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Goodland, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Goodland had a population of 975 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Goodland is located at latitude 40.7637 and longitude -87.2952 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Goodland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 725 feet.

The Town of Goodland (GNIS ID: 2396963) 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 Goodland is located within Township of Grant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Newton County.

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


Total Population 975
Population in Households 951
Population in Familes 764
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 1,282
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 400
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $74,813
Average Home Value $88,710


Median Household Income $42,541
Average Household Income $53,060
Per Capita Income $21,097
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.04%
Households -0.08% 0.05%
Families 0.49% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Goodland, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goodland 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 # 341 50th
Population Density1 # 359 47th
Diversity Index2 # 174 74th
Median Household Income # 476 30th
Per Capita Income # 475 30th

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