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Gas City, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The City of Gas City had a population of 5,747 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

The City of Gas City is located within Township of Mill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grant County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gas City: Harrisburg.

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Gas City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,747
Daytime Population: Workers 3,938
Daytime Population: Residents 3,342
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,280
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 5,727
Population in Familes 4,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 1,261
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $41,690
Average Household Income $53,560
Per Capita Income $21,787


Total Housing Units 2,600 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,694 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 649 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 257 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $85,613
Average Home Value $99,794


Total Households 2,343
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,596
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.51% -0.64%
Households -0.39% -0.53%
Families -0.31% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Gas City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gas City 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 # 120 83rd
Population Density # 364 47th
Diversity Index # 229 66th
Median Household Income # 528 22nd
Per Capita Income # 479 30th

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