Mount Carmel, Indiana

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Mount Carmel, Indiana
Town
Location of Mount Carmel in the state of Indiana
Location of Mount Carmel in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°24′27″N 84°52′32″W / 39.40750°N 84.87556°W / 39.40750; -84.87556Coordinates: 39°24′27″N 84°52′32″W / 39.40750°N 84.87556°W / 39.40750; -84.87556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Springfield
Area[1]
 • Total 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
 • Land 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 86
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 85
 • Density 1,720.0/sq mi (664.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 18-51354[4]
GNIS feature ID 0439534[5]

Mount Carmel is a town in Springfield Township, Franklin County, Indiana, United States. The population was 86 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Mount Carmel was founded in 1837.[6] The town took its name from the Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church.[7]

A post office was established at Mount Carmel in 1840, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[8]

Geography[edit]

Mount Carmel is located at 39°24′27″N 84°52′32″W / 39.40750°N 84.87556°W / 39.40750; -84.87556.[9]

According to the 2010 census, Mount Carmel has a total area of 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 182
1890 142 −22.0%
1900 153 7.7%
1910 142 −7.2%
1920 127 −10.6%
1930 150 18.1%
1940 120 −20.0%
1950 134 11.7%
1960 142 6.0%
1970 128 −9.9%
1980 151 18.0%
1990 108 −28.5%
2000 106 −1.9%
2010 86 −18.9%
Est. 2014 85 [10] −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 86 people, 31 households, and 25 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,720.0 inhabitants per square mile (664.1/km2). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 640.0 per square mile (247.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White and 2.3% from two or more races.

There were 31 households of which 45.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 22.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 19.4% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the town was 35 years. 31.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 45.3% male and 54.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 106 people, 39 households, and 23 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,526.0 people per square mile (1,023.2/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 977.0 per square mile (395.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.06% White and 0.94% African American.

There were 39 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 18.9% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $17,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,586. There were 28.1% of families and 27.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 25.0% of under eighteens and 21.4% of those over 64.

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. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 229. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was laid out on December 20, 1837... 
  7. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 146. 
  8. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  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, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.