Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN Community Profile: Data

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana - Basic Facts

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Saint Mary of the Woods Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U3) located in Vigo County at latitude 39.5109 and longitude -87.4672. Vigo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 558 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Saint Mary of the Woods Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods: Saint Marys, Thrall's Station.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 768
Population in Households 494
Population in Familes 338
Population in Group Qrtrs 274
Population Density1 602
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 223
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 104
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $94,886
Average Home Value $242,391


Median Household Income $25,137
Average Household Income $40,976
Per Capita Income $14,934
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.87% -0.58%
Households -1.32% -0.82%
Families 5.15% -1.18%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   4.07%
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.


Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Mary-of-the-Woods 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 # 398 42nd
Population Density1 # 555 19th
Diversity Index2 # 268 61st
Median Household Income # 679 0th
Per Capita Income # 669 2nd

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