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Darmstadt, Indiana
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Location of Darmstadt in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.
Location of Darmstadt in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vanderburgh
Township Armstrong, Center, German, Scott
Named for Darmstadt, Germany
Government
 • Type Town Council
Area
 • Total 4.58 sq mi (11.85 km2)
 • Land 4.52 sq mi (11.70 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)
Elevation
479 ft (146 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,373
 • Density 304.03/sq mi (117.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
47720, 47725, 47710, 47618
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-16858
GNIS feature ID 433320
Website http://www.darmstadt-indiana.org
Addresses in Darmstadt are referred to as Darmstadt, IN there is an Inglefield, Indiana 47618 post office in Darmstadt that also has the Darmstadt, IN address

Darmstadt is a small, German-heritage town primarily located in Scott Township, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States. It also extends slightly into Armstrong, Center and German townships. The population was 1,407 at the 2010 census. Darmstadt, located just north of Evansville, is the only other incorporated municipality in Vanderburgh County besides Evansville.

Geography

Darmstadt is located at 38°5′28″N 87°34′34″W / 38.09111°N 87.57611°W / 38.09111; -87.57611 (38.091041, -87.576207).

According to the 2010 census, Darmstadt has a total area of 4.58 square miles (11.86 km2), of which 4.52 square miles (11.71 km2) (or 98.69%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 1.31%) is water.

The Village Market in Darmstadt, Indiana
The Village Market in Darmstadt

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 150
1980 1,280
1990 1,346 5.2%
2000 1,313 −2.5%
2010 1,407 7.2%
2020 1,373 −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,407 people, 544 households, and 441 families living in the town. The population density was 311.3 inhabitants per square mile (120.2/km2). There were 564 housing units at an average density of 124.8 per square mile (48.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.5% White, 0.6% African American, 0.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 544 households, of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.2% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.9% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the town was 47.1 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 36.6% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

Transportation

Darmstadt is served by a number of different transportation methods. The major roads in Darmstadt include Darmstadt Road, Saint Joseph Avenue, and Boonville-New Harmony Road. Darmstadt Road and Saint Joseph Avenue provide direct access to Evansville, and Boonville-New Harmony Road runs directly by the shopping center, providing links to both Boonville and New Harmony.

U.S. 41 runs north-to-south directly east of Darmstadt, providing yet another access point to Evansville, as well as quick access to I-64.

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