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Center Point, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Center Point had a population of 240 as of July 1, 2016. Center Point ranks in the lower 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 Center Point is located at latitude 39.4158 and longitude -87.0756 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Center Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.

The Town of Center Point (GNIS ID: 2396635) 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 Center Point is located within Township of Sugar Ridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Center Point 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 Center Point: Centerpoint, Centre Point.

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


Total Population 240
Population in Households 240
Population in Familes 202
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 324
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $111,765
Average Home Value $130,952


Median Household Income $56,529
Average Household Income $65,810
Per Capita Income $26,055
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.25%
Households 0.0% -0.19%
Families 2.57% -0.27%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.

Center Point, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Center Point 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 # 578 15th
Population Density1 # 614 10th
Diversity Index2 # 647 5th
Median Household Income # 155 77th
Per Capita Income # 176 74th

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