Blackford County IN Information

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Blackford County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 12,400
Population in Households 12,237
Population in Familes 9,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,083
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 3,430
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,980 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,695 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,388 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 897 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $79,284
Average Home Value $102,219
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,819
Average Household Income $50,867
Per Capita Income $21,145
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.48%
Households -0.47% -0.49%
Families -0.62% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

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Blackford County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackford County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents 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 # 85 9th
Population Density1 # 56 40th
Diversity Index2 # 70 27th
Median Household Income # 90 3rd
Per Capita Income # 80 14th

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