Chandler, Indiana


Chandler, Indiana
Town of Chandler, Indiana
—  Town  —
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 38°2′31″N 87°22′8″W / 38.04194°N 87.36889°W / 38.04194; -87.36889Coordinates: 38°2′31″N 87°22′8″W / 38.04194°N 87.36889°W / 38.04194; -87.36889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Warrick
Townships Boon, Ohio
Area
 – Total 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 – Land 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 413 ft (126 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 3,094
 – Density 1,830.9/sq mi (706.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47610
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-12034[1]
GNIS feature ID 0432395[2]
Website http://www.townofchandler.org/

Chandler is a town in Boon and Ohio townships, Warrick County, Indiana, United States. The population was 3,094 at the 2000 census. First settled in 1879, it was named after the prominent Chandler family of Evansville.

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Geography

Chandler is located at 38°2′31″N 87°22′8″W / 38.04194°N 87.36889°W / 38.04194; -87.36889.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,094 people, 1,178 households, and 882 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,831.9 people per square mile (706.9/km²). There were 1,267 housing units at an average density of 750.2 per square mile (289.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.61% White, 0.36% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 1,178 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,047, and the median income for a family was $39,500. Males had a median income of $29,074 versus $21,142 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,172. About 10.1% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.3% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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