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Poneto, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Poneto had a population of 169 as of July 1, 2017. Poneto 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 Poneto is located at latitude 40.6571 and longitude -85.2222 in Wells County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Poneto (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wells County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Town of Poneto (GNIS ID: 2396862) 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 Poneto is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wells County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Poneto population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Poneto: Worthington.

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Poneto, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 169
Daytime Population: Workers 19
Daytime Population: Residents 69
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 88
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 169
Population in Familes 148
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,473
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $56,696
Average Household Income $74,169
Per Capita Income $27,848


Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $138,158
Average Home Value $164,231


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 55
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 0.25% 0.35%
Households 0.39% 0.56%
Families 4.86% 0.36%
Median Household Income   4.15%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Poneto, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poneto 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 # 615 10th
Population Density # 287 58th
Diversity Index # 544 20th
Median Household Income # 167 76th
Per Capita Income # 155 77th

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