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Town of Homecroft, Indiana
Houses on Maynard Drive
Houses on Maynard Drive
Location of Homecroft in Marion County, Indiana.
Location of Homecroft in Marion County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 39°40′8″N 86°7′48″W / 39.66889°N 86.13000°W / 39.66889; -86.13000Coordinates: 39°40′8″N 86°7′48″W / 39.66889°N 86.13000°W / 39.66889; -86.13000
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 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
758 ft (231 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 722
 • Estimate 
(2019)
763
 • Density 3,179.17/sq mi (1,227.11/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 18-34420
GNIS feature ID 0436370
Website http://www.townofhomecroftin.gov/

Homecroft is a town in Perry Township, Marion County, Indiana. The population was 722 at the 2010 census. Incorporated in 1949, 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 39°40′8″N 86°7′48″W / 39.66889°N 86.13000°W / 39.66889; -86.13000 (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%
2019 (est.) 763 5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 722 people, 308 households, and 214 families living 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.

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