Alexandria, Ohio

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Alexandria, Ohio
Village
Nickname(s): Alex (pronounced "Alec")
Motto: Building on the Past - Preparing for the Future
Location of Alexandria, Ohio
Location of Alexandria, Ohio
Location of Alexandria in Licking County
Location of Alexandria in Licking County
Coordinates: 40°5′23″N 82°36′47″W / 40.08972°N 82.61306°W / 40.08972; -82.61306Coordinates: 40°5′23″N 82°36′47″W / 40.08972°N 82.61306°W / 40.08972; -82.61306[1]
Country United States
State Ohio
County Licking
Area[2]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[3] 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 517
 • Estimate (2012[5]) 518
 • Density 2,068.0/sq mi (798.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43001
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-01154[6]
GNIS feature ID 1064308[3]
Website http://www.alexandriaoh.org

Alexandria is a village in Licking County, Ohio, United States. The population was 517 at the 2010 census. The town's most prominent claim to fame is that it is home to numerous members of the Comisford family.

Geography[edit]

Alexandria is located on State Route 37 about 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Johnstown, Ohio.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 517 people, 182 households, and 144 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,068.0 inhabitants per square mile (798.5 /km2). There were 203 housing units at an average density of 812.0 per square mile (313.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.5% White, 0.6% Native American, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 182 households of which 50.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.9% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the village was 34.9 years. 30.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.3% were from 25 to 44; 22.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 85 people, 29 households, and 22 families residing in the village. The population density was 523.1 people per square mile (205.1/km²). There were 30 housing units at an average density of 184.6 per square mile (72.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.82% White and 1.18% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 29 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.4% were married couples living together, and 24.1% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.45.

In the village the population was spread out with 34.1% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 15.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 107.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,688, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,235. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

Locations of interest[edit]

Located in town, Alexandria Public Library serves the residents of Alexandria. Fireman's Park, Lobdell Reserve, Parker Community Park, and the Fritz Drumm Field of Dreams are all located in or very near the village. The Alexandria Museum, on Main Street, is a small house museum.

Schooling[edit]

Residents of Alexandria and the surrounding areas attend Northridge Local School District, which includes: Northridge Primary (Located within Alexandria's limits), Northridge Intermediary, Northridge Middle School, and Northridge High School (Johnstown).

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