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Russellville, Indiana
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Location of Russellville in Putnam County, Indiana.
Location of Russellville in Putnam County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Putnam
Township Russell
Area
 • Total 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
820 ft (250 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 306
 • Density 1,522.39/sq mi (586.40/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46175
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-66510
GNIS feature ID 442418

Russellville is a town in Russell Township, Putnam County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 358 at the 2010 census.

History

Russellville was laid out in 1828. The town took its name from Russell Township. A post office has been in operation at Russellville since 1832. Russellville was incorporated in the 1880s when the railroad was extended to that point.

Geography

Russellville is located at 39°51′26″N 86°59′00″W / 39.857191°N 86.983454°W / 39.857191; -86.983454.

According to the 2010 census, Russellville has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 157
1890 327 108.3%
1900 298 −8.9%
1910 443 48.7%
1920 463 4.5%
1930 411 −11.2%
1940 380 −7.5%
1950 361 −5.0%
1960 372 3.0%
1970 390 4.8%
1980 376 −3.6%
1990 336 −10.6%
2000 340 1.2%
2010 358 5.3%
2020 306 −14.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 358 people, 145 households, and 97 families living in the town. The population density was 1,790.0 inhabitants per square mile (691.1/km2). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 805.0 per square mile (310.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.5% White, 1.1% Native American, 0.8% Pacific Islander, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 145 households, of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.1% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the town was 42.6 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 13.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

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