Parke County IN Information


Parke County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,209
Population in Households 15,742
Population in Familes 12,958
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,467
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $47,952
Average Household Income $61,124
Per Capita Income $24,229


Total Housing Units 8,241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,739 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,546 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,956 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $100,830
Average Home Value $148,481


Total Households 6,285
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 4,373
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.09% -0.04%
Households 0.12% -0.04%
Families -0.04% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


Parke County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parke County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents 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 # 76 18th
Population Density # 85 9th
Diversity Index # 63 33rd
Median Household Income # 72 23rd
Per Capita Income # 70 25th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.