Poseyville, Indiana Information (Place with Zip Code(s))

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Poseyville, Indiana
Town of Poseyville
Downtown Poseyville
Downtown Poseyville
Location of Poseyville in Posey County, Indiana.
Location of Poseyville in Posey County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 38°10′9″N 87°47′1″W / 38.16917°N 87.78361°W / 38.16917; -87.78361
POSEYVILLE INDIANA Latitude and Longitude:

38°10′9″N 87°47′1″W / 38.16917°N 87.78361°W / 38.16917; -87.78361
CountryUnited States
State Indiana
County Posey
Township Robb
Area
 • Total0.65 sq mi (1.67 km2)
 • Land0.65 sq mi (1.67 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
Elevation440 ft (134 m)
Population
 ( 2010) [3]
 • Total1,045
 • Estimate 
(2016) [4]
1,028
 • Density1,593.80/sq mi (615.19/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 ( CST)
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 ( CDT)
ZIP code
47633
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code18-61416 [5]
GNIS feature ID 441477

Poseyville is a town in Robb Township, Posey County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. [6] The population was 1,045 at the 2010 census.

Photo from Small Town Indiana photo survey.

History

Poseyville was originally called Palestine, and under the latter name was laid out in 1840. [7] A post office has been in operation under the name Poseyville since 1843. [8] The present name is derived from Posey County. [9]

The Bozeman-Waters National Bank was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. [10]

Geography

Poseyville is located at 38°10′9″N 87°47′1″W / 38.16917°N 87.78361°W / 38.16917; -87.78361 (38.169290, -87.783632). [11]

According to the 2010 census, Poseyville has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all land. [12]

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Poseyville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. [13]

Education

The town and northern half of Posey County is served by the MSD of North Posey County which currently operates four schools:

  • North Posey High School (9-12)
  • North Posey Junior High School (7-8)
  • North Elementary School (K-6)
  • South Terrace Elementary School (K-6)

The town has a lending library, the Poseyville Carnegie Public Library. [14]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870213
1890571
190062810.0%
191078024.2%
192088112.9%
1930810−8.1%
194094817.0%
19501,0056.0%
1960997−0.8%
19701,0353.8%
19801,24720.5%
19901,089−12.7%
20001,1879.0%
20101,045−12.0%
Est. 20161,028 [4]−1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census [15]

2010 census

As of the census [3] of 2010, there were 1,045 people, 454 households, and 296 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,607.7 inhabitants per square mile (620.7/km2). There were 494 housing units at an average density of 760.0 per square mile (293.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.9% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 454 households of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.8% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the town was 44.1 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.7% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census [5] of 2000, there were 1,187 people, 458 households, and 315 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,788.2 people per square mile (694.4/km²). There were 490 housing units at an average density of 738.2 per square mile (286.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.07% White, 0.08% African American, 0.34% Native American, and 0.51% from two or more races.

There were 458 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,604, and the median income for a family was $48,417. Males had a median income of $34,444 versus $22,292 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,815. About 2.8% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

Highways

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. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Poseyville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-04-01.
  7. ^ Leffel, John C. (1913). History of Posey County, Indiana. Standard Publishing Company. p. 113.
  8. ^ "Posey County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
  9. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 270. ISBN  978-0-253-32866-3. The name is for Posey County.
  10. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  12. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
  13. ^ Climate Summary for Poseyville, Indiana
  14. ^ "Indiana public library directory" (PDF). Indiana State Library. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  15. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.