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Demographics Analysis

The people of Wheatfield 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
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 140

5 to 9 years : 176

10 to 14 years : 133

15 to 17 years : 169

18 and 19 years : 32

20 years : 39

21 years : 26

22 to 24 years : 31

25 to 29 years : 174

30 to 34 years : 166

35 to 39 years : 151

40 to 44 years : 94

45 to 49 years : 132

50 to 54 years : 158

55 to 59 years : 107

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 70

65 and 66 years : 61

67 to 69 years : 18

70 to 74 years : 22

75 to 79 years : 17

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 151

5 to 9 years : 183

10 to 14 years : 142

15 to 17 years : 147

18 and 19 years : 51

20 years : 13

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 15

25 to 29 years : 141

30 to 34 years : 104

35 to 39 years : 148

40 to 44 years : 127

45 to 49 years : 113

50 to 54 years : 107

55 to 59 years : 156

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 59

65 and 66 years : 76

67 to 69 years : 35

70 to 74 years : 22

75 to 79 years : 57

80 to 84 years : 20

85 years and over : 15


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,460

Multiple ancestry : 1,584

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 28

Ancestry not reported : 776


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,782

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 1

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 1

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 35

Not a U.S. citizen : 29


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 291

5 to 17 years : 950

18 to 24 years : 207

25 to 34 years : 585

35 to 44 years : 520

45 to 54 years : 510

55 to 59 years : 263

60 and 61 years : 46

62 to 64 years : 129

65 to 74 years : 234

75 years and over : 113

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 280

5 to 17 years : 888

18 to 24 years : 176

25 to 34 years : 336

35 to 44 years : 353

45 to 54 years : 374

55 to 59 years : 183

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 72

65 to 74 years : 129

75 years and over : 38

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 43

18 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 249

35 to 44 years : 167

45 to 54 years : 125

55 to 59 years : 70

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 57

65 to 74 years : 93

75 years and over : 75

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 1

18 to 24 years : 1

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 : 18

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 11

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,415

Female : 1,447

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 501

Female : 419

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 2

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 35

Female : 29


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 2,689

Born in other state in the United States : 909

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 40


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 611

Now married, except separated : 1,070

Divorced : 169

Separated : 61

Widowed : 67

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 94

Now married, except separated : 563

Divorced : 107

Separated : 14

Widowed : 110

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 2

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 9

Now married, except separated : 24

Divorced : 12

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 3,479

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 46

Yiddish:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Wheatfield Township, Indiana

  • German: 987   (27.0%)
  • Dutch: 516   (14.1%)
  • Irish: 351   (9.6%)
  • English: 245   (6.7%)
  • United States Or American: 228   (6.2%)
  • Polish: 227   (6.2%)
  • Other Groups: 211   (5.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 180   (4.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 147   (4.0%)
  • Swedish: 82   (2.2%)
  • Czech: 64   (1.8%)
  • Slovak: 59   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 49   (1.3%)
  • British: 48   (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 46   (1.3%)
  • Croatian: 29   (0.8%)
  • European: 26   (0.7%)
  • Danish: 25   (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 22   (0.6%)
  • Slovene: 21   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 19   (0.5%)
  • Slavic: 16   (0.4%)
  • Estonian: 15   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 4   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Wheatfield Township, Indiana is 3,848



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Wheatfield Township, Indiana: 1,953
Female Population in Wheatfield Township, Indiana: 1,895


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Wheatfield Township, Indiana: 32.3
Median Female Resident Age in Wheatfield Township, Indiana: 35.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Wheatfield Township, Indiana


White


Both sexes

36.4

Male

36.1

Female

36.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

18.1

Male

18.5

Female

7.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.5

Male

18.5

Female

35.0

Asian


Both sexes

19.5

Male

1.5

Female

22.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

16.0

Male

0.0

Female

16.0

Other


Both sexes

22.3

Male

23.5

Female

20.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

24.3

Male

22.5

Female

29.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.7

Male

21.3

Female

18.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

37.1

Male

36.7

Female

37.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Wheatfield Township, Indiana


  • White: 3,638
  • African American: 43
  • American Indian: 95
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 72



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.18%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.27%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 36   (3.19%)
  • 9th Grade: 42   (3.72%)
  • 10th Grade: 33   (2.93%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (2.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 33   (2.93%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 577   (51.15%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 92   (8.16%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 136   (12.06%)
  • Associate Degree: 17   (1.51%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 63   (5.59%)
  • Master's Degree: 50   (4.43%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (0.89%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (0.8%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.18%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.54%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 47   (4.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (0.54%)
  • 10th Grade: 25   (2.26%)
  • 11th Grade: 47   (4.24%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 29   (2.62%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 472   (42.6%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 129   (11.64%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 163   (14.71%)
  • Associate Degree: 59   (5.32%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 100   (9.03%)
  • Master's Degree: 16   (1.44%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.63%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield Township, Indiana.

