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Blanford, Indiana - Basic Facts

Blanford is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Blanford Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Vermillion County at latitude 39.665 and longitude -87.5206. Vermillion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 571 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Blanford Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 351
Population in Households 351
Population in Familes 292
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 478
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $115,385
Average Home Value $135,227


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $52,536
Per Capita Income $20,428
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.61% 0.11%
Households 0.74% 0.0%
Families 1.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.


Blanford, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanford 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 # 537 21st
Population Density1 # 580 15th
Diversity Index2 # 631 8th
Median Household Income # 298 57th
Per Capita Income # 484 29th

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