Cloverdale, Indiana

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Cloverdale, Indiana
Town
Cloverdale at the Interstate
Cloverdale at the Interstate
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°30′55″N 86°48′9″W / 39.51528°N 86.80250°W / 39.51528; -86.80250Coordinates: 39°30′55″N 86°48′9″W / 39.51528°N 86.80250°W / 39.51528; -86.80250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Putnam
Township Cloverdale, Warren
Area[1]
 • Total 3.52 sq mi (9.12 km2)
 • Land 3.46 sq mi (8.96 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,172
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2,144
 • Density 627.7/sq mi (242.4/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 46120
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-13852[4]
GNIS feature ID 0432688[5]
Website http://www.cloverdale.in.us

Cloverdale is a town in Cloverdale and Warren townships, Putnam County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,172 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Cloverdale was laid out in 1839.[6] The town was so named on account of the abundance of clover and dales near the original town site.[7] A post office has been in operation at Cloverdale since 1836.[8]

Geography[edit]

Cloverdale is located at 39°30′55″N 86°48′9″W / 39.51528°N 86.80250°W / 39.51528; -86.80250 (39.515345, -86.802559).[9]

According to the 2010 census, Cloverdale has a total area of 3.52 square miles (9.12 km2), of which 3.46 square miles (8.96 km2) (or 98.3%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 1.7%) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 148
1860 318 114.9%
1870 317 −0.3%
1880 477 50.5%
1890 437 −8.4%
1900 445 1.8%
1910 624 40.2%
1920 678 8.7%
1930 627 −7.5%
1940 657 4.8%
1950 649 −1.2%
1960 741 14.2%
1970 870 17.4%
1980 1,357 56.0%
1990 1,681 23.9%
2000 2,243 33.4%
2010 2,172 −3.2%
Est. 2015 2,090 [10] −3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,172 people, 885 households, and 608 families residing in the town. The population density was 627.7 inhabitants per square mile (242.4/km2). There were 1,001 housing units at an average density of 289.3 per square mile (111.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.4% White, 0.6% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 885 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the town was 42.2 years. 22.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 29.6% were from 45 to 64; and 16.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,243 people, 901 households, and 613 families residing in the town. The population density was 644.3 people per square mile (248.9/km²). There were 960 housing units at an average density of 275.8 per square mile (106.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.28% White, 0.45% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.

There were 901 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,402, and the median income for a family was $42,917. Males had a median income of $33,561 versus $20,857 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,982. About 4.0% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.4% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.

Infrastructure[edit]

Cloverdale is served by locally owned and based Endeavor Communications, formerly Clay County Rural Telephone Cooperative, which serves over 10,000 members.[12] An alternative to the local phone company for internet service, PDS Wireless is locally owned an operated and serving Cloverdale and some outlying areas.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  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. ^ Weik, Jesse William (1910). Weik's History of Putnam County, Indiana. B.F. Bowen. p. 186. 
  7. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 98. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...large fields of clover, and the lovely shady dales. 
  8. ^ "Putnam County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 1 October 2015. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  12. ^ http://weendeavor.com/about/history.htm
  13. ^ http://www.pdswireless.com

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