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Kingman
Town
Location of Kingman in Fountain County, Indiana.
Location of Kingman in Fountain County, Indiana.
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Coordinates: 39°58′2″N 87°16′43″W / 39.96722°N 87.27861°W / 39.96722; -87.27861Coordinates: 39°58′2″N 87°16′43″W / 39.96722°N 87.27861°W / 39.96722; -87.27861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Township Millcreek
Area
 • Total 0.66 sq mi (1.71 km2)
 • Land 0.66 sq mi (1.71 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
702 ft (214 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 511
 • Estimate 
(2019)
461
 • Density 698.48/sq mi (269.84/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP code
47952
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-39798
GNIS feature ID 0437330

Kingman is a town in Millcreek Township, Fountain County, Indiana, United States. The population was 511 at the 2010 census.

History

The Kingman post office was established in 1886. Kingman was incorporated as a town in 1900 at which time it was merged with the nearby rival village of Fountainville.

Geography

Kingman is located at 39°58′2″N 87°16′43″W / 39.96722°N 87.27861°W / 39.96722; -87.27861 (39.967143, -87.278601), on State Road 234, about two miles west of U.S. Route 41.

According to the 2010 census, Kingman has a total area of 0.82 square miles (2.12 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 535
1920 578 8.0%
1930 502 −13.1%
1940 549 9.4%
1950 509 −7.3%
1960 461 −9.4%
1970 530 15.0%
1980 566 6.8%
1990 561 −0.9%
2000 538 −4.1%
2010 511 −5.0%
2019 (est.) 461 −9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 511 people, 209 households, and 134 families living in the town. The population density was 623.2 inhabitants per square mile (240.6/km2). There were 245 housing units at an average density of 298.8 per square mile (115.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White, 0.4% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 209 households, of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.9% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the town was 38.7 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.9% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

Education

The town has a free lending library, the Kingman-Millcreek Public Library.

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