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Cloverdale is in Cloverdale and Warren townships, Putnam County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,243 at the 2000 census.

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Cloverdale is located at 39°30′55″N 86°48′9″W / 39.51528°N 86.8025°W / 39.51528; -86.8025 (39.515345, -86.802559).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.2 km²), of which, 3.5 square miles (9.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (1.97%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,243 people, 901 households, and 613 families residing in the town. The population density was 644.3 people per square mile (248.9/km²). There were 960 housing units at an average density of 275.8/sq mi (106.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.28% White, 0.45% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.

There were 901 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,402, and the median income for a family was $42,917. Males had a median income of $33,561 versus $20,857 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,982. About 4.0% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.4% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.

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Andrew, Jeremy, & Tabitha Leonard, siblings, and their grandparents, James and Janice Weimer, died on ValuJet Flight 592 which crashed in the Florida Everglades on May 11, 1996, after taking off from Miami, FL en route to Atlanta, GA. There were no survivors. Jordan French - Author

Effective January 1, 2003, Zachary's Law requires sheriff departments to jointly establish and maintain the Indiana Sheriffs' Sex Offender Registry to provide detailed information about individuals who register as sex or violent offenders at Indiana sheriff departments (or, in Marion County, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department). The purpose of the registry is to inform the general public about the identity, location, and appearance of sex and violent offenders who live, work, or study in Indiana. View more here'Brien

Zachary's Law is named for Zachary Snider of Cloverdale, Indiana. Zachary was 10 years old when he was murdered by a convicted child molester in 1993  Zachary's Law

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