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Walton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Walton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cass County at latitude 40.6624 and longitude -86.2444. Cass County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Walton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Walton, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Walton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Walton, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,024
Population in Households 1,024
Population in Familes 874
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,402
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 400
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $90,108
Average Home Value $107,729


Median Household Income $44,871
Average Household Income $54,270
Per Capita Income $21,036
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.57% -0.55%
Households -0.46% -0.51%
Families 0.25% -0.56%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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, 2014 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 # 333 51st
Population Density1 # 68 90th
Diversity Index2 # 115 84th
Median Household Income # 417 39th
Per Capita Income # 440 36th

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