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Crothersville, Indiana
Town
Crothersville, Indiana.jpg
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jackson
Township Vernon
Area
 • Total 1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)
 • Land 1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 558 ft (170 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,591
 • Estimate (2012) 1,603
 • Density 1,395.6/sq mi (538.8/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47229
Area code(s) 812 Exchange: 793
FIPS code 18-16084
GNIS feature ID 0433195
Website http://www.crothersville.net.

Crothersville is a town in Vernon Township, Jackson County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,591 at the 2010 census. It was laid out in 1835 and named after Dr. Crothers, a railroad superintendent.

Geography

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According to the 2010 census, Crothersville has a total area of 1.14 square miles (2.95 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 435
1890 599 37.7%
1900 765 27.7%
1910 1,038 35.7%
1920 1,131 9.0%
1930 979 −13.4%
1940 1,169 19.4%
1950 1,276 9.2%
1960 1,449 13.6%
1970 1,663 14.8%
1980 1,747 5.1%
1990 1,687 −3.4%
2000 1,570 −6.9%
2010 1,591 1.3%
Est. 2015 1,597 0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,591 people, 625 households, and 438 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,395.6 inhabitants per square mile (538.8/km2). There were 722 housing units at an average density of 633.3 per square mile (244.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 625 households of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the town was 37.9 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,570 people, 648 households, and 458 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,372.2 people per square mile (531.7/km²). There were 720 housing units at an average density of 629.3 per square mile (243.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.41% White, 0.19% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.53% of the population.

There were 648 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,768, and the median income for a family was $36,776. Males had a median income of $29,856 versus $21,486 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,182. About 7.3% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.


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