|Nickname(s): Home of the Golden Arrows|
|Motto: Take time to care|
Location in the state of Indiana
|• Mayor||Clint Lamb (D)|
|• Chief of Police||Scott McCammon|
|• Building Commissioner||Brian D. Pound|
|• Street Superintendent||Timothy Boles|
|• Total||1.88 sq mi (4.87 km2)|
|• Land||1.88 sq mi (4.87 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||528 ft (161 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||4,205|
|• Density||2,260.1/sq mi (872.6/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP codes||47864, 47882|
|GNIS feature ID||0444366|
Sullivan is a city in Hamilton Township, Sullivan County, Indiana, United States. The population was 4,249 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is the county seat of Sullivan County. The town is served by the Southwest School Corporation, and students go to Sullivan High School.
Sullivan is located at (39.096888, -87.406447).
According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 1.88 square miles (4.9 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,249 people, 1,835 households, and 1,073 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,260.1 inhabitants per square mile (872.6/km2). There were 2,110 housing units at an average density of 1,122.3 per square mile (433.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.
There were 1,835 households of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.2% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.5% were non-families. 37.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.96.
The median age in the city was 39.8 years. 23.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 18.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,617 people, 1,958 households, and 1,176 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,410.1 people per square mile (928.5/km²). There were 2,264 housing units at an average density of 1,181.8 per square mile (455.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.92% White, 0.50% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.
There were 1,958 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.9% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 83.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,115, and the median income for a family was $35,042. Males had a median income of $28,773 versus $21,992 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,717. About 13.6% of families and 16.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.2% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.
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- Sullivan Daily Times (local newspaper)
- Sullivan County Historical Society (maintains a museum and a newsletter)
- Sullivan County Public Library
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