Bourbon, Indiana

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Town of Bourbon, Indiana
Town
Bourbon downtown
Bourbon downtown
Motto: "Small Town Big Heart"
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 41°17′52″N 86°7′1″W / 41.29778°N 86.11694°W / 41.29778; -86.11694Coordinates: 41°17′52″N 86°7′1″W / 41.29778°N 86.11694°W / 41.29778; -86.11694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Marshall
Township Bourbon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 843 ft (257 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,810
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,797
 • Density 1,828.3/sq mi (705.9/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 46504
Area code(s) 574
FIPS code 18-06760[4]
GNIS feature ID 0431382[5]
Website http://www.bourbon-in.gov/

Bourbon is a town in Bourbon Township, Marshall County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,810 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The town of Bourbon was laid out in 1853 when it was certain the railroad would be extended to that point.[6] It took its name from Bourbon Township, which was named after Bourbon County, Kentucky, the former home of many of the early settlers.[7]

Geography[edit]

Bourbon from the east.

Bourbon is located at 41°17′52″N 86°7′1″W / 41.29778°N 86.11694°W / 41.29778; -86.11694 (41.297815, -86.116921).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Bourbon municipal offices building.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,810 people, 678 households, and 465 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,828.3 inhabitants per square mile (705.9 /km2). There were 753 housing units at an average density of 760.6 per square mile (293.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.7% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.

There were 678 households of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.4% were non-families. 26.8% 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 2.67 and the average family size was 3.25.

The median age in the town was 32.7 years. 30.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 10.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,691 people, 646 households, and 443 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,630.3 people per square mile (627.8/km²). There were 702 housing units at an average density of 676.8 per square mile (260.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.16% White, 0.06% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 2.37% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.03% of the population.

There were 646 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 28.6% 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 2.62 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 16.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,292, and the median income for a family was $50,000. Males had a median income of $32,679 versus $21,645 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,054. About 4.1% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Places: Indiana". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "In The Beginning". Town of Bourbon, Indiana. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  7. ^ McDonald, Daniel (1908). A Twentieth Century History of Marshall County, Indiana, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 114. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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