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Burns Harbor, Indiana - Basic Facts

Burns Harbor is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Burns Harbor.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Porter County at latitude 41.6259 and longitude -87.1334. Porter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Burns Harbor (see map) encompass a land area of 6.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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Burns Harbor, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burns Harbor 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 # 276 60th
Population Density1 # 642 6th
Diversity Index2 # 107 84th
Median Household Income # 98 86th
Per Capita Income # 80 88th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,433
Population in Households 1,433
Population in Familes 1,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 215
Diversity Index2 26
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 557
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 377
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 417 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $198,125
Average Home Value $207,936
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,062
Average Household Income $74,914
Per Capita Income $28,589
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 5.18% 1.5%
Households 4.82% 1.4%
Families 5.11% 1.29%
Median Household Income   5.16%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

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