Winamac, Indiana
Winamac is a town in Monroe Township
Monroe Township, Pulaski County, Indiana
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, Pulaski County
Pulaski County, Indiana
As of the census of 2000, there were 13,755 people, 5,170 households, and 3,779 families residing in the county. The population density was 32 people per square mile . There were 5,918 housing units at an average density of 14 per square mile...

, Indiana
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, United States
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. The population was 2,490 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat
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 of Pulaski County
Pulaski County, Indiana
As of the census of 2000, there were 13,755 people, 5,170 households, and 3,779 families residing in the county. The population density was 32 people per square mile . There were 5,918 housing units at an average density of 14 per square mile...



Winamac is located at 41°3′9"N 86°36′16"W (41.052528, -86.604405).

According to the United States Census Bureau
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, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census
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of 2000, there were 2,418 people, 988 households, and 607 families residing in the town. The population density
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 was 1,872.5 people per square mile (723.7/km²). There were 1,079 housing units at an average density of 835.6 per square mile (322.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.39% White, 0.70% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races
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, and 1.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.28% of the population.

There were 988 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples
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 living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 86.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,413, and the median income for a family was $43,824. Males had a median income of $29,667 versus $22,461 for females. The per capita income
Per capita income
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 for the town was $16,447. About 5.3% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.9% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over.


Winamac, Indiana offers a variety of restaurants to choose from, whether you are looking for a sit down experience or a fast food experience. Fast food venues in Winamac include McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Arbys, Dairy Queen, and Subway(attached to a gas station). Sit down choices include, Kostas-a local family diner, Vicky’s-known for their breakfast, Pablano's-a local Mexican restaurant, Chinawok-a local Chinese restaurant, Pizza King, and Cruzers.


For a small town, Winamac offers a variety of entertainment. The Isis movie theater has existed in the same location since 1936. This theater offers a limited number of show times, but ticket prices are extremely reasonable. The theater even offers a 3-D experience. For even more affordable entertainment, a RedBox was recently put in near the local CVS. Overnight dvd rentals are only one dollar, creating affordable entertainment for all. Winamac also offers a well kept town park. Different events are held at the town park throughout the year, including the Power From the Past Show. Power From the Past is a show that features both John Deere and International Harvester tractors. Along with the tractors featured at the festival, there are daily events, food vendors, and a flea market to keep guests entertained.

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