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Starlight's Livability

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  • B
    Housing
  • B
    Job Market
  • F
    Diversity
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    Crime
  • B
    Commute
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    Education
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About Starlight, IN

Starlight, IN is located in Clark County in the state of Indiana.

The total City Population for Starlight is about 4,718 with about 44 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $154,700, which is roughly 22% higher than the Average Home Value of $120,925 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 18% lower than the National Average of $188,692.

The Median Income Per Household is about $64,215, which is roughly 14% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,001 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 10% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.

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Quick Stats

Starlight Population 4,718
Average Home Value $154,700
Median Household Income $64,215
Median Age 41.5
Unemployment Rate 4.2% (Clark County)
Politics 58.18% Republican

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.61
Male Population Estimate: 50.5%
Female Population Estimate: 49.5%
Median Age: 41.5
Male Median Age: 40.3
Female Median Age: 42.6

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:98.1%
Hispanic:1.7%
Other:1.3%
Indian:0.5%
Black:0.4%
Asian:0.4%
Hawaiian:0%

Voting

Clark County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
Todd Young
U.S. Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
Mike Braun
U.S. Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
Eric Holcomb
State governor
Eric Holcomb
Republican Party

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 58.18%
Democratic: 39.91%
Libertarian: 1.91%
Green: 0%
Other: 0%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Starlight specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Clark County: About 5.05401 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Clark County: About 356.05 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Clark County is about 22% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 19% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

Indiana is ranked #38 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.63 out of 100.

38th out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 6.17

The average living wage for the state of Indiana is $30.14/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Indiana a minimum wage score of 11.45 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Indiana a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 8.97 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Indiana is $136.30, resulting in a UI benefit score of 3.01 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Indiana does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
Indiana does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
Indiana does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Indiana does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Indiana does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Indiana does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Indiana does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Indiana does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Indiana does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Indiana does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Indiana does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
Indiana does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
X Indiana does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Indiana does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Indiana does not have a "right-to-work" law.
Indiana does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Indiana does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
Indiana does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
Indiana does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
Indiana does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 47106
Latitude: 38.415100
Longitude: -85.892500
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: Midwest
Average Elevation: 519.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 812