Burnettsville, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Burnettsville in White County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.75 sq mi (1.93 km2)|
|• Land||0.75 sq mi (1.93 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||712 ft (217 m)|
|• Density||522.79/sq mi (201.96/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
|GNIS feature ID||431852|
Burnettsville is a town in Jackson Township, White County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 346 at the 2010 census.
Burnettsville was laid out in 1854, and was named after the nearby Burnetts Stream.
A post office was first established in the community under the name Burnett's Creek, which ran from 1837 to 1922.
Burnettsville is located at 40°45′39″N 86°35′39″W / 40.76083°N 86.59417°W (40.760885, -86.594267).
According to the 2010 census, Burnettsville has a total area of 0.75 square miles (1.94 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 346 people, 153 households, and 101 families living in the town. The population density was 461.3 inhabitants per square mile (178.1/km2). There were 170 housing units at an average density of 226.7 per square mile (87.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.3% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races.
There were 153 households, of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.0% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.77.
The median age in the town was 42.8 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
Each year Burnettsville holds its Community Day on the fourth Saturday of September. The day's events include the Fireman's Breakfast, garage sales, 5K-10k Bee Bumble race, 1k-Bee Stingers race (for the kids) Ron's famous Ham and Beans, Cake Walk, over 60 vendors, entertainment on the stage all day, kids games, bounce house, balloons, parade, and fish fry. This and other events are held in the maintained old Burnettsville High School Gym, locally known as the "Bee Hive", the teams being known as the Burnettsville "Bees", before the consolidation of the White County Schools in 1962.