|Town of Burnettsville, Indiana|
Location in the state of Indiana
|• Total||0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)|
|• Land||0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||712 ft (217 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||343|
|• Density||461.3/sq mi (178.1/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EST (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0431852|
Burnettsville is located at (40.760885, -86.594267).
According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.75 square miles (1.9 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 346 people, 153 households, and 101 families residing in the town. The population density was 461.3 inhabitants per square mile (178.1 /km2). There were 170 housing units at an average density of 226.7 per square mile (87.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.3% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races.
There were 153 households of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.0% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.77.
The median age in the town was 42.8 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 373 people, 155 households, and 113 families residing in the town. The population density was 504.6 people per square mile (194.6/km²). There were 160 housing units at an average density of 216.5 per square mile (83.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.93% White, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.
There were 155 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.80.
In the town the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $36,563, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $30,982 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,005. About 6.6% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.
Each year Burnettsville holds its Community Day on the third Saturday of September. The day's events include the Fireman's Breakfast, garage sales, Ham and Bean Luncheon, cake walk and other games, parade, and fish fry. This and other events are held in the maintained old Burnettsville High School Gym, locally known as the "Bee Hive", the teams being known as the Burnettsville "Bees", before the consolidation of the White County Schools in 1962.
Commonly referred to as the Davis Cemetery Burnettsville in obituaries, Davis Cemetery is located a mile east of Burnettsville and a half mile east of the White-Cass County Line within Jefferson Township in Cass County. It was also known as the Winegardner Cemetery.
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- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- White County official website
- Hamelle, W.H. (ed.) (1915). A Standard History of White County Indiana: An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with an Extended Survey of Modern Developments in the Progress of Town and Country. Chicago and New York: Lewis Publishing Company. Retrieved 2007-02-04.