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Griffin, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Griffin had a population of 195 as of July 1, 2017. Griffin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Griffin is located at latitude 38.2043 and longitude -87.9149 in Posey County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Griffin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Posey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 384 feet.

The Town of Griffin (GNIS ID: 2396978) 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 Griffin is located within Township of Bethel, a minor civil division (MCD) of Posey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Griffin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 195
Daytime Population: Workers 10
Daytime Population: Residents 85
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 95
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.49
Population in Households 195
Population in Familes 169
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,851
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $52,378
Average Household Income $65,789
Per Capita Income $26,396


Total Housing Units 80 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 1.2%)
Median Home Value $89,423
Average Home Value $106,716


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 57
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 1.75% 0.91%
Households 1.88% 0.99%
Families 1.55% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Griffin, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Griffin 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 # 604 11th
Population Density # 27 96th
Diversity Index # 626 8th
Median Household Income # 264 61st
Per Capita Income # 215 69th

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