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The Town of Onward had a population of 107 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Onward is located at latitude 40.6946 and longitude -86.1952 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Onward (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 768 feet.

The Town of Onward (GNIS ID: 2396833) 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 Onward is located within Township of Tipton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cass County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Onward 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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Onward, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 107
Population in Households 107
Population in Familes 91
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,085
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 43 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $117,308
Average Home Value $118,939


Median Household Income $55,221
Average Household Income $66,081
Per Capita Income $24,185
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 0.37%
Households 0.8% 0.48%
Families 1.11% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Onward, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Onward 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 # 650 5th
Population Density1 # 429 37th
Diversity Index2 # 238 65th
Median Household Income # 180 74th
Per Capita Income # 261 62nd

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