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Chesterfield, Indiana
Town of Chesterfield
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Location of Chesterfield in Delaware County and Madison County, Indiana.
Location of Chesterfield in Delaware County and Madison County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
Counties Madison, Delaware
Townships Union, Salem
Area
 • Total 1.37 sq mi (3.54 km2)
 • Land 1.37 sq mi (3.54 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
909 ft (277 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 2,490
 • Density 1,818.85/sq mi (702.51/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP Code
46017
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-12376
GNIS feature ID 0432454
Website chesterfield.in.gov

Chesterfield is a town in the U.S. state of Indiana which lies in Union Township, Madison County and Salem Township, Delaware County. The population was 2,547 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Anderson, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Chesterfield was originally called West Union, and under the latter name was laid out in 1830. It was renamed Chesterfield in 1834.

The Chesterfield Spiritualist Camp District and George Makepeace House are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Aerial view of Chesterfield facing southwest

Geography

Chesterfield is located at 40°6′44″N 85°35′47″W / 40.11222°N 85.59639°W / 40.11222; -85.59639 (40.112193, -85.596324).

According to the 2010 census, Chesterfield has a total area of 1.32 square miles (3.42 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 203
1880 150 −26.1%
1910 285
1920 319 11.9%
1930 460 44.2%
1940 581 26.3%
1950 1,086 86.9%
1960 2,588 138.3%
1970 3,001 16.0%
1980 2,701 −10.0%
1990 2,730 1.1%
2000 2,969 8.8%
2010 2,547 −14.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,547 people, 1,090 households, and 663 families living in the town. The population density was 1,929.5 inhabitants per square mile (745.0/km2). There were 1,275 housing units at an average density of 965.9 per square mile (372.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.4% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 1,090 households, of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.3% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.2% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the town was 39.5 years. 22.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

Transport

Chesterfield is served by a variety of major roads.

  • I-69.svg Interstate 69 (exit 34)
  • Indiana 32.svg State Road 32
  • Indiana 67.svg State Road 67
  • Indiana 232.svg State Road 232
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