Morristown, Indiana

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Morristown, Indiana
Town
Location of Morristown in the state of Indiana
Location of Morristown in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°40′25″N 85°41′49″W / 39.67361°N 85.69694°W / 39.67361; -85.69694Coordinates: 39°40′25″N 85°41′49″W / 39.67361°N 85.69694°W / 39.67361; -85.69694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Shelby
Township Hanover
Area[1]
 • Total 2.37 sq mi (6.14 km2)
 • Land 2.35 sq mi (6.09 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,218
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,291
 • Density 518.3/sq mi (200.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46161
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-51192[4]
GNIS feature ID 0439467[5]
Website http://www.morristown.in.gov/

Morristown is a town in Hanover Township, Shelby County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,218 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Morristown is located at 39°40′25″N 85°41′49″W / 39.67361°N 85.69694°W / 39.67361; -85.69694 (39.673478, -85.696871)[6].

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 2.37 square miles (6.1 km2), of which 2.35 square miles (6.1 km2) (or 99.16%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.84%) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The Junction Railroad Depot in Morristown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,218 people, 467 households, and 311 families residing in the town. The population density was 518.3 inhabitants per square mile (200.1 /km2). There were 519 housing units at an average density of 220.9 per square mile (85.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 467 households of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were married couples living together, 18.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.4% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the town was 38 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 21.4% were from 45 to 64; and 20.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 45.4% male and 54.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,133 people, 426 households, and 296 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,182.2 people per square mile (455.7/km²). There were 444 housing units at an average density of 463.3 per square mile (178.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.94% White, 0.53% Native American, 0.09% Asian, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There were 426 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,417, and the median income for a family was $44,327. Males had a median income of $32,625 versus $23,295 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,129. About 2.4% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.2% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Morristown is the location of Morristown Elementary and Morristown Junior-Senior High School.

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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