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Brazil, Indiana - Basic Facts

Brazil is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Brazil.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clay County at latitude 39.5237 and longitude -87.125. Clay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 653 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Brazil (see map) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Brazil, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brazil 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 # 91 87th
Population Density1 # 35 95th
Diversity Index2 # 326 53rd
Median Household Income # 628 8th
Per Capita Income # 644 6th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,935
Population in Households 7,795
Population in Familes 6,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 2,621
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,158
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,005
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,821 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,337 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 466 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $71,114
Average Home Value $76,003
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,887
Average Household Income $41,363
Per Capita Income $16,591
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.07% -0.04%
Households 0.03% -0.05%
Families -0.15% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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.

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