Rolling Prairie, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rolling Prairie, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Rolling Prairie Census Designated Place had a population of 561 as of July 1, 2015. Rolling Prairie 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 Rolling Prairie is located at latitude 41.6745 and longitude -86.6199 in LaPorte County. The formal boundaries for the Rolling Prairie Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. LaPorte County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 827 feet.

The Rolling Prairie Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629775) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Rolling Prairie Census Designated Place is located within Township of Kankakee, a minor civil division (MCD) of LaPorte County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rolling Prairie: Portland.

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


Total Population 561
Population in Households 561
Population in Familes 481
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 533
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $147,059
Average Home Value $153,226


Median Household Income $59,770
Average Household Income $68,075
Per Capita Income $25,107
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.7% -0.43%
Households -0.73% -0.49%
Families -1.27% -0.51%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Rolling Prairie, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rolling Prairie 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 # 459 33rd
Population Density1 # 572 16th
Diversity Index2 # 255 62nd
Median Household Income # 91 87th
Per Capita Income # 176 74th

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