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Greencastle, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Greencastle had a population of 10,690 as of July 1, 2017. Greencastle ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Greencastle is located at latitude 39.6418 and longitude -86.8463 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greencastle (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 843 feet.

The City of Greencastle (GNIS ID: 2394980) 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 City of Greencastle is located within Township of Greencastle, a minor civil division (MCD) of Putnam County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greencastle: Green Castle, Greencastel.

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


Total Population 10,690
Daytime Population: Workers 8,940
Daytime Population: Residents 5,947
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,887
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 8,155
Population in Familes 6,239
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,535
Population Density2 2,039
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $45,558
Average Household Income $63,560
Per Capita Income $24,573


Total Housing Units 3,947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,032 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,548 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 367 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $131,612
Average Home Value $150,049


Total Households 3,580
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,141
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 0.48% 0.52%
Households 0.85% 0.69%
Families 1.02% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Greencastle, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greencastle 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 # 77 89th
Population Density # 117 83rd
Diversity Index # 141 79th
Median Household Income # 425 38th
Per Capita Income # 298 56th

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