Knightstown, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Knightstown, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Knightstown had a population of 2,170 as of July 1, 2018. Knightstown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Knightstown is located at latitude 39.7956 and longitude -85.531 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Knightstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 932 feet.

The Town of Knightstown (GNIS ID: 2396694) 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 Knightstown is located within Township of Wayne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henry County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Knightstown: La Fayette, West Liberty.

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


Total Population 2,170
Population in Households 2,170
Population in Familes 1,781
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,104
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $54,505
Average Household Income $64,042
Per Capita Income $25,433


Total Housing Units 988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 597 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 295 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $107,222
Average Home Value $123,364


Total Households 891
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 609
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 -0.07% -0.18%
Households -0.11% -0.18%
Families 0.38% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Knightstown, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knightstown 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 # 210 69th
Population Density # 105 85th
Diversity Index # 630 7th
Median Household Income # 260 62nd
Per Capita Income # 314 54th

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