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Town of Homecroft, Indiana
Town
Houses on Maynard Drive
Houses on Maynard Drive
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Marion
Township Perry
Area
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 758 ft (231 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 722
 • Estimate (2012) 733
 • Density 3,008.3/sq mi (1,161.5/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 18-34420
GNIS feature ID 0436370

Homecroft is a town in Perry Township, Marion County, Indiana. The population was 722 at the 2010 census. It has existed as an "included town" since 1970, when it was incorporated into Indianapolis as part of Unigov. It is part of Indianapolis, but retains a functioning town government under IC 36-3-1-11.

History

Homecroft had its start in 1923 when a developer laid out the town and began building.

Geography

Homecroft is located at Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:mw' not found. (39.668945, -86.129862).

According to the 2010 census, Homecroft has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 659
1960 959 45.5%
1970 964 0.5%
1980 831 −13.8%
1990 758 −8.8%
2000 751 −0.9%
2010 722 −3.9%
Est. 2015 743 2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 722 people, 308 households, and 214 families residing in the town. The population density was 3,008.3 inhabitants per square mile (1,161.5/km2). There were 323 housing units at an average density of 1,345.8 per square mile (519.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.7% White, 0.8% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 308 households of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.5% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% 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 2.82.

The median age in the town was 41.2 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.2% were from 25 to 44; 32.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 751 people, 310 households, and 227 families residing in the town. The population density was 3,243.5 people per square mile (1,260.7/km²). There were 316 housing units at an average density of 1,364.8 per square mile (530.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.67% White, 0.13% African American, 0.40% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.

There were 310 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the town, the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $60,156, and the median income for a family was $70,859. Males had a median income of $51,563 versus $38,194 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,888. About 1.3% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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