Belmore, Ohio

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Belmore, Ohio
Village
Location of Belmore, Ohio
Location of Belmore, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°9′15″N 83°56′28″W / 41.15417°N 83.94111°W / 41.15417; -83.94111Coordinates: 41°9′15″N 83°56′28″W / 41.15417°N 83.94111°W / 41.15417; -83.94111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Putnam
Area[1]
 • Total 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Land 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 143
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 142
 • Density 332.6/sq mi (128.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45815
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-05396[5]
GNIS feature ID 1064411[2]

Belmore is a village in Putnam County, Ohio, United States. The population was 143 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Belmore is located at 41°9′15″N 83°56′28″W / 41.15417°N 83.94111°W / 41.15417; -83.94111 (41.154203, -83.940993).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all of it land.[1]

History[edit]

Founded in 1862 as Montgomeryville, the name was changed to Belmore in 1868. In 1870 there were two physicians in town as well as three general stores, a shoe store, a hotel, and two grocery stores. There was also a drug store, mill and wagon maker operating within the village limits.[7] The town peaked near the end of the 19th century with a population of 448 in 1880. By 1910, the population was below 300 and it dropped steadily throughout the first half of the 20th century. Throughout rest of the 20th century, the population has fluctuated between 160 and 320.

In recent years, the town has had a significant Hispanic population. In 1990, of Belmore's 161 residents, 70 of them were of Hispanic origin. Percentage-wise, this is among the highest in Ohio.[8]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 143 people, 40 households, and 33 families residing in the village. The population density was 332.6 inhabitants per square mile (128.4 /km2). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 127.9 per square mile (49.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 71.3% White, 0.7% Native American, 25.2% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 29.4% of the population.

There were 40 households of which 52.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 20.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 17.5% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.58 and the average family size was 3.88.

The median age in the village was 27.5 years. 39.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.3% were from 25 to 44; 21% were from 45 to 64; and 11.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 171 people, 50 households, and 42 families residing in the village. The population density was 401.4 people per square mile (153.5/km²). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 131.4 per square mile (50.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 77.19% White, 0.58% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 21.05% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.73% of the population.

There were 50 households out of which 48.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.0% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.42 and the average family size was 3.62.

In the village the population was spread out with 37.4% under the age of 42, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 4.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 83.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $37,143. Males had a median income of $35,375 versus $30,625 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,887. About 28.0% of families and 34.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 51.9% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ Putnam County Centennial History, 1834–1934 published by the Putnam County Pioneer Association.
  8. ^ Census Data, 1990.