00 am 0 0 $3K --
07/21/2005, 03:10 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/12/2001, 12:30 am 0 0 $1K --
06/14/2000, 03:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/06/1999, 10:40 am 0 0 $10K --
11/10/1998, 09:00 am 0 0 $50K --
08/24/1998, 02:46 pm 0 0 $250K --
         





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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 West 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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