Trafalgar is a town in Nineveh and Hensley municipalities, Johnson Region, Indiana, USA. The population was 1,101 at the 2010 demographics.
This town is 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Indianapolis.
It is the residence of the transmitters for WTTV, WTTS, WFCI-FM, and WHZN.
Col. Avery M. Buckner is credited for platting a town, in the very early 1850s, along a short-term level bar railroad that ran in between Franklin, and also Martinsville. Given name Freedom, the name was altered to Trafalgar. Quickly Ezekiel W. Morgan involved town to open up a shop. Rejected a site near the railroad, he acquired land in a nearby town established by George Bridges.
In 1868, the railway was rebuilt as the Fairland and also Martinsville branch of the Big Four. The message workplace (and community name) was moved to Morgan’s store. By 1870, the “old” and “new” Trafalgars had expanded together and were quickly incorporated as one. The existing town of Trafalgar was reincorporated in 1946. By the 90s, the town had actually grown 266%. The name of the community celebrates the Battle of Trafalgar.
It is within the Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson United School Corporation. Trafalgar is house to Indian Creek Secondary School, among seven senior high schools found in Johnson Area. It is also home to Indian Creek Middle School and also Indian Creek Elementary School.
Trafalgar has a town library, a branch of the Johnson County Town Library.
Since the 2010 demographics, the community had 1,101 people that made up 385 households and also 292 family members. The population thickness was 417.0 citizens per square mile (161.0/ km2). There were 419 housing units at an average thickness of 158.7 per square mile (61.3/ km2). The racial makeup of the community was 96.3% White, 0.9% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.5% Eastern, 0.3% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any type of race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 385 households of which 46.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were wed pairs living together, 14.8% had a female homeowner with no hubby existing, 6.8% had a male owner without any partner existing, and also 24.2% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were composed of individuals and 6.5% had a person living alone that was 65 years of age or older. The typical house size was 2.83 and also the average household dimension was 3.24.
The mean age in the town was 34.2 years. 30.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and also 24; 28.8% were from 25 to 44; 23.5% were from 45 to 64; and also 8.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the community was 49.3% male and 50.7% lady.