Town of Stilesville, Indiana
U.S. 40 in Stilesville, Indiana
Location of Stilesville in Hendricks County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 39°38′22″N 86°37′58″W / 39.63944°N 86.63278°W / 39.63944; -86.63278Coordinates: 39°38′22″N 86°37′58″W / 39.63944°N 86.63278°W / 39.63944; -86.63278
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHendricks
TownshipFranklin
Area
 • Total0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land0.37 sq mi (0.97 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
804 ft (245 m)
Population
 • Total316
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
337
 • Density903.49/sq mi (348.95/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46180
Area code(s)317
FIPS code18-73178[4]
GNIS feature ID0444163[5]
The town hall in Stilesville, Indiana, with a memorial for the old school.
The town hall in Stilesville, Indiana, with a memorial for the old school.
The former gymnasium for Stilesville Grade and High School, now used as a warehouse.
The former gymnasium for Stilesville Grade and High School, now used as a warehouse.
Cemetery in Stilesville, Indiana
Cemetery in Stilesville, Indiana

Stilesville is a town in Franklin Township, Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. The population was 316 at the 2010 Census.

History

Stilesville was laid out in 1828.[6] It was named for Jeremiah Stiles, a pioneer settler.[7] The National Road was built through Stilesville in 1830.[8]

Geography

Stilesville is located at 39°38′22″N 86°37′58″W / 39.63944°N 86.63278°W / 39.63944; -86.63278 (39.639509, -86.632754).[9]

According to the 2010 census, Stilesville has a total area of 0.376 square miles (0.97 km2), of which 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2) (or 98.4%) is land and 0.006 square miles (0.02 km2) (or 1.6%) is water.[10]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870205
188029543.9%
1930318
1940273−14.2%
195033020.9%
19603619.4%
1970352−2.5%
1980350−0.6%
1990298−14.9%
2000261−12.4%
201031621.1%
2019 (est.)337[3]6.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 316 people, 124 households, and 89 families living in the town. The population density was 854.1 inhabitants per square mile (329.8/km2). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 375.7 per square mile (145.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.7% White, 0.3% African American, and 0.9% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8%.[2]

Of the 124 households 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.2% were non-families. 23.4% of households were one person and 4.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the town was 41.9 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.8% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 13.6% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census

At the 2000 census there were 261 people, 109 households, and 82 families living in the town. The population density was 925.7 people per square mile (359.9/km2). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 429.1 per square mile (166.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.85% White and 1.15% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77%.[4]

Of the 109 households 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 21.1% of households were one person and 7.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.80.

The age distribution was 23.0% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% 65 or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.

The median household income was $37,857 and the median family income was $48,750. Males had a median income of $34,500 versus $21,563 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,494. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

References

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 16, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 592.
  7. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 312. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...Jeremiah Stiles, who settled here in 1823.
  8. ^ Hadley, John Vestal (1914). History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. pp. 73.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-13. Retrieved 2015-07-25.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.