Schneider, Indiana

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Schneider, Indiana
Town
Location of Schneider in the state of Indiana
Location of Schneider in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 41°11′18″N 87°26′54″W / 41.18833°N 87.44833°W / 41.18833; -87.44833Coordinates: 41°11′18″N 87°26′54″W / 41.18833°N 87.44833°W / 41.18833; -87.44833
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lake
Township West Creek
Area[1]
 • Total 0.86 sq mi (2.23 km2)
 • Land 0.86 sq mi (2.23 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 277
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 275
 • Density 322.1/sq mi (124.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 46376
Area code(s) 219
FIPS code 18-68238[4]
GNIS feature ID 0443082[5]

Schneider is a town in West Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana, United States. The population was 277 at the 2010 census. It is the smallest incorporated town in Lake County by population. It sits in the Kankakee River Valley.

Geography[edit]

Schneider is located at 41°11′18″N 87°26′54″W / 41.18833°N 87.44833°W / 41.18833; -87.44833 (41.188445, -87.448413)[6].

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.86 square miles (2.2 km2), all land.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 258
1930 264 2.3%
1940 283 7.2%
1950 356 25.8%
1960 405 13.8%
1970 426 5.2%
1980 364 −14.6%
1990 310 −14.8%
2000 317 2.3%
2010 277 −12.6%
Source: US Census Bureau

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 277 people, 98 households, and 72 families residing in the town. The population density was 322.1 inhabitants per square mile (124.4 /km2). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 131.4 per square mile (50.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.1% White, 1.1% Native American, 1.1% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 98 households of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.5% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.26.

The median age in the town was 33.5 years. 29.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 10.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there are 317 people, 113 households, and 84 families residing in the town. The population density is 361.0 people per square mile (139.1/km²). There are 125 housing units at an average density of 142.4 per square mile (54.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.11% White, 0.32% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.32% Pacific Islander, and 0.95% from two or more races. 0.63% of the population is Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 113 households, out of which 38.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% are married couples living together, 10.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% are non-families. 20.4% of all households are made up of individuals, and 9.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.79, and the average family size is 3.21.

In the town, the population is spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females, there are 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 103.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $46,339, and the median income for a family is $46,932. Males have a median income of $41,250, versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the town is $16,463. 5.9% of the population and 4.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.9% of those under the age of 18 and 5.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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.