Koontz Lake, IN Profile: Facts & Data

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Koontz Lake, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Koontz Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 1,612 as of July 1, 2019. Koontz Lake 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 Koontz Lake is located at latitude 41.4181 and longitude -86.4858 in Starke County. The formal boundaries for the Koontz Lake Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles. Starke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 732 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Koontz Lake Census Designated Place are located in Starke County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Marshall County.

The Koontz Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393071) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Koontz Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Oregon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Starke County.


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Koontz Lake, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Koontz Lake, IN Housing Affordability Index is 230
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Koontz Lake, IN Wealth Index is 55
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,612
Population in Households 1,612
Population in Families 1,278
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 478
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,804
Average Household Income $59,270
Per Capita Income $25,128
Wealth Index3 55

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 555 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 (35.7%)
Median Home Value $119,380
Housing Affordability Index2 230
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 687
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 452
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.38% 0.09%
Households 0.35% 0.03%
Families 0.32% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Koontz Lake, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Koontz Lake to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 263 61st
Population Density # 572 16th
Diversity Index # 353 49th
Median Household Income # 391 43rd
Per Capita Income # 370 46th

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