Stinesville, Indiana

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Stinesville, Indiana
Downtown Stinesville
Downtown Stinesville
Location of Stinesville in the state of Indiana
Location of Stinesville in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°17′57″N 86°39′0″W / 39.29917°N 86.65000°W / 39.29917; -86.65000Coordinates: 39°17′57″N 86°39′0″W / 39.29917°N 86.65000°W / 39.29917; -86.65000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Bean Blossom
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 581 ft (177 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 198
 • Density 1,800/sq mi (690/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47464
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-73232[2]
GNIS feature ID 0444170[3]

Stinesville is a town in Bean Blossom Township, Monroe County, Indiana, United States. The population was 198 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bloomington, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Stinesville had its start in the year 1855 by the building of the New Albany Railroad through that territory.[4] It was named for Eusebius Stine, who owned the town site.[5]


Stinesville is located at 39°17′57″N 86°39′0″W / 39.29917°N 86.65000°W / 39.29917; -86.65000 (39.299245, -86.650075),[6] approximately 5 miles north of Ellettsville.

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all land.[1]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 194 people, 67 households, and 48 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,783.8 people per square mile (680.9/km²). There were 94 housing units at an average density of 864.3 per square mile (329.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.88% White, 2.58% Asian, and 1.55% from two or more races.

There were 67 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.35.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,411. None of the families and 1.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.4% of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "Places: Indiana". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 102. 
  5. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 492. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.