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Bainbridge, Indiana
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Location of Bainbridge in Putnam County, Indiana.
Location of Bainbridge in Putnam County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Putnam
Township Monroe
Area
 • Total 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Land 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
932 ft (284 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 684
 • Density 1,705.74/sq mi (659.31/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP code
46105
Area code 765
FIPS code 18-03142
GNIS ID 430412

Bainbridge is a town in Monroe Township, Putnam County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 746 at the 2010 census.

History

Bainbridge was laid out in 1831. This town was named after the prominent war hero of the time, William Bainbridge. A post office has been in operation at Bainbridge since 1835. The town was incorporated in 1847.

Geography

Bainbridge is located at 39°45′42″N 86°48′40″W / 39.76167°N 86.81111°W / 39.76167; -86.81111 (39.761640, -86.811157).

According to the 2010 census, Bainbridge has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.04 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 420
1890 473 12.6%
1900 431 −8.9%
1910 449 4.2%
1920 475 5.8%
1930 406 −14.5%
1940 414 2.0%
1950 455 9.9%
1960 603 32.5%
1970 703 16.6%
1980 644 −8.4%
1990 682 5.9%
2000 743 8.9%
2010 746 0.4%
2020 684 −8.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, there were 746 people, 289 households, and 198 families living in the town. The population density was 1,865.0 inhabitants per square mile (720.1/km2). There were 324 housing units at an average density of 810.0 per square mile (312.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.1% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.1% of the population.

There were 289 households, of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.5% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the town was 37.5 years. 28.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

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