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Elizabethtown, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Elizabethtown had a population of 492 as of July 1, 2017. Elizabethtown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Elizabethtown is located at latitude 39.1351 and longitude -85.8124 in Bartholomew County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elizabethtown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bartholomew County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Town of Elizabethtown (GNIS ID: 2396925) 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 Elizabethtown is located within Township of Sand Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bartholomew County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown: Elizabeth Town.

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


Total Population 492
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 219
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 272
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 492
Population in Familes 431
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,882
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $57,900
Average Household Income $71,710
Per Capita Income $25,784


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $138,158
Average Home Value $178,860


Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 135
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 -0.33% 0.0%
Households -0.4% 0.0%
Families 0.42% -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Elizabethtown, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elizabethtown 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 # 482 29th
Population Density # 150 78th
Diversity Index # 72 90th
Median Household Income # 138 80th
Per Capita Income # 238 65th

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