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Granger, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Granger Census Designated Place had a population of 30,274 as of July 1, 2015. Granger ranks in the upper 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 Granger is located at latitude 41.736 and longitude -86.1358 in St. Joseph County. The formal boundaries for the Granger Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Joseph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.

The Granger Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Granger population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Granger Census Designated Place, IN Boundary Map

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Granger, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 30,274
Population in Households 30,262
Population in Familes 27,899
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,184
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,394
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 8,729
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,816 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,788 (90.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 607 ( 5.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 422 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $230,660
Average Home Value $269,812
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $95,293
Average Household Income $123,957
Per Capita Income $42,959
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% 0.07%
Households 0.0% 0.11%
Families -0.27% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

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Granger, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Granger to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 32 95th
Population Density1 # 395 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 120 83rd
Median Household Income # 9 99th
Per Capita Income # 13 98th

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