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Advance, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Advance had a population of 476 as of July 1, 2016. Advance 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 Advance is located at latitude 39.9954 and longitude -86.6204 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Advance (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 932 feet.

The Town of Advance (GNIS ID: 2397419) 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 Town of Advance is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Advance 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 Advance: Osceola.

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


Total Population 476
Population in Households 476
Population in Familes 409
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 765
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $163,971
Average Home Value $199,060


Median Household Income $55,001
Average Household Income $71,276
Per Capita Income $25,966
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.5%
Households 0.0% 0.49%
Families 0.13% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Advance, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Advance 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 # 486 29th
Population Density1 # 513 25th
Diversity Index2 # 412 40th
Median Household Income # 182 73rd
Per Capita Income # 179 74th

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