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Wheatland, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Wheatland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Knox County at latitude 38.6632 and longitude -87.3063. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 492 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Wheatland 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 Town of Wheatland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 475
Population in Households 475
Population in Familes 399
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,160
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $160,714
Average Home Value $181,667


Median Household Income $53,272
Average Household Income $60,946
Per Capita Income $24,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.25% -0.21%
Households -0.12% -0.11%
Families 0.53% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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 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 # 490 28th
Population Density1 # 404 41st
Diversity Index2 # 424 38th
Median Household Income # 198 71st
Per Capita Income # 222 68th

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