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Corydon, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Corydon had a population of 3,126 as of July 1, 2016. Corydon 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 Corydon is located at latitude 38.2131 and longitude -86.1258 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Corydon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 591 feet.

The Town of Corydon (GNIS ID: 2396664) 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 Corydon is located within Township of Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

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

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


Total Population 3,126
Population in Households 2,941
Population in Familes 2,265
Population in Group Qrtrs 185
Population Density1 1,894
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,348
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 813
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 839 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 510 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $120,395
Average Home Value $146,126


Median Household Income $47,742
Average Household Income $60,888
Per Capita Income $26,160
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% -0.04%
Households 0.08% 0.04%
Families 2.05% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Corydon, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corydon 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 # 170 75th
Population Density1 # 152 78th
Diversity Index2 # 237 65th
Median Household Income # 357 48th
Per Capita Income # 169 75th

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