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Linden, Indiana
Town
Linden-tower.jpg
Country United States
State Indiana
County Montgomery
Township Madison
Area
 • Total 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 801 ft (244 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 759
 • Estimate (2012) 758
 • Density 1,807.1/sq mi (697.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47955
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-44082
GNIS feature ID 0437951
Website http://www.linden.in.gov/

Linden is a town in Madison Township, Montgomery County, Indiana, United States. The population was 759 at the 2010 census.

History

Linden was platted in 1852 when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office has been in operation at Linden since 1851.

Linden Depot was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.

Geography

Linden is located at 40°11′19″N 86°54′12″W / 40.188695°N 86.903311°W / 40.188695; -86.903311.

According to the 2010 census, Linden has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 130
1900 572
1910 556 −2.8%
1920 555 −0.2%
1930 541 −2.5%
1940 580 7.2%
1950 590 1.7%
1960 619 4.9%
1970 713 15.2%
1980 700 −1.8%
1990 718 2.6%
2000 700 −2.5%
2010 759 8.4%
Est. 2015 756 −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 759 people, 301 households, and 202 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,807.1 inhabitants per square mile (697.7/km2). There were 329 housing units at an average density of 783.3 per square mile (302.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.1% White, 0.5% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 301 households of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.9% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the town was 34 years. 29.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 700 people, 302 households, and 202 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,703.8 people per square mile (1,039.5/km²). There were 321 housing units at an average density of 1,239.9 per square mile (476.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.14% White, 0.29% African American, 0.57% Native American, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 302 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,750, and the median income for a family was $41,696. Males had a median income of $32,955 versus $22,679 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,733. About 3.9% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.

Features

The town is also home to the Linden Depot Museum, built in 1907 and featuring the oldest intact railroad junction depot in Indiana, and the Linden Carnegie Public Library.

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