Paragon, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Paragon, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Paragon had a population of 639 as of July 1, 2018. Paragon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Paragon is located at latitude 39.395 and longitude -86.5625 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Paragon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.

The Town of Paragon (GNIS ID: 2396847) 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 Paragon is located within Township of Ray, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan County.

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


Total Population 639
Population in Households 639
Population in Familes 530
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,248
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $58,508
Average Household Income $67,969
Per Capita Income $24,553


Total Housing Units 255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $105,833
Average Home Value $139,567


Total Households 226
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 163
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 0.17% 0.25%
Households 0.27% 0.35%
Families -0.29% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Paragon, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paragon 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 # 428 37th
Population Density # 81 88th
Diversity Index # 532 21st
Median Household Income # 175 74th
Per Capita Income # 357 48th

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