Pennville, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pennville, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Pennville had a population of 649 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Pennville is located at latitude 40.4919 and longitude -85.1467 in Jay County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pennville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 876 feet.

The Town of Pennville (GNIS ID: 2396853) 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 Pennville is located within Township of Penn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pennville 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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Pennville, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 649
Population in Households 649
Population in Familes 493
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,288
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 270
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $98,397
Average Home Value $112,805


Median Household Income $30,237
Average Household Income $34,374
Per Capita Income $14,317
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.46% -0.88%
Households -1.48% -0.91%
Families -1.31% -1.1%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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.


Pennville, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pennville 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 # 427 37th
Population Density1 # 363 47th
Diversity Index2 # 242 65th
Median Household Income # 665 2nd
Per Capita Income # 674 1st

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