Roachdale, Indiana

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Roachdale is a town in Franklin and Jackson townships, Putnam County, Indiana, United States. The population was 975 at the 2000 census.


Roachdale is located at 39°51′1″N 86°48′1″W / 39.85028°N 86.80028°W / 39.85028; -86.80028 (39.850405, -86.800392)[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 975 people, 388 households, and 268 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,910.2 people per square mile (738.1/km²). There were 418 housing units at an average density of 819.0/sq mi (316.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.28% White, 0.21% African American, 0.10% Native American, and 0.41% from two or more races.

There were 388 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,932, and the median income for a family was $39,792. Males had a median income of $31,688 versus $22,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,112. About 9.6% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.3% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.


Bainbridge | Cloverdale | Fillmore | Greencastle | Roachdale | Russellville

Clinton | Cloverdale | Floyd | Franklin | Greencastle | Jackson | Jefferson | Madison | Marion | Monroe | Russell | Warren | Washington

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