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Bargersville, Indiana
Downtown Bargersville.jpg
Location of Bargersville in Johnson County, Indiana.
Location of Bargersville in Johnson County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Johnson
Townships White River, Union
Area
 • Total 18.73 sq mi (48.50 km2)
 • Land 18.71 sq mi (48.46 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
820 ft (250 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 9,560
 • Density 510.98/sq mi (197.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP code
46106
Area code 317
FIPS code 18-03394
GNIS ID 430487
Bargersville Town Hall
Bargersville Town Hall

Bargersville is a town in White River and Union townships, Johnson County, Indiana, United States. The population was 9,560 at the 2020 census.

History

Bargersville was established in 1906 when the railroad was extended to that point. It took its name from Old Bargersville, Indiana.

Geography

Bargersville is located at 39°31′12″N 86°9′56″W / 39.52000°N 86.16556°W / 39.52000; -86.16556 (39.519928, -86.165570).

According to the 2010 census, Bargersville has a total area of 4.93 square miles (12.77 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 77
1920 290
1930 282 −2.8%
1940 297 5.3%
1950 413 39.1%
1960 586 41.9%
1970 873 49.0%
1980 1,647 88.7%
1990 1,681 2.1%
2000 2,120 26.1%
2010 4,013 89.3%
2020 9,560 138.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, there were 4,013 people, 1,492 households, and 1,055 families living in the town. The population density was 814.0 inhabitants per square mile (314.3/km2). There were 1,692 housing units at an average density of 343.2 per square mile (132.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.6% White, 1.1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 1,492 households, of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.3% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age in the town was 33.2 years. 29.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.2% were from 45 to 64; and 7.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

Education

Most of Bargersville is in Center Grove Community School Corporation, served by Center Grove High School. Small sections of Bargersville are in Franklin Community Schools, served by Franklin Community High School.

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