The Town of Wakarusa had a population of 1,785 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Wakarusa is located at latitude 41.5312 and longitude -86.0133 in Elkhart County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wakarusa (see map below) 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 846 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wakarusa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wakarusa: Salem.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,870|
|Daytime Population: Residents||823|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,693|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.51|
|Population in Households||1,706|
|Population in Familes||1,463|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||79|
|Median Household Income||$51,651|
|Average Household Income||$70,188|
|Per Capita Income||$26,655|
|Total Housing Units||744 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||492 (66.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||186 (25.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||66 ( 8.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$158,726|
|Average Home Value||$206,491|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.05%|
|Per Capita Income||3.21%|
The table below compares Wakarusa 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.
|Total Population||# 241||65th|
|Population Density||# 497||27th|
|Diversity Index||# 223||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 294||57th|
|Per Capita Income||# 203||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.