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Star City, Indiana
Pulaski County Indiana Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Star City Highlighted.svg
Country United States
State Indiana
County Pulaski
Township Van Buren
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
719 ft (219 m)
 • Total 377
 • Density 357.1/sq mi (137.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 574
FIPS code 18-72638
GNIS feature ID 0444071

Star City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Van Buren Township, Pulaski County, Indiana, United States. The population was 377 at the 2000 census.


Star City was originally called Scarboro, and under the latter name was laid out in 1859. The original name proved to be unpopular, and the name was changed to Star City 1861 by a vote of the citizens.


Star City is located at 40°58′21″N 86°33′25″W / 40.97250°N 86.55694°W / 40.97250; -86.55694 (40.972393, -86.556988).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 377 people, 133 households, and 106 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 357.1 people per square mile (137.3/km²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 130.7/sq mi (50.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.20% White, 0.27% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.33% of the population.

There were 133 households out of which 39.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.7% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.3% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $39,432, and the median income for a family was $40,089. Males had a median income of $24,028 versus $20,302 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,168. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

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