Homecroft, Indiana

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Homecroft is a town in Perry Township, Marion County, Indiana. The population was 751 at the 2000 census. It has existed as an "included town" since 1970, when it was incorporated into Indianapolis as part of Unigov. It is part of Indianapolis, but retains a functioning town government under IC 36-3-1-11.[3]



Homecroft is located at 39°40′8″N 86°7′48″W / 39.66889°N 86.13°W / 39.66889; -86.13 (39.668945, -86.129862)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all land.


The elected governing body of Homecroft consists of a Clerk-Treasurer and four Town Councilors. The current Clerk-Treasurer is Shari Eickhoff. The Town Councilors are William J. Coomes, Timothy Eickhoff, Barbara K. Jones, and Chris Mosier. Homecroft also maintains an independent police force to serve the community.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 751 people, 310 households, and 227 families residing in the town. The population density was 3,243.5 people per square mile (1,260.7/km²). There were 316 housing units at an average density of 1,364.8/sq mi (530.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.67% White, 0.13% African American, 0.40% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.

There were 310 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.81.

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