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Orestes, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Orestes had a population of 383 as of July 1, 2017. Orestes ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Orestes is located at latitude 40.2693 and longitude -85.7277 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Orestes (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 873 feet.

The Town of Orestes (GNIS ID: 2396835) 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 Orestes is located within Township of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

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

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


Total Population 383
Daytime Population: Workers 636
Daytime Population: Residents 218
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 854
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.23
Population in Households 383
Population in Familes 314
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 624
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $45,302
Average Household Income $53,874
Per Capita Income $20,996


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $106,818
Average Home Value $127,970


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 96
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 -1.07% -0.69%
Households -0.96% -0.59%
Families -2.34% -0.85%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Orestes, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orestes 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 # 519 24th
Population Density # 545 20th
Diversity Index # 239 64th
Median Household Income # 433 36th
Per Capita Income # 532 22nd

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