Argos, Indiana

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Argos is a town in Green and Walnut townships, Marshall County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,613 at the 2000 census.



Argos is located at 41°14′16″N 86°14′46″W / 41.23778°N 86.24611°W / 41.23778; -86.24611 (41.237732, -86.245976)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,613 people, 615 households, and 432 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,378.2 people per square mile (915.9/km²). There were 669 housing units at an average density of 986.4/sq mi (379.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.57% White, 0.19% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.43% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.

There were 615 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $41,190. Males had a median income of $34,286 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,643. About 8.6% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and 18.8% of those age 65 or over.

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