Austin, Indiana

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City of Austin, Indiana
—  City  —
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 38°44′32.50″N 85°48′16.50″W / 38.742361°N 85.804583°W / 38.742361; -85.804583Coordinates: 38°44′32.50″N 85°48′16.50″W / 38.742361°N 85.804583°W / 38.742361; -85.804583
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyScott
TownshipJennings
Government
 • MayorDouglas Campbell (D)
Area
 • Total2.58 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Land2.58 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation558 ft (170 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total4,274
 • Density1,944/sq mi (750.6/km2)
Time zoneEST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST)EST (UTC−5)
ZIP code47102
Area code(s)812
FIPS code18-02800[1]
GNIS feature ID0430350[2]
Websitehttp://www.austinindiana.org
 
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City of Austin, Indiana
—  City  —
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 38°44′32.50″N 85°48′16.50″W / 38.742361°N 85.804583°W / 38.742361; -85.804583Coordinates: 38°44′32.50″N 85°48′16.50″W / 38.742361°N 85.804583°W / 38.742361; -85.804583
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyScott
TownshipJennings
Government
 • MayorDouglas Campbell (D)
Area
 • Total2.58 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Land2.58 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation558 ft (170 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total4,274
 • Density1,944/sq mi (750.6/km2)
Time zoneEST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST)EST (UTC−5)
ZIP code47102
Area code(s)812
FIPS code18-02800[1]
GNIS feature ID0430350[2]
Websitehttp://www.austinindiana.org

Austin is a city in Jennings Township, Scott County, Indiana, United States. The population was 4,272 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a town; Austin became a city on January 1, 2008.

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Geography

Austin is located at 38°44′32.50″N 85°48′16.50″W / 38.742361°N 85.804583°W / 38.742361; -85.804583 (38.742361°,-85.804583°)[3].

According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 2.58 square miles (6.7 km2), all land.[4]

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,724 people, 1,793 households, and 1,308 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,946.4 people per square mile (750.6/km²). There were 1,967 housing units at an average density of 810.5 per square mile (312.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.20% White, 0.06% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.78% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

There were 1,793 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% 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 3.06.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,495, and the median income for a family was $33,267. Males had a median income of $28,468 versus $21,580 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,431. About 16.6% of families and 19.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.0% of those under age 18 and 15.6% of those age 65 or over.

School

Scott County School District 1 [1]

Located at 401 S. Hwy 31.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Indiana". United States Census. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/files/Gaz_places_18.txt. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 

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