Onward, Indiana

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Onward, Indiana
Town
View of Onward's central street.
View of Onward's central street.
Location of Onward in the state of Indiana
Location of Onward in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 40°41′40″N 86°11′39″W / 40.69444°N 86.19417°W / 40.69444; -86.19417Coordinates: 40°41′40″N 86°11′39″W / 40.69444°N 86.19417°W / 40.69444; -86.19417
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Township Tipton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 768 ft (234 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 100
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 99
 • Density 1,000.0/sq mi (386.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46967
Area code(s) 574
FIPS code 18-56664[4]
GNIS feature ID 0440664[5]

Onward is a town in Tipton Township, Cass County, Indiana, United States. The population was 100 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Onward was laid out in 1869.[6]

Geography[edit]

Onward is located at 40°41′40″N 86°11′39″W / 40.69444°N 86.19417°W / 40.69444; -86.19417 (40.694374, -86.194237)[7].

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.[8]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 100 people, 39 households, and 28 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,000.0 inhabitants per square mile (386.1 /km2). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 440.0 per square mile (169.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.0% White and 2.0% Asian.

There were 39 households of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.0% were married couples living together, 23.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.2% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the town was 32 years. 32% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 18% were from 45 to 64; and 14% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 81 people, 30 households, and 21 families residing in the town. The population density was 935.6 people per square mile (347.5/km²). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 358.1 per square mile (133.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.30% White and 3.70% Asian.

There were 30 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 17.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,625, and the median income for a family was $50,313. Males had a median income of $36,458 versus $35,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,993. There were no families and 6.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 30.8% of those over 64.

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. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 697. 
  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.