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Arcadia, Indiana
Arcadia
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Location of Arcadia in Hamilton County, Indiana.
Location of Arcadia in Hamilton County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hamilton
Township Jackson
Area
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
860 ft (262 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,515
 • Density 2,749.55/sq mi (1,061.70/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP code
46030
Area code 317
FIPS code 18-01954
GNIS ID 430234
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Arcadia is a town in Jackson Township, Hamilton County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,666 at the 2010 census.

History

Arcadia was laid out in 1849 in anticipation of a new railroad being extended to that point. It was named after the ancient region of Arcadia, in Greece. The Arcadia post office opened in 1852.

Geography

Arcadia is located at 40°10′32″N 86°1′11″W / 40.17556°N 86.01972°W / 40.17556; -86.01972 (40.175429, -86.019776).

According to the 2010 census, Arcadia has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 433
1890 670 54.7%
1900 1,413 110.9%
1910 990 −29.9%
1920 1,060 7.1%
1930 912 −14.0%
1940 968 6.1%
1950 1,073 10.8%
1960 1,271 18.5%
1970 1,338 5.3%
1980 1,801 34.6%
1990 1,468 −18.5%
2000 1,747 19.0%
2010 1,666 −4.6%
2020 1,515 −9.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, there were 1,666 people, 612 households, and 427 families living in the town. The population density was 2,975.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,148.7/km2). There were 683 housing units at an average density of 1,219.6 per square mile (470.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 612 households, of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the town was 36 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

Education

School districts

  • Hamilton Heights School Corporation (K-12)

The high school competes in the Mid-Indiana Conference (MIC) for athletics.

See also

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