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Overview

Introduction to Kendallville, Indiana

Located in Noble county, Kendallville, Indiana, is 22 miles N of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center) and 89 miles W of Toledo, Ohio.

Kendallville History

Kendallville is located in Noble county, which was formed in 1836, out of the LaGrange county. Noble county was named in honor of Noah Noble, who served as the Governor of Indiana from the year 1831 to 1837. Kendallville was named after Amos Kendall, the postmaster general of the city.

Kendallville and nearby Attractions

  • Mid - America Windmill Museum
  • Chain O' Lakes State Park
  • Garrett Historical Museum
  • Gene Stratton - Porter State Historic Site
  • Steuben county Park
  • Auburn - Cord - Duesenberg Museum

Things To Do In Kendallville

Kendallville is home to the Mid - America Windmill Museum. The Auburn - Cord - Duesenberg Museum, Gene Stratton - Porter State Historic Site, and Menno - Hof are close by. The Chain O'Lakes State Park, Steuben County Park, and Pokagon State Park offer facilities for hiking, boating, swimming, and camping; these parks also have trails and picnic areas. The local celebrations of Apple Festival, Tri - State Bluegrass Festival, and Noble County Community Fair are held yearly.

Kendallville Transportation

The closest airport to the city is the Fort Wayne International Airport.

Kendallville Higher Education

Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne, Kellogg Community College, and Western Michigan University provide classes for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,980
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens16%
Employed Population 16+4,091
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married41.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.1%
Median Earnings25+$27,399
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,605
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,705

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,754
% Above Poverty Level77.1%
% Below Poverty Level22.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.7%
Median Gross Rent$642
Median House Value$90,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
Irish10.1%
English9%
Scottish2.8%
French Except Basque2%
Dutch2%
Polish2%
German1.3%
Austrian1.2%
African0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Italian0.6%
Russian0.4%
Arab0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Kendallville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Noble County
Standard Zip Codes46755
Phone Area Codes260
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude41.44
Approximate Longitude-85.25

Kendallville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationGARRETT 1 S
Distance10.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches
StationAUBURN 2 SSE
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip35.4 inches
StationLAGRANGE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 61 F
Annual Precip36.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albion2,536$54,848
Avilla2,260$62,391
Corunna288$47,917
Wolcottville1,001$46,324

Kendallville Public Libraries

Kendallville Public Library
221 SOUTH PARK AVENUE
Kendallville, Indiana
(260) 343-2010

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Kendallville Hospitals

Parkview Noble Hospital
(Non-profit)
401 Sawyer Rd
(260) 347-8700

Kendallville Public Schools

East Noble High School
901 Garden St
ZIP: 46755
(260) 347-2032
High
Total Enrollment 1218
East Noble Middle School
401 E Diamond St
ZIP: 46755
(260) 347-0100
Middle
Total Enrollment 581
Four County Area Voc Coop
1607 E Dowling St
ZIP: 46755
(888) 349-0250
High
North Side Elementary School
302 E Harding St
ZIP: 46755
(260) 347-1354
Primary
Total Enrollment 382
Northeast In Spec Ed Coop
1607 E Dowling
ZIP: 46755
(260) 347-5236
Other
South Side Elementary School
1350 S Sherman St
ZIP: 46755
(260) 349-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 444
Wayne Center Elem Sch
1231 E Appleman Rd
ZIP: 46755
(260) 347-2548
Primary
Total Enrollment 365

Kendallville Private Schools

St John Lutheran School
301 S Oak St
ZIP: 46755
Elementary
Total Enrollment 121
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