There were 470 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% 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 2.91.
In the town the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $33,333, and the median income for a family was $42,813. Males had a median income of $35,938 versus $25,441 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,317. About 12.6% of families and 15.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.6% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.
Pizza King- 109 N Jefferson St
Big Dipper- 104 S Jefferson St
Herschberger Essen Haus- 223 N Jefferson St
Marty's Pub- 304 N Jefferson St
The Blue Room- 311 N Jefferson St
Stores in Converse include-
Dollar General- 404 N Jefferson St
Hodson's market- 110 N Jefferson St
Circle K- 103 E Marion St
There is also a BP with the Circle K, the Oak Hill Winery, Norris Insurance, Schrader Real Estate, Grahm New and used Ford, a doctor's office, NAPA Auto Parts, local Barber Shop, Right Place Hardware, a photo shop, a First Farmers Bank and Trust, two dentist offices, three service repair shops, a Car Wash, Rencor Inc., Rider Multimedia, Steel Magnolias, Prime Products, The PC Den, and much more.
-They are also planning for Covey Crossing which will go in the south part of Converse. It will have 43 lots a boulevard, and 2 ponds at the entrance. It will also have retrostyle lamp posts, acces to the soon to be Converse Junction, a clubhouse and community area, and nature friendly and efficient homes.
-The Converse Junction will be a 3 1/2 mile walking and biking trail and will connect to the Sweetser Switch. Then these two trails will connect to the Cardinal Greenway.
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