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Greencastle, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Greencastle had a population of 10,718 as of July 1, 2016. Greencastle ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Greencastle is located at latitude 39.6418 and longitude -86.8463 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greencastle (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 843 feet.

The City of Greencastle (GNIS ID: 2394980) 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 City of Greencastle is located within Township of Greencastle, a minor civil division (MCD) of Putnam County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greencastle 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 Greencastle: Green Castle, Greencastel.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 10,718
Population in Households 8,149
Population in Familes 6,248
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,569
Population Density1 2,045
Diversity Index2 22
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,558
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,139
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,953 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,027 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,530 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $130,320
Average Home Value $148,385
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,208
Average Household Income $59,408
Per Capita Income $23,068
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.53%
Households 0.88% 0.64%
Families 1.17% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Greencastle, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greencastle 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 # 77 89th
Population Density1 # 116 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 138 80th
Median Household Income # 431 37th
Per Capita Income # 328 52nd

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