Blackford County IN Information


Blackford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,297
Daytime Population: Workers 4,207
Daytime Population: Residents 6,953
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,160
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 12,134
Population in Familes 9,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $42,026
Average Household Income $54,002
Per Capita Income $22,539


Total Housing Units 5,992 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,680 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,385 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 927 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $80,485
Average Home Value $105,048


Total Households 5,065
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,405
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 -0.51% -0.66%
Households -0.46% -0.63%
Families -0.64% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.64%


Blackford County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackford County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents 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 # 85 9th
Population Density # 57 39th
Diversity Index # 71 24th
Median Household Income # 87 7th
Per Capita Income # 77 17th

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