Dana, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dana, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Dana had a population of 581 as of July 1, 2017. Dana 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 Dana is located at latitude 39.8073 and longitude -87.4945 in Vermillion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dana (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vermillion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Town of Dana (GNIS ID: 2396677) 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 Dana is located within Township of Helt, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vermillion County.

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


Total Population 581
Daytime Population: Workers 66
Daytime Population: Residents 343
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 409
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 581
Population in Familes 493
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,990
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $36,259
Average Household Income $48,761
Per Capita Income $19,387


Total Housing Units 290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (21.0%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $75,000


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 163
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 -0.62% -0.63%
Households -0.7% -0.62%
Families -0.82% -0.87%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Dana, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dana 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 # 450 34th
Population Density # 125 82nd
Diversity Index # 343 50th
Median Household Income # 631 7th
Per Capita Income # 608 11th

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