Edinburgh, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Edinburgh, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Edinburgh had a population of 4,573 as of July 1, 2016. Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh is located at latitude 39.3509 and longitude -85.9629 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Edinburgh (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Edinburgh are located in Johnson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Bartholomew County, and Shelby County.

The Town of Edinburgh (GNIS ID: 2396921) 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 Edinburgh is located within Township of Blue River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edinburgh population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edinburgh: Edinburg.

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Town of Edinburgh, IN Boundary Map

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Edinburgh, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,573
Population in Households 4,542
Population in Familes 3,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 1,473
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,794
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,203
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,118 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 676 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $84,676
Average Home Value $114,378


Median Household Income $37,617
Average Household Income $48,566
Per Capita Income $18,316
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.46%
Households 0.32% 0.44%
Families 0.31% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.

Edinburgh, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edinburgh to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 139 80th
Population Density1 # 287 58th
Diversity Index2 # 121 82nd
Median Household Income # 582 15th
Per Capita Income # 617 9th

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