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Town of Kingsbury, Indiana
—  Town  —
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 41°31′36″N 86°42′2″W / 41.52667°N 86.70056°W / 41.52667; -86.70056
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township Washington
 - Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 - Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 229
 - Density 394.7/sq mi (152.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 46345
Area code(s) 219
FIPS code 18-39816[1]
GNIS feature ID 0450442[2]

Kingsbury is a town in Washington Township, LaPorte County, Indiana, just northwest of the intersection of U.S. Route 35 and U.S. Route 6. The vacant Kingsbury Munitions plant, in use during World War II, is just east of town. The population was 229 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Michigan City, Indiana-La Porte, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Kingsbury is located at 41°31′36″N 86°42′2″W / 41.52667°N 86.70056°W / 41.52667; -86.70056.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.

South Main Street, in Kingsbury, Indiana


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 229 people, 90 households, and 68 families residing in the town. The population density was 391.8 people per square mile (152.4/km²). There were 94 housing units at an average density of 160.8/sq mi (62.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.56% White and 0.44% Native American.

There were 90 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 81.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $50,000, and the median income for a family was $53,438. Males had a median income of $40,417 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,096. About 4.6% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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