Vera Cruz, Indiana

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Vera Cruz is a town in Harrison Township, Wells County, Indiana, United States. The population was 55 at the 2000 census.


Vera Cruz is located at 40°42′3″N 85°4′44″W / 40.70083°N 85.07889°W / 40.70083; -85.07889 (40.700757, -85.078938)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 55 people, 24 households, and 13 families residing in the town. The population density was 635.1 people per square mile (236.0/km²). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 288.7/sq mi (107.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.18% White, 1.82% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.82% of the population.

There were 24 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% were non-families. 41.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 14.5% from 18 to 24, 18.2% from 25 to 44, 14.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,963. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.


Bluffton | Markle‡ | Ossian | Poneto | Uniondale | Vera Cruz | Zanesville

Chester | Harrison | Jackson | Jefferson | Lancaster | Liberty | Nottingham | Rockcreek | Union

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