Wheatfield, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Wheatfield, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Wheatfield had a population of 932 as of July 1, 2018. Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield is located at latitude 41.1911 and longitude -87.0526 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wheatfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Town of Wheatfield (GNIS ID: 2397738) 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 Wheatfield is located within Township of Wheatfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jasper County.

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


Total Population 932
Population in Households 932
Population in Familes 778
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,671
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $50,622
Average Household Income $55,870
Per Capita Income $20,991


Total Housing Units 390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $139,412
Average Home Value $152,754


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 251
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 1.08% 0.82%
Households 1.12% 0.95%
Families 1.55% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Wheatfield, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatfield 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 # 351 49th
Population Density # 218 68th
Diversity Index # 168 75th
Median Household Income # 366 46th
Per Capita Income # 579 15th

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