Bloomingdale, Indiana

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Bloomingdale is a town in Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States. The population was 319 at the 2000 census.



Bloomingdale is located at 39°49′54″N 87°14′58″W / 39.83167°N 87.24944°W / 39.83167; -87.24944 (39.831561, -87.249521)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 319 people, 135 households, and 88 families residing in the town. The population density was 558.7 people per square mile (216.1/km²). There were 159 housing units at an average density of 278.5/sq mi (107.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.06% White, 0.31% African American, 0.31% Pacific Islander, and 0.31% from two or more races.

There were 135 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.8% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,500, and the median income for a family was $46,071. Males had a median income of $27,308 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,928. About 2.2% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable native


Bloomingdale | Marshall | Mecca | Montezuma | Rockville | Rosedale

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