Gentryville, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Gentryville in Spencer County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.40 sq mi (1.02 km2)|
|• Land||0.39 sq mi (1.02 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||410 ft (125 m)|
|• Density||616.75/sq mi (238.06/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||435016|
Gentryville is a town in Jackson Township, Spencer County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 268 at the 2010 census.
Gentryville was platted in December 1854, and named for James Gentry, an early settler and local businessman.
The Gentryville post office has been in operation since 1826.
Gentryville is located at 38°6′32″N 87°1′49″W / 38.10889°N 87.03028°W (38.108864, -87.030390).
According to the 2010 census, Gentryville has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 268 people, 110 households, and 79 families living in the town. The population density was 687.2 inhabitants per square mile (265.3/km2). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 302.6 per square mile (116.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.9% White, 1.1% African American, 1.9% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.
There were 110 households, of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.2% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.75.
The median age in the town was 44.4 years. 19% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 32.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
Recent roadway developments
In March 2011, U.S. 231 was relocated to a new four-lane highway approximately four miles east of Gentryville. Indiana 62 and Indiana 162 continue to pass through the community. Indiana 62 utilizes the former route of U.S. 231.
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