Bethany, Indiana

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Bethany, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°32′0″N 86°22′36″W / 39.53333°N 86.37667°W / 39.53333; -86.37667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Morgan
Township Clay
Area[1]
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 81
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 81
 • Density 1,012.5/sq mi (390.9/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
FIPS code 18-04978[4]
GNIS feature ID 0430861[5]

Bethany is a town in Clay Township, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. The population was 81 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Bethany was founded in 1955.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, Bethany has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), of which 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 88.89%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) (or 11.11%) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 62
1960 119
1970 121 1.7%
1980 127 5.0%
1990 90 −29.1%
2000 94 4.4%
2010 81 −13.8%
Est. 2015 81 [7] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 81 people, 31 households, and 24 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,012.5 inhabitants per square mile (390.9/km2). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 425.0 per square mile (164.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.1% White, 1.2% Native American, and 3.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 31 households of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 16.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.6% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the town was 35.8 years. 19.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.6% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 11.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.1% male and 46.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 94 people, 30 households, and 24 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,133.6 people per square mile (453.7/km²). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 410.0 per square mile (164.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.94% White, and 1.06% from two or more races.

There were 30 households out of which 50.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, and 20.0% were non-families. 13.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13 and the average family size was 3.46.

In the town the population was spread out with 33.0% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 123.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,344, and the median income for a family was $56,250. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $12,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,967. There were no families and 1.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-07-13. 
  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. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 66. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The village of Bethany, established in 1955... 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.