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Wolcott, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Wolcott had a population of 1,044 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wolcott is located at latitude 40.759 and longitude -87.0421 in White County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wolcott (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. White County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The Town of Wolcott (GNIS ID: 2397753) 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 Wolcott is located within Township of Princeton, a minor civil division (MCD) of White County.

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


Total Population 1,044
Daytime Population: Workers 323
Daytime Population: Residents 521
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 844
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 1,044
Population in Familes 887
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,761
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $50,892
Average Household Income $57,616
Per Capita Income $20,954


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $91,870
Average Home Value $126,585


Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 288
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 0.58% 0.57%
Households 0.42% 0.5%
Families 0.79% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Wolcott, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wolcott 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 # 330 52nd
Population Density # 192 72nd
Diversity Index # 298 56th
Median Household Income # 313 54th
Per Capita Income # 535 21st

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