Amsterdam, Ohio

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Amsterdam, Ohio
Village
Coming into Amsterdam from the east
Coming into Amsterdam from the east
Location of Amsterdam, Ohio
Location of Amsterdam, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°28′19″N 80°55′16″W / 40.47194°N 80.92111°W / 40.47194; -80.92111Coordinates: 40°28′19″N 80°55′16″W / 40.47194°N 80.92111°W / 40.47194; -80.92111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Jefferson
Township Springfield
Area[1]
 • Total 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Land 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 935 ft (285 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 511
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 498
 • Density 1,596.9/sq mi (616.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43903
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-01938[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048461[2]

Amsterdam is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. The population was 511 at the 2010 census. Residents of Amsterdam are commonly referred to as Amsterdamians. The community was founded by Dutch immigrant David Johnson.[6] It is part of the WeirtonSteubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Amsterdam was designed a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

History[edit]

Amsterdam was laid out in 1828.[7]

Geography[edit]

Amsterdam is located at 40°28′19″N 80°55′16″W / 40.47194°N 80.92111°W / 40.47194; -80.92111 (40.471814, -80.921194).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 511 people, 204 households, and 133 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,596.9 inhabitants per square mile (616.6 /km2). There were 235 housing units at an average density of 734.4 per square mile (283.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.0% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 204 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.8% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the village was 39.6 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.4% male and 53.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 568 people, 231 households, and 155 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,805.5 people per square mile (707.4/km²). There were 251 housing units at an average density of 797.8 per square mile (312.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.59% White, 0.18% African American and 1.23% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 231 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $24,583, and the median income for a family was $29,107. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $14,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,225. About 18.5% of families and 23.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.6% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education in the village of Amsterdam is provided by the Edison Local School District. Campuses serving the village include John Gregg Elementary School (Preschool-Grade 4), Springfield Middle School (Grades 5-8), and Edison High School [1] (Grades 9-12).

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