Austin, Indiana

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City of Austin, Indiana
City
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 38°44′32.50″N 85°48′16.50″W / 38.7423611°N 85.8045833°W / 38.7423611; -85.8045833Coordinates: 38°44′32.50″N 85°48′16.50″W / 38.7423611°N 85.8045833°W / 38.7423611; -85.8045833
Country United States
State Indiana
County Scott
Township Jennings
Government
 • Mayor Douglas Campbell (D)
Area[1]
 • Total 2.58 sq mi (6.68 km2)
 • Land 2.58 sq mi (6.68 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 558 ft (170 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 4,295
 • Estimate (2012)[4] 4,200
 • Density 1,664.7/sq mi (642.7/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC−5)
ZIP code 47102
Area code 812
FIPS code[2][5] 18-02800
GNIS ID[2][5] 430350

Austin is a city in Jennings Township, Scott County, Indiana, United States. The population was 4,272 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a town; Austin became a city on January 1, 2008. The population was 4,295 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Austin is located at 38°44′32.50″N 85°48′16.50″W / 38.7423611°N 85.8045833°W / 38.7423611; -85.8045833 (38.742361°,-85.804583°).[6]

According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 2.58 square miles (6.7 km2), all land.[7]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Austin has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[8]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the 2010 census,[3] there were 4,295 people, 1,674 households, and 1,178 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,664.7 inhabitants per square mile (642.7 /km2). There were 1,908 housing units at an average density of 739.5 per square mile (285.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 1,674 households of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% were married couples living together, 18.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.6% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 36.7 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the 2000 census,[9] there were 4,724 people, 1,793 households, and 1,308 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,946.4 people per square mile (750.6/km²). There were 1,967 housing units at an average density of 810.5 per square mile (312.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.20% White, 0.06% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.78% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

There were 1,793 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,495, and the median income for a family was $33,267. Males had a median income of $28,468 versus $21,580 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,431. About 16.6% of families and 19.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.0% of those under age 18 and 15.6% of those age 65 or over.

School[edit]

Scott County School District 1 [1]

Located at 401 S. Hwy 31.

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 430350". 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. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Places: Indiana". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Austin, Indiana
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.