Amboy, Indiana

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Amboy, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 40°36′10″N 85°55′43″W / 40.60278°N 85.92861°W / 40.60278; -85.92861Coordinates: 40°36′10″N 85°55′43″W / 40.60278°N 85.92861°W / 40.60278; -85.92861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Jackson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Land 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 810 ft (247 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 384
 • Estimate (2012)[4] 382
 • Density 1,097.1/sq mi (423.6/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 46911
Area code 765
FIPS code[2][5] 18-01360
GNIS ID[2][5] 430130

Amboy is a town in Jackson Township, Miami County, Indiana, United States. The population was 384 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Amboy was platted in 1867, the same year that the Pan Handle Railroad was built through the settlement.[6][7]

Geography[edit]

Amboy is located at 40°36′10″N 85°55′43″W / 40.60278°N 85.92861°W / 40.60278; -85.92861 (40.602758, -85.928615).[8]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the 2010 census,[3] there were 384 people, 151 households, and 114 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,097.1 inhabitants per square mile (423.6 /km2). There were 169 housing units at an average density of 482.9 per square mile (186.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.6% White, 0.5% African American, 1.0% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 151 households of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.5% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the town was 40.5 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 19.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the 2000 census,[10] there were 360 people, 147 households, and 113 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,017.8 people per square mile (397.1/km²). There were 158 housing units at an average density of 446.7 per square mile (174.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.06% White, 0.28% Asian, 1.39% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.11% of the population.

There were 147 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,397, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $40,500 versus $21,094 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,503. About 4.2% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Places (2010)" (Zipped TXT). 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Feature ID 430130". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved June 30, 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 30, 2014. 
  6. ^ History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 635. 
  7. ^ Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 180. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Places: Indiana". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.