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Town of Andrews, Indiana
Town
Andrews from the air, looking northeast.
Andrews from the air, looking northeast.
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Township Dallas
Area
 • Total 0.66 sq mi (1.71 km2)
 • Land 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,149
 • Estimate (2012) 1,145
 • Density 1,767.7/sq mi (682.5/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC−5)
ZIP code 46702
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-01612
GNIS feature ID 0430170

Andrews is a town in Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,149 at the 2010 census.

History

Andrews was originally called Antioch, and under the latter name was platted in 1853. It was renamed Andrews in the 1880s, in honor of a railroad official, at the time when the railroad was built through the community.

Geography

Andrews is located at 40°51′39″N 85°36′3″W / 40.86083°N 85.60083°W / 40.86083; -85.60083 (40.860824, -85.600960).

According to the 2010 census, Andrews has a total area of 0.66 square miles (1.71 km2), of which 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2) (or 98.48%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) (or 1.52%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 449
1880 454 1.1%
1890 1,390 206.2%
1900 746 −46.3%
1910 957 28.3%
1920 1,071 11.9%
1930 883 −17.6%
1940 954 8.0%
1950 1,083 13.5%
1960 1,132 4.5%
1970 1,207 6.6%
1980 1,243 3.0%
1990 1,118 −10.1%
2000 1,290 15.4%
2010 1,149 −10.9%
Est. 2015 1,133 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,149 people, 435 households, and 302 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,767.7 inhabitants per square mile (682.5/km2). There were 512 housing units at an average density of 787.7 per square mile (304.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.3% White, 0.3% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 435 households of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the town was 36.4 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.7% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,290 people, 470 households, and 351 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,602.2 people per square mile (996.1/km²). There were 534 housing units at an average density of 1,077.2 per square mile (412.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.05% White, 0.08% African American, 1.09% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.17% of the population.

There were 470 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town, the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,125, and the median income for a family was $36,150. Males had a median income of $30,580 versus $19,891 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,198. About 6.2% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.


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