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Holton, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Holton had a population of 470 as of July 1, 2017. Holton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Holton is located at latitude 39.0752 and longitude -85.3846 in Ripley County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Holton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ripley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The Town of Holton (GNIS ID: 2396998) 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 Holton is located within Township of Otter Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ripley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Holton 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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Holton, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 470
Daytime Population: Workers 49
Daytime Population: Residents 262
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 311
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 470
Population in Familes 394
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 260
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $47,983
Average Household Income $57,579
Per Capita Income $22,135


Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $173,496


Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 120
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 -0.29% -0.04%
Households -0.16% 0.0%
Families 0.12% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Holton, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holton 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 # 488 28th
Population Density # 633 7th
Diversity Index # 365 46th
Median Household Income # 365 46th
Per Capita Income # 459 33rd

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