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, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Pekin: Old Pekin, Pekin, Pekin Station.

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New Pekin, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,410
Daytime Population: Workers 254
Daytime Population: Residents 810
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,064
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 1,410
Population in Familes 1,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 595
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $37,490
Average Household Income $45,032
Per Capita Income $17,700


Total Housing Units 628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 225 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $97,978
Average Home Value $151,194


Total Households 563
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 394
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% -0.03%
Households 0.0% -0.11%
Families 0.39% -0.2%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

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, 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 # 280 59th
Population Density # 556 18th
Diversity Index # 272 60th
Median Household Income # 606 11th
Per Capita Income # 651 4th

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