Linton, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Linton, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The City of Linton had a population of 5,591 as of July 1, 2016. Linton 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 Linton is located at latitude 39.0357 and longitude -87.1587 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Linton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 531 feet.

The City of Linton (GNIS ID: 2395726) 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 Linton is located within Township of Stockton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Linton 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 Linton: New Jerusalem.

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


Total Population 5,591
Population in Households 5,550
Population in Familes 4,352
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 1,850
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 2,385
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,519
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,757 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,574 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 811 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 372 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $74,535
Average Home Value $98,619


Median Household Income $35,704
Average Household Income $47,172
Per Capita Income $19,946
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.22%
Households 0.41% 0.17%
Families 0.82% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Linton, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linton 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 # 121 82nd
Population Density1 # 165 76th
Diversity Index2 # 392 42nd
Median Household Income # 615 10th
Per Capita Income # 551 19th

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