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Lapel, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Lapel had a population of 2,046 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lapel is located at latitude 40.0659 and longitude -85.8463 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lapel (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

The Town of Lapel (GNIS ID: 2396708) 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 Lapel is located within Township of Stony Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lapel 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 Lapel: Lapell.

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


Total Population 2,046
Daytime Population: Workers 450
Daytime Population: Residents 885
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,335
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 2,046
Population in Familes 1,693
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,493
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $50,551
Average Household Income $60,261
Per Capita Income $23,753


Total Housing Units 859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 562 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 231 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $107,162
Average Home Value $125,891


Total Households 793
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 559
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 -0.15% -0.21%
Households -0.17% -0.23%
Families -0.46% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Lapel, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lapel 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 # 222 68th
Population Density # 283 59th
Diversity Index # 463 33rd
Median Household Income # 320 53rd
Per Capita Income # 346 49th

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