Alamo, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Alamo in Montgomery County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)|
|• Land||0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||814 ft (248 m)|
|• Density||1,064.52/sq mi (409.27/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (EST)|
Alamo is a town in Ripley Township, Montgomery County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 66 at the 2010 census.
Alamo is located at 39°59′1″N 87°3′18″W / 39.98361°N 87.05500°W (39.983709, -87.055078).
According to the 2010 census, Alamo has a total area of 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2), all land.
Alamo was laid out and platted in 1837. It became a small trading center for nearby farms. In 1859 a road connected Alamo to Crawfordsville and the Yountsville Covered Bridge was built. The town was named for the Alamo Mission in San Antonio, Texas.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the 2010 Census, there were 66 people, 26 households, and 17 families living in the town. The population density was 942.9 inhabitants per square mile (364.1/km2). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 557.1 per square mile (215.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 89.4% White, 3.0% Native American, 6.1% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.1% of the population.
There were 26 households, of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.6% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.00.
The median age in the town was 36.7 years. 24.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.3% were from 25 to 44; 21.1% were from 45 to 64; and 10.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 45.5% male and 54.5% female.
There are three main not-for-profit organizations in Alamo.
The Alamo Christian Church, Terry Franklin Phillips Sr., Minister
Ripley Township Fire Department
Masonic Lodge No. 144
South Montgomery Community School Corporation operates public schools serving Alamo. Southmont Junior High School and Southmont High School serve secondary students.