Lagro, Indiana

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Lagro, Indiana
Town
St. Patricks Catholic Church, founded in 1836 on the Wabash & Erie Canal
St. Patricks Catholic Church, founded in 1836 on the Wabash & Erie Canal
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 40°50′16″N 85°43′40″W / 40.83778°N 85.72778°W / 40.83778; -85.72778Coordinates: 40°50′16″N 85°43′40″W / 40.83778°N 85.72778°W / 40.83778; -85.72778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wabash
Township Lagro
Area[1]
 • Total 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Land 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 415
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 409
 • Density 703.4/sq mi (271.6/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 46941
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-40896[4]
GNIS feature ID 0449680[5]

Lagro is a town in Lagro Township, Wabash County, Indiana, United States. It is named for Miami Chief Le Gris. The population was 415 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Lagro is located at 40°50′16″N 85°43′40″W / 40.83778°N 85.72778°W / 40.83778; -85.72778 (40.837758, -85.727721),[6] along the Wabash River opposite the mouth of the Salamonie River.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2), of which 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 415 people, 156 households, and 110 families residing in the town. The population density was 703.4 inhabitants per square mile (271.6 /km2). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 311.9 per square mile (120.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.9% White, 1.7% Native American, 0.5% Asian, and 1.0% from two or more races.

There were 156 households of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 14.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.5% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the town was 36.6 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 54.2% male and 45.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 454 people, 166 households, and 122 families residing in the town. The population density was 758.7 people per square mile (292.2/km²). There were 183 housing units at an average density of 305.8 per square mile (117.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.90% White, 0.66% Native American, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

Lagro from the air.

There were 166 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 116.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 119.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,327, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $37,188 versus $18,056 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,186. About 3.9% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ DeLorme (1998). Indiana Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-211-0