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Long Beach, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Long Beach had a population of 1,267 as of July 1, 2016. Long Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Long Beach is located at latitude 41.7451 and longitude -86.8562 in LaPorte County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Long Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 2.07 sq. miles. LaPorte County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

The Town of Long Beach (GNIS ID: 2396723) 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 Long Beach is located within Township of Michigan, a minor civil division (MCD) of LaPorte County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Long Beach 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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Long Beach, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,267
Population in Households 1,264
Population in Familes 941
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,178
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 607
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 336
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 434 (38.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 536 (46.9%)
Median Home Value $411,667
Average Home Value $471,083


Median Household Income $71,112
Average Household Income $115,863
Per Capita Income $59,310
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 0.75%
Households 1.44% 0.94%
Families -1.36% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.93%
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.

Long Beach, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Long Beach 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 # 302 56th
Population Density1 # 394 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 148 78th
Median Household Income # 38 95th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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