Westport, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Westport, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Westport had a population of 1,300 as of July 1, 2017. Westport ranks in the lower 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 Westport is located at latitude 39.1777 and longitude -85.575 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Westport (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

The Town of Westport (GNIS ID: 2397736) 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 Westport is located within Township of Sandcreek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westport 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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Westport, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,300
Daytime Population: Workers 202
Daytime Population: Residents 703
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 905
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 1,300
Population in Familes 1,075
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 985
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $46,029
Average Household Income $53,002
Per Capita Income $20,730


Total Housing Units 653 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 358 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 (21.0%)
Median Home Value $104,762
Average Home Value $131,704


Total Households 516
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 354
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 -0.81% -0.48%
Households -0.83% -0.43%
Families -0.57% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Westport, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westport 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 # 294 57th
Population Density # 457 33rd
Diversity Index # 500 25th
Median Household Income # 412 40th
Per Capita Income # 548 20th

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