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Mecca, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Mecca had a population of 350 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mecca is located at latitude 39.7271 and longitude -87.3316 in Parke County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mecca (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Parke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 512 feet.

The Town of Mecca (GNIS ID: 2396746) 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 Mecca is located within Township of Wabash, a minor civil division (MCD) of Parke County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mecca 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 Mecca: Maidstone, Mecca Mills.

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


Total Population 350
Population in Households 341
Population in Familes 287
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 891
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $81,818
Average Home Value $93,627


Median Household Income $43,020
Average Household Income $53,254
Per Capita Income $20,591
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.73%
Households 0.76% 0.76%
Families 0.34% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Mecca, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mecca 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 # 530 22nd
Population Density1 # 482 29th
Diversity Index2 # 459 33rd
Median Household Income # 460 33rd
Per Capita Income # 506 26th

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