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Hymera, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Hymera had a population of 813 as of July 1, 2020. Hymera ranks in 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 Hymera is located at latitude 39.1864 and longitude -87.3017 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hymera encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 522 feet.

The Town of Hymera (GNIS ID: 2397005) 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 Hymera is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sullivan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hymera: Pittsburg, Pittsburgh.


Hymera, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 813 (100%)
Population in Households 813 (100.0%)
Population in Families 689 (84.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,142
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $41,205
Average Household Income $56,156
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $21,741
Wealth Index5 50


Total HU (Housing Units) 369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $104,091
Average Home Value $171,912
Housing Affordability Index3 257


Total Households 311
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 225
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.15% -0.15%
Households 0.16% -0.13%
Families 0.44% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.16%


Hymera, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hymera to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 376 45th
Population Density # 382 44th
Median Household Income # 594 13th
Housing Affordability Index # 313 46th
Per Capita Income # 576 15th
Diversity Index # 610 10th

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