Elnora, Indiana

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Elnora, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 38°52′36″N 87°5′6″W / 38.87667°N 87.08500°W / 38.87667; -87.08500Coordinates: 38°52′36″N 87°5′6″W / 38.87667°N 87.08500°W / 38.87667; -87.08500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Daviess
Township Elmore
Area[1]
 • Total 0.95 sq mi (2.46 km2)
 • Land 0.95 sq mi (2.46 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 479 ft (146 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 640
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 644
 • Density 673.7/sq mi (260.1/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47529
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-20998[4]
GNIS feature ID 0434139[5]

Elnora is a town in Elmore Township, Daviess County, Indiana, United States. The population was 640 at the 2010 census. It was founded in 1885 and named for Elnora Griffith, wife of an early merchant.

Geography[edit]

Elnora is located at 38°52′36″N 87°5′6″W / 38.87667°N 87.08500°W / 38.87667; -87.08500 (38.876548, -87.084930).[6]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.95 square miles (2.5 km2), all land.[1]

Education[edit]

Elnora is home to Elnora Bible Institute (EBI), a ministry of Biblical Mennonite Alliance.[7]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 640 people, 249 households, and 164 families residing in the town. The population density was 673.7 inhabitants per square mile (260.1 /km2). There were 308 housing units at an average density of 324.2 per square mile (125.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.9% White, 0.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 249 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age in the town was 39.4 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.1% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 721 people, 294 households, and 201 families residing in the town. The population density was 761.7 people per square mile (293.0/km²). There were 330 housing units at an average density of 348.6 per square mile (134.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.47% White, 0.28% Native American, 0.97% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.97% of the population.

There were 294 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,321, and the median income for a family was $34,750. Males had a median income of $29,028 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,337. About 14.4% of families and 17.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.4% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. 
  7. ^ Elnora Bible Institute