Marshall, Indiana

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Not to be confused with Marshall County, Indiana.
Marshall, Indiana
Town
The Arch in the Town of Marshall
Motto: History
Parke County's location in Indiana
Parke County's location in Indiana
Marshall, Indiana is located in Parke County, Indiana
Marshall, Indiana
Marshall, Indiana
Location in Parke County
Coordinates: 39°50′48″N 87°11′14″W / 39.84667°N 87.18722°W / 39.84667; -87.18722Coordinates: 39°50′48″N 87°11′14″W / 39.84667°N 87.18722°W / 39.84667; -87.18722
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Parke
Township Washington
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 324
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 322
 • Density 1,246.2/sq mi (481.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47859
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-47322[4]
GNIS feature ID 0438656[5]

Marshall is a town in Washington Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 324.[6]

History[edit]

A post office has been in operation at Marshall since 1878.[7] The town was named for Mahlon W. Marshall, an original owner of the town site.[8]

The Arch in the Town of Marshall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[9]

Geography[edit]

Marshall is located at 39°50′48″N 87°11′14″W / 39.84667°N 87.18722°W / 39.84667; -87.18722 (39.846801, -87.187237).[10]

According to the 2010 census, Marshall has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 334
1920 334 0.0%
1930 293 −12.3%
1940 321 9.6%
1950 326 1.6%
1960 360 10.4%
1970 365 1.4%
1980 413 13.2%
1990 379 −8.2%
2000 360 −5.0%
2010 324 −10.0%
Est. 2015 318 [11] −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 324 people, 121 households, and 90 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,246.2 inhabitants per square mile (481.2/km2). There were 136 housing units at an average density of 523.1 per square mile (202.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.5% White, 1.2% Native American, and 0.3% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 121 households of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.6% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the town was 39.6 years. 23.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.9% male and 53.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 360 people, 131 households, and 96 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,464.4 people per square mile (556.0/km²). There were 144 housing units at an average density of 585.8 per square mile (222.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.17% White and 0.83% from two or more races.

There were 131 households out of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the town the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,906, and the median income for a family was $36,042. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $22,292 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,889. About 8.4% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.2% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-07-17. 
  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. ^ "American Factfinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  7. ^ "Parke County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  8. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 212. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...Mahlon W. Marshall, who donated land for a railroad station here. 
  9. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.