Albion, Indiana

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Town of Albion, Indiana
Town
Downtown Albion.
Downtown Albion.
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 41°23′42″N 85°25′19″W / 41.39500°N 85.42194°W / 41.39500; -85.42194Coordinates: 41°23′42″N 85°25′19″W / 41.39500°N 85.42194°W / 41.39500; -85.42194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Noble
Townships Albion, Jefferson
Area[1]
 • Total 1.91 sq mi (4.95 km2)
 • Land 1.91 sq mi (4.95 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 955 ft (291 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,349
 • Estimate (2012)[4] 2,346
 • Density 1,229.8/sq mi (474.8/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC−5)
ZIP code 46701
Area code 260
FIPS code[2][5] 18-00820
GNIS ID[2][5] 430044
Website www.albion-in.org

Albion is a town in Albion and Jefferson townships, Noble County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,349 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Noble County[6].

School[edit]

Children living in Albion go to either Central Noble High School, Central Noble Middle School, or Albion Elementary School.

Geography[edit]

Albion is located at 41°23′42″N 85°25′19″W / 41.39500°N 85.42194°W / 41.39500; -85.42194 (41.395132, -85.422026)[7].

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 1.91 square miles (4.9 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Noble County courthouse.

2010 census[edit]

As of the 2010 census,[3] there were 2,349 people, 831 households, and 530 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,229.8 inhabitants per square mile (474.8 /km2). There were 951 housing units at an average density of 497.9 per square mile (192.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.4% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 831 households of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.2% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the town was 35.3 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.1% were from 25 to 44; 22% were from 45 to 64; and 14.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the 2000 census,[8] there were 2,284 people, 846 households, and 555 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,636.5 people per square mile (629.9/km²). There were 912 housing units at an average density of 653.5 per square mile (251.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.37% White, 0.92% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.88% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.31% of the population.

There were 846 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 110.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,282, and the median income for a family was $43,438. Males had a median income of $31,473 versus $23,531 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,405. About 4.6% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Places: Indiana". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  2. ^ a b c "Feature ID 430044". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  5. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: Indiana". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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