Montezuma, Indiana facts for kids
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Montezuma's U.S. Route 36 bridge over the Wabash River
Location of Montezuma in Parke County, Indiana.
Detailed map of Montezuma
|• Total||0.61 sq mi (1.57 km2)|
|• Land||0.61 sq mi (1.57 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||505 ft (154 m)|
|• Density||1,519.80/sq mi (586.48/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||439357|
Montezuma was laid out in about 1824. The town was named for Moctezuma II, ruler of Mexico. A post office has been in operation at Montezuma since 1825.
Montezuma is located at Wabash River on the western border of Parke County, where U.S. Route 36 crosses the river. Most of the town is in Reserve Township, but the south edge extends into Wabash Township.(39.792172, -87.370328); it lies along the
According to the 2010 census, Montezuma has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.55 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,022 people, 417 households, and 274 families living in the town. The population density was 1,703.3 inhabitants per square mile (657.6/km2). There were 514 housing units at an average density of 856.7 per square mile (330.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 1.6% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.3% of the population.
There were 417 households, of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.3% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.95.
The median age in the town was 38.5 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 15% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.
The town has a lending library, the Montezuma Public Library.
- Gordon Allport (1897–1967), a noted personality theorist; born in Montezuma.
- James W. Hawkes (1853–1932), minister, a missionary in Qajar Iran, and a founder of a school; born in Montezuma.
In Spanish: Montezuma (Indiana) para niños
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