Center Point, Indiana

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Center Point, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°24′57″N 87°4′36″W / 39.41583°N 87.07667°W / 39.41583; -87.07667Coordinates: 39°24′57″N 87°4′36″W / 39.41583°N 87.07667°W / 39.41583; -87.07667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Sugar Ridge
Area[1]
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Land 0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 656 ft (200 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 242
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 241
 • Density 327.0/sq mi (126.3/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47840
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-11746[4]
GNIS feature ID 0432336[5]

Center Point is a town in Sugar Ridge Township, Clay County, Indiana, United States. The population was 242 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Center Point was platted in 1856. It was named from its position near the geographical center of the county.[6]

Geography[edit]

Center Point is located at 39°24′57″N 87°4′36″W / 39.41583°N 87.07667°W / 39.41583; -87.07667 (39.415791, -87.076710).[7]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.76 square miles (2.0 km2), of which 0.74 square miles (1.9 km2) (or 97.37%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 2.63%) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 242 people, 104 households, and 64 families residing in the town. The population density was 327.0 inhabitants per square mile (126.3/km2). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 152.7 per square mile (59.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.3% White, 0.4% African American, and 1.2% Asian.

There were 104 households of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the town was 40 years. 20.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 30.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 45.5% male and 54.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 292 people, 102 households, and 78 families residing in the town. The population density was 394.7 people per square mile (152.4/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 155.4 per square mile (60.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.66% White, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 102 households out of which 47.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the town the population was spread out with 36.3% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 83.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $50,833, and the median income for a family was $52,917. Males had a median income of $29,844 versus $31,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,110. About 4.1% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.8% of those sixty five 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. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 264. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.