Salamonia, Indiana

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Salamonia is a town in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana, United States. The population was 158 at the 2000 census. The town is situated along the Salamonie River, near its headwaters in Northern Indiana.[3]


Salamonia is located at 40°22′55″N 84°51′58″W / 40.38194°N 84.86611°W / 40.38194; -84.86611 (40.382046, -84.866044)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 158 people, 57 households, and 47 families residing in the town. The population density was 429.9 people per square mile (164.9/km²). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 157.8/sq mi (60.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.73% White, 0.63% Asian, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 57 households out of which 43.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.8% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 5.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,458, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $25,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,734. About 16.2% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 66.7% of those sixty five or over.


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