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Cynthiana, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Cynthiana had a population of 531 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Cynthiana is located at latitude 38.1873 and longitude -87.7085 in Posey County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cynthiana (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Posey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Town of Cynthiana (GNIS ID: 2396673) 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 Cynthiana is located within Township of Smith, a minor civil division (MCD) of Posey County.

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


Total Population 531
Population in Households 531
Population in Familes 427
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,332
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $53,956
Average Household Income $67,105
Per Capita Income $28,183


Total Housing Units 272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 194 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $89,198
Average Home Value $109,872


Total Households 234
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 156
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% -0.23%
Households -0.1% -0.09%
Families 0.16% -0.13%
Median Household Income   4.11%
Per Capita Income   4.39%

Cynthiana, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cynthiana 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 # 467 31st
Population Density # 337 51st
Diversity Index # 320 53rd
Median Household Income # 280 59th
Per Capita Income # 182 73rd

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