Taylorsville, Indiana

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Taylorsville, Indiana
CDP
Bartholomew County Indiana Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Taylorsville Highlighted.svg
Coordinates: 39°17′47″N 85°56′57″W / 39.29639°N 85.94917°W / 39.29639; -85.94917Coordinates: 39°17′47″N 85°56′57″W / 39.29639°N 85.94917°W / 39.29639; -85.94917
Country United States
State Indiana
County Bartholomew
Township German
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 653 ft (199 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 919
 • Density 895.5/sq mi (345.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47280
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-75104[1]
GNIS feature ID 0444607[2]

Taylorsville is a census-designated place (CDP) in German Township, Bartholomew County, Indiana, United States. The population was 919 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbus, Indiana metropolitan statistical area.

History[edit]

Taylorsville was originally called Herod, and under the latter name was platted in 1849.[3]

Geography[edit]

Taylorsville is located at 39°17′47″N 85°56′57″W / 39.29639°N 85.94917°W / 39.29639; -85.94917 (39.296284, -85.949220).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 936 people, 356 households and 280 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 895.5 people per square mile (344.2/km²). There were 375 housing units at an average density of 358.8/sq mi (137.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.69% White, 1.82% African American, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.28% of the population.

There were 356 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,923, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $38,207 versus $21,467 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,566. About 7.2% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 320. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The village, also first called Herod, was platted on October 11, 1849. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.