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Montpelier, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Montpelier had a population of 1,742 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Montpelier is located at latitude 40.5494 and longitude -85.2874 in Blackford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montpelier (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Blackford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 869 feet.

The City of Montpelier (GNIS ID: 2395388) 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 Montpelier is located within Township of Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Blackford County.

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

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


Total Population 1,742
Population in Households 1,742
Population in Familes 1,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,130
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 681
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 464
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 455 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $75,164
Average Home Value $97,020


Median Household Income $35,920
Average Household Income $46,401
Per Capita Income $18,364
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.62%
Households -0.62% -0.59%
Families -0.21% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Montpelier, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montpelier 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 # 249 63rd
Population Density1 # 410 40th
Diversity Index2 # 355 48th
Median Household Income # 610 10th
Per Capita Income # 616 10th

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