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Town of Coatesville, Indiana
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Location of Coatesville in Hendricks County, Indiana.
Location of Coatesville in Hendricks County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hendricks
Township Clay
Area
 • Total 0.67 sq mi (1.72 km2)
 • Land 0.65 sq mi (1.69 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
883 ft (269 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 555
 • Density 849.92/sq mi (327.96/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-14050
GNIS feature ID 0432714
Welcome to Coatesville
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Coatesville Town Hall
Coatesville Town Park

Coatesville is a town in Clay Township, Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. The population was 523 at the 2010 Census.

History

Coatesville was founded in the late 1860s. It was incorporated as a town in 1909.

On March 26, 1948 (Good Friday) a tornado destroyed most of the town, killing 14 residents. Damage and fatalities were widespread across west-central Indiana, and overall, 20 people perished.

Geography

Coatesville is located at 39°41′15″N 86°40′9″W / 39.68750°N 86.66917°W / 39.68750; -86.66917 (39.687378, -86.669246).

According to the 2010 census, Coatesville has a total area of 0.66 square miles (1.71 km2), of which 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2) (or 98.48%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) (or 1.52%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 499
1910 472
1920 522 10.6%
1930 434 −16.9%
1940 377 −13.1%
1950 444 17.8%
1960 497 11.9%
1970 453 −8.9%
1980 474 4.6%
1990 469 −1.1%
2000 516 10.0%
2010 523 1.4%
2020 555 6.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 523 people, 199 households, and 147 families living in the town. The population density was 804.6 inhabitants per square mile (310.7/km2). There were 216 housing units at an average density of 332.3 per square mile (128.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.7% White, 0.2% Asian, 1.5% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 199 households, of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.1% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the town was 41.4 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 31.3% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

Education

The town has a lending library, the Coatesville-Clay Township Public Library.

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