Lake Village, Indiana

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Lake Village, Indiana
Location of Lake Village in Newton County, Indiana.
Location of Lake Village in Newton County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 41°8′10″N 87°26′58″W / 41.13611°N 87.44944°W / 41.13611; -87.44944Coordinates: 41°8′10″N 87°26′58″W / 41.13611°N 87.44944°W / 41.13611; -87.44944
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyNewton
TownshipLake
Area
 • Total4.0 sq mi (10.3 km2)
 • Land4.0 sq mi (10.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation659 ft (201 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total765
 • Density215.0/sq mi (83.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
46349
Area code(s)219
FIPS code18-41652[2]
GNIS feature ID437545

Lake Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake Township, Newton County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3] The population was 765 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Lake Village was laid out in 1876.[4] The town did not grow much until the railroad was built through it in 1905.[5] A post office has been in operation at Lake Village since 1876.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

At the 2000 census there were 855 people, 292 households, and 221 families in the CDP. The population density was 215.0 people per square mile (82.9/km²). There were 305 housing units at an average density of 76.7/sq mi (29.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.22% White, 0.12% African American, 1.87% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 2.57% from other races, and 1.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.74%.[2]

Of the 292 households 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 17.5% of households were one person and 8.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.33.

The age distribution was 29.9% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

The median household income was $39,474 and the median family income was $50,179. Males had a median income of $50,161 versus $21,688 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,280. About 2.6% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Lake Village has a public library, a branch of the Newton County Public Library.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Lake Village, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-05-06.
  4. ^ Ade, John (1911). Newton County: A Collection of Historical Facts and Personal Recollections Concerning Newton County, Indiana, from 1853 to 1911. Bobbs-Merrill. p. 195.
  5. ^ A standard history of Jasper and Newton counties, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1916. p. 345.
  6. ^ "Newton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved May 6, 2017.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  8. ^ "Locations, hours and contacts". Newton County Public Library. Retrieved 11 March 2018.