Whitewater, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Whitewater in Wayne County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)|
|• Land||0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,129 ft (344 m)|
|• Density||898.73/sq mi (348.49/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||449747|
Whitewater is a town in Franklin Township, Wayne County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 83 at the 2010 census.
Whitewater was originally called Hillsborough, and under the latter name was laid out and platted in 1828. The community was named after the nearby Whitewater River.
The first post office in Whitewater was established in 1832.
Whitewater is located at 39°56′37″N 84°49′49″W / 39.94361°N 84.83028°W (39.943503, -84.830332).
According to the 2010 census, Whitewater has a total area of 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 83 people, 35 households, and 27 families living in the town. The population density was 1,037.5 inhabitants per square mile (400.6/km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 450.0 per square mile (173.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.
There were 35 households, of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.9% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.63.
The median age in the town was 38.5 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 19.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 55.4% male and 44.6% female.