Tri-Lakes, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Tri-Lakes, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Tri-Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 1,338 as of July 1, 2018. Tri-Lakes 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 Tri-Lakes is located at latitude 41.2511 and longitude -85.4534 in Whitley County. The formal boundaries for the Tri-Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.6 sq. miles. Whitley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 938 feet.

The Tri-Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393257) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Tri-Lakes Census Designated Place is located within Township of Thorncreek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Whitley County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tri-Lakes: Tri Lakes.

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Tri-Lakes, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,338
Population in Households 1,338
Population in Familes 1,043
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 392
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $60,212
Average Household Income $82,966
Per Capita Income $36,186


Total Housing Units 819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 506 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $192,708
Average Home Value $229,290


Total Households 585
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 386
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 -0.73% -0.3%
Households -0.72% -0.34%
Families -0.93% -0.47%
Median Household Income   4.24%
Per Capita Income   4.48%

Tri-Lakes, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tri-Lakes 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 # 287 58th
Population Density # 601 12th
Diversity Index # 498 28th
Median Household Income # 145 79th
Per Capita Income # 45 94th

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