Posey County IN Information


Posey County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,518
Population in Households 25,276
Population in Familes 21,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 242
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 10,161
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 7,378
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,159 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,002 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,114 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $140,910
Average Home Value $164,591


Median Household Income $55,804
Average Household Income $69,079
Per Capita Income $27,685
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.22%
Households -0.02% -0.07%
Families -0.14% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.


Posey County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Posey County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents 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 # 62 34th
Population Density1 # 64 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 83 11th
Median Household Income # 10 90th
Per Capita Income # 9 91st

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