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Cicero has grown around the north end of the Morse Reservoir
Location of Cicero in Hamilton County, Indiana.
|• Total||2.04 sq mi (5.29 km2)|
|• Land||1.63 sq mi (4.22 km2)|
|• Water||0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)|
|Elevation||833 ft (254 m)|
|• Density||3,254.14/sq mi (1,256.60/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
|GNIS feature ID||0432518|
Cicero is notable for welcoming teenaged AIDS activist Ryan White to its community in 1987. White is buried in Cicero.
Cicero was founded in 1835. The town took its named from Cicero Creek. The first post office in Jackson Township was established at Cicero in 1839.
Cicero is located on the northeast shore of Morse Reservoir, at(40.127568, -86.018375).
According to the 2010 census, Cicero has a total area of 2.12 square miles (5.49 km2), of which 1.71 square miles (4.43 km2) (or 80.66%) is land and 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2) (or 19.34%) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Cicero is largely a lakeside community.
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,812 people, 1,952 households, and 1,381 families living in the town. The population density was 2,814.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,086.5/km2). There were 2,167 housing units at an average density of 1,267.3 per square mile (489.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.8% White, 0.6% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.
There were 1,952 households, of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.3% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.89.
The median age in the town was 39.8 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.6% were from 25 to 44; 31% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
Cicero is served by Hamilton Heights School Corporation, Indiana Academy and Cicero Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School.
The town has a lending library, the Hamilton North Public Library.
In Spanish: Cicero (Indiana) para niños
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