Putnam County IN Information


Putnam County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 38,381
Daytime Population: Workers 14,732
Daytime Population: Residents 18,966
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,698
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 33,187
Population in Familes 27,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,194
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $51,822
Average Household Income $66,544
Per Capita Income $25,200


Total Housing Units 15,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,863 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,353 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,924 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $138,585
Average Home Value $178,612


Total Households 13,216
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 9,358
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 0.15% 0.25%
Households 0.32% 0.32%
Families 0.15% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


Putnam County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Putnam County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents 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 # 41 57th
Population Density # 49 48th
Diversity Index # 40 58th
Median Household Income # 28 71st
Per Capita Income # 38 60th

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