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Chalmers, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Chalmers had a population of 514 as of July 1, 2017. Chalmers ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Chalmers is located at latitude 40.6626 and longitude -86.8676 in White County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chalmers (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. White County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 712 feet.

The Town of Chalmers (GNIS ID: 2396638) 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 Chalmers is located within Township of Big Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of White County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chalmers 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 Chalmers: Mudges Station.

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


Total Population 514
Daytime Population: Workers 124
Daytime Population: Residents 250
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 374
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 514
Population in Familes 430
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,068
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $55,908
Average Household Income $74,948
Per Capita Income $30,147


Total Housing Units 232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $112,121
Average Home Value $198,065


Total Households 203
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 143
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 0.16% 0.27%
Households 0.0% 0.2%
Families 0.59% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Chalmers, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chalmers 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 # 476 30th
Population Density # 112 84th
Diversity Index # 152 78th
Median Household Income # 190 72nd
Per Capita Income # 109 84th

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