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Wheatland, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Wheatland had a population of 460 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wheatland is located at latitude 38.6632 and longitude -87.3063 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wheatland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 492 feet.

The Town of Wheatland (GNIS ID: 2397739) 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 Wheatland is located within Township of Steen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

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

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


Total Population 460
Daytime Population: Workers 16
Daytime Population: Residents 187
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 203
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.44
Population in Households 460
Population in Familes 385
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,123
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $55,784
Average Household Income $67,342
Per Capita Income $26,731


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $113,068
Average Home Value $130,944


Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 129
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 -0.59% -0.53%
Households -0.51% -0.44%
Families -0.32% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Wheatland, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatland 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 # 492 28th
Population Density # 406 40th
Diversity Index # 432 37th
Median Household Income # 193 72nd
Per Capita Income # 200 71st

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