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Universal, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Universal had a population of 355 as of July 1, 2016. Universal ranks in the lower 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 Universal is located at latitude 39.6225 and longitude -87.4553 in Vermillion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Universal (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vermillion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Town of Universal (GNIS ID: 2397706) 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 Town of Universal is located within Township of Clinton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vermillion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Universal 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 Universal: Bunsen.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 355
Population in Households 355
Population in Familes 295
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 987
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $86,667
Average Home Value $114,258
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,893
Average Household Income $58,820
Per Capita Income $22,936
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% -0.4%
Households -0.43% -0.41%
Families 0.31% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Universal, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Universal 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 # 528 23rd
Population Density1 # 461 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 612 10th
Median Household Income # 412 40th
Per Capita Income # 338 50th

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