Poneto, Indiana

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Poneto is a town in Chester, Harrison and Liberty townships, Wells County, Indiana, United States. The population was 240 at the 2000 census.


Poneto is located at 40°39′22″N 85°13′20″W / 40.65611°N 85.22222°W / 40.65611; -85.22222 (40.656173, -85.222193)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 240 people, 78 households, and 64 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,078.5 people per square mile (772.2/km²). There were 82 housing units at an average density of 710.1/sq mi (263.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 78 households out of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.4% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.7% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.08 and the average family size was 3.45.

In the town the population was spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 112.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,125, and the median income for a family was $46,750. Males had a median income of $32,125 versus $19,286 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,820. About 3.3% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.0% of those sixty five or over.


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

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

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