is a city in Wayne Township
Wayne Township is one of thirteen townships in Noble County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, its population was 10,365.-Geography:Sand Hill, the second highest point in Indiana, is located in northeastern Wayne Township, near the intersection of county roads 1000E and 1100N.-Major highways:* U.S....
, Noble County
As of the census of 2000, there were 46,275 people, 16,696 households, and 12,288 families residing in the county. The population density was 113 people per square mile . There were 18,233 housing units at an average density of 44 per square mile...
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, United States
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. The population was 9,862 at the 2010 census.
Kendallville is located at 41°26′30"N 85°15′38"W (41.441750, -85.260475).
According to the United States Census Bureau
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, the city has a total area of 5.3 square miles (13.7 km²), of which, 5.1 square miles (13.2 km²) of it is land, and 0.2 square mile (0.517997622 km²) of it (4.14%) is water.
As of the census
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of 2000, there were 9,616 people, 3,873 households, and 2,459 families residing in the city. The population density
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was 1,890.0 people per square mile (729.4/km²). There were 4,172 housing units at an average density of 820.0 per square mile (316.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.66% White, 0.25% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.37% from other races
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, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.16% of the population.
There were 3,873 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.0% were married couples
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living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the city the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 17.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $33,899, and the median income for a family was $42,341. Males had a median income of $33,258 versus $23,851 for females. The per capita income
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for the city was $16,335. About 7.9% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.7% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.
The Kendallville Mall mails 14,000 community newspapers to Kendallville homes, and the surrounding area, and hosts a local news and local ads website at and http://www.kendallvillemall.com
. Scher Maihem Publishing Media Group emailed Indiana's first email newspaper in 2009, Avilla eNooZ, a weekly newspaper. The company also produces videos for local businesses and for KendallvilleTV on YouTube.
The News Sun is a daily newspaper published in Kendallville with circulation of 8,667. It is the only daily newspaper serving Noble and LaGrange counties in northeast Indiana. It traces its history back to the spring of 1859 or 1860 in Kendallville when Judson Palmiter began publication of the Noble County Journal, renamed the Kendallville Standard in 1870. In 1877, Dr. A.S. Parker launched a competitor to the Standard called the Weekly News. The two weeklies coexisted until 1898 when the publishers of the Standard hit the streets of Kendallville with the Daily Sun. Eight years later, in 1906, the Weekly News followed suit and began publication of the Daily News. On Aug. 7, 1911, the Daily News and Daily Sun were consolidated into the Kendallville News-Sun. The newspaper is published by KPC Media Group, with its website at www.kpcnews.com
WLAB is an FM radio station located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The station operates on the FM radio frequency of 88.3 MHz. Star 88.3 is owned by the .- Coverage Area :...
, Star 88.3, broadcasts to the community of Kendallville, Indiana, via its translator on FM radio frequency 89.7 FM.
- Schools in the Kendallville area include:
- East Noble High School
East Noble High School is a grade 9-12 high school located in Kendallville, Indiana, and is the only high school that is part of the East Noble School Corporation. It serves to educate the approximately 1,200 students from the cities and towns of Rome City, Brimfield, Kendallville, Avilla and LaOtto...
- East Noble Middle School
- South Side Elementary School
- North Side Elementary School
- Wayne Center Elementary School
- St. John Lutheran School
- Apple Festival
- Christmas Parade
- County Fair
- Bluegrass Festival
- Fireworks at Bixler Lake (4 July)
- David M. McIntosh
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, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995–2001; Republican nominee for governor of Indiana in 2000
- Alvin M. Strauss
Alvin M. Strauss was an Indiana architect and designer of many landmark buildings in Indiana and Ohio during the early twentieth century. He was born in Kendallville, Indiana to German immigrants and later apprenticed under prominent architects in Chicago and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Strauss founded...
, architect, born to German immigrant parents in Kendallville, best known for Lincoln Bank Tower
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- Brad Miller
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, two-time NBA All-Star, center for the Minnesota Timberwolves
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- William Mitchell
William Mitchell was a United States Representative from Indiana. He was born in Root, New York where he attended the public schools. Later, he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1836. He moved to Kendallville, Indiana and commenced the practice of law...
, United States Representative from Indiana
- Arthur Mapes
Arthur Franklin Mapes was an American poet. Among his works is the poem entitled "Indiana", written in 1963. and adopted as the Indiana state poem the same year. In 1977, he was unofficially designated Indiana State Poet Laureate, a position that was not recognized as official until July 1,...
, poet, born and raised in Kendallville, wrote Indiana's state poem and recognized in 1977 as the Poet Laureate for Indiana.