Berne, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Berne, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The City of Berne had a population of 4,140 as of July 1, 2016. Berne ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Berne is located at latitude 40.6573 and longitude -84.9555 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the City of Berne (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

The City of Berne (GNIS ID: 2394149) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Berne is located within Township of Wabash, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Berne population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Berne: Bern.

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Berne, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,140
Population in Households 4,036
Population in Familes 3,414
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 1,993
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,670
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,140
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,080 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 590 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $99,251
Average Home Value $150,116


Median Household Income $40,089
Average Household Income $55,749
Per Capita Income $20,763
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.51%
Households 0.49% 0.51%
Families 0.9% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Berne, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berne to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 150 78th
Population Density1 # 129 81st
Diversity Index2 # 195 72nd
Median Household Income # 533 22nd
Per Capita Income # 492 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.