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Ingalls, Indiana
Town of Ingalls
Location of Ingalls in Madison County, Indiana.
Location of Ingalls in Madison County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Madison
Township Green
Area
 • Total 3.04 sq mi (7.88 km2)
 • Land 3.01 sq mi (7.79 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
866 ft (264 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 2,223
 • Density 739.52/sq mi (285.49/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP code
46048
Area code(s) 317
FIPS code 18-36342
GNIS feature ID 0436815
Website http://townofingalls.us/

Ingalls is a town in Green Township, Madison County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Anderson, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,391 at the 2010 census.

History

Ingalls was platted in 1893. It was named in honor of Melville E. Ingalls, a railroad official.

Geography

Ingalls is located at 39°57′27″N 85°48′9″W / 39.95750°N 85.80250°W / 39.95750; -85.80250 (39.957440, -85.802397).

According to the 2010 census, Ingalls has a total area of 1.54 square miles (3.99 km2), of which 1.51 square miles (3.91 km2) (or 98.05%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) (or 1.95%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 542
1910 322 −40.6%
1920 399 23.9%
1930 430 7.8%
1940 442 2.8%
1950 666 50.7%
1960 873 31.1%
1970 888 1.7%
1980 909 2.4%
1990 889 −2.2%
2000 1,168 31.4%
2010 2,394 105.0%
2020 2,223 −7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,394 people, 834 households, and 649 families living in the town. The population density was 1,585.4 inhabitants per square mile (612.1/km2). There were 907 housing units at an average density of 600.7 per square mile (231.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.4% White, 3.0% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.4% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 834 households, of which 51.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them; 53.8% were married couples living together; 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present; 8.6% had a male householder with no wife present; and 22.2% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the town was 29.8 years. 32.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 36.3% were from 25 to 44; 16.3% were from 45 to 64; and 7.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

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