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North Manchester, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of North Manchester had a population of 5,929 as of July 1, 2016. North Manchester ranks in the upper 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 North Manchester is located at latitude 41.0052 and longitude -85.7756 in Wabash County. The formal boundaries for the Town of North Manchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Wabash County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The Town of North Manchester (GNIS ID: 2396822) 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 North Manchester is located within Township of Chester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wabash County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Manchester 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 North Manchester: Manchester.

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


Total Population 5,929
Population in Households 4,802
Population in Familes 3,560
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,127
Population Density1 1,678
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 2,132
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,238
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,255 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 877 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 326 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $93,577
Average Home Value $104,542


Median Household Income $41,215
Average Household Income $52,930
Per Capita Income $21,497
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.35%
Households -0.59% -0.44%
Families -0.8% -0.57%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

North Manchester, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Manchester 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 # 116 83rd
Population Density1 # 218 68th
Diversity Index2 # 151 78th
Median Household Income # 511 25th
Per Capita Income # 452 34th

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