Kentland, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Kentland, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Kentland had a population of 1,704 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kentland: Kent.

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


Total Population 1,704
Population in Households 1,675
Population in Familes 1,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 1,262
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $51,243
Average Household Income $73,043
Per Capita Income $29,189


Total Housing Units 785 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 445 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 232 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $100,789
Average Home Value $120,112


Total Households 676
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 450
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 -0.31% -0.32%
Households -0.34% -0.3%
Families 0.0% -0.45%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   4.91%

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, 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 # 253 63rd
Population Density # 360 47th
Diversity Index # 98 86th
Median Household Income # 344 50th
Per Capita Income # 149 78th

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