Leo-Cedarville, Indiana

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Leo-Cedarville, Indiana
Town
Motto: "A Sense Of Community"
Location of Leo-Cedarville in the state of Indiana
Location of Leo-Cedarville in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 41°12′54″N 85°0′56″W / 41.21500°N 85.01556°W / 41.21500; -85.01556Coordinates: 41°12′54″N 85°0′56″W / 41.21500°N 85.01556°W / 41.21500; -85.01556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Allen
Township Cedar Creek
Area[1]
 • Total 3.85 sq mi (9.97 km2)
 • Land 3.71 sq mi (9.61 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 3,603
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 3,756
 • Density 971.2/sq mi (375.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 18-42861[4]
GNIS feature ID 1681810[5]
Website http://www.leocedarville.com/

Leo-Cedarville is a town in Cedar Creek Township, Allen County, Indiana, United States. The population was 3,603 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Leo-Cedarville was formed by the incorporation of the villages of Leo and Cedarville in the mid-1990s. This was done so that the two towns could not be annexed by the nearby city of Fort Wayne.

Geography[edit]

Leo-Cedarville is located at 41°12′54″N 85°0′56″W / 41.21500°N 85.01556°W / 41.21500; -85.01556 (41.214899, -85.015475)[6] along the St. Joseph River and the Cedarville Reservoir.

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 3.85 square miles (10.0 km2), of which 3.71 square miles (9.6 km2) (or 96.36%) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) (or 3.64%) is water.[1]

Education[edit]

The town is served by Cedarville Elementary School, Leo Elementary School, and Leo Junior/Senior High School.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 3,603 people, 1,187 households, and 1,007 families residing in the town. The population density was 971.2 inhabitants per square mile (375.0 /km2). There were 1,234 housing units at an average density of 332.6 per square mile (128.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.1% White, 0.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 1,187 households of which 48.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.3% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 15.2% were non-families. 13.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.32.

The median age in the town was 38.1 years. 32.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 9.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,782 people, 922 households, and 778 families residing in the town. The population density was 745.1 people per square mile (288.0/km²). There were 939 housing units at an average density of 251.5 per square mile (97.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.81% White, 0.07% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.04% of the population.

Town and county officials gathered for the incorporation ceremonies of Leo-Cedarville

There were 922 households out of which 47.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.2% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.6% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the town the population was spread out with 32.9% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $66,652, and the median income for a family was $70,750. Males had a median income of $48,438 versus $25,552 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,170. About 1.0% of families and 1.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 8.6% 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. 

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