Rockville, Indiana


Rockville, Indiana

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Rockville is a town in Adams Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,765 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Parke CountyGR|6. It is known as "The Covered Bridge Capital of the World".

Geography

Rockville is located at the intersection of U.S. Route 36 and U.S. Route 41, about 30 miles southwest of Crawfordsville. Its coordinates are coor dms|39|45|55|N|87|13|44|W|city (39.765183, -87.228810)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,765 people, 1,286 households, and 735 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,924.4 people per square mile (741.4/km²). There were 1,390 housing units at an average density of 967.4/sq mi (372.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.16% White, 0.14% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.83% of the population.

There were 1,286 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.8% were non-families. 39.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 81.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,813, and the median income for a family was $36,066. Males had a median income of $30,909 versus $21,745 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,431. About 14.8% of families and 15.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.0% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.

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