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Orestes, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Orestes had a population of 412 as of July 1, 2016. Orestes 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 Orestes is located at latitude 40.2693 and longitude -85.7277 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Orestes (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 873 feet.

The Town of Orestes (GNIS ID: 2396835) 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 Orestes is located within Township of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

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


Total Population 412
Population in Households 412
Population in Familes 339
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 671
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 103
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $102,941
Average Home Value $122,727


Median Household Income $45,518
Average Household Income $51,658
Per Capita Income $20,072
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.15%
Households -0.11% 0.0%
Families -1.61% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Orestes, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orestes 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 # 509 25th
Population Density1 # 538 21st
Diversity Index2 # 268 61st
Median Household Income # 398 42nd
Per Capita Income # 541 21st

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