Whitewater, Indiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Whitewater, Indiana
Town
Location of Whitewater in the state of Indiana
Location of Whitewater in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°56′37″N 84°49′49″W / 39.94361°N 84.83028°W / 39.94361; -84.83028Coordinates: 39°56′37″N 84°49′49″W / 39.94361°N 84.83028°W / 39.94361; -84.83028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
Township Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
 • Land 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 83
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 82
 • Density 1,037.5/sq mi (400.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47374
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-84086[4]
GNIS feature ID 0449747[5]

Whitewater is a town in Franklin Township, Wayne County, Indiana, United States. The population was 83 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Whitewater was originally called Hillsborough, and under the latter name was laid out and platted in 1828.[6] The first post office in Whitewater was established in 1832.[7]

Geography[edit]

Whitewater is located at 39°56′37″N 84°49′49″W / 39.94361°N 84.83028°W / 39.94361; -84.83028 (39.943503, -84.830332)[8].

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2), all land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 83 people, 35 households, and 27 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,037.5 inhabitants per square mile (400.6 /km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 450.0 per square mile (173.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 35 households of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.9% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% 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 2.63.

The median age in the town was 38.5 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 19.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 55.4% male and 44.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 78 people, 28 households, and 25 families residing in the town. The population density was 976.0 people per square mile (376.4/km²). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 400.4 per square mile (154.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 28 households, out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.7% were non-families. 7.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79, and the average family size was 2.84.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 122.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $33,125. Males had a median income of $43,250 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,987. There were 9.5% of families and 6.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 217. 
  7. ^ History of Wayne County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Volume 2. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1884. p. 399. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Indiana". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-04-21.