Bryant, Indiana facts for kids
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|Town of Bryant|
Location of Bryant in Jay County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)|
|• Land||0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||876 ft (267 m)|
|• Density||749.22/sq mi (289.60/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
|GNIS feature ID||0431698|
Bryant is a town in Bearcreek Township, Jay County, Indiana, United States. The population was 252 at the 2010 census.
Bryant had its start in the early 1870s by the building of the railroad through that territory. Its name is derived from that of an Irishman named Bryan, who was instrumental in bringing the railroad there. The Bryant post office was established in 1872. Bryant was incorporated as a town in 1897.
Bryant is located at 40°32′03″N 84°57′51″W / 40.534247°N 84.964198°W.
According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 252 people, 99 households, and 68 families living in the town. The population density was 840.0 inhabitants per square mile (324.3/km2). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 386.7 per square mile (149.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.2% White, 0.4% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.8% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.
There were 99 households, of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.07.
The median age in the town was 38.5 years. 24.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.