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New Paris, Indiana - Basic Facts

The New Paris Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Elkhart County at latitude 41.5005 and longitude -85.8249. Elkhart County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 817 feet.

The formal official name is the New Paris Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as New Paris, Indiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for New Paris indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the New Paris Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,322
Population in Households 1,321
Population in Familes 1,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 992
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 462
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 355
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $129,060
Average Home Value $146,409


Median Household Income $53,326
Average Household Income $61,974
Per Capita Income $21,994
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.84% -0.54%
Households -3.05% -0.61%
Families -3.28% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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 Paris, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Paris 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 # 291 58th
Population Density1 # 462 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 282 59th
Median Household Income # 194 72nd
Per Capita Income # 372 46th

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