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Town of Bourbon, Indiana
"Small Town Big Heart"
Location of Bourbon in Marshall County, Indiana.
|• Total||1.16 sq mi (2.99 km2)|
|• Land||1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||843 ft (257 m)|
|• Density||1,475.24/sq mi (569.51/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
|GNIS feature ID||0431382|
Bourbon is a town in Bourbon Township, Marshall County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,810 at the 2010 census.
The town of Bourbon was laid out in 1853 when it was certain the railroad would be extended to that point. It took its name from Bourbon Township, which was named after Bourbon County, Kentucky, the former home of many of the early settlers.
The Bourbon Community Building-Gymnasium was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2015.
Bourbon is located at 41°17′52″N 86°7′1″W / 41.29778°N 86.11694°W (41.297815, -86.116921).
According to the 2010 census, Bourbon has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,810 people, 678 households, and 465 families living in the town. The population density was 1,828.3 inhabitants per square mile (705.9/km2). There were 753 housing units at an average density of 760.6 per square mile (293.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.7% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.
There were 678 households, of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.4% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.25.
The median age in the town was 32.7 years. 30.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 10.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
The town has a lending library, the Bourbon Public Library.
Triton School Corporation is headquartered in Bourbon, along with Triton Elementary and Jr./Sr. high schools, encompassing grades kindergarten through 12.
Bourbon Christian School is located on the north end of the town and encompasses grades 1 through 12.