West Terre Haute, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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West Terre Haute, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of West Terre Haute had a population of 2,287 as of July 1, 2017. West Terre Haute ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Terre Haute is located at latitude 39.4638 and longitude -87.4506 in Vigo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of West Terre Haute (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vigo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The Town of West Terre Haute (GNIS ID: 2397734) 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 West Terre Haute is located within Township of Sugar Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vigo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Terre Haute population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Terre Haute: Macksville.


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West Terre Haute, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,287
Daytime Population: Workers 636
Daytime Population: Residents 1,365
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,001
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 2,287
Population in Familes 1,835
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,038
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,836
Average Household Income $41,372
Per Capita Income $15,178

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 993 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 544 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 303 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $54,715
Average Home Value $67,661
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 847
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 588
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.25%
Households 0.13% 0.14%
Families 0.0% 0.07%
Median Household Income   -0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.23%

West Terre Haute, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Terre Haute to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 204 70th
Population Density # 19 97th
Diversity Index # 408 40th
Median Household Income # 640 6th
Per Capita Income # 674 1st

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