Pottawattamie Park, Indiana

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Pottawattomie Park, Indiana
Town
LaPorte County Indiana Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Pottawattamie Park Highlighted.svg
Coordinates: 41°43′15″N 86°52′2″W / 41.72083°N 86.86722°W / 41.72083; -86.86722Coordinates: 41°43′15″N 86°52′2″W / 41.72083°N 86.86722°W / 41.72083; -86.86722
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township Michigan
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 235
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 234
 • Density 940.0/sq mi (362.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 18-61488[4]

Pottawattamie Park is a town in Michigan Township, LaPorte County, Indiana, United States. The population was 235 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Michigan City, Indiana-La Porte, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Pottawattamie Park is located at 41°43′15″N 86°52′2″W / 41.72083°N 86.86722°W / 41.72083; -86.86722 (41.720889, -86.867177)[5]. It is completely surrounded by the city of Michigan City.

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 235 people, 102 households, and 68 families residing in the town. The population density was 940.0 inhabitants per square mile (362.9 /km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 444.0 per square mile (171.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.3% White, 7.2% African American, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 102 households of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the town was 53.1 years. 18.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 32.4% were from 45 to 64; and 25.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 300 people, 121 households, and 86 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,196.9 people per square mile (463.3/km²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 506.7 per square mile (196.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 80.00% White, 16.33% African American, 0.67% Asian, 1.33% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.67% of the population.

There were 121 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,500, and the median income for a family was $46,750. Males had a median income of $63,750 versus $22,292 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,383. About 3.4% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 4.5% of those sixty five or over.

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 Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Indiana". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-04-21.