Hardinsburg, Indiana

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For the Dearborn County, Indiana community, see Hardinsburg, Dearborn County, Indiana.
Town of Hardinsburg, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 38°27′38″N 86°16′41″W / 38.46056°N 86.27806°W / 38.46056; -86.27806Coordinates: 38°27′38″N 86°16′41″W / 38.46056°N 86.27806°W / 38.46056; -86.27806
Country United States
State Indiana
County Washington
Township Posey
Area[1]
 • Total 2.04 sq mi (5.28 km2)
 • Land 2.04 sq mi (5.28 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 248
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 245
 • Density 121.6/sq mi (47.0/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47125
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-31396[4]
GNIS feature ID 0451013[5]

Hardinsburg is a town in Posey Township, Washington County, Indiana, United States. The population was 248 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Hardinsburg was laid out in 1838 by Aaron Hardin, and named for him.[6] Aaron Hardin operated the first store in Hardinsburg and had kept store for several years before the town was started.[7] Hardinsburg was incorporated as a town in 1849.[8]

Geography[edit]

Hardinsburg is located at 38°27′38″N 86°16′41″W / 38.460588°N 86.278006°W / 38.460588; -86.278006.[9]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 2.04 square miles (5.3 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 248 people, 96 households, and 61 families residing in the town. The population density was 121.6 inhabitants per square mile (47.0 /km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 54.4 per square mile (21.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 96 households of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.5% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.26.

The median age in the town was 37 years. 26.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 244 people, 99 households, and 66 families residing in the town. The population density was 119.7 people per square mile (46.2/km²). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 51.5 per square mile (19.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.18% White, 0.82% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.10% of the population.

There were 99 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the town the population was spread out with 33.2% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,125, and the median income for a family was $32,917. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,112. About 5.6% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.0% of those sixty five or over.

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 Lawrence, Orange, and Washington Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Higginson Book Company. 1884. p. 785. 
  7. ^ Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington, Indiana. Chicago Printing Company. 1889. p. 262. 
  8. ^ Stevens, Warder William and Davis, Lulie (1916). Centennial History of Washington County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. McDowell Publications. p. 597. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.