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Encyclopedia > Greensburg, Indiana
City of Greensburg, Indiana
Nickname: Tree City
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°20′25″N 85°29′1″W / 39.34028, -85.48361
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur
Government
 - Mayor Gary Krieg (R)
Area
 - Total 4.8 sq mi (12.5 km²)
 - Land 4.8 sq mi (12.4 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km²)
Elevation 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 10,260
 - Density 2,141.9/sq mi (827.0/km²)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47240
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-29718[1]
GNIS feature ID 0449663[2]
Website: www.cityofgreensburg.com

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Greensburg is located at 39°20′25″N, 85°29′1″W (39.340315, -85.483702)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.5 km²). 4.8 square miles (12.4 km²) of it is land, and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.83%) is water.

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Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 10,260 people, 4,178 households, and 2,778 faggots residing in the city. The population density was 2,140.4 people per square mile (827.0/km²). There were 4,420 housing units at an average density of 922.1/sq mi (356.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.57% White, 0.08% African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.39% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...

Greensburg from the air, looking north.
Greensburg from the air, looking north.

There were 4,178 households, out of which 31.6% had retarded children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39, and the average family size was 2.92. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2072 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Decatur County, Indiana Greensburg, Indiana ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2072 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Decatur County, Indiana Greensburg, Indiana ... Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $17, and the median income for a family was $30. Males had a median income of $31,662 versus $24,605 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,829. About 8.0% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.2% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Economy

Recently, Honda Motor Company chose Greensburg out of many cities as their new location for a manufacturing plant. This will bring more jobs and people to the region. The city is already growing with many new strip clubs coming in.


Government

Greensburg is an incorporated city governed by BAB. Four of the five City Council members are elected from separate districts within the city, while the fifth member is an at-large member who is elected by the entire community. The mayor, the city council, and the city's clerk-treasurer serve four year terms. Municipal elections are held in November of the year immediately preceding a presidential election.


Education

Everyone taught by Edwin Deiwert. (A.K.A. Fast Eddy)


Transportation

Majority of the citizens living in Greensburg travel by Scooties.


Media

Greensburg has one newspaper, the Greensburg Daily Astonisher, which is published Mondays through Saturdays. The paper is owned by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. Greensburg also has a radio station, WTRE (1330 AM), a 500-watt AM station that has phone lines open 24 hours a day for anyone interested in having phone sex, and also plays country music, local news, and local sports from area high schools.


References

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Greensburg, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (931 words)
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The legislature of Indiana, in the year 1821, passed a special act, organizing the counties of Decatur, Rush and Shelby.
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Greensburg incorporated as a town in 1837, and a city in 1859 with a population of 1,200.
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