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Tipton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Tipton had a population of 5,196 as of July 1, 2017. Tipton ranks in the upper 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 Tipton is located at latitude 40.2818 and longitude -86.0423 in Tipton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tipton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tipton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 869 feet.

The City of Tipton (GNIS ID: 2397028) 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 Tipton is located within Township of Cicero, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tipton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tipton 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 Tipton: Canton, Kingston.

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


Total Population 5,196
Daytime Population: Workers 3,613
Daytime Population: Residents 2,589
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,202
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 5,016
Population in Familes 3,965
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density2 1,837
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $45,281
Average Household Income $57,335
Per Capita Income $24,258


Total Housing Units 2,521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,509 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 675 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 337 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $103,675
Average Home Value $120,046


Total Households 2,184
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,369
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 -0.49% -0.68%
Households -0.55% -0.73%
Families -0.34% -0.86%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Tipton, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tipton 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 # 127 81st
Population Density # 167 76th
Diversity Index # 313 54th
Median Household Income # 434 36th
Per Capita Income # 317 54th

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