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Waveland, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Waveland had a population of 337 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Waveland is located at latitude 39.8773 and longitude -87.0455 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Waveland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 781 feet.

The Town of Waveland (GNIS ID: 2397726) 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 Waveland is located within Township of Brown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

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


Total Population 337
Population in Households 337
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,059
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 136
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 98
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (32.7%)
Median Home Value $87,778
Average Home Value $113,750


Median Household Income $39,064
Average Household Income $54,909
Per Capita Income $20,996
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -3.46% -1.53%
Households -3.42% -1.36%
Families -2.93% -1.47%
Median Household Income   1.47%
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.

Waveland, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waveland 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 # 541 20th
Population Density1 # 439 36th
Diversity Index2 # 436 36th
Median Household Income # 549 19th
Per Capita Income # 480 30th

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