Clifford, Indiana

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Clifford, Indiana
Clifford, Indiana.jpg
Location of Clifford in Bartholomew County, Indiana.
Location of Clifford in Bartholomew County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 39°16′54″N 85°52′12″W / 39.28167°N 85.87000°W / 39.28167; -85.87000Coordinates: 39°16′54″N 85°52′12″W / 39.28167°N 85.87000°W / 39.28167; -85.87000
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyBartholomew
TownshipFlat Rock
Area
 • Total0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
659 ft (201 m)
Population
 • Total233
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
235
 • Density2,670.45/sq mi (1,026.28/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP code
47226
Area code(s)812
FIPS code18-13582[4]
GNIS feature ID0432650[5]

Clifford is a town in Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew County, Indiana, United States. The population was 233 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbus, Indiana metropolitan statistical area.

History[edit]

Clifford was founded in 1853.[6] The first post office at Clifford was also established in 1853.[7]

Geography[edit]

Clifford is located at 39°16′54″N 85°52′12″W / 39.28167°N 85.87000°W / 39.28167; -85.87000 (39.281574, -85.869863).[8]

According to the 2010 census, Clifford has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880134
189017530.6%
190023333.1%
1910210−9.9%
1920185−11.9%
1930179−3.2%
19401885.0%
195023223.4%
19602413.9%
197027514.1%
198031012.7%
1990308−0.6%
2000291−5.5%
2010233−19.9%
Est. 2016235[3]0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 233 people, 94 households, and 62 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,118.2 inhabitants per square mile (817.8/km2). There were 114 housing units at an average density of 1,036.4 per square mile (400.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.1% White, 0.4% Native American, and 0.4% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 94 households of which 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.0% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the town was 35.6 years. 30.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.5% were from 45 to 64; and 10.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 54.5% male and 45.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 291 people, 109 households, and 78 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,899.4 people per square mile (1,123.6/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 1,155.8 per square mile (447.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.53% White, 1.72% from other races, and 2.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.37% of the population.

There were 109 households out of which 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the town, the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $37,917. Males had a median income of $27,679 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,132. About 9.2% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 24.2% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 97. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This town was laid out on September 2, 1853...
  7. ^ "Bartholomew County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  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 2015-07-15.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.