Fowlerton, Indiana

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Fowlerton is a town in Fairmount Township, Grant County, Indiana, United States. The population was 293 at the 2006 census.

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Geography

Fowlerton is located at 40°24′35″N 85°34′23″W / 40.40972°N 85.57306°W / 40.40972; -85.57306 (40.409679, -85.573009)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.

Until it was sold in 1955, the Meguiar's Catsup & Chili Sauce factory was in Fowlerton. The factory facilities are currently in disrepair, but some buildings are still standing.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 298 people, 113 households, and 82 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,584.0 people per square mile (605.6/km²). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 637.9/sq mi (243.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.66% White and 0.34% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.01% of the population.

There were 113 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $27,750 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,615. About 12.5% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.5% of those sixty five or over.

References

The town originated as Leach, Indiana.

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