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Gas City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Gas City had a population of 5,853 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Gas City is located at latitude 40.4898 and longitude -85.5985 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gas City (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The City of Gas City (GNIS ID: 2394866) 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 Gas City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gas City: Harrisburg.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,853
Population in Households 5,834
Population in Familes 4,707
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1,285
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,383
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,634
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,760 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 624 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $93,690
Average Home Value $107,098
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,647
Average Household Income $50,166
Per Capita Income $20,351
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.22%
Households -0.21% -0.2%
Families 0.02% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
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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Gas City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gas City 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 # 114 83rd
Population Density1 # 366 46th
Diversity Index2 # 217 68th
Median Household Income # 568 17th
Per Capita Income # 467 32nd

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