La Fontaine, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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La Fontaine, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of La Fontaine had a population of 689 as of July 1, 2018. La Fontaine 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 La Fontaine is located at latitude 40.6741 and longitude -85.7219 in Wabash County. The formal boundaries for the Town of La Fontaine (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wabash County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 804 feet.

The Town of La Fontaine (GNIS ID: 2396699) 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 La Fontaine is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wabash County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Fontaine: Ashland, Grants Land, LaFontaine, Lafontaine.

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La Fontaine, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 689
Population in Households 600
Population in Familes 497
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 1,147
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $47,407
Average Household Income $55,894
Per Capita Income $21,929


Total Housing Units 291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $81,193
Average Home Value $96,910


Total Households 250
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -2.86% -0.92%
Households -3.24% -1.06%
Families -3.17% -1.2%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

La Fontaine, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Fontaine 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 # 413 39th
Population Density # 398 42nd
Diversity Index # 547 19th
Median Household Income # 437 36th
Per Capita Income # 535 21st

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