Farmersburg, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Farmersburg in Sullivan County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)|
|• Land||0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||564 ft (172 m)|
|• Density||1,438.76/sq mi (555.53/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||449655|
Farmersburg is a town in Curry Township, Sullivan County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,118 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town is adjacent to the Vigo County line and is overshadowed by several large TV and radio transmitter towers.
Farmersburg was founded in 1853 under the name Ascension. A post office was established under this name in 1855, and was renamed to Farmersburg in 1882. The post office is still currently operating.
Farmersburg is located at(39.253321, -87.381489).
According to the 2010 census, Farmersburg has a total area of 0.74 square miles (1.92 km2), all land.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Farmersburg has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,118 people, 466 households, and 306 families living in the town. The population density was 1,510.8 inhabitants per square mile (583.3/km2). There were 548 housing units at an average density of 740.5 per square mile (285.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.9% White, 0.6% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.
There were 466 households, of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.3% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.98.
The median age in the town was 38.7 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.6% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
Farmersburg has a public library, a branch of the Sullivan County Public Library.
In Spanish: Farmersburg (Indiana) para niños
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