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Greentown, Indiana

Greentown is a town in Liberty Township, Howard County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,463 at the 2006 census. It is part of the 'Kokomo, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area'

Geography

Greentown is located at (40.478556, -85.964683).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,546 people, 995 households, and 703 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,534.8 people per square mile (983.0/km²). There were 1,050 housing units at an average density of 1,045.4/sq mi (405.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.92% White, 0.47% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.

There were 995 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,750, and the median income for a family was $52,310. Males had a median income of $42,132 versus $27,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,057. About 6.5% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.

Highways

Places to See

  • Eastern-Howard Performing Arts Center
  • Greentown Glass Museum

Education

School Districts

Eastern High School competes in the Mid-Indiana Conference (MIC) for athletics.

Local Churches

Local Companies

Blondie's Cookies has stores in Kokomo, Indiana (flagship store); Indianapolis, Indiana; Lafayette, Indiana; Greenwood, Indiana; Fort Wayne, Indiana; South Bend, Indiana; Terre Haute, Indiana; and Muncie, Indiana.

Local Media

Newspapers

  • Greentown Grapevine, monthly newspaper

Festivals

References

External links

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