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Knightsville, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Knightsville had a population of 860 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Knightsville is located at latitude 39.5254 and longitude -87.0891 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Knightsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 669 feet.

The Town of Knightsville (GNIS ID: 2396695) 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 Knightsville is located within Township of Van Buren, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Knightsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 860
Daytime Population: Workers 160
Daytime Population: Residents 380
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 540
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 803
Population in Familes 677
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 828
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $48,915
Average Household Income $57,605
Per Capita Income $24,117


Total Housing Units 301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $85,870
Average Home Value $114,120


Total Households 272
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 196
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 -0.19% -0.23%
Households -0.1% -0.15%
Families -0.75% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Knightsville, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knightsville 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 # 363 47th
Population Density # 494 28th
Diversity Index # 360 47th
Median Household Income # 346 49th
Per Capita Income # 322 53rd

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