Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Economy, Indiana..Firewood, Rabbits and Corn and Corn and Corn....

Here I am in Economy, Indiana.  It is just Northeast of Indianapolis.  Most definitely Corn Country.  The only businesses I saw as I passed through was a place that sold firewood ("Firewood For Sale: Govt Approved") and one that advertised "Rabbits for Sale".

Here is my daughter, Laura, standing at the edge of a field.  Think it is about harvesting time.


From Wikipedia: 2010 census 

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 187 people, 73 households, and 47 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,870.0 inhabitants per square mile (722.0 /km2). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 890.0 per square mile (343.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.4% White and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 73 households of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.17.
The median age in the town was 38.6 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
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