Coatesville, Indiana

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Town of Coatesville, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°41′15″N 86°40′9″W / 39.68750°N 86.66917°W / 39.68750; -86.66917Coordinates: 39°41′15″N 86°40′9″W / 39.68750°N 86.66917°W / 39.68750; -86.66917
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hendricks
Township Clay
Area[1]
 • Total 0.66 sq mi (1.71 km2)
 • Land 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 883 ft (269 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 523
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 532
 • Density 804.6/sq mi (310.7/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 18-14050[4]
GNIS feature ID 0432714[5]

Coatesville is a town in Clay Township, Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. The population was 523 at the 2010 Census.

History[edit]

Coatesville was founded in the late 1860s. It was incorporated as a town in 1909.[6]

On March 26, 1948 (Good Friday) a tornado destroyed most of the town, killing 14 residents.[7] Damage and fatalities were widespread across west-central Indiana, and overall, 20 people perished.[8][9]

Geography[edit]

Coatesville is located at 39°41′15″N 86°40′9″W / 39.68750°N 86.66917°W / 39.68750; -86.66917 (39.687378, -86.669246).[10]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2), of which 0.65 square miles (1.7 km2) (or 98.48%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 1.52%) is water.[11]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 523 people, 199 households, and 147 families residing in the town. The population density was 804.6 inhabitants per square mile (310.7 /km2). There were 216 housing units at an average density of 332.3 per square mile (128.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.7% White, 0.2% Asian, 1.5% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 199 households of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.1% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% 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 3.05.

The median age in the town was 41.4 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 31.3% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 516 people, 185 households, and 145 families residing in the town. The population density was 776.7 people per square mile (301.9/km²). There were 201 housing units at an average density of 302.6 per square mile (117.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.64% White, 0.19% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.19% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.

There were 185 households out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the town the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,357, and the median income for a family was $47,000. Males had a median income of $31,842 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,387. About 3.0% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.6% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  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. ^ Hadley, John Vestal (1914). History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 68. 
  7. ^ Joe H. Davidson (1966). "Brief History of Coatesville". Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  8. ^ "Indiana Weather History, March". National Weather Service. 2005-11-02. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  9. ^ "Tornadoes". The Indianapolis Star. 2005-11-07. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Indiana". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 

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