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Bicknell, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Bicknell is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Knox County at latitude 38.7743 and longitude -87.3078. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 515 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Bicknell 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 City of Bicknell (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,869
Population in Households 2,862
Population in Familes 2,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 2,131
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,170
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 734
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 770 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 400 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 333 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $85,163
Average Home Value $93,677


Median Household Income $32,382
Average Household Income $40,627
Per Capita Income $16,578
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.37% -0.38%
Households -0.34% -0.34%
Families -0.1% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.


Bicknell, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bicknell 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 # 177 74th
Population Density1 # 104 85th
Diversity Index2 # 344 49th
Median Household Income # 651 5th
Per Capita Income # 645 5th

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