Newtown, Indiana

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Newtown is a town in Richland Township, Fountain County, Indiana, United States. The population was 162 at the 2000 census.



Newtown is located at 40°12′17″N 87°8′57″W / 40.20472°N 87.14917°W / 40.20472; -87.14917 (40.204762, -87.149105)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 162 people, 61 households, and 42 families residing in the town. The population density was 321.3 people per square mile (125.1/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 142.8/sq mi (55.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.68% White, 1.85% Native American, and 2.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.09% of the population.

There were 61 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 116.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,250, and the median income for a family was $53,036. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $25,441. About 2.3% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Notable people


Attica | Covington | Hillsboro | Kingman | Mellott | Newtown | Veedersburg | Wallace

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