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Saint Joe, Indiana
Location of St. Joe in DeKalb County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)|
|• Land||0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|• Density||1,247.76/sq mi (481.12/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|1Saint Joe referenced as Town of Saint Joe|
Saint Joe was laid out in 1875, and incorporated as a town in 1899. The town derives its name from the St. Joseph River.
Saint Joe is located at(41.314829, -84.900696).
According to the 2010 census, St. Joe has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 460 people, 157 households, and 115 families living in the town. The population density was 1,703.7 inhabitants per square mile (657.8/km2). There were 179 housing units at an average density of 663.0 per square mile (256.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.9% White, 0.9% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population.
There were 157 households, of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.8% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.39.
The median age in the town was 33.1 years. 32.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 23% were from 45 to 64; and 10.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.
Parks & Recreation
There are several recreational centers in Saint Joe, including:
- Wild Cherry Park
- Saint Mark's Lutheran Church's Park
- Riverdale Elementary School's Playground
- Saint Joe Church of Christ's Playground
- Saint Joe Valley Conservation Club
- Public access to the Saint Joseph River
- Four baseball diamonds:
- Three at Riverdale Elementary
- One at NUCOR
Arts and culture
The town of Saint Joe holds an annual Pickle Festival in honor of the Pickle industry local to the town.
The town of Saint Joe lies in the school district of Dekalb County Eastern Community School District. Local schools residents attend are:
- Riverdale Elementary School (K-6) in St. Joe
- Butler Elementary (K-6)
- Eastside Junior-Senior High School (7-12)
In Spanish: St. Joe (Indiana) para niños
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