Odon, Indiana

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Odon, Indiana
Town
Location of Odon in the state of Indiana
Location of Odon in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 38°50′29″N 86°59′28″W / 38.84139°N 86.99111°W / 38.84139; -86.99111Coordinates: 38°50′29″N 86°59′28″W / 38.84139°N 86.99111°W / 38.84139; -86.99111
Country United States
State Indiana
County Daviess
Township Madison
Area[1]
 • Total 0.96 sq mi (2.49 km2)
 • Land 0.95 sq mi (2.46 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 545 ft (166 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,354
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,368
 • Density 1,425.3/sq mi (550.3/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47562
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-56052[4]
GNIS feature ID 0440512[5]
Website http://www.odonindiana.org/

Odon is a town in Madison Township, Daviess County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,354 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Odon was laid out in 1846; it was originally called Clarksburg. In 1880 the name was changed to Odon. Odon was incorporated in 1885.[6]

Geography[edit]

Odon is located at 38°50′29″N 86°59′28″W / 38.84139°N 86.99111°W / 38.84139; -86.99111 (38.841462, -86.991148)[7].

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.96 square miles (2.5 km2), of which 0.95 square miles (2.5 km2) (or 98.96%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 1.04%) is water.[8]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,354 people, 603 households, and 347 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,425.3 inhabitants per square mile (550.3 /km2). There were 686 housing units at an average density of 722.1 per square mile (278.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.3% White, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 603 households of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.3% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.5% were non-families. 39.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the town was 45.1 years. 23.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 24% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 45.6% male and 54.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,376 people, 601 households, and 378 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,458.4 people per square mile (565.2/km²). There were 652 housing units at an average density of 691.0 per square mile (267.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.62% White, 0.15% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 601 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,667, and the median income for a family was $42,813. Males had a median income of $31,438 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,020. About 8.7% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Odon is served by the North Daviess Junior-Senior High School.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ History of Knox and Daviess Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed Publishing Company. 1886. p. 704. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Indiana". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 

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