Poseyville, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Poseyville, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Poseyville had a population of 920 as of July 1, 2016. Poseyville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Poseyville is located at latitude 38.1699 and longitude -87.7833 in Posey County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Poseyville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Posey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Town of Poseyville (GNIS ID: 2396864) 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 Poseyville is located within Township of Robb, a minor civil division (MCD) of Posey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Poseyville 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 Poseyville: Palestine.

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


Total Population 920
Population in Households 919
Population in Familes 757
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,426
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $105,585
Average Home Value $114,438


Median Household Income $51,080
Average Household Income $56,987
Per Capita Income $24,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.02% -1.16%
Households -1.73% -0.9%
Families -1.23% -1.04%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Poseyville, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poseyville 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 # 356 48th
Population Density1 # 305 55th
Diversity Index2 # 660 3rd
Median Household Income # 294 57th
Per Capita Income # 253 63rd

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