Vera Cruz, Indiana

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Vera Cruz, Indiana
Town
Location of Vera Cruz in the state of Indiana
Location of Vera Cruz in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 40°42′3″N 85°4′44″W / 40.70083°N 85.07889°W / 40.70083; -85.07889Coordinates: 40°42′3″N 85°4′44″W / 40.70083°N 85.07889°W / 40.70083; -85.07889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wells
Township Harrison
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 823 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 80
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 80
 • Density 800.0/sq mi (308.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46714
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-78776[4]
GNIS feature ID 0449743[5]

Vera Cruz is a town in Harrison Township, Wells County, Indiana, United States. The population was 80 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Vera Cruz is located at 40°42′3″N 85°4′44″W / 40.70083°N 85.07889°W / 40.70083; -85.07889 (40.700757, -85.078938).[6]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 80 people, 31 households, and 24 families residing in the town. The population density was 800.0 inhabitants per square mile (308.9 /km2). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 320.0 per square mile (123.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.8% White, 5.0% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.

There were 31 households of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.6% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the town was 28 years. 27.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.9% were from 25 to 44; 20.1% were from 45 to 64; and 10% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 55 people, 24 households, and 13 families residing in the town. The population density was 635.1 people per square mile (236.0/km²). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 288.7 per square mile (107.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.18% White, 1.82% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.82% of the population.

There were 24 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% were non-families. 41.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 14.5% from 18 to 24, 18.2% from 25 to 44, 14.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,963. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

References[edit]

  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 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.