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Linton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Linton had a population of 5,438 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Linton: New Jerusalem.

City of Linton, IN Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,438
Population in Households 5,397
Population in Familes 4,237
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 1,800
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,334
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,490
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,582 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 753 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 345 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $91,179
Average Home Value $105,082
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,045
Average Household Income $43,306
Per Capita Income $18,273
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.14%
Households 0.07% 0.13%
Families 0.61% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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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Linton, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linton 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 # 120 83rd
Population Density1 # 190 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 403 41st
Median Household Income # 616 10th
Per Capita Income # 589 14th

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