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New Albany, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The City of New Albany had a population of 37,838 as of July 1, 2017. New Albany ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 New Albany is located at latitude 38.3073 and longitude -85.8272 in Floyd County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Albany (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of New Albany (GNIS ID: 2395181) 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 City of New Albany is located within Township of New Albany, a minor civil division (MCD) of Floyd County.

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


Total Population 37,838
Daytime Population: Workers 27,966
Daytime Population: Residents 18,785
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 46,751
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 36,887
Population in Familes 27,381
Population in Group Qrtrs 951
Population Density2 2,533
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $39,678
Average Household Income $52,758
Per Capita Income $22,803


Total Housing Units 17,909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,712 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,414 (41.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,783 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $121,304
Average Home Value $141,441


Total Households 16,126
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 9,382
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 0.55% 0.55%
Households 0.48% 0.52%
Families 0.31% 0.33%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

New Albany, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Albany 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 # 23 97th
Population Density # 48 93rd
Diversity Index # 88 87th
Median Household Income # 567 17th
Per Capita Income # 421 38th

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