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Stinesville, Indiana
Town
Downtown Stinesville
Downtown Stinesville
Location of Stinesville in the state of Indiana
Location of Stinesville in the state of Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Bean Blossom
Area
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 581 ft (177 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 198
 • Density 1,800/sq mi (690/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47464
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-73232
GNIS feature ID 0444170

Stinesville is a town in Bean Blossom Township, Monroe County, Indiana, United States. The population was 198 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bloomington, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Stinesville was platted in 1855 when the New Albany and Salem Railroad was extended to that point. The town was named for Eusebius Stine, the original owner of the town site. A post office has been in operation at Stinesville since 1860.

Stinesville Commercial Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.

Geography

Stinesville is located at 39°17′57″N 86°39′0″W / 39.29917°N 86.65°W / 39.29917; -86.65 (39.299245, -86.650075), approximately 5 miles north of Ellettsville.

According to the 2010 census, Stinesville has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 140
1900 288
1910 497 72.6%
1920 299 −39.8%
1930 310 3.7%
1940 337 8.7%
1950 355 5.3%
1960 288 −18.9%
1970 291 1.0%
1980 227 −22.0%
1990 204 −10.1%
2000 194 −4.9%
2010 198 2.1%
Est. 2015 213 7.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 194 people, 67 households, and 48 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,783.8 people per square mile (680.9/km²). There were 94 housing units at an average density of 864.3 per square mile (329.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.88% White, 2.58% Asian, and 1.55% from two or more races.

There were 67 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.35.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,411. None of the families and 1.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.4% of those over 64.


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