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The Town of Mount Ayr had a population of 125 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Ayr ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Ayr is located at latitude 40.9523 and longitude -87.299 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mount Ayr (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Town of Mount Ayr (GNIS ID: 2396787) 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 Mount Ayr is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Newton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Ayr population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Ayr: Mount Airy, Mount Ayer, Mountayr.

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Mount Ayr, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 125
Population in Households 125
Population in Familes 101
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 714
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 59 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $103,125
Average Home Value $176,923


Median Household Income $41,255
Average Household Income $52,918
Per Capita Income $22,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.63%
Households 0.62% 0.37%
Families 1.96% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Mount Ayr, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Ayr 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 # 643 6th
Population Density1 # 525 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 347 49th
Median Household Income # 509 25th
Per Capita Income # 398 42nd

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