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Greensboro, Indiana
Town
Town of Greensboro
Greensboro, Indiana.jpg
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Henry
Township Greensboro
Area
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 981 ft (299 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 143
 • Estimate (2012) 141
 • Density 1,300.0/sq mi (501.9/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47344
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-29682
GNIS feature ID 0435452

Greensboro is a town in Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana, United States. The population was 143 at the 2010 census. The town was a 'station' on the Underground Railroad and was recognized for its active abolitionists.

History

Greensboro was platted in 1830. It was named after Greensboro, North Carolina. Greensboro has contained a post office since 1831.

Geography

Greensboro is located at 39°52′42″N 85°27′55″W / 39.87833°N 85.46528°W / 39.87833; -85.46528 (39.878412, -85.465356).

According to the 2010 census, Greensboro has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 223
1890 318 42.6%
1900 284 −10.7%
1910 250 −12.0%
1920 229 −8.4%
1930 239 4.4%
1940 222 −7.1%
1950 241 8.6%
1960 232 −3.7%
1970 225 −3.0%
1980 175 −22.2%
1990 204 16.6%
2000 174 −14.7%
2010 143 −17.8%
Est. 2015 141 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 143 people, 61 households, and 39 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,300.0 inhabitants per square mile (501.9/km2). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 609.1 per square mile (235.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 61 households of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the town was 39.9 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 31.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.7% male and 48.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 174 people, 71 households, and 48 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,424.3 people per square mile (559.8/km²). There were 76 housing units at an average density of 622.1 per square mile (244.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

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Greensboro from the air, looking east.

There were 71 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 109.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $37,083. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,118. About 5.7% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 6.9% of those sixty five or over.


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