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Avilla, Indiana
Town of Avilla
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Location of Avilla in Noble County, Indiana.
Location of Avilla in Noble County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Noble
Township Allen
Area
 • Total 1.71 sq mi (4.42 km2)
 • Land 1.71 sq mi (4.42 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
968 ft (295 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,401
 • Estimate 
(2019)
2,454
 • Density 1,436.77/sq mi (554.62/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP code
46710
Area code 260
FIPS code 18-02872
GNIS ID 430357

Avilla is a town in Allen Township, Noble County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 2,401 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office has been in operation at Avilla since 1846. According to Ronald L. Baker, the town may be named after Ávila, Spain.

Geography

Avilla is located at 41°21′50″N 85°14′11″W / 41.36389°N 85.23639°W / 41.36389; -85.23639 (41.363977, -85.236524).

According to the 2010 census, Avilla has a total area of 1.48 square miles (3.83 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 138
1880 446 223.2%
1890 576 29.1%
1900 658 14.2%
1910 579 −12.0%
1920 537 −7.3%
1930 559 4.1%
1940 534 −4.5%
1950 669 25.3%
1960 919 37.4%
1970 881 −4.1%
1980 1,272 44.4%
1990 1,366 7.4%
2000 2,049 50.0%
2010 2,401 17.2%
2019 (est.) 2,454 2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, there were 2,401 people, 916 households, and 593 families living in the town. The population density was 1,622.3 inhabitants per square mile (626.4/km2). There were 1,016 housing units at an average density of 686.5 per square mile (265.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.3% White, 0.7% African American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 916 households, of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the town was 36.2 years. 27% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 20.4% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

Education

Avilla has a public library, a branch of the Noble County Public Library.

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