Hanover, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Hanover, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Hanover had a population of 3,617 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Hanover is located at latitude 38.7142 and longitude -85.4736 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hanover encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 784 feet.

The Town of Hanover (GNIS ID: 2396984) 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 Hanover is located within Township of Hanover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 3,617
Population in Households 2,797
Population in Familes 2,177
Population in Group Qrtrs 820
Population Density2 1,567
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $41,354
Average Household Income $51,598
Per Capita Income $17,221


Total Housing Units 1,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 702 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 403 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $97,903
Average Home Value $123,789


Total Households 1,105
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 712
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.21% 0.1%
Households 0.3% 0.22%
Families 0.4% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Hanover, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanover 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 # 159 77th
Population Density # 241 65th
Diversity Index # 200 71st
Median Household Income # 578 15th
Per Capita Income # 666 2nd

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