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Hanover, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Hanover had a population of 3,588 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Hanover is located at latitude 38.7139 and longitude -85.473 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hanover (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hanover population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 3,588
Population in Households 2,767
Population in Familes 2,145
Population in Group Qrtrs 821
Population Density2 1,555
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $44,082
Average Household Income $54,410
Per Capita Income $20,744


Total Housing Units 1,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 684 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 409 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $93,598
Average Home Value $130,592


Total Households 1,093
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 704
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 0.14% 0.11%
Households 0.2% 0.22%
Families 0.31% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Hanover, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanover 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 # 162 76th
Population Density # 257 62nd
Diversity Index # 208 70th
Median Household Income # 512 25th
Per Capita Income # 590 13th

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