Fairview Park, Indiana
|• Total||0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)|
|• Land||0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||512 ft (156 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,375|
|• Density||1,575.0/sq mi (608.1/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EST (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0434349|
According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.88 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,386 people, 609 households, and 406 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,575.0 inhabitants per square mile (608.1 /km2). There were 676 housing units at an average density of 768.2 per square mile (296.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.6% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 609 households of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.78.
The median age in the town was 41.9 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.2% were from 25 to 44; 31.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,496 people, 634 households, and 436 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,652.4 people per square mile (634.7/km²). There were 680 housing units at an average density of 751.1 per square mile (288.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.66% White, 0.53% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.60% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.
There were 634 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.86.
In the town the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $36,078, and the median income for a family was $43,542. Males had a median income of $39,000 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,459. About 8.2% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.4% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.
Law enforcement and fire protection
The Fairview Park Town Marshal's Office provides law enforcement to the town and the city of Clinton per request. Fire protection is covered by the Fairview Park Fire Department. The fire house shares a building with the town hall located at 281 S Washington Street.
- Fairview Park has produced one Major League Baseball player...Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Len Gilmore. (b. November 3, 1917)
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- "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Indiana". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-04-21.