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The Town of Fort Branch had a population of 2,833 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Branch 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 Fort Branch is located at latitude 38.2458 and longitude -87.5732 in Gibson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fort Branch (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Gibson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 449 feet.

The Town of Fort Branch (GNIS ID: 2396941) 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 Fort Branch is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gibson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Branch population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Fort Branch, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,833
Daytime Population: Workers 677
Daytime Population: Residents 1,373
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,050
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 2,833
Population in Familes 2,298
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,599
Diversity Index3 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,426
Average Household Income $63,977
Per Capita Income $26,650

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 866 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 319 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $113,383
Average Home Value $126,674
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,186
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 780
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.32%
Households 0.28% 0.3%
Families 0.11% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Fort Branch, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Branch to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 180 74th
Population Density # 41 94th
Diversity Index # 395 42nd
Median Household Income # 262 62nd
Per Capita Income # 204 70th

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