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The Town of Wheatland had a population of 478 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 478
Population in Households 478
Population in Familes 400
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,167
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $107,386
Average Home Value $123,993


Median Household Income $55,242
Average Household Income $64,815
Per Capita Income $25,905
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.34%
Households 0.0% -0.32%
Families 0.36% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.

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, 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 # 485 29th
Population Density1 # 397 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 448 34th
Median Household Income # 178 74th
Per Capita Income # 184 73rd

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