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Milroy, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Milroy Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rush County at latitude 39.497 and longitude -85.4697. Rush County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 965 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Milroy 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 Milroy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 600
Population in Households 600
Population in Familes 523
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 906
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 222
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $132,813
Average Home Value $165,730


Median Household Income $52,841
Average Household Income $61,857
Per Capita Income $22,970
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% -0.2%
Households 0.11% -0.18%
Families 0.71% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Milroy, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milroy 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 # 443 35th
Population Density1 # 485 29th
Diversity Index2 # 399 41st
Median Household Income # 209 69th
Per Capita Income # 299 56th

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