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New Point, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of New Point had a population of 317 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for New Point is located at latitude 39.3098 and longitude -85.3279 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the Town of New Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 974 feet.

The Town of New Point (GNIS ID: 2396807) 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 New Point is located within Township of Saltcreek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New 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 New Point: Crackaway, Newpoint, Rossburg.

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


Total Population 317
Population in Households 317
Population in Familes 273
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,108
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $160,417
Average Home Value $184,737


Median Household Income $54,737
Average Household Income $66,412
Per Capita Income $24,971
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.69% -0.19%
Households -0.93% -0.17%
Families 0.93% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

New Point, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New 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 # 552 19th
Population Density1 # 420 38th
Diversity Index2 # 470 31st
Median Household Income # 193 72nd
Per Capita Income # 229 66th

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