Crawfordsville, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Crawfordsville, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Crawfordsville had a population of 16,097 as of July 1, 2016. Crawfordsville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Crawfordsville is located at latitude 40.0433 and longitude -86.8967 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crawfordsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 794 feet.

The City of Crawfordsville (GNIS ID: 2393664) 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 City of Crawfordsville is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

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


Total Population 16,097
Population in Households 15,008
Population in Familes 11,349
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,089
Population Density1 1,760
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 6,467
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 3,911
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,244 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,735 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,732 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 777 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $96,182
Average Home Value $112,008


Median Household Income $39,137
Average Household Income $50,484
Per Capita Income $20,935
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.12%
Households 0.18% 0.11%
Families 0.31% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Crawfordsville, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crawfordsville 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 # 58 92nd
Population Density1 # 190 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 97 86th
Median Household Income # 548 20th
Per Capita Income # 483 29th

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