McCordsville, Indiana

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McCordsville, Indiana
Town
Location of McCordsville in the state of Indiana
Location of McCordsville in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°53′48″N 85°55′19″W / 39.89667°N 85.92194°W / 39.89667; -85.92194Coordinates: 39°53′48″N 85°55′19″W / 39.89667°N 85.92194°W / 39.89667; -85.92194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hancock
Township Vernon
Area[1]
 • Total 4.71 sq mi (12.20 km2)
 • Land 4.70 sq mi (12.17 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 4,797
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 4,981
 • Density 1,020.6/sq mi (394.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46055
Area code(s) 317
FIPS code 18-45648[4]
GNIS feature ID 1699782[5]
Website http://www.mccordsville.org/

McCordsville is a town in Vernon Township, Hancock County, Indiana, United States. The population was 4,797 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

McCordsville was laid out and platted in 1865.[6]

Geography[edit]

McCordsville is located at 39°53′48″N 85°55′19″W / 39.89667°N 85.92194°W / 39.89667; -85.92194 (39.896775, -85.922061)[7].

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 4.71 square miles (12.2 km2), of which 4.70 square miles (12.2 km2) (or 99.79%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.21%) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 4,797 people, 1,653 households, and 1,322 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,020.6 inhabitants per square mile (394.1 /km2). There were 1,717 housing units at an average density of 365.3 per square mile (141.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 83.2% White, 10.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.3% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.4% of the population.

There were 1,653 households of which 50.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.5% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.0% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.26.

The median age in the town was 32.7 years. 32.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 34.9% were from 25 to 44; 22.5% were from 45 to 64; and 5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] in 2000, there were 1,134 people, 381 households, and 324 families residing in the town. The population density was 354.0 people per square mile (136.8/km²). There were 409 housing units at an average density of 127.7 per square mile (49.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.00% White, 0.62% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.62% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population.

There were 381 households out of which 45.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were Married Couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.7% were non-families. 12.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $68,750, and the median income for a family was $77,000. Males had a median income of $52,450 versus $34,583 for females. The per capita income for the town was $30,250. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

Education[edit]

Geist Montessori Academy, tuition free, Indiana public charter schools is located in McCordsville [8] The Indiana public school system that serves the town, is Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation.

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. ^ Binford, John H. (1882). History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the "pale Face," in 1818, Down to 1882. King & Binford. p. 330. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ Geist Montessori Academy, Retrieved February 20, 2011

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