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Granger, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Granger Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in St. Joseph County at latitude 41.736 and longitude -86.1358. St. Joseph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Granger 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 Granger Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 30,416
Population in Households 30,404
Population in Familes 28,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,190
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 10,454
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 8,766
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,830 (90.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 624 ( 5.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 368 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $219,091
Average Home Value $256,115


Median Household Income $94,615
Average Household Income $118,216
Per Capita Income $40,988
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.04% 0.07%
Households 0.14% 0.12%
Families -0.24% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.


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, 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 # 31 96th
Population Density1 # 390 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 121 82nd
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.