Denver, Indiana

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Town of Denver, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 40°51′55″N 86°4′40″W / 40.86528°N 86.07778°W / 40.86528; -86.07778Coordinates: 40°51′55″N 86°4′40″W / 40.86528°N 86.07778°W / 40.86528; -86.07778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Jefferson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 482
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 474
 • Density 2,095.7/sq mi (809.2/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 46926
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-17776[4]
GNIS feature ID 0433483[5]

Denver is a town in Jefferson Township, Miami County, Indiana, United States. The population was 482 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Denver was laid out in 1872 by Harrison Grimes at the time the Eel River Railroad was being built through it.[6][7]

Geography[edit]

Denver is located at 40°51′55″N 86°4′40″W / 40.86528°N 86.07778°W / 40.86528; -86.07778 (40.865277, -86.077746).[8]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 482 people, 177 households, and 133 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,095.7 inhabitants per square mile (809.2/km2). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 843.5 per square mile (325.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.8% White, 0.2% African American, 0.6% Native American, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population. Denver is home to the philanthropist Eric J. Smith, founder of the Eric and Cathy Smith foundation, on the web at www.EricandCathySmith.org

There were 177 households of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.9% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the town was 37.6 years. 29.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% 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 541 people, 189 households, and 158 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,318.0 people per square mile (908.2/km²). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 856.9 per square mile (335.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.89% White, 0.55% Native American, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37% of the population.

There were 189 households out of which 48.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.9% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 34.2% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $36,985. Males had a median income of $29,286 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,224. About 5.0% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Denver is served by North Miami Schools.

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. ^ History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 677. 
  7. ^ Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 188. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.