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There are 190 USDA backed residential loans in Jay county with an average loan balance of $78,105. Over 82% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 38 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $78,364. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,546 SqFt. Jay county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Jay County is roughly 994 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Jay County is 6. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Antiville   •   Balbec   •   Blaine   •   Bluff Point   •   Boundary City   •   Brice   •   *Bryant   •   Collett   •   Como   •   Corkwell   •   *Dunkirk   •   Fiat   •   Greene   •   Jay City   •   Kitt   •   Liber   •   New Corydon   •   New Mount Pleasant   •   *Pennville   •   Pleasant Ridge   •   Poling   •   Pony   •   *Portland   •   Powers   •   *Redkey   •   Ridertown   •   *Salamonia   •   Trinity   •   Westchester

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Jay County.

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Jay County is located in the northeastern part of the great state of Indiana. It was officially established on March 1, 1836, and was named in honor of Chief Justice John Jay, a Founding Father and the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. The county seat is Portland, which also happens to be the largest city in the county.

The region was inhabited by Native American tribes, such as the Miami and Delaware, for thousands of years prior to the arrival of European settlers. In the early 19th century, European-American settlers began to arrive and settle in the area, attracted by fertile farmland and favorable living conditions.

Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Jay County experienced economic growth and development, primarily in the realms of agriculture and manufacturing. The county has historically been home to several industries, including glass manufacturing, agricultural equipment manufacturing, and food production.

Fun Fact: Jay County is known for its annual Glass Days festival, which celebrates the region's rich history in glass manufacturing. The festival, held in the city of Dunkirk, features demonstrations of glassblowing, glass-related exhibits, and various family-friendly activities. The event attracts thousands of visitors each year and plays an essential role in preserving and showcasing the local heritage.


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