Starke County

Starke County, Indiana

53 E Washington St County Courthouse
Knox, IN 46534
Phone: (574) 772-9128
Fax: (574) 772-9169

In northwestern IN, southwest of South Bend; established Feb 7, 1835 from Marshall County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Stark (1728-1822), an officer in the French and Indian Wars and the American Revolution; no reason known why spelling was altered

Area (sq mi):: 312.31 (land 309.31; water 3.00) Population per square mile: 74.10
Population 2005: 22,933 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.60%; 1990-2000 3.60% Population 2000: 23,556 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,466; median household $37,243; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,704-$20,019
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 28.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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First Farmers and Bank of Indiana compete directly in the Indiana banking markets of Starke County, Terre Haute, and Indianapolis.
2 million to purchase and revamp a 200,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Starke County.
30, major rail lines and not far from 1-94 have encouraged growth in distribution operations, says Charles Weaver, executive director of Starke County Economic Development Foundation.
SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, and the Starke County Development Foundation, have announced that they purchased land in Hamlet, Indiana for SYSCO's Midwest Cooperative Redistribution Center (RDC).
With the latest release of 2001 county-level estimates, Starke County showed a loss of more than 1,700 persons since the census in 2000.
0 million in assets and 26 banking facilities located in Porter, LaPorte and Starke County, Indiana.
CHICAGO--Restaurant furniture maker Selected Furniture announced it is moving its Chicago-based operations and Chinese commercial-grade wood manufacturing plant to Starke County, Indiana.
In nearby Starke County, two major groundbreakings took place less than a year ago, one for Toll Integrated Systems and the other for White Flyer Division of Reagent Chemical and Research Inc.
0 million in assets, 26 banking facilities located in Porter, LaPorte and Starke County, Indiana, and a full complement of personal and business banking, as well as trust and asset management services.
The northern Indiana town of Hamlet expects 500 new jobs from a 700,000-square-foot distribution center being built in Starke County for SYSCO Corp.
The news coming out of Starke County over the last 12 months was huge, says Charles Weaver, executive director of the Starke County Economic Development Foundation.
Kent Kruzick bought a specialty dump-truck-bed manufacturer that was about to close and saved 30 jobs, says Terry Kimmel, director of the Starke County Economic Development Foundation.