Plainville, Indiana

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Plainville, Indiana
Town
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Location of Plainville in the state of Indiana
Location of Plainville in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 38°48′20″N 87°9′7″W / 38.80556°N 87.15194°W / 38.80556; -87.15194Coordinates: 38°48′20″N 87°9′7″W / 38.80556°N 87.15194°W / 38.80556; -87.15194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Daviess
Township Steele
Area[1]
 • Total 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Land 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 469 ft (143 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 476
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 480
 • Density 1,360.0/sq mi (525.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47568
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-60264[4]
GNIS feature ID 0441224[5]

Plainville is a town in Steele Township, Daviess County, Indiana, United States. The population was 476 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Plainville was laid out in 1855.[6] It was likely named from the flatness of the land.[7]

Geography[edit]

Plainville is located at 38°48′20″N 87°9′7″W / 38.80556°N 87.15194°W / 38.80556; -87.15194 (38.805429, -87.151954).[8]

According to the 2010 census, Plainville has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 91
1930 603
1940 619 2.7%
1950 568 −8.2%
1960 545 −4.0%
1970 538 −1.3%
1980 556 3.3%
1990 444 −20.1%
2000 513 15.5%
2010 476 −7.2%
Est. 2015 493 [9] 3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 476 people, 194 households, and 132 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,360.0 inhabitants per square mile (525.1/km2). There were 219 housing units at an average density of 625.7 per square mile (241.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White, 0.4% African American, 1.1% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 194 households of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% 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 2.91.

The median age in the town was 39.4 years. 27.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 18.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 513 people, 210 households, and 145 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,555.3 people per square mile (600.2/km²). There were 231 housing units at an average density of 700.3 per square mile (270.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.25% White, 0.78% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.34% of the population.

There were 210 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,969, and the median income for a family was $45,455. Males had a median income of $30,865 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,335. About 8.3% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and 13.3% 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. ^ History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1886. p. 708. 
  7. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 266. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...for the level terrain of the site. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.