Harlan, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harlan, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Harlan Census Designated Place had a population of 1,717 as of July 1, 2016. Harlan ranks in the lower 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 Harlan is located at latitude 41.1965 and longitude -84.9245 in Allen County. The formal boundaries for the Harlan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 784 feet.

The Harlan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629852) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Harlan Census Designated Place is located within Township of Springfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allen County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harlan 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 Harlan: Maysville.

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


Total Population 1,717
Population in Households 1,717
Population in Familes 1,521
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 553
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 606
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 472
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $116,186
Average Home Value $126,884


Median Household Income $58,237
Average Household Income $64,508
Per Capita Income $21,405
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.9%
Households 0.84% 0.94%
Families 1.09% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

Harlan, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harlan 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 # 254 63rd
Population Density1 # 566 17th
Diversity Index2 # 349 49th
Median Household Income # 112 84th
Per Capita Income # 457 33rd

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