Royal Center, Indiana

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Royal Center, Indiana

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High Points

Royal Center strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Royal Center Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Royal Center Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Royal Center Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Royal Center, Indiana

Comparing Royal Center to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Age of the Population 7 9
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 6 8
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Royal Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles NE of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Cass
Standard Zip Codes 46978
Phone Area Codes 574
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.864
Longitude -86.499

Royal Center Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Distance 34.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
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Royal Center Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 832 100%
Male 401 48.2%
Female 431 51.8%
Under 18 222 26.7%
18+ 610 73.3%
65+ 169 20.3%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 3.01
White 824 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Royal Center Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 817
Growth -15
Growth % -1.8%

Royal Center Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 34.5%
US/American 23.3%
Irish 10.2%
English 7.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
Italian 4.2%
Swedish 2.8%
Dutch 2.5%
Serbian 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Icelander 1.1%
European 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Polish 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Royal Center 832 $52,167
Burnettsville 373 $45,625
Fulton 326 $47,500
Kewanna 614 $41,250
Logansport 19,684 $40,497
Monticello 5,723 $42,831
Winamac 2,418 $43,824

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