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Freetown, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Freetown Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jackson County at latitude 38.9796 and longitude -86.13. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.

The formal official name is the Freetown Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Freetown, Indiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Freetown indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Freetown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Freetown: Freeport.

Freetown Census Designated Place, IN Boundary Map


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


Total Population 396
Population in Households 396
Population in Familes 339
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 547
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 116
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $76,339
Average Home Value $91,353


Median Household Income $48,303
Average Household Income $55,765
Per Capita Income $21,660
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.67% 1.14%
Households 0.62% 1.14%
Families 0.83% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.


Freetown, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freetown 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 # 522 23rd
Population Density1 # 569 17th
Diversity Index2 # 528 23rd
Median Household Income # 336 51st
Per Capita Income # 391 43rd

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