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Fort Branch, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Fort Branch had a population of 2,815 as of July 1, 2018. Fort Branch ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Branch is located at latitude 38.2458 and longitude -87.5732 in Gibson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fort Branch (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Gibson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 449 feet.

The Town of Fort Branch (GNIS ID: 2396941) 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 Fort Branch is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gibson County.

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Fort Branch, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,815
Population in Households 2,815
Population in Familes 2,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,583
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $53,171
Average Household Income $66,743
Per Capita Income $27,932


Total Housing Units 1,285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 886 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 297 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $118,791
Average Home Value $136,725


Total Households 1,183
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 779
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.19% 0.16%
Households 0.22% 0.19%
Families 0.08% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Fort Branch, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Branch 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 180 74th
Population Density # 39 94th
Diversity Index # 443 35th
Median Household Income # 307 55th
Per Capita Income # 191 72nd

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