Sweetser, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sweetser, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Sweetser had a population of 1,191 as of July 1, 2016. Sweetser ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sweetser is located at latitude 40.5688 and longitude -85.7654 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sweetser (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Town of Sweetser (GNIS ID: 2397691) 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 Sweetser is located within Township of Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grant County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sweetser: Sweetsers.

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


Total Population 1,191
Population in Households 1,191
Population in Familes 1,040
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,174
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 488
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 368
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 381 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $124,806
Average Home Value $131,776


Median Household Income $53,289
Average Household Income $62,378
Per Capita Income $25,255
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.46%
Households -0.2% -0.29%
Families 0.18% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Sweetser, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweetser 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 # 310 55th
Population Density1 # 395 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 168 75th
Median Household Income # 219 68th
Per Capita Income # 214 69th

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