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Straughn, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Straughn had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2015. Straughn ranks in 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 Straughn is located at latitude 39.8084 and longitude -85.2908 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Straughn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,079 feet.

The Town of Straughn (GNIS ID: 2397685) 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 Straughn is located within Township of Dudley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Straughn 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 Straughn: Straughn Station, Straughn's Station, Strawns.

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


Total Population 198
Population in Households 198
Population in Familes 174
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,406
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $167,742


Median Household Income $46,225
Average Household Income $57,501
Per Capita Income $22,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.16% -1.24%
Households -2.22% -1.14%
Families -1.62% -1.47%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.


Straughn, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Straughn 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 # 602 12th
Population Density1 # 322 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 644 6th
Median Household Income # 372 46th
Per Capita Income # 344 50th

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