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New Whiteland, Indiana
Location of New Whiteland in Johnson County, Indiana
Location of New Whiteland in Johnson County, Indiana
Coordinates: 39°33′36″N 86°5′51″W / 39.56000°N 86.09750°W / 39.56000; -86.09750
NEW WHITELAND INDIANA Latitude and Longitude:

39°33′36″N 86°5′51″W / 39.56000°N 86.09750°W / 39.56000; -86.09750
CountryUnited States
State Indiana
County Johnson
Township Pleasant
Area
 • Total1.48 sq mi (3.82 km2)
 • Land1.48 sq mi (3.82 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
807 ft (246 m)
Population
 • Total5,472
 • Estimate 
(2016) [3]
6,025
 • Density4,081.98/sq mi (1,576.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 ( Eastern (EST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46184
Area code(s) 317
FIPS code18-53874 [4]
GNIS feature ID0440125 [5]
Website www.townofnewwhiteland.com

New Whiteland is a town in Pleasant Township, Johnson County, Indiana, United States. The population was 5,472 at the 2010 census.

History

New Whiteland had its start when U.S. Route 31 in Indiana was rerouted through the area. It was incorporated as a town in 1954. [6]

On January 19, 1994, the temperature in New Whiteland fell to -36 °F (-38 °C), the coldest temperature ever recorded in the state of Indiana. [7]

Geography

New Whiteland is located at 39°33′36″N 86°5′51″W / 39.56000°N 86.09750°W / 39.56000; -86.09750 (39.560104, -86.097387). [8]

According to the 2010 census, New Whiteland has a total area of 1.46 square miles (3.78 km2), all land. [9]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
19603,488
19704,20020.4%
19804,5027.2%
19904,097−9.0%
20004,57911.8%
20105,47219.5%
Est. 20166,025 [3]10.1%
U.S. Decennial Census [10]

2010 census

As of the census [2] of 2010, there were 5,472 people, 1,905 households, and 1,489 families residing in the town. The population density was 3,747.9 inhabitants per square mile (1,447.1/km2). There were 2,015 housing units at an average density of 1,380.1 per square mile (532.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 1,905 households of which 43.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.8% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.22.

The median age in the town was 33.7 years. 29.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.6% were from 25 to 44; 22.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census [4] of 2000, there were 4,579 people, 1,556 households, and 1,311 families residing in the town. The population density was 4,560 people per square mile (1,760.625/km²). There were 1,594 housing units at an average density of 1,296.9 per square mile (500.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.82% White, 0.28% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 1,556 households out of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.4% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.7% were non-families. 12.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $52,907, and the median income for a family was $53,645. Males had a median income of $39,382 versus $26,042 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,221. About 2.7% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

It is served by the Clark-Pleasant Community School Corporation, including Break-O-Day Elementary School in New Whiteland, Clark-Pleasant Middle School in Greenwood, and Whiteland Community High School in Whiteland. [11]

New Whiteland has a public library, a branch of the Johnson County Public Library. [12]

References

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 28, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  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 New Whiteland". Town of New Whiteland, Indiana. Archived from the original on 14 October 2014. Retrieved 12 November 2014.
  7. ^ Indiana climate records
  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 2015-07-17.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  11. ^ " SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Johnson County, IN." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on December 5, 2016.
  12. ^ "Locations and hours". Johnson County Public Library. Retrieved 8 March 2018.

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