Knightstown, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Knightstown, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Knightstown had a population of 2,085 as of July 1, 2015. Knightstown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Knightstown is located at latitude 39.7956 and longitude -85.531 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Knightstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 932 feet.

The Town of Knightstown 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 Knightstown 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 Knightstown: La Fayette, West Liberty.

Town of Knightstown, IN Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,085
Population in Households 2,085
Population in Familes 1,726
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,026
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 859
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 592
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 605 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $103,241
Average Home Value $130,785
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,346
Average Household Income $55,221
Per Capita Income $22,044
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.86% -0.6%
Households -0.86% -0.61%
Families 0.06% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
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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Knightstown, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knightstown 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 # 220 68th
Population Density1 # 122 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 616 10th
Median Household Income # 328 52nd
Per Capita Income # 350 49th

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