Mount Carmel, Indiana

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Mount Carmel, Indiana
Town
Location of Mount Carmel in the state of Indiana
Location of Mount Carmel in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°24′27″N 84°52′32″W / 39.40750°N 84.87556°W / 39.40750; -84.87556Coordinates: 39°24′27″N 84°52′32″W / 39.40750°N 84.87556°W / 39.40750; -84.87556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Springfield
Area[1]
 • Total 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
 • Land 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 86
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 85
 • Density 1,720.0/sq mi (664.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 18-51354[4]
GNIS feature ID 0439534[5]

Mount Carmel is a town in Springfield Township, Franklin County, Indiana, United States. The population was 86 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Mount Carmel was laid out in the 1830s by J. and S. S. Faucett. The town takes its name from the Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church, which existed prior to the platting of the town.[6]

Geography[edit]

Mount Carmel is located at 39°24′27″N 84°52′32″W / 39.40750°N 84.87556°W / 39.40750; -84.87556.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 86 people, 31 households, and 25 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,720.0 inhabitants per square mile (664.1 /km2). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 640.0 per square mile (247.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White and 2.3% from two or more races.

There were 31 households of which 45.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 22.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 19.4% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the town was 35 years. 31.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 45.3% male and 54.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 106 people, 39 households, and 23 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,526.0 people per square mile (1,023.2/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 977.0 per square mile (395.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.06% White and 0.94% African American.

There were 39 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 18.9% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $17,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,586. There were 28.1% of families and 27.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 25.0% of under eighteens and 21.4% of those over 64.

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. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 146. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.