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Straughn, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Straughn is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Henry County at latitude 39.8084 and longitude -85.2908. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,079 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Straughn, but most people and references simply refer to it as Straughn, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Straughn indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Straughn: Straughn Station, Straughn's Station, Strawns.

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Straughn, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 201
Population in Households 201
Population in Familes 176
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,428
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 97 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (24.7%)
Median Home Value $138,158
Average Home Value $163,115


Median Household Income $49,086
Average Household Income $57,108
Per Capita Income $21,911
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.31% -1.43%
Households -2.42% -1.41%
Families -1.99% -1.47%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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, 2014 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 # 601 12th
Population Density1 # 312 54th
Diversity Index2 # 644 5th
Median Household Income # 319 53rd
Per Capita Income # 379 45th

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