Corunna, Indiana

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Corunna, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 41°26′12″N 85°8′46″W / 41.43667°N 85.14611°W / 41.43667; -85.14611Coordinates: 41°26′12″N 85°8′46″W / 41.43667°N 85.14611°W / 41.43667; -85.14611
Country United States
State Indiana
County DeKalb
Township Richland
Area[1]
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 254
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 254
 • Density 1,494.1/sq mi (576.9/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) DST (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46730
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-15220[4]
GNIS feature ID 0432996[5]

Corunna is a town in Richland Township, DeKalb County, Indiana, United States. The population was 251 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Corunna in 1858.[6] It was likely named after Corunna, Michigan.[7]

In 1914, Corunna contained three schools, a bank, two mills, and a hotel.[8]

Geography[edit]

Corunna is located at 41°26′12″N 85°8′46″W / 41.43667°N 85.14611°W / 41.43667; -85.14611 (41.436722, -85.146189).[9]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 254 people, 88 households, and 64 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,494.1 inhabitants per square mile (576.9/km2). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 576.5 per square mile (222.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.9% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 2.4% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.3% of the population.

There were 88 households of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.3% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.36.

The median age in the town was 34.3 years. 29.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 10.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 254 people, 85 households, and 64 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,456.4 people per square mile (576.9/km²). There were 94 housing units at an average density of 539.0 per square mile (213.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.06% White, 0.79% Native American, 3.15% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.33% of the population.

There were 85 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.47.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,625, and the median income for a family was $49,688. Males had a median income of $37,708 versus $22,031 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,301. None of the families and 4.8% of the population were living below the poverty line.

Government[edit]

Corunna town hall.

The Corunna Town Hall is located at 102 N Bridge St.. This building is also the former home to the Corunna Volunteer Fire Department [1] The Corunna Volunteer Fire Department dedicated a new building on October 28, 2006, which is located at 1111 U.S. 6.

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. ^ "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  7. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 103. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and perhaps named after Corunna, Michigan... 
  8. ^ History of Dekalb County, Indiana. B.F. Bowen & Co. 1914. p. 173. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.