New Point, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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New Point, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of New Point had a population of 321 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for New Point is located at latitude 39.3098 and longitude -85.3291 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the Town of New Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 974 feet.

The Town of New Point (GNIS ID: 2396807) 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 New Point is located within Township of Saltcreek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Point: Crackaway, Newpoint, Rossburg.

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New Point, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 321
Population in Households 321
Population in Familes 274
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,122
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $56,272
Average Household Income $69,059
Per Capita Income $26,294


Total Housing Units 139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $167,857
Average Home Value $195,153


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.37% -0.12%
Households -0.4% -0.17%
Families 0.97% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

New Point, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Point to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 545 20th
Population Density # 412 40th
Diversity Index # 398 41st
Median Household Income # 215 69th
Per Capita Income # 260 62nd

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