|City of Kendallville, Indiana|
|— City —|
Location in the state of Indiana
|- Mayor||W. Suzanne Handshoe (R)|
|- Total||5.3 sq mi (13.8 km2)|
|- Land||5.1 sq mi (13.2 km2)|
|- Water||0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)|
|Elevation||988 ft (301 m)|
|- Density||1,889.1/sq mi (729.4/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0437239|
Kendallville is located at .(41.441750, -85.260475)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.3 square miles (13.8 km²), of which, 5.1 square miles (13.2 km²) of it is land, 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (4.14%) is water, and 5.1 square miles (13.2 km²).
As of the census of 2000, there were 9,616 people, 3,873 households, and 2,459 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,890.0 people per square mile (729.4/km²). There were 4,172 housing units at an average density of 820.0/sq mi (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, 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 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 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.
WLAB, Star 88.3, broadcasts to the community of Kendallville, Indiana, via its translator on FM radio frequency 89.7 FM.