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Fowler, Indiana - Basic Facts

Fowler is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Fowler.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Benton County at latitude 40.6167 and longitude -87.3209. Benton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 823 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Fowler (see map) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Fowler, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,292
Population in Households 2,215
Population in Familes 1,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density1 1,641
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 931
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 589
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 644 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 286 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $73,636
Average Home Value $84,123


Median Household Income $52,459
Average Household Income $60,532
Per Capita Income $24,656
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.25% -0.28%
Households -0.1% -0.22%
Families -0.16% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Fowler, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fowler to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 205 70th
Population Density1 # 232 66th
Diversity Index2 # 188 72nd
Median Household Income # 216 68th
Per Capita Income # 208 70th

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