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Fortville, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Fortville had a population of 4,449 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Fortville is located at latitude 39.9323 and longitude -85.848 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fortville encompass a land area of 2.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The Town of Fortville (GNIS ID: 2396943) 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 Fortville is located within Township of Vernon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fortville: Phoebe Forts Corner, Walpole.

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Fortville, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fortville, IN Housing Affordability Index is 215
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fortville, IN Wealth Index is 55
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,449 (100%)
Population in Households 4,449 (100.0%)
Population in Families 3,606 (81.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,531
Diversity Index2 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,025
Average Household Income $67,100
Per Capita Income $26,237
Wealth Index4 55

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,292 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 458 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $130,911
Housing Affordability Index3 215
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,750
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,190
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.44% 0.88%
Households 1.38% 0.89%
Families 1.33% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Fortville, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fortville to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 141 79th
Population Density # 256 62nd
Diversity Index # 233 66th
Median Household Income # 303 56th
Per Capita Income # 310 54th

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