Also See: Wakarusa, IN ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Town of Wakarusa had a population of 1,801 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Wakarusa is located at latitude 41.5362 and longitude -86.0208 in Elkhart County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wakarusa encompass a land area of 2.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Elkhart County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 843 feet.
The Town of Wakarusa (GNIS ID: 2397717) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wakarusa: Salem.
|Total Population||1,801 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,724 (95.7%)|
|Population in Families||1,474 (81.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||77 ( 4.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$65,113|
|Average Household Income||$87,648|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$32,702|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||747 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||508 (68.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||184 (24.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||55 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$168,066|
|Average Home Value||$192,998|
|Housing Affordability Index3||236|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.79%|
|Per Capita Income||2.27%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.2%|
The table below compares Wakarusa 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.
|Total Population||# 241||65th|
|Population Density||# 484||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 150||78th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 219||32nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 115||83rd|
|Diversity Index||# 229||66th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.