North Liberty, Indiana

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North Liberty, Indiana
Town
Location of North Liberty in the state of Indiana
Location of North Liberty in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 41°31′59″N 86°25′49″W / 41.53306°N 86.43028°W / 41.53306; -86.43028Coordinates: 41°31′59″N 86°25′49″W / 41.53306°N 86.43028°W / 41.53306; -86.43028
Country United States
State Indiana
County St. Joseph
Township Liberty
Area[1]
 • Total 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Land 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 732 ft (223 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,896
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,891
 • Density 1,934.7/sq mi (747.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46554
Area code(s) 574
FIPS code 18-54918[4]
GNIS feature ID 0452707[5]

North Liberty is a town in St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States. It is located in Liberty Township. The population was 1,896 at the 2010 Census. North Liberty is part of the South BendMishawaka, IN-MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

North Liberty is located at 41°31′59″N 86°25′49″W / 41.53306°N 86.43028°W / 41.53306; -86.43028 (41.533029, -86.430381)[6].

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.98 square miles (2.5 km2), all land.[7]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,896 people, 714 households, and 523 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,934.7 inhabitants per square mile (747.0 /km2). There were 762 housing units at an average density of 777.6 per square mile (300.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.2% White, 0.5% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 714 households of which 45.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 23.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.8% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the town was 30.6 years. 32.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 19.5% were from 45 to 64; and 10.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,402 people, 559 households, and 399 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,872.6 people per square mile (721.8/km²). There were 588 housing units at an average density of 785.4 per square mile (302.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.65% White, 0.43% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.29% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.

There were 559 households out of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,850, and the median income for a family was $44,145. Males had a median income of $36,563 versus $23,281 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,469. About 8.6% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.0% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

History[edit]

North Liberty was established on January 12, 1836 by Daniel Antrim.[citation needed] Notable people from North Liberty include: Jay Beyers is a Hollywood actor who attended North Liberty Elementary School and grew up in the community.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  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. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Indiana". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-04-21.