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Otwell, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Otwell Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pike County at latitude 38.4561 and longitude -87.0961. Pike County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 499 feet.

The formal official name is the Otwell Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Otwell, Indiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Otwell indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Otwell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Otwell: Ottwell, Pierceville.

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


Total Population 416
Population in Households 416
Population in Familes 342
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 233
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 211
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 144
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $79,110
Average Home Value $88,714


Median Household Income $43,547
Average Household Income $52,358
Per Capita Income $22,066
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.99% -0.63%
Households -0.76% -0.67%
Families 5.01% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.


Otwell, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otwell 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 # 509 26th
Population Density1 # 639 6th
Diversity Index2 # 586 14th
Median Household Income # 448 34th
Per Capita Income # 365 47th

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