Andrews, Indiana

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Town of Andrews, Indiana
Andrews from the air, looking northeast.
Andrews from the air, looking northeast.
Location of Andrews in Huntington County, Indiana.
Location of Andrews in Huntington County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 40°51′39″N 85°36′3″W / 40.86083°N 85.60083°W / 40.86083; -85.60083Coordinates: 40°51′39″N 85°36′3″W / 40.86083°N 85.60083°W / 40.86083; -85.60083
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHuntington
TownshipDallas
Area
 • Total0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Land0.63 sq mi (1.64 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
712 ft (217 m)
Population
 • Total1,149
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
1,129
 • Density1,780.76/sq mi (688.03/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP code
46702
Area code(s)260
FIPS code18-01612[4]
GNIS feature ID0430170[5]

Andrews is a town in Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,149 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Andrews was originally called Antioch, and under the latter name was platted in 1853.[6] It was renamed Andrews in the 1880s, in honor of a railroad official, at the time when the railroad was built through the community.[7]

Geography[edit]

Andrews is located at 40°51′39″N 85°36′3″W / 40.86083°N 85.60083°W / 40.86083; -85.60083 (40.860824, -85.600960).[8]

According to the 2010 census, Andrews has a total area of 0.66 square miles (1.71 km2), of which 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2) (or 98.48%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) (or 1.52%) is water.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870449
18804541.1%
18901,390206.2%
1900746−46.3%
191095728.3%
19201,07111.9%
1930883−17.6%
19409548.0%
19501,08313.5%
19601,1324.5%
19701,2076.6%
19801,2433.0%
19901,118−10.1%
20001,29015.4%
20101,149−10.9%
Est. 20161,129[3]−1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,149 people, 435 households, and 302 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,767.7 inhabitants per square mile (682.5/km2). There were 512 housing units at an average density of 787.7 per square mile (304.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.3% White, 0.3% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 435 households of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the town was 36.4 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.7% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,290 people, 470 households, and 351 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,602.2 people per square mile (996.1/km²). There were 534 housing units at an average density of 1,077.2 per square mile (412.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.05% White, 0.08% African American, 1.09% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.17% of the population.

There were 470 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town, the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,125, and the median income for a family was $36,150. Males had a median income of $30,580 versus $19,891 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,198. About 6.2% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The town has a lending library, the Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 28, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ History of Huntington County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 605.
  7. ^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. Unigraphic. p. 151.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-07-13.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  11. ^ "Indiana public library directory" (PDF). Indiana State Library. Retrieved 7 March 2018.

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