Harlan, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harlan, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Harlan Census Designated Place had a population of 1,706 as of July 1, 2017. Harlan 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 Harlan is located at latitude 41.1965 and longitude -84.9245 in Allen County. The formal boundaries for the Harlan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 784 feet.

The Harlan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629852) 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 Harlan Census Designated Place is located within Township of Springfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allen County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harlan 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 Harlan: Maysville.

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


Total Population 1,706
Daytime Population: Workers 571
Daytime Population: Residents 909
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,480
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 1,706
Population in Familes 1,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 550
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $58,971
Average Household Income $65,712
Per Capita Income $21,837


Total Housing Units 640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 488 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $121,910
Average Home Value $132,992


Total Households 603
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 468
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 0.6% 0.73%
Households 0.66% 0.75%
Families 0.82% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Harlan, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harlan 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 # 253 63rd
Population Density # 565 17th
Diversity Index # 341 50th
Median Household Income # 121 82nd
Per Capita Income # 474 30th

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