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Bicknell, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The City of Bicknell had a population of 2,834 as of July 1, 2015. Bicknell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bicknell is located at latitude 38.7743 and longitude -87.3078 in Knox County. 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. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 515 feet.

The City of Bicknell (GNIS ID: 2394162) 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 City of Bicknell is located within Township of Vigo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

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


Total Population 2,834
Population in Households 2,827
Population in Familes 2,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 2,105
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,156
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 724
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,501 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 756 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 400 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 345 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $76,548
Average Home Value $82,870


Median Household Income $31,709
Average Household Income $41,919
Per Capita Income $17,120
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.54% -0.33%
Households -0.5% -0.35%
Families -0.34% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
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, 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 # 178 74th
Population Density1 # 109 84th
Diversity Index2 # 361 47th
Median Household Income # 652 4th
Per Capita Income # 631 7th

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