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Pendleton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Pendleton is a populated place located in Madison County at latitude 40.0085 and longitude -85.7608. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Pendleton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pendleton, Indiana.

The Census Class Code for Pendleton indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Pendleton, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,251
Population in Households 4,196
Population in Familes 3,498
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 381
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,758
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,223
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,293 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 465 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $146,047
Average Home Value $162,268


Median Household Income $54,397
Average Household Income $67,457
Per Capita Income $27,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.01% 0.0%
Households 0.05% 0.03%
Families 1.38% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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, 2014 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 # 146 79th
Population Density1 # 605 11th
Diversity Index2 # 340 50th
Median Household Income # 171 75th
Per Capita Income # 110 84th

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