Alfordsville, Indiana

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Alfordsville, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 38°33′40″N 86°56′52″W / 38.56111°N 86.94778°W / 38.56111; -86.94778Coordinates: 38°33′40″N 86°56′52″W / 38.56111°N 86.94778°W / 38.56111; -86.94778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Daviess
Township Reeve
Area[1]
 • Total 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Land 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 512 ft (156 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 101
 • Estimate (2012)[4] 102
 • Density 1,442.9/sq mi (557.1/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
FIPS code[2][5] 18-00964
GNIS ID[2][5] 430072

Alfordsville is a town in Reeve Township, Daviess County, Indiana, United States. The population was 101 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Alfordsville was laid out in 1845.[6] It was named for James Alford, a pioneer settler.[7]

A post office was established at Alfordsville in 1856, and it was discontinued in 1968.[8]

Geography[edit]

Alfordsville is located at 38°33′40″N 86°56′52″W / 38.56111°N 86.94778°W / 38.56111; -86.94778 (38.561057, -86.947857).[9]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the 2010 census,[3] there were 101 people, 37 households, and 29 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,442.9 inhabitants per square mile (557.1/km2). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 600.0 per square mile (231.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.0% White and 1.0% from two or more races.

There were 37 households of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.3% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.6% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.17.

The median age in the town was 38.8 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.6% were from 45 to 64; and 13.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 52.5% male and 47.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the 2000 census,[10] there were 112 people, 44 households, and 30 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,638.4 people per square mile (617.8/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 672.9 per square mile (253.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 44 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $54,375, and the median income for a family was $55,000. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $19,531 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,111. There were 9.4% of families and 18.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 25.6% of under eighteens and 50.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Places: Indiana". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  2. ^ a b c "Feature ID 430072". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved June 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  5. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: Indiana". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Retrieved June 30, 2014. 
  6. ^ History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1886. p. 710. 
  7. ^ Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1902. p. 21. 
  8. ^ "Daviess County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.