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About West Baden, Indiana
West Baden Springs is a town in French Lick Township, Orange County, Indiana, United States.
HistoryWest Baden Springs is located in the vicinity of several mineral springs. The town was founded in the 1850s, and named after the spa town of Baden-Baden, in Germany. A post office has been in operation at West Baden Springs since 1861.
West Baden Springs HotelWest Baden Springs DomePrior to the completion of the Assembly Hall at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1963, the building had the largest free-spanning dome in the United States and was the largest in the world from 1902-1913.
The property underwent a complete renovation as a part of the French Lick Resort Casino. The Resort and Casino opened in November 2006, and the restored West Baden Springs Hotel was reopened to guests in late May 2007.
2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 574 people, 251 households, and 149 families residing in the town. The population density was 526.6 inhabitants per square mile (203.3/km2). There were 303 housing units at an average density of 278.0 per square mile (107.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.4% White, 3.1% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.
There were 251 households of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.6% were non-families. 36.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.94.
The median age in the town was 40.4 years. 24% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.
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Updated: 23rd January, 2019 5:16 AM.