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Wheatfield, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Wheatfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jasper County at latitude 41.1911 and longitude -87.0526. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 893
Population in Households 893
Population in Familes 753
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,601
Diversity Index2 20


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


Total Housing Units 371 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 232 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $118,852
Average Home Value $129,741


Median Household Income $53,347
Average Household Income $61,211
Per Capita Income $22,985
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.08% 0.66%
Households 1.22% 0.76%
Families 2.16% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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, 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 # 361 47th
Population Density1 # 248 64th
Diversity Index2 # 145 79th
Median Household Income # 192 72nd
Per Capita Income # 297 57th

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