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Royal Center, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Royal Center had a population of 864 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Royal Center is located at latitude 40.8645 and longitude -86.4997 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Royal Center encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Town of Royal Center (GNIS ID: 2396892) 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 Royal Center is located within Township of Boone, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cass County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Royal Center: Royal Centre.

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Royal Center, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Royal Center, IN Housing Affordability Index is 343
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Royal Center, IN Wealth Index is 43
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 864 (100%)
Population in Households 864 (100.0%)
Population in Families 717 (83.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,451
Diversity Index2 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,007
Average Household Income $54,232
Per Capita Income $21,209
Wealth Index4 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $73,701
Housing Affordability Index3 343
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 343
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.04% -0.09%
Households 0.03% -0.12%
Families 0.14% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Royal Center, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Royal Center to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 365 46th
Population Density # 287 58th
Diversity Index # 369 46th
Median Household Income # 475 30th
Per Capita Income # 574 16th

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