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Root is a suburb in the Decatur Metro Area and in the Adams County. It has a population of 6,329 and a population density of 129, which is 28% above the national average. It has a median age of 43, which is 9 years above the Decatur Metro median age and 5 years above the national average.

Root has a median home value of $182,900, which is 29% above the Metro average.The average rent of $868 is 28% above the metro average rent and 18% below the national average rent. The average household income in Root is $52,237 , which is 1% below the Metro average household income and 20% below the national average of household income.

The average school rating in Root is 6..

$181,000Median Home Value
$129,300 Decatur Metro Area
$868Median Rent
$624 Decatur Metro Area
3 /10 - 7 /10
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Root Township Zip Code

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Root Township's population is made up of 41% married, 25% single, 25% divorced and 10% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 42%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 20%. Homeowners make up 83% of the population in Root Township.

35,544 Decatur Metro Area
166Population Density
  • 50% Male
  • 50% Female
43 Median Age
34 Decatur Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Root Township is $28,627. The Median Household Income is $52,076 and the Root Township Unemployment Rate is 4%.

$28,627Income Per Capita
$22,617 Decatur Metro Area
$52,076Median Household Income
$52,712 Decatur Metro Area
11% Poverty Rate
16% Decatur Metro Area
4% Unemployment Rate
3% Decatur Metro Area
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$181,000Median Home Value
$129,300 Decatur Metro Area
$868Median Rent
$624 Decatur Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Decatur Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Home Owners
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3 /10 - 7 /10
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Top Schools in Root Township

Adams Central Community Schools
222 West Washington Street, Monroe, IN, 46772
North Adams Community Schools
1109 Dayton Street, Decatur, IN, 46733
North Adams Community Schools
901 Everhart Drive, Decatur, IN, 46733
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Commute To
Indianapolis International Airport
2 hr 43 mins
Wayne Township, IN
30 mins
College Heights Country Club
1 hr 50 mins
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
36 mins
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