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Encyclopedia > Milan, Indiana

Milan is a town in Ripley County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,816 at the 2000 census. Ripley County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ...


The town's name is pronounced differently from the English name for the Italian city of the same name: IPA /ˈmaɪlən/ listen. This article is about the city in Italy. ... Articles with similar titles include the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ...


Its high school, Milan High School, won the Indiana state basketball championship in 1954 against Muncie Central High School, a school ten times its size. The 1986 movie Hoosiers is loosely based on the story of this team. (The team had lost in the semifinals the preceding year.)[1] Milan is the subject of the 1941 Tramp Starr poetry compiled in the volume "Population 359." Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Hoosiers is a 1986 movie about a small-town high school basketball team that wins the state championship, set during a time when Indiana had only one state champ in basketball regardless of varied enrollments. ...

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Geography

Milan is located at 39°7′22″N, 85°7′50″W (39.122730, -85.130653)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.0 km² (1.9 mi²). 4.9 km² (1.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (1.55%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 1,816 people, 693 households, and 460 families residing in the town. The population density was 369.0/km² (955.2/mi²). There were 768 housing units at an average density of 156.1/km² (404.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.51% White, 0.22% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.33% Asian, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 693 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.13. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $36,066, and the median income for a family was $41,435. Males had a median income of $31,512 versus $22,244 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,191. About 7.9% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 9.0% 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. ...


References

  1. ^ ‘Hoosiers’-style celebration. The Herald Bulletin. Retrieved on 2006-06-02.

Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos for 39°07′22″N 85°07′50″W / 39.12273, -85.130653Coordinates: 39°07′22″N 85°07′50″W / 39.12273, -85.130653
  • Milan '54 Museum, Inc.

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Scout.com: IU Recruits Drop Opener in Milan, 120-111 (521 words)
MILAN, Ind.-Indiana’s newest crop of recruits were treated to a warm reception by approximately 300 fans in the first of five exhibition games around the state, but the welcome wasn’t quite as friendly from Monday night’s opponent, the Milan All-Stars.
Milan’s squad, which was comprised primarily of a group of former smaller-division college players, opened up a 20-point second half lead before eventually handing the Indiana All-Stars a 120-111 loss at the Milan Gymnasium.
The Indiana All-Star team was led by Deonta Vaughn, who scored 17 of his 27 points in the second half and added 10 assists.
Milan, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (452 words)
Milan is a town in Ripley County, Indiana, United States.
Its high school, Milan High School, won the Indiana state basketball championship in 1954 against Muncie Central High School, a school ten times its size.
Milan is the subject of the 1941 Tramp Starr poetry compiled in the volume "Population 359."
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