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Argos, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Argos had a population of 1,826 as of July 1, 2017. Argos ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Argos is located at latitude 41.2384 and longitude -86.2525 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Argos (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 801 feet.

The Town of Argos (GNIS ID: 2397436) 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 Argos is located within Township of Walnut, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Argos 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 Argos: Sidney.

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


Total Population 1,826
Daytime Population: Workers 565
Daytime Population: Residents 918
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,483
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 1,826
Population in Familes 1,486
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,576
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $43,314
Average Household Income $52,247
Per Capita Income $19,343


Total Housing Units 773 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 484 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $84,896
Average Home Value $103,631


Total Households 692
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 492
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% 0.34%
Households 1.04% 0.34%
Families 1.46% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Argos, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Argos 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 # 237 65th
Population Density # 250 64th
Diversity Index # 147 79th
Median Household Income # 486 29th
Per Capita Income # 610 10th

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