Amboy, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Amboy in Miami County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)|
|• Land||0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||817 ft (249 m)|
|• Density||943.45/sq mi (364.23/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
Amboy is a town in Jackson Township, Miami County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 384 at the 2010 census.
Amboy was platted in 1867, when the Pan Handle Railroad was extended to that point. A post office has been in operation at Amboy since 1868.
Amboy is located at 40°36′10″N 85°55′43″W / 40.60278°N 85.92861°W (40.602758, -85.928615).
According to the 2010 census, Amboy has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the 2010 census, there were 384 people, 151 households, and 114 families living in the town. The population density was 1,097.1 inhabitants per square mile (423.6/km2). There were 169 housing units at an average density of 482.9 per square mile (186.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.6% White, 0.5% African American, 1.0% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 151 households, of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.5% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10% 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 2.96.
The median age in the town was 40.5 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 19.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
Amboy residents may obtain a free library card from the Converse-Jackson Township Public Library in Converse.