Westville, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Westville, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Westville had a population of 5,755 as of July 1, 2018. Westville 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 Westville is located at latitude 41.538 and longitude -86.9055 in LaPorte County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Westville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. LaPorte County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

The Town of Westville (GNIS ID: 2397737) 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 Westville is located within Township of New Durham, a minor civil division (MCD) of LaPorte County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westville: New Durham.

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


Total Population 5,755
Population in Households 2,763
Population in Familes 2,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,992
Population Density2 1,865
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $56,370
Average Household Income $66,316
Per Capita Income $22,335


Total Housing Units 1,199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 921 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $158,557
Average Home Value $168,187


Total Households 1,119
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 747
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 -0.2% 0.0%
Households 0.29% 0.02%
Families 0.7% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Westville, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westville 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 # 119 83rd
Population Density # 157 77th
Diversity Index # 35 95th
Median Household Income # 212 69th
Per Capita Income # 508 25th

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