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Walton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Walton had a population of 991 as of July 1, 2015. Walton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Walton is located at latitude 40.6624 and longitude -86.2444 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Walton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The Town of Walton (GNIS ID: 2397720) 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 Walton is located within Township of Tipton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cass County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Walton, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 991
Population in Households 991
Population in Familes 845
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,325
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 387
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $102,926
Average Home Value $120,277


Median Household Income $48,992
Average Household Income $55,243
Per Capita Income $21,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.08% -0.65%
Households -1.0% -0.63%
Families -0.41% -0.73%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.


Walton, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walton to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 340 50th
Population Density1 # 73 89th
Diversity Index2 # 114 83rd
Median Household Income # 316 54th
Per Capita Income # 394 42nd

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