Jonesville, Indiana

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Jonesville, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°3′39″N 85°53′23″W / 39.06083°N 85.88972°W / 39.06083; -85.88972Coordinates: 39°3′39″N 85°53′23″W / 39.06083°N 85.88972°W / 39.06083; -85.88972
Country United States
State Indiana
County Bartholomew
Township Wayne
Area[1]
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 594 ft (181 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 177
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 181
 • Density 1,361.5/sq mi (525.7/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47247
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-38916[4]
GNIS feature ID 0437107[5]

Jonesville is a town in Wayne Township, Bartholomew County, Indiana, United States. The population was 177 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbus, Indiana metropolitan statistical area.

History[edit]

Jonesville was founded in 1851.[6] It was named for its founder, Benjamin Jones.[7] A post office was established in Jonesville in 1852.[8]

Geography[edit]

Jonesville is located at 39°3′39″N 85°53′23″W / 39.06083°N 85.88972°W / 39.06083; -85.88972 (39.060785, -85.889784).[9]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2), all land.[1]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Jonesville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[10]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 177 people, 77 households, and 51 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,361.5 inhabitants per square mile (525.7 /km2). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 661.5 per square mile (255.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.7% White, 2.3% Native American, 3.4% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.

There were 77 households of which 19.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.8% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.75.

The median age in the town was 45.1 years. 17.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 31% were from 45 to 64; and 19.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 220 people, 83 households, and 60 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,701.8 people per square mile (653.4/km²). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 719.4 per square mile (276.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.00% White, 3.64% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.45% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 83 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 22.9% 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 2.65 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 122.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,694, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $30,781 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,995. About 3.1% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 8.6% of those sixty five or over.

Notable person[edit]

Lora L. Corum - winner of the 1924 Indy 500

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. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 181. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "...was laid out on March 10, 1851..." 
  7. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 171. 
  8. ^ "Bartholomew County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ Climate Summary for Jonesville, Indiana