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West Baden Springs, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of West Baden Springs had a population of 562 as of July 1, 2019. West Baden Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 West Baden Springs is located at latitude 38.5653 and longitude -86.6111 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Town of West Baden Springs encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Town of West Baden Springs (GNIS ID: 2397730) 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 West Baden Springs is located within Township of French Lick, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orange County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Baden Springs: Mile Lick, West Baden.

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West Baden Springs, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Baden Springs, IN Housing Affordability Index is 211
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

West Baden Springs, IN Wealth Index is 45
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 562 (100%)
Population in Households 562 (100.0%)
Population in Families 421 (74.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 516
Diversity Index2 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,733
Average Household Income $55,184
Per Capita Income $24,077
Wealth Index4 45

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $111,486
Housing Affordability Index3 211
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 246
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.23% -0.47%
Households -0.22% -0.49%
Families -0.29% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

West Baden Springs, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Baden Springs to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 454 33rd
Population Density # 569 16th
Diversity Index # 142 79th
Median Household Income # 561 18th
Per Capita Income # 427 37th

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