Bloomingdale, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Bloomingdale in Parke County, Indiana.
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|• Total||0.58 sq mi (1.51 km2)|
|• Land||0.58 sq mi (1.51 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||643 ft (196 m)|
|• Density||462.20/sq mi (178.59/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
Bloomingdale is a town in Penn Township, Parke County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 335 at the 2010 census.
The town of Bloomingdale was platted in 1825 or 1826, south of its present location. Originally it was named Bloomfield. A post office called Bloomingdale has been in operation since 1860.
The William Hill Polygonal Barn was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.
Bloomingdale is located about 6 miles (9.7 km) north of the county seat of Rockville. U.S. Route 41 passes less than a mile to the east of the town.
According to the 2010 census, Bloomingdale has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the 2010 census, there were 335 people, 129 households, and 96 families living in the town. The population density was 577.6 inhabitants per square mile (223.0/km2). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 258.6 per square mile (99.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.6% White, 0.3% African American, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.
There were 129 households, of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.6% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.02.
The median age in the town was 38.5 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 30.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.
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