West Terre Haute, IN Profile: Facts & Data

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West Terre Haute, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of West Terre Haute had a population of 2,290 as of July 1, 2018. West Terre Haute 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 West Terre Haute is located at latitude 39.4638 and longitude -87.4506 in Vigo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of West Terre Haute (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vigo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The Town of West Terre Haute (GNIS ID: 2397734) 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 West Terre Haute is located within Township of Sugar Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vigo County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Terre Haute: Macksville.

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West Terre Haute, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,290
Population in Households 2,290
Population in Familes 1,826
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,042
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,316
Average Household Income $41,853
Per Capita Income $15,444

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 588 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $58,017
Average Home Value $73,852
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 852
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 591
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 0.17%
Households 0.19% 0.09%
Families 0.06% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

West Terre Haute, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Terre Haute to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 201 71st
Population Density # 18 98th
Diversity Index # 414 39th
Median Household Income # 646 5th
Per Capita Income # 675 1st

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