The Town of Wakarusa had a population of 1,810 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wakarusa: Salem.
|Population in Households||1,731|
|Population in Familes||1,477|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||79|
|Median Household Income||$57,214|
|Average Household Income||$77,141|
|Per Capita Income||$29,240|
|Total Housing Units||756 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||488 (64.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||200 (26.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||67 ( 8.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$164,509|
|Average Home Value||$203,834|
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.46%|
|Per Capita Income||4.5%|
The table below compares Wakarusa 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.
|Total Population||# 239||65th|
|Population Density||# 495||27th|
|Diversity Index||# 230||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 202||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 146||79th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.