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Pennville, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Pennville had a population of 548 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Pennville is located at latitude 40.4919 and longitude -85.1467 in Jay County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pennville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 876 feet.

The Town of Pennville (GNIS ID: 2396853) 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 Pennville is located within Township of Penn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jay County.

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


Total Population 548
Daytime Population: Workers 78
Daytime Population: Residents 312
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 390
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 548
Population in Familes 412
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,087
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $34,721
Average Household Income $39,142
Per Capita Income $16,315


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (33.0%)
Median Home Value $59,000
Average Home Value $84,649


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 140
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 -3.34% -1.35%
Households -3.3% -1.35%
Families -3.41% -1.47%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Pennville, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pennville 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 # 463 32nd
Population Density # 427 37th
Diversity Index # 249 63rd
Median Household Income # 652 4th
Per Capita Income # 666 2nd

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