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Attica, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Attica had a population of 3,144 as of July 1, 2016. Attica ranks in the upper 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 Attica is located at latitude 40.2876 and longitude -87.2449 in Fountain County. 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. Fountain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.

The City of Attica (GNIS ID: 2394018) 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 City of Attica is located within Township of Logan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fountain County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Attica population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 3,144
Population in Households 3,114
Population in Familes 2,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 1,946
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,271
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 822
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 836 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 435 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $87,623
Average Home Value $102,031


Median Household Income $36,153
Average Household Income $47,856
Per Capita Income $19,421
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.62%
Households -0.46% -0.54%
Families -0.4% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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 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 # 169 75th
Population Density1 # 134 80th
Diversity Index2 # 323 54th
Median Household Income # 606 11th
Per Capita Income # 572 16th

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