Pennville, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pennville, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Pennville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jay County at latitude 40.4919 and longitude -85.1467. Jay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 876 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Pennville 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 Pennville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Pennville, IN Boundary Map


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


Total Population 657
Population in Households 657
Population in Familes 501
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,304
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 274
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 208 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $89,759
Average Home Value $104,327


Median Household Income $35,751
Average Household Income $40,246
Per Capita Income $16,803
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.51% -0.99%
Households -1.49% -0.97%
Families -1.34% -1.08%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.


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, 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 # 426 38th
Population Density1 # 357 48th
Diversity Index2 # 251 64th
Median Household Income # 615 10th
Per Capita Income # 639 6th

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