Bicknell, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Bicknell in Knox County, Indiana.
|• Total||1.35 sq mi (3.50 km2)|
|• Land||1.35 sq mi (3.50 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||528 ft (161 m)|
|• Density||2,238.73/sq mi (864.38/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code||812, 930|
Bicknell was laid out in 1869 by John Bicknell, and named for him.
Bicknell is located at(38.773512, −87.307967). It is located in northeastern Knox County.
According to the 2010 census, Bicknell has a total area of 1.35 square miles (3.50 km2), all land.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bicknell has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the 2010 census, there were 2,915 people, 1,187 households, and 737 families living in the city. The population density was 2,159.3 inhabitants per square mile (833.7/km2). There were 1,501 housing units at an average density of 1,111.9 per square mile (429.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.
There were 1,187 households, of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.9% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.10.
The median age in the city was 38.7 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.
Bicknell has a public library, a branch of the Bicknell-Vigo Township Public Library.
- Norman Arterburn, Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court
- Joseph Barr, former Congressman and Secretary of the Treasury during the Johnson administration
- Tricia Cullop, current head coach of the Toledo Rockets women's basketball team
- Herdis McCrary, fullback for 1929 NFL Champion Green Bay Packers
- John McNaughton, Secretary of the Navy designate, Johnson administration
- Jones Osborn, Arizona newspaper editor and state legislator
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