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Whiteland, Indiana
Town
Location of Whiteland in the state of Indiana
Location of Whiteland in the state of Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Johnson
Township Pleasant, Franklin
Area
 • Total 3.22 sq mi (8.34 km2)
 • Land 3.22 sq mi (8.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,169
 • Estimate (2012) 4,226
 • Density 1,294.7/sq mi (499.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46184
Area code(s) 317
FIPS code 18-83816
GNIS feature ID 0445970
Website http://www.townofwhiteland.com

Whiteland is a town in Pleasant and Franklin townships, Johnson County, Indiana, United States. The population was 4,169 at the 2010 census.

Whiteland is located in north/central Johnson County approximately 19 miles (31 km) south of Indianapolis in Johnson County, which is one of the counties circling the capital city itself and therefore considered part of the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Major access roads to get to Whiteland are I-65 (exit 95 is the Whiteland exit), south on U.S. 31 from Indianapolis and north from Columbus.

History

Whiteland was platted in 1863 by Joel B. White and others.

Geography

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According to the 2010 census, Whiteland has a total area of 3.22 square miles (8.34 km2), all land.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Whiteland has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 230
1890 212 −7.8%
1900 334 57.5%
1910 343 2.7%
1920 388 13.1%
1930 419 8.0%
1940 403 −3.8%
1950 465 15.4%
1960 1,368 194.2%
1970 1,492 9.1%
1980 1,956 31.1%
1990 2,446 25.1%
2000 3,958 61.8%
2010 4,169 5.3%
Est. 2015 4,320 3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 4,169 people, 1,468 households, and 1,163 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,294.7 inhabitants per square mile (499.9/km2). There were 1,558 housing units at an average density of 483.9 per square mile (186.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.0% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 1,468 households of which 41.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.8% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the town was 37.3 years. 27.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.1% were from 25 to 44; 28.5% were from 45 to 64; and 8.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,958 people, 1,355 households, and 1,116 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,742.4 people per square mile (673.2/km²). There were 1,404 housing units at an average density of 618.1 per square mile (238.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.46% White, 0.05% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.56% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population.

There were 1,355 households out of which 47.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were non-families. 13.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the town, the population was spread out with 32.2% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 36.5% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $56,944, and the median income for a family was $61,810. Males had a median income of $42,247 versus $29,005 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,169. About 1.0% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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