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Bright, Indiana

Bright, Indiana

Coordinates: 39°13′5″N 84°51′44″W / 39.21806°N 84.86222°W / 39.21806; -84.86222
CountryUnited States
 - Total14.3 sq mi (37.1 km2)
 - Land14.3 sq mi (37.1 km2)
 - Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation922 ft (281 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total5,405
 - Density377.7/sq mi (145.8/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s)812
FIPS code18-07624[1]
GNIS feature ID0431525[2]

Bright is a census-designated place (CDP) in Dearborn County, Indiana, United States. The population was 5,405 at the 2000 census.


[edit] Geography

Bright is located at 39°13′5″N 84°51′44″W / 39.21806°N 84.86222°W / 39.21806; -84.86222 (39.218114, -84.862357),[3] near Cincinnati.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 14.3 square miles (37.1 km²), all of it land.

[edit] Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,405 people, 1,770 households, and 1,493 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 377.7 people per square mile (145.8/km²). There were 1,811 housing units at an average density of 126.6/sq mi (48.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.43% White, 0.41% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 1,770 households out of which 46.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.6% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.36.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 31.7% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $63,813, and the median income for a family was $66,639. Males had a median income of $41,923 versus $27,917 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,401. About 1.6% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.

[edit] References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31. 

  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved on 2008-01-31. 

  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved on 2008-01-31. 

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