Straughn, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Straughn in Henry County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.14 sq mi (0.37 km2)|
|• Land||0.14 sq mi (0.37 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,096 ft (334 m)|
|• Density||1,836.88/sq mi (708.85/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0444264|
Straughn was platted in 1868. It was named for Merriman Straughn, a pioneer settler.
Straughn is located at(39.808340, -85.290395).
According to the 2010 census, Straughn has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 222 people, 81 households, and 61 families living in the town. The population density was 1,585.7 inhabitants per square mile (612.2/km2). There were 97 housing units at an average density of 692.9 per square mile (267.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.5% White and 0.5% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.
There were 81 households, of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 18.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.7% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.20.
The median age in the town was 40 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 14.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 43.7% male and 56.3% female.
Straughn is the real name of the fictional town of Waycross in the novel Raintree County by Ross Lockridge, Jr..
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