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Medora, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Medora had a population of 729 as of July 1, 2016. Medora 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 Medora is located at latitude 38.8246 and longitude -86.1722 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Medora (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 528 feet.

The Town of Medora (GNIS ID: 2396748) 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 Medora is located within Township of Carr, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Medora 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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Medora, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 729
Population in Households 729
Population in Familes 600
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,215
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 291
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 201
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $61,508
Average Home Value $113,974


Median Household Income $28,866
Average Household Income $37,616
Per Capita Income $14,379
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 0.86%
Households 0.68% 0.74%
Families 1.08% 0.59%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Medora, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medora 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 # 407 40th
Population Density1 # 89 87th
Diversity Index2 # 273 60th
Median Household Income # 670 2nd
Per Capita Income # 675 1st

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