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New Pekin, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of New Pekin had a population of 1,416 as of July 1, 2019. New Pekin 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 New Pekin is located at latitude 38.5051 and longitude -86.0169 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of New Pekin encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Town of New Pekin (GNIS ID: 2396806) 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 New Pekin is located within Township of Pierce, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Pekin: Old Pekin, Pekin, Pekin Station.

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New Pekin, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

New Pekin, IN Housing Affordability Index is 192
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

New Pekin, IN Wealth Index is 38
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,416
Population in Households 1,416
Population in Families 1,164
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 594
Diversity Index1 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,263
Average Household Income $51,577
Per Capita Income $20,366
Wealth Index3 38

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 632 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 329 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $110,197
Housing Affordability Index2 192
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 570
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 399
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.12% 0.18%
Households 0.13% 0.17%
Families 0.44% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

New Pekin, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Pekin to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 277 59th
Population Density # 551 19th
Diversity Index # 328 51st
Median Household Income # 579 15th
Per Capita Income # 607 11th

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