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Winona Lake, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Winona Lake had a population of 5,069 as of July 1, 2017. Winona Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Winona Lake is located at latitude 41.2171 and longitude -85.8131 in Kosciusko County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Winona Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Kosciusko County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 817 feet.

The Town of Winona Lake (GNIS ID: 2397751) 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 Winona Lake is located within Township of Wayne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kosciusko County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winona Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winona Lake: Eagle Lake.

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Winona Lake, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,069
Daytime Population: Workers 1,015
Daytime Population: Residents 2,532
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,547
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 4,306
Population in Familes 3,570
Population in Group Qrtrs 763
Population Density2 1,834
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $49,381
Average Household Income $76,714
Per Capita Income $26,494


Total Housing Units 1,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,055 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 546 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $176,250
Average Home Value $214,753


Total Households 1,601
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,106
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 0.45% 0.59%
Households 0.28% 0.53%
Families 0.1% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   4.25%

Winona Lake, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winona Lake 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 # 130 81st
Population Density # 171 75th
Diversity Index # 87 87th
Median Household Income # 339 50th
Per Capita Income # 212 69th

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