Lakeville, Indiana

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Lakeville, Indiana
Town
Lakeville downtown
Lakeville downtown
Location of Lakeville in the state of Indiana
Location of Lakeville in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 41°31′26″N 86°16′22″W / 41.52389°N 86.27278°W / 41.52389; -86.27278Coordinates: 41°31′26″N 86°16′22″W / 41.52389°N 86.27278°W / 41.52389; -86.27278
Country United States
State Indiana
County St. Joseph
Township Union
Area[1]
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 843 ft (257 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 786
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 784
 • Density 1,288.5/sq mi (497.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46536
Area code(s) 574
FIPS code 18-41670[4]
GNIS feature ID 0452658[5]

Lakeville is a town 11 miles (18 km) south of South Bend in Union Township, St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States. The population was 786 at the 2010 Census. It is part of the South BendMishawaka, IN-MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Lakeville is located at 41°31′26″N 86°16′22″W / 41.52389°N 86.27278°W / 41.52389; -86.27278 (41.523919, -86.272713).[6]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.[1]

History[edit]

The area of Lakeville was first settled by Euro-Americans in 1836. The railroad in 1845 spurred further growth. By the 1890s there were 13 one-room school houses in the vicinity. In 1898 they were consolidated into one two-story elementary school in Lakeville. The town of Lakeville was incorporated in 1902.[7]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 786 people, 367 households, and 193 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,288.5 inhabitants per square mile (497.5 /km2). There were 438 housing units at an average density of 718.0 per square mile (277.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.5% White, 0.1% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.5% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 367 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.2% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.4% were non-families. 42.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the town was 36.5 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.7% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 13.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 567 people, 274 households, and 143 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,082.5 people per square mile (421.0/km²). There were 300 housing units at an average density of 572.8 per square mile (222.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.71% White, 0.35% African American, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.59% of the population.

Lakeville from the west
The former Lakeville High School is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

There were 274 households out of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.0% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.8% were non-families. 43.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,438, and the median income for a family was $43,309. Males had a median income of $31,033 versus $23,036 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,885. About 13.5% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public schools in Lakeville are operated by Union-North United Schools.

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. ^ History of Lakeville