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Paragon, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Paragon had a population of 698 as of July 1, 2016. Paragon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Paragon is located at latitude 39.3945 and longitude -86.5628 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Paragon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.

The Town of Paragon (GNIS ID: 2396847) 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 Paragon is located within Township of Ray, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 698
Population in Households 698
Population in Familes 584
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,455
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 248
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $95,192
Average Home Value $126,899
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,590
Average Household Income $62,826
Per Capita Income $22,800
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.65% 1.26%
Households 1.86% 1.33%
Families 1.21% 1.3%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Paragon, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paragon 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 # 414 39th
Population Density1 # 52 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 523 23rd
Median Household Income # 171 75th
Per Capita Income # 345 50th

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