|Town of Chandler, Indiana|
Location in the state of Indiana
|• Total||2.03 sq mi (5.26 km2)|
|• Land||2.03 sq mi (5.26 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||413 ft (126 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||3,415|
|• Density||1,422.2/sq mi (549.1/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0432395|
Chandler is a town in Boon and Ohio townships, Warrick County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,887 at the 2010 census. First settled in 1879, it was named after the prominent Chandler family of Evansville. Chandler is also home to Andy Hillstrand, who is co-captain on the crab fishing boat The Time Bandit, which is one of the boats featured on Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch.
Chandler is located at .
According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 2.03 square miles (5.3 km2), all land.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally cool to cold winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Chandler has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,887 people, 1,101 households, and 791 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,422.2 inhabitants per square mile (549.1/km2). There were 1,285 housing units at an average density of 633.0 per square mile (244.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.9% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.
There were 1,101 households of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.2% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% 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 3.06.
The median age in the town was 36 years. 27.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,094 people, 1,178 households, and 882 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,831.9 people per square mile (706.9/km²). There were 1,267 housing units at an average density of 750.2 per square mile (289.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.61% White, 0.36% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.
There were 1,178 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% 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 3.04.
In the town the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $36,047, and the median income for a family was $39,500. Males had a median income of $29,074 versus $21,142 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,172. About 10.1% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.3% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.
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- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- Climate Summary for Chandler, Indiana