Georgetown, St. Joseph County, Indiana

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CDP of Georgetown, Indiana
Census-designated place
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 41°43′46″N 86°13′20″W / 41.72944°N 86.22222°W / 41.72944; -86.22222Coordinates: 41°43′46″N 86°13′20″W / 41.72944°N 86.22222°W / 41.72944; -86.22222
Country United States
State Indiana
County St. Joseph
Township Clay
 • Total 2.0 sq mi (5.1 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 732 ft (223 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,497
 • Density 2,318/sq mi (895.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46637
Area code(s) 574
GNIS feature ID 1867273

Georgetown is a census-designated place in Clay Township, St. Joseph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] The population was 4,497 at the 2000 census. It is part of the South BendMishawaka, IN-MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Georgetown is located at 41°43′46″N 86°13′20″W / 41.72944°N 86.22222°W / 41.72944; -86.22222 (41.729320, -86.222318).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), of which 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2) is land and 0.51% is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 3,993
2000 4,497 12.6%

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 4,497 people, 2,040 households, and 1,115 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,318.1 people per square mile (895.0/km²). There were 2,262 housing units at an average density of 1,166.0/sq mi (450.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.35% White, 7.67% African American, 0.60% Native American, 3.47% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.13% from other races, and 1.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.71% of the population.

There were 2,040 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.3% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 15.0% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,019, and the median income for a family was $62,010. Males had a median income of $50,157 versus $28,955 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,302. About 1.1% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.