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Fillmore, Indiana
Location of Fillmore in Putnam County, Indiana.
Location of Fillmore in Putnam County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Putnam
Township Marion
Area
 • Total 1.95 sq mi (5.05 km2)
 • Land 1.95 sq mi (5.05 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
837 ft (255 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 532
 • Density 273.10/sq mi (105.42/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP code
46128
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-23188
GNIS feature ID 434479

Fillmore is a town in Marion Township, Putnam County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 533 at the 2010 census.

The town is part of the South Putnam Community Schools school district.

History

An old variant name of the community was called Nicholsonville. A post office was established under this name in 1849, and was renamed to Fillmore in 1861, where it is still currently operating.

Geography

Fillmore is located at 39°40′19″N 86°45′13″W / 39.671859°N 86.753742°W / 39.671859; -86.753742.

According to the 2010 census, Fillmore has a total area of 1.95 square miles (5.05 km2), all land.

Fillmore lies between east-west highways US Route 36 and US Route 40 and east of north-south highway US Route 231.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 180
1990 497
2000 545 9.7%
2010 533 −2.2%
2020 532 −0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 533 people, 194 households, and 142 families living in the town. The population density was 273.3 inhabitants per square mile (105.5/km2). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 115.4 per square mile (44.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.0% White, 0.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.3% of the population.

There were 194 households, of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.8% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the town was 35.9 years. 27.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 10.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

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