Whitley County

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Whitley County, Indiana

101 W Van Buren St
Columbia City, IN 46725
Phone: (260) 248-3102
Fax: (260) 248-3137

In northeastern IN, west of Ft. Wayne, established Feb 7, 1835 from Huntington County. Name Origin: For Col. William Whitley (1749-1813), soldier in the War of 1812 who enlisted at the age of 63

Area (sq mi):: 337.90 (land 335.52; water 2.38) Population per square mile: 96.30
Population 2005: 32,323 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 5.30%; 1990-2000 11.10% Population 2000: 30,707 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $20,519; median household $45,503; Population below poverty level: 4.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,599-$27,153
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 23.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Whitley County, Kentucky

PO Box 8
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-6002
Fax: (606) 549-2790

On the southeastern border of KY; organized Jan 17, 1818 from Knox County. Name Origin: For William Whitley (1749-1813), soldier believed by some to be the one who killed Shawnee Chief Tecumseh (1768-1813)

Area (sq mi):: 445.15 (land 440.15; water 4.99) Population per square mile: 86.40
Population 2005: 38,029 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 6.00%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 35,865 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $12,777; median household $22,075; Population below poverty level: 26.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,248-$19,372
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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