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Seymour, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Seymour had a population of 18,702 as of July 1, 2019. Seymour ranks in the upper 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 Seymour is located at latitude 38.9592 and longitude -85.8903 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Seymour encompass a land area of 11.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The City of Seymour (GNIS ID: 2395850) 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 Seymour is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Seymour, IN Housing Affordability Index is 204
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

Seymour, IN Wealth Index is 50
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 18,702
Population in Households 18,392
Population in Families 14,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 310
Population Density 1,546
Diversity Index1 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,455
Average Household Income $58,250
Per Capita Income $23,009
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,587 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,825 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 942 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $116,412
Housing Affordability Index2 204
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,412
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 4,814
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.35% 0.49%
Households 0.36% 0.51%
Families 0.3% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Seymour, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seymour 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 # 49 93rd
Population Density # 250 63rd
Diversity Index # 56 92nd
Median Household Income # 505 26th
Per Capita Income # 489 28th

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