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Prince's Lakes, Indiana
Prince's Lakes water tower and town hall
Prince's Lakes water tower and town hall
Location of Prince's Lakes in Johnson County, Indiana.
Location of Prince's Lakes in Johnson County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Johnson
Township Nineveh
Area
 • Total 1.51 sq mi (3.90 km2)
 • Land 1.34 sq mi (3.46 km2)
 • Water 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
Elevation
820 ft (250 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,372
 • Density 1,026.18/sq mi (396.22/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 18-62028
GNIS feature ID 0452073
Founded by James Howard Prince in 1956, Under the Brown County Lakes Development Corp. business. Joan Lattimore was Secretary Treasurer of the business

Prince's Lakes is a town in Nineveh Township, Johnson County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,312 at the 2010 census.

History

Prince's Lakes was incorporated as a town in 1956. It took its name from four lakes in the area, each of which contains Prince's in its name.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, Prince's Lakes has a total area of 1.52 square miles (3.94 km2), of which 1.35 square miles (3.50 km2) (or 88.82%) is land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) (or 11.18%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 374
1970 597 59.6%
1980 937 57.0%
1990 1,055 12.6%
2000 1,506 42.7%
2010 1,312 −12.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,312 people, 528 households, and 369 families living in the town. The population density was 971.9 inhabitants per square mile (375.3/km2). There were 773 housing units at an average density of 572.6 per square mile (221.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.8% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 528 households, of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.1% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the town was 42.5 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 34.5% were from 45 to 64; and 11% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

Education

Residents are served by the Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson United School Corporation, including Indian Creek Senior High School.

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