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Attica, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Attica is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fountain County at latitude 40.2876 and longitude -87.2449. Fountain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Attica, but most people and references simply refer to it as Attica, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Attica indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Attica (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,183
Population in Households 3,152
Population in Familes 2,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 1,990
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,285
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 834
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 866 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 419 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 208 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $67,070
Average Home Value $74,856


Median Household Income $39,574
Average Household Income $48,932
Per Capita Income $19,655
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.45% -0.49%
Households -0.42% -0.42%
Families -0.25% -0.51%
Median Household Income   3.99%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.


Attica, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Attica 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 # 168 75th
Population Density1 # 130 81st
Diversity Index2 # 355 48th
Median Household Income # 529 22nd
Per Capita Income # 532 22nd

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