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Grissom AFB CDP, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Grissom Air Force Base Census Designated Place had a population of 2,692 as of July 1, 2020. Grissom AFB CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Grissom AFB CDP is located at latitude 40.6585 and longitude -86.148 in Miami County. The formal boundaries for the Grissom Air Force Base Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

While the primary coordinates for Grissom Air Force Base Census Designated Place are located in Miami County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Cass County.

The Grissom Air Force Base Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393032) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Grissom Air Force Base Census Designated Place is located within Township of Pipe Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Miami County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grissom AFB CDP: Grissom AFB Census Designated Place, Grissom Air Force Base CDP.


Grissom AFB CDP, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 2,692 (100%)
Population in Households 1,236 (45.9%)
Population in Families 1,007 (37.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,456 (54.1%)
Population Density 674
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $41,527
Average Household Income $50,344
% of Income for Mortgage4 6%
Per Capita Income $12,531
Wealth Index5 31


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,326 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (16.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 731 (55.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 373 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $56,027
Average Home Value $61,086
Housing Affordability Index3 350


Total Households 953
Average Household Size 1.3
Family Households 649
Average Family Size 2
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.11% 0.16%
Households 1.33% 0.4%
Families 1.17% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.19%
Per Capita Income   0.62%
Owner Occupied HU   0.36%


Grissom AFB CDP, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grissom AFB CDP to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 183 73rd
Population Density # 522 23rd
Median Household Income # 584 14th
Housing Affordability Index # 665 98th
Per Capita Income # 678 0th
Diversity Index # 41 94th

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