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Medora, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Medora had a population of 748 as of July 1, 2017. Medora 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 Medora is located at latitude 38.8246 and longitude -86.1722 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Medora (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 528 feet.

The Town of Medora (GNIS ID: 2396748) 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 Medora is located within Township of Carr, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

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


Total Population 748
Daytime Population: Workers 165
Daytime Population: Residents 498
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 663
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 748
Population in Familes 614
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,273
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $30,336
Average Household Income $38,981
Per Capita Income $14,872


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $61,538
Average Home Value $117,735


Total Households 298
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 205
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 1.06% 0.97%
Households 0.91% 0.86%
Families 1.2% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Medora, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medora 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 # 402 41st
Population Density # 80 88th
Diversity Index # 277 59th
Median Household Income # 669 2nd
Per Capita Income # 676 1st

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