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Vera Cruz, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Vera Cruz had a population of 81 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Vera Cruz is located at latitude 40.7014 and longitude -85.0797 in Wells County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Vera Cruz (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wells County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 827 feet.

The Town of Vera Cruz (GNIS ID: 2397712) 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 Vera Cruz is located within Township of Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wells County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vera Cruz 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 Vera Cruz: Veracruz.

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


Total Population 81
Population in Households 81
Population in Familes 74
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 798
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 32
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 33 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (87.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $190,625
Average Home Value $212,931


Median Household Income $66,533
Average Household Income $83,526
Per Capita Income $30,078
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.49%
Households 0.51% 0.62%
Families 1.29% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

Vera Cruz, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vera Cruz 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 # 666 2nd
Population Density1 # 501 26th
Diversity Index2 # 306 55th
Median Household Income # 52 93rd
Per Capita Income # 75 89th

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