Darmstadt, Indiana

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Darmstadt, Indiana
Town
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Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 38°5′28″N 87°34′34″W / 38.09111°N 87.57611°W / 38.09111; -87.57611Coordinates: 38°5′28″N 87°34′34″W / 38.09111°N 87.57611°W / 38.09111; -87.57611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vanderburgh
Township Armstrong, Center, German, Scott
Government
 • Type Town Council
 • Clerk-Treasurer Mallory Lowe
Area[1]
 • Total 4.58 sq mi (11.86 km2)
 • Land 4.52 sq mi (11.71 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation 479 ft (146 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,407
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,431
 • Density 311.3/sq mi (120.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 47720, 47725
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-16858[4]
GNIS feature ID 0433320[5]
Website http://www.darmstadt-indiana.org
Addresses in Darmstadt are referred to as Darmstadt, IN there is an Inglefield, Indiana 47618 post office in Darmstadt that also has the Darmstadt, IN address

Darmstadt is a small, German-heritage town in Scott Township, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States. It also extends slightly into Armstrong, Center and German townships. The population was 1,407 at the 2010 census. Darmstadt is just north of Evansville.

Geography[edit]

Darmstadt is located at 38°5′28″N 87°34′34″W / 38.09111°N 87.57611°W / 38.09111; -87.57611 (38.091041, -87.576207).[6]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 4.58 square miles (11.9 km2), of which 4.52 square miles (11.7 km2) (or 98.69%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 1.31%) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,407 people, 544 households, and 441 families residing in the town. The population density was 311.3 inhabitants per square mile (120.2 /km2). There were 564 housing units at an average density of 124.8 per square mile (48.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.5% White, 0.6% African American, 0.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 544 households of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.2% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.9% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the town was 47.1 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 36.6% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,313 people, 490 households, and 605 families residing in the town. The population density was 262.1 people per square mile (107.4/km²). There were 503 housing units at an average density of 106.6 per square mile (41.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.16% White, 0.23% African American, 0.15% Asian, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.08% of the population.

There were 490 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.3% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 15.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $68,359, and the median income for a family was $72,813. Males had a median income of $50,605 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $31,898. About 0.5% of families and 1.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 1.0% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation[edit]

Darmstadt is served by a number of different transportation methods. The major roads in Darmstadt include Darmstadt Road, Saint Joseph Avenue, and Boonville-New Harmony Road. Darmstadt Road and Saint Joseph Avenue provide direct access to Evansville, and Boonville-New Harmony Road runs directly by the shopping center, providing links to both Boonville and New Harmony.

U.S. 41 runs north-to-south directly east of Darmstadt, providing yet another access point to Evansville, as well as quick access to I-64.

Businesses[edit]

Businesses continue to flourish in Darmstadt, including the post office, the barber shop, the Darmstadt Inn, Bauerhaus and Gardo's Pizza. The Vanderburgh County 4H Center is also in Darmstadt, Indiana, and hosts many events—including the Frog Follies which is an antique car show that bring attendees into town from around the world.

See also[edit]

World Peace Tree, a historically significant tree in Darmstadt

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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