Topeka, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Topeka, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Topeka had a population of 1,240 as of July 1, 2015. Topeka ranks in the lower 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 Topeka is located at latitude 41.5398 and longitude -85.547 in LaGrange County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Topeka (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. LaGrange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 925 feet.

The Town of Topeka (GNIS ID: 2397697) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Topeka population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Topeka, IN Boundary Map

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Topeka, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,240
Population in Households 1,240
Population in Familes 1,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 714
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 451
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 356
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $161,905
Average Home Value $171,742
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,677
Average Household Income $57,759
Per Capita Income $16,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.4% 1.49%
Households 1.32% 1.46%
Families 3.91% 1.37%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
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.

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Topeka, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Topeka 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 # 303 56th
Population Density1 # 525 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 355 48th
Median Household Income # 479 30th
Per Capita Income # 639 6th

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