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Wheatfield, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Wheatfield had a population of 893 as of July 1, 2015. Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield is located at latitude 41.1911 and longitude -87.0526 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wheatfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Town of Wheatfield (GNIS ID: 2397738) 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 Wheatfield is located within Township of Wheatfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jasper County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wheatfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 893
Population in Households 893
Population in Familes 751
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,601
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 339
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 232 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $133,824
Average Home Value $142,349


Median Household Income $52,634
Average Household Income $59,800
Per Capita Income $22,389
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.88% 0.62%
Households 0.98% 0.7%
Families 1.74% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.


Wheatfield, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatfield 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 # 361 47th
Population Density1 # 247 64th
Diversity Index2 # 163 76th
Median Household Income # 218 68th
Per Capita Income # 318 53rd

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