New Pekin, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New Pekin, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of New Pekin had a population of 1,410 as of July 1, 2016. New Pekin 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 New Pekin is located at latitude 38.5021 and longitude -86.0144 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of New Pekin (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Town of New Pekin (GNIS ID: 2396806) 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 New Pekin is located within Township of Pierce, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Pekin 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 New Pekin: Old Pekin, Pekin, Pekin Station.

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


Total Population 1,410
Population in Households 1,410
Population in Familes 1,164
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 595
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 565
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 397
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 340 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $94,444
Average Home Value $148,447


Median Household Income $35,036
Average Household Income $41,192
Per Capita Income $16,277
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.08%
Households 0.06% 0.07%
Families 0.58% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.8%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

New Pekin, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Pekin 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 # 279 59th
Population Density1 # 556 18th
Diversity Index2 # 296 57th
Median Household Income # 628 8th
Per Capita Income # 660 3rd

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