North Manchester, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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North Manchester, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of North Manchester had a population of 5,873 as of July 1, 2018. North Manchester ranks in the upper 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 North Manchester is located at latitude 41.0052 and longitude -85.7756 in Wabash County. The formal boundaries for the Town of North Manchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Wabash County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The Town of North Manchester (GNIS ID: 2396822) 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 North Manchester is located within Township of Chester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wabash County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for North Manchester: Manchester.

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North Manchester, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,873
Population in Households 4,746
Population in Familes 3,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,127
Population Density2 1,662
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $41,777
Average Household Income $54,865
Per Capita Income $22,311


Total Housing Units 2,455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,220 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 902 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 333 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $95,265
Average Home Value $109,795


Total Households 2,122
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,225
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 -0.48% -0.5%
Households -0.51% -0.57%
Families -0.74% -0.73%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

North Manchester, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Manchester 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 # 116 83rd
Population Density # 221 68th
Diversity Index # 157 77th
Median Household Income # 557 18th
Per Capita Income # 511 25th

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