Cicero, Indiana facts for kids
Location in the state of Indiana
|• Total||2.12 sq mi (5.49 km2)|
|• Land||1.71 sq mi (4.43 km2)|
|• Water||0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)|
|Elevation||833 ft (254 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||4,873|
|• Density||2,814.0/sq mi (1,086.5/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EST (UTC-5)|
|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.
Cicero is largely a lakeside community.
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,812 people, 1,952 households, and 1,381 families residing 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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,303 people, 1,716 households, and 1,257 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,877.8 people per square mile (1,107.6/km²). There were 1,811 housing units at an average density of 1,211.2 per square mile (466.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.89% White, 0.19% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.63% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.12% of the population.
There were 1,716 households out of which 36.0% had children living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the town, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $54,561, and the median income for a family was $60,559. Males had a median income of $39,131 versus $29,574 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,169. About 0.7% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.
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