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Goodland, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Goodland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Newton County at latitude 40.7637 and longitude -87.2952. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 725 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Goodland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Goodland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,040
Population in Households 1,017
Population in Familes 821
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 1,329
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 430
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 290
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $72,351
Average Home Value $90,129


Median Household Income $45,867
Average Household Income $50,377
Per Capita Income $19,951
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.07% -0.02%
Households 0.22% 0.14%
Families 1.17% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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 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 # 331 52nd
Population Density1 # 344 50th
Diversity Index2 # 181 73rd
Median Household Income # 383 44th
Per Capita Income # 519 24th

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