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Eaton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Eaton had a population of 1,759 as of July 1, 2015. Eaton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eaton is located at latitude 40.3269 and longitude -85.357 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Eaton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The Town of Eaton (GNIS ID: 2396918) 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 Eaton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Eaton, IN Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,759
Population in Households 1,759
Population in Familes 1,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 476
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 680
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 501
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 530 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $84,479
Average Home Value $99,291
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,072
Average Household Income $46,399
Per Capita Income $17,845
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.27%
Households -0.44% -0.27%
Families -0.26% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
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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Eaton, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eaton 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 # 245 64th
Population Density1 # 581 15th
Diversity Index2 # 400 41st
Median Household Income # 556 19th
Per Capita Income # 603 12th

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