Seymour, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Seymour, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Seymour had a population of 19,488 as of July 1, 2017. Seymour ranks in the upper 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 Seymour is located at latitude 38.9475 and longitude -85.8913 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Seymour (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The City of Seymour (GNIS ID: 2395850) 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 City of Seymour is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Seymour population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Seymour, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,488
Daytime Population: Workers 17,789
Daytime Population: Residents 10,171
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,960
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 19,163
Population in Familes 15,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 325
Population Density2 1,630
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $44,009
Average Household Income $56,693
Per Capita Income $22,345


Total Housing Units 8,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,611 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,000 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 911 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $107,776
Average Home Value $129,515


Total Households 7,612
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 4,947
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 0.78%
Households 0.74% 0.69%
Families 0.65% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Seymour, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seymour to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 46 93rd
Population Density # 231 66th
Diversity Index # 58 91st
Median Household Income # 469 31st
Per Capita Income # 449 34th

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