Koontz Lake, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Koontz Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 1,577 as of July 1, 2017. Koontz Lake 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 Koontz Lake is located at latitude 41.4119 and longitude -86.479 in Starke County. The formal boundaries for the Koontz Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles. Starke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 732 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Koontz Lake Census Designated Place are located in Starke County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Marshall County.

The Koontz Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393071) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Koontz Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Oregon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Starke County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Koontz Lake 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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Koontz Lake, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,577
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 836
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 913
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 1,577
Population in Familes 1,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 468
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $47,689
Average Household Income $56,481
Per Capita Income $24,049


Total Housing Units 1,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 529 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 375 (35.7%)
Median Home Value $106,818
Average Home Value $142,722


Total Households 676
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 446
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 0.18% -0.11%
Households 0.23% -0.09%
Families 0.22% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Koontz Lake, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Koontz 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 # 271 60th
Population Density # 579 15th
Diversity Index # 358 48th
Median Household Income # 373 45th
Per Capita Income # 328 52nd

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