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Pendleton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Pendleton had a population of 4,231 as of July 1, 2015. Pendleton 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 Pendleton is located at latitude 40.0085 and longitude -85.7608 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pendleton (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

The Town of Pendleton (GNIS ID: 2396852) 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 Pendleton is located within Township of Fall Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

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

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


Total Population 4,231
Population in Households 4,176
Population in Familes 3,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 379
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,749
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,217
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,282 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 467 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $137,967
Average Home Value $148,986


Median Household Income $56,041
Average Household Income $67,740
Per Capita Income $27,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.07%
Households -0.05% -0.02%
Families 1.02% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.


Pendleton, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pendleton 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 # 147 79th
Population Density1 # 605 11th
Diversity Index2 # 353 48th
Median Household Income # 144 79th
Per Capita Income # 100 85th

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