Laketon, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Laketon Census Designated Place had a population of 609 as of July 1, 2016. Laketon ranks in the lower 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 Laketon is located at latitude 40.9812 and longitude -85.84 in Wabash County. The formal boundaries for the Laketon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Wabash County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 755 feet.

The Laketon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629856) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Laketon Census Designated Place is located within Township of Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wabash County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laketon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 609
Population in Households 609
Population in Familes 502
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 579
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 242
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $96,474
Average Home Value $114,677


Median Household Income $44,267
Average Household Income $53,793
Per Capita Income $20,816
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.33%
Households -0.39% -0.33%
Families 0.28% -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   0.18%
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.

Laketon, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laketon 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 # 443 35th
Population Density1 # 562 18th
Diversity Index2 # 203 70th
Median Household Income # 428 37th
Per Capita Income # 490 28th

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