Knightsville, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Knightsville in Clay County, Indiana.
|• Total||1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)|
|• Land||1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||653 ft (199 m)|
|• Density||676.30/sq mi (261.06/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
|GNIS feature ID||0437396|
Knightsville is a town in Van Buren Township, Clay County, Indiana, United States. The population was 872 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Knightsville sprang up in 1867 around an iron furnace which had been built the year before. It was named for Dr. A. W. Knight, the original owner of the town site. The Knightsville post office was established in 1870.
Knightsville is located at 39°31′34″N 87°5′27″W / 39.52611°N 87.09083°W (39.526209, -87.090828).
According to the 2010 census, Knightsville has a total area of 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 872 people, 274 households, and 207 families living in the town. The population density was 838.5 inhabitants per square mile (323.7/km2). There were 303 housing units at an average density of 291.3 per square mile (112.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.6% White, 1.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.
There were 274 households, of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.5% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.95.
The median age in the town was 41.3 years. 20.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 20.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.
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