Clarks Hill, Indiana

Clarks Hill is a town in Lauramie Township, Tippecanoe County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[6] The population was 611 at the 2010 census.

Clarks Hill, Indiana
Storefronts at the corner of White and Division streets.
Location of Clarks Hill in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 40°14′49″N 86°43′26″W
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyTippecanoe
TownshipLauramie
Area
  Total0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)
  Land0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation827 ft (252 m)
Population
  Total611
  Estimate 
(2016)[4]
694
  Density2,551.47/sq mi (983.49/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47930
Area code(s)765
FIPS code18-12898[5]
GNIS feature ID449638

It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

The post office at Clarks Hill has been in operation since 1853.[7]

Geography

Clarks Hill is located at 40°14′49″N 86°43′26″W (40.247036, -86.723863)[8] in Lauramie Township, at an elevation of 820 feet (250 m).

According to the 2010 census, Clarks Hill has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all land.[9]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1900539
1910463−14.1%
1920435−6.0%
1930428−1.6%
1940381−11.0%
195049329.4%
196065432.7%
197074113.3%
1980653−11.9%
19907169.6%
2000680−5.0%
2010611−10.1%
Est. 2016694[4]13.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 611 people, 230 households, and 164 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,263.0 inhabitants per square mile (873.7/km2). There were 270 housing units at an average density of 1,000.0 per square mile (386.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.9% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 230 households of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.7% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.16.

The median age in the town was 36.2 years. 29.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 10% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 680 people, 241 households, and 188 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,474.5 people per square mile (972.4/km²). There were 260 housing units at an average density of 946.1 per square mile (371.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.09% White, 6.15% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.74% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 241 households out of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the town, the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,893, and the median income for a family was $40,268. Males had a median income of $30,208 versus $22,368 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,773. About 5.1% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

References

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 28, 2017.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "Clarks Hill, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  7. "Tippecanoe County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on September 9, 2005. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
  8. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  10. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  11. 'Northwest Pioneer Dies,' The Sunday Oregonian, October 20, 1918, pg. 11
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