Veedersburg, Indiana

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Veedersburg is a town in Van Buren Township, Fountain County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,299 at the 2000 census.



Veedersburg is located at 40°6′50″N 87°15′37″W / 40.11389°N 87.26028°W / 40.11389; -87.26028 (40.113879, -87.260336)[3] on U.S. Route 136 just west of its intersection with U.S. Route 41, and less than a mile south of Interstate 74.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,299 people, 921 households, and 652 families residing in the town. The population density was 846.4 people per square mile (326.3/km²). There were 996 housing units at an average density of 366.7/sq mi (141.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.91% White, 0.09% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.39% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.74% of the population.

There were 921 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,944, and the median income for a family was $39,770. Males had a median income of $31,315 versus $21,285 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,435. About 9.3% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.

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