New Pekin, Indiana

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New Pekin is a town in Pierce and Polk townships, Washington County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,334 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

New Pekin is located at 38°30′13″N 86°0′53″W / 38.50361°N 86.01472°W / 38.50361; -86.01472 (38.503585, -86.014816)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.1 km²), of which, 2.3 square miles (6.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.27%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,334 people, 529 households, and 365 families residing in the town. The population density was 571.4 people per square mile (221.1/km²). There were 571 housing units at an average density of 244.6/sq mi (94.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.28% White, 0.15% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.52% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 529 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.04.

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