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Lapel, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Lapel had a population of 2,030 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lapel is located at latitude 40.0659 and longitude -85.8463 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lapel (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

The Town of Lapel (GNIS ID: 2396708) 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 Lapel is located within Township of Stony Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lapel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lapel: Lapell.

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


Total Population 2,030
Population in Households 2,030
Population in Familes 1,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,481
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 783
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 554
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 855 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 556 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 227 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $105,263
Average Home Value $125,226


Median Household Income $49,819
Average Household Income $58,711
Per Capita Income $23,034
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.27%
Households -0.4% -0.26%
Families -0.68% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Lapel, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lapel 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 # 224 67th
Population Density1 # 282 59th
Diversity Index2 # 478 30th
Median Household Income # 320 53rd
Per Capita Income # 331 51st

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