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Redkey, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Redkey had a population of 1,354 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Redkey is located at latitude 40.3454 and longitude -85.154 in Jay County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Redkey (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 965 feet.

The Town of Redkey (GNIS ID: 2396871) 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 Redkey is located within Township of Richland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jay County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Redkey: Buzzard's Roost, Grab All, Half Way, Lick Skillet, Red Key, Red Key Town.

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


Total Population 1,354
Daytime Population: Workers 130
Daytime Population: Residents 681
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 811
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 1,354
Population in Familes 1,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,447
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $39,678
Average Household Income $51,368
Per Capita Income $20,368


Total Housing Units 629 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 393 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $70,455
Average Home Value $96,447


Total Households 550
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 372
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 0.01% -0.04%
Households -0.03% -0.04%
Families 0.26% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Redkey, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Redkey 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 # 286 58th
Population Density # 302 56th
Diversity Index # 489 27th
Median Household Income # 566 17th
Per Capita Income # 567 17th

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