Area Features of Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield Township, Indiana

46392 (pop. 6,410)


Cities Nearby Wheatfield Township, Indiana

Wheatfield Town, IN  (pop. 920) 2.6 Miles
Walker Township, IN  (pop. 2,910) 4.8 Miles
De Motte Town, IN  (pop. 4,152) 5.2 Miles
Kankakee Township, IN  (pop. 529) 5.3 Miles
Keener Township, IN  (pop. 9,804) 6.1 Miles
Kouts Town, IN  (pop. 2,045) 8.5 Miles
Hebron Town, IN  (pop. 3,649) 9.7 Miles
Roselawn Cdp, IN  (pop. 3,724) 10.5 Miles
San Pierre Cdp, IN  (pop. 104) 10.7 Miles
Eagle Creek Township, IN  (pop. 2,104) 11.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Wheatfield Township, Indiana

219



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





Latitude/Longitude of Wheatfield Township, Indiana

Lat: 41.205070 N        Long: -87.099269 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 142   (8.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 113   (7.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 231   (14.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 185   (11.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 87   (5.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 216   (13.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 188   (11.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 102   (6.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 34   (2.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 9   (0.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 32   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 12   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 113   (7.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 140   (8.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,332

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 192

In 3-person carpool : 4

In 4-person carpool : 5

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 31

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 140


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 199

5 to 9 minutes : 166

10 to 14 minutes : 224

15 to 19 minutes : 81

20 to 24 minutes : 95

25 to 29 minutes : 22

30 to 34 minutes : 126

35 to 39 minutes : 31

40 to 44 minutes : 101

45 to 59 minutes : 198

60 to 89 minutes : 262

90 or more minutes : 59


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 344

No Social Security income : 1,105


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 213

No retirement income : 1,236


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 25

$10,000 to $14,999 : 20

$15,000 to $19,999 : 25

$20,000 to $24,999 : 43

$25,000 to $29,999 : 29

$30,000 to $34,999 : 30

$35,000 to $39,999 : 83

$40,000 to $44,999 : 79

$45,000 to $49,999 : 100

$50,000 to $59,999 : 178

$60,000 to $74,999 : 78

$75,000 to $99,999 : 162

$100,000 to $124,999 : 80

$125,000 to $149,999 : 53

$150,000 to $199,999 : 33

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $52,208


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield Township, Indiana

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

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Wheatfield Township, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 187  (17.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 62  (5.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 151  (14.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 19  (1.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 284  (26.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 186  (28.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 122  (18.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 282  (43.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 133 Farms In Wheatfield Township, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield Township, Indiana

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 17.8 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 17.8 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Lowell Airport


    (about 21.3 miles in Schneider, Indiana; Airport Code: RQL)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 31.7 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • Gary/Chicago International


    (about 32.9 miles in Gary, Indiana; Airport Code: GYY)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 37.2 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 37.3 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Greater Kankakee


    (about 40.1 miles in Aroma Park, Illinois; Airport Code: IKK)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 42.9 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • Meigs Field


    (about 52.3 miles in Chicago, Illinois; Airport Code: CGX)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Wheatfield Township, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

84.86%

Carpooled

7.77%

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

1.18%

Other Means

0.65%

Worked At Home

5.54%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 827

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 83

Female householder, no husband present : 117

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 392

Householder not living alone : 30


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 26

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 34

All other households : 1,389


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 669

Renter-occupied housing units : 158

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 67

Renter-occupied housing units : 16

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 71

Renter-occupied housing units : 46

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 231

Renter-occupied housing units : 191


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 80

$10,000 to $14,999 : 52

$15,000 to $19,999 : 74

$20,000 to $24,999 : 70

$25,000 to $29,999 : 34

$30,000 to $34,999 : 38

$35,000 to $39,999 : 41

$40,000 to $44,999 : 157

$45,000 to $49,999 : 100

$50,000 to $59,999 : 205

$60,000 to $74,999 : 172

$75,000 to $99,999 : 242

$100,000 to $124,999 : 89

$125,000 to $149,999 : 53

$150,000 to $199,999 : 33

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Total : 1,525


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Occupied : 1,449

Vacant : 76


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 80

Built 2000 to 2004 : 214

Built 1990 to 1999 : 345

Built 1980 to 1989 : 152

Built 1970 to 1979 : 289

Built 1960 to 1969 : 82

Built 1950 to 1959 : 104

Built 1940 to 1949 : 77

Built 1939 or earlier : 182


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Utility gas : 965

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 297

Electricity : 168

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 5

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 14

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Wheatfield Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 20

$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 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $59,999 : 9

$60,000 to $69,999 : 51

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 60

$90,000 to $99,999 : 27

$100,000 to $124,999 : 215

$125,000 to $149,999 : 145

$150,000 to $174,999 : 217

$175,000 to $199,999 : 158

$200,000 to $249,999 : 60

$250,000 to $299,999 : 32

$300,000 to $399,999 : 13

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 13

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Wheatfield 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 : 23

Home equity loan only : 181

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 31

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 583

Housing units without a mortgage : 220


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $174,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $159,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $151,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $137,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $176,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $107,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $153,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $120,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $106,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Wheatfield Township, Indiana: 78.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Wheatfield 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 (Wheatfield Township, IN): $48,964
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wheatfield Township): $111,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wheatfield Township): $606
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Wheatfield Township, Indiana

Utility Gas: 68.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 22.9%
Electricity: 6.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

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



Health Care Centers Close To Wheatfield 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

Awakened Alternatives Inc


     Address: 2200 Grant Street Suite 102, Gary, Indiana 46404
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/26/1996

Pediatric Infant & Family Home Health Care Special


     Address: 2200 Grant St, Ste 104, Gary, Indiana 46404
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/23/1998

Home Health Services Of Gary


     Address: 1281 West Ridge Road, Gary, Indiana 46408
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/15/1997

Hospitals Close To Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield 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
Wheatfield Township, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 58 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield Township, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield 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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