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East Enterprise, Indiana
Location of East Enterprise in Switzerland County, Indiana.
Location of East Enterprise in Switzerland County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Switzerland
Township Cotton
Area
 • Total 0.52 sq mi (1.34 km2)
 • Land 0.52 sq mi (1.34 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
879 ft (268 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 145
 • Density 279.38/sq mi (107.89/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47019
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 433879

East Enterprise is an unincorporated census-designated place in central Cotton Township, Switzerland County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. Although East Enterprise is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 47019.

History

The East Enterprise post office has been in operation since 1864. An old variant name of the community was called Clapboard Corner.

Geography

The community lies at the intersection of State Roads 56 and 250 northeast of the town of Vevay, the county seat of Switzerland County. Its elevation is 883 feet (269 m), and it is located at 38°52′22″N 84°59′17″W / 38.87278°N 84.98806°W / 38.87278; -84.98806 (38.8728383, -84.9880062).


Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 145
U.S. Decennial Census

According to the 2012-2016 American Community Survey, there are 155 housing units with a median housing value of $111,100 and a median housing income of $32,633. The male median income is $31,328 while the female median income is $25,694. Concurrently, 55.7% of the population lives in poverty, 75.1% have obtained a high school education, and 12.8% do not have health care. 1 military veteran resides within the community.

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