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The Town of Kentland had a population of 1,733 as of July 1, 2017. Kentland 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 Kentland is located at latitude 40.774 and longitude -87.4465 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kentland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Town of Kentland (GNIS ID: 2397015) 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 Kentland is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Newton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kentland 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 Kentland: Kent.

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


Total Population 1,733
Daytime Population: Workers 1,011
Daytime Population: Residents 863
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,874
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 1,704
Population in Familes 1,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 1,284
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $49,504
Average Household Income $67,201
Per Capita Income $26,780


Total Housing Units 792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 195 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $96,602
Average Home Value $114,643


Total Households 686
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 457
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 -0.12% -0.02%
Households -0.18% -0.03%
Families 0.21% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Kentland, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kentland 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 # 249 64th
Population Density # 353 48th
Diversity Index # 104 85th
Median Household Income # 337 51st
Per Capita Income # 198 71st

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