Elnora, Indiana

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Elnora is a town in Elmore Township, Daviess County, Indiana, United States. The population was 721 at the 2000 census. It was founded in 1885 and named for Elnora Griffith, wife of an early merchant.


Elnora is located at 38°52′36″N 87°5′6″W / 38.87667°N 87.085°W / 38.87667; -87.085 (38.876548, -87.084930)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 721 people, 294 households, and 201 families residing in the town. The population density was 761.7 people per square mile (293.0/km²). There were 330 housing units at an average density of 348.6/sq mi (134.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.47% White, 0.28% Native American, 0.97% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.97% of the population.

There were 294 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,321, and the median income for a family was $34,750. Males had a median income of $29,028 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,337. About 14.4% of families and 17.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.4% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 65 or over.


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