Gas City, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Gas City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Gas City had a population of 5,739 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Gas City is located at latitude 40.4898 and longitude -85.5985 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gas City (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The City of Gas City (GNIS ID: 2394866) 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 Gas City is located within Township of Mill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grant County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gas City: Harrisburg.

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Gas City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,739
Population in Households 5,719
Population in Familes 4,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 1,260
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $44,083
Average Household Income $55,186
Per Capita Income $22,382


Total Housing Units 2,599 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,645 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 687 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $87,945
Average Home Value $100,715


Total Households 2,332
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,588
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 -0.47% -0.69%
Households -0.4% -0.63%
Families -0.33% -0.77%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Gas City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gas City 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 # 120 83rd
Population Density # 361 47th
Diversity Index # 231 66th
Median Household Income # 511 25th
Per Capita Income # 502 26th

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