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South Haven, Indiana - Basic Facts

The South Haven Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Porter County at latitude 41.5438 and longitude -87.1367. Porter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 653 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for South Haven 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 South Haven Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 5,039
Population in Households 5,039
Population in Familes 4,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,055
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 1,755
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 1,343
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,980 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,374 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 381 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $127,954
Average Home Value $135,350


Median Household Income $55,837
Average Household Income $63,878
Per Capita Income $22,143
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.1% -0.53%
Households -0.97% -0.49%
Families -0.99% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.41%
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.


South Haven, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Haven 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 # 126 82nd
Population Density1 # 5 99th
Diversity Index2 # 69 90th
Median Household Income # 138 80th
Per Capita Income # 361 47th

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