Laketon, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Laketon Census Designated Place had a population of 605 as of July 1, 2017. Laketon ranks in the lower 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 Laketon is located at latitude 40.9812 and longitude -85.84 in Wabash County. The formal boundaries for the Laketon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Wabash County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 755 feet.

The Laketon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629856) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Laketon Census Designated Place is located within Township of Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wabash County.

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


Total Population 605
Daytime Population: Workers 91
Daytime Population: Residents 326
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 417
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 605
Population in Familes 498
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 576
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $43,280
Average Household Income $54,427
Per Capita Income $21,113


Total Housing Units 294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $100,781
Average Home Value $120,226


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 170
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 -0.4% -0.37%
Households -0.39% -0.42%
Families 0.16% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Laketon, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laketon 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 # 439 36th
Population Density # 563 17th
Diversity Index # 204 70th
Median Household Income # 488 28th
Per Capita Income # 528 23rd

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