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Stilesville, Indiana

Town of Stilesville, Indiana
Town
Location of Stilesville in the state of Indiana
Location of Stilesville in the state of Indiana
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hendricks
Township Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 316
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 320
 • Density 854.1/sq mi (329.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46180
Area code(s) 317
FIPS code 18-73178[4]
GNIS feature ID 0444163[5]

Stilesville is a town in Franklin Township, Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. The population was 316 at the 2010 Census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

Stilesville was laid out in 1828.[6] It was named for Jeremiah Stiles, a pioneer settler.[7] The National Road was built through Stilesville in 1830.[8]

Geography

Stilesville is located at (39.639509, -86.632754).[9]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), of which 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2) (or 97.37%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 2.63%) is water.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 316 people, 124 households, and 89 families residing in the town. The population density was 854.1 inhabitants per square mile (329.8/km2). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 375.7 per square mile (145.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.7% White, 0.3% African American, and 0.9% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 124 households of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.2% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the town was 41.9 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.8% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 13.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 261 people, 109 households, and 82 families residing in the town. The population density was 925.7 people per square mile (359.9/km²). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 429.1 per square mile (166.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.85% White and 1.15% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.

There were 109 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,857, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $34,500 versus $21,563 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,494. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

References

  1. ^ a b "Places: Indiana". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files.  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  6. ^ History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 592. 
  7. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 312.  
  8. ^ Hadley, John Vestal (1914). History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 73. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  

External links

  • Mill Creek Community Historical Society
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