Georgetown, Floyd County, Indiana facts for kids

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Town of Georgetown, Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Floyd
Area
 • Total 2.07 sq mi (5.36 km2)
 • Land 2.05 sq mi (5.31 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,876
 • Estimate (2012) 3,025
 • Density 1,402.9/sq mi (541.7/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 47122
Area code(s) 812 & 930

Georgetown is a town in Floyd County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,876 at the 2010 census.

History

Georgetown was platted in 1833 by George Waltz, and named for him. The Georgetown post office was established in 1837.

The Georgetown Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013. The Yenowine-Nichols-Collins House was listed in 1975 and delisted in 2008.

Geography

Georgetown is located at 38°18′0″N 85°58′15″W / 38.3°N 85.97083°W / 38.3; -85.97083 (38.300068, -85.970704).

According to the 2010 census, Georgetown has a total area of 2.07 square miles (5.36 km2), of which 2.05 square miles (5.31 km2) (or 99.03%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) (or 0.97%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 218
1890 256 17.4%
1900 350 36.7%
1910 331 −5.4%
1920 401 21.1%
1930 374 −6.7%
1940 377 0.8%
1950 449 19.1%
1960 643 43.2%
1970 1,273 98.0%
1980 1,494 17.4%
1990 2,092 40.0%
2000 2,227 6.5%
2010 2,876 29.1%
Est. 2015 3,210 11.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,876 people, 1,088 households, and 814 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,402.9 inhabitants per square mile (541.7/km2). There were 1,166 housing units at an average density of 568.8 per square mile (219.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 1,088 households of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.2% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the town was 35.4 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,227 people, 794 households, and 655 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,242.4 people per square mile (480.4/km²). There were 830 housing units at an average density of 463.1/sq mi (179.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.61% White, 0.22% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

There were 794 households out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.4% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $48,795, and the median income for a family was $51,667. Males had a median income of $36,204 versus $25,987 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,645. About 2.7% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.


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