Monrovia, Indiana facts for kids
Location of Monrovia in the state of Indiana
|• Total||1.77 sq mi (4.58 km2)|
|• Land||1.77 sq mi (4.58 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||801 ft (244 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,195|
|• Density||600.6/sq mi (231.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0439349|
Monrovia was laid out in 1834. The town's name is derived from Monroe Township. A post office has been in operation at Monrovia since 1834.
The Lake Ditch Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.
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According to the 2010 census, Monrovia has a total area of 1.77 square miles (4.58 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,063 people, 365 households, and 288 families residing in the town. The population density was 600.6 inhabitants per square mile (231.9/km2). There were 402 housing units at an average density of 227.1 per square mile (87.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 1.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.
There were 365 households of which 47.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.1% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.27.
The median age in the town was 31.2 years. 31.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.3% were from 25 to 44; 21% were from 45 to 64; and 6.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 628 people, 234 households, and 187 families residing in the town. The population density was 709.1 people per square mile (272.4/km²). There were 245 housing units at an average density of 276.6 per square mile (106.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.20% White, 0.16% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.
There were 234 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.7% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the town, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 86.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $49,583, and the median income for a family was $53,571. Males had a median income of $32,917 versus $21,111 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,366. About 6.8% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.4% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.
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