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Greensburg, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Greensburg had a population of 11,924 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Greensburg is located at latitude 39.351 and longitude -85.5012 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greensburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 958 feet.

The City of Greensburg (GNIS ID: 2394992) 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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greensburg: Greensburgh.

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


Total Population 11,924
Population in Households 11,561
Population in Familes 9,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 363
Population Density1 1,286
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 4,859
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,093
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,963 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,895 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 481 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $106,290
Average Home Value $125,211


Median Household Income $42,673
Average Household Income $52,129
Per Capita Income $21,081
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.76%
Households 0.8% 0.81%
Families 1.06% 0.73%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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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Greensburg, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greensburg 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 # 72 90th
Population Density1 # 364 47th
Diversity Index2 # 204 70th
Median Household Income # 461 32nd
Per Capita Income # 419 39th

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