Chesterfield, Indiana

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Chesterfield
Town
Town of Chesterfield
Aerial view of Chesterfield facing southwest
Aerial view of Chesterfield facing southwest
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 40°6′44″N 85°35′47″W / 40.11222°N 85.59639°W / 40.11222; -85.59639Coordinates: 40°6′44″N 85°35′47″W / 40.11222°N 85.59639°W / 40.11222; -85.59639
Country United States
State Indiana
Counties Madison, Delaware
Townships Union,
Area[1]
 • Total 1.32 sq mi (3.42 km2)
 • Land 1.32 sq mi (3.42 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,547
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2,518
 • Density 1,929.5/sq mi (745.0/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 46017
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-12376[4]
GNIS feature ID 0432454[5]
Website http://chesterfield.in.gov

Chesterfield is a town in the U.S. state of Indiana which lies in Union Township, Madison County. The population was 2,547 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Anderson, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Chesterfield was originally called West Union, and under the latter name was laid out in 1830.[6] It was renamed Chesterfield in 1834.[7]

Geography[edit]

Chesterfield is located at 40°6′44″N 85°35′47″W / 40.11222°N 85.59639°W / 40.11222; -85.59639 (40.112193, -85.596324).[8]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 1.32 square miles (3.4 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,547 people, 1,090 households, and 663 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,929.5 inhabitants per square mile (745.0 /km2). There were 1,275 housing units at an average density of 965.9 per square mile (372.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.4% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 1,090 households of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.3% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.2% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the town was 39.5 years. 22.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,969 people, 1,269 households, and 808 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,586.5 people per square mile (996.8/km²). There were 1,365 housing units at an average density of 1,189.1 per square mile (458.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.42% White, 0.40% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.38% of the population.

There were 1,269 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,143, and the median income for a family was $47,222. Males had a median income of $35,412 versus $22,966 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,738. About 2.9% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

Transport[edit]

Chesterfield is served by a variety of major roads.

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