Beverly, Ohio

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Beverly, Ohio
Village
Location of Beverly, Ohio
Location of Beverly, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°32′56″N 81°38′10″W / 39.54889°N 81.63611°W / 39.54889; -81.63611Coordinates: 39°32′56″N 81°38′10″W / 39.54889°N 81.63611°W / 39.54889; -81.63611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Washington
Government
 • Mayor Clements Biedenbach [1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
Elevation [3] 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 1,313
 • Estimate (2012[5]) 1,304
 • Density 1,930.9/sq mi (745.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 45715, 45721
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-06222[6]
GNIS feature ID 1048521[3]
Fort Frye fortification at site of modern day Beverly, Ohio during the Northwest Indian War

Beverly is a village in Washington County, Ohio, United States. It is part of the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,313 at the 2010 census. The village is named after Beverly, Massachusetts.

History[edit]

Fort Frye was a defensive fortification on the Ohio frontier built in 1791 during the Northwest Indian War at the location of modern-day Beverly.

In March 1907, much of Beverly was flooded.

Notable residents[edit]

  • John Sherman, American political leader, briefly worked and lived in Beverly.

Geography[edit]

Beverly is located at 39°32′56″N 81°38′10″W / 39.54889°N 81.63611°W / 39.54889; -81.63611 (39.548790, -81.636030).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.79 square miles (2.05 km2), of which, 0.68 square miles (1.76 km2) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) is water.[2]

Beverly is located by the Muskingum River.

State Routes 60, 83, and 339 converge at Beverly.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 1,313 people, 545 households, and 338 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,930.9 inhabitants per square mile (745.5 /km2). There were 599 housing units at an average density of 880.9 per square mile (340.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.2% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Asian, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 545 households of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.8% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.0% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the village was 41.2 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 19.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,282 people, 556 households, and 351 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,757.6 people per square mile (678.1/km²). There were 604 housing units at an average density of 828.1 per square mile (319.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.38% White, 0.31% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.16% from two or more races. 0.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 556 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the village the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,798, and the median income for a family was $39,853. Males had a median income of $35,556 versus $19,196 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,597. 9.8% of the population and 8.4% of families were below the poverty line. 10.9% of those under the age of 18 and 10.1% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Education[edit]

Beverly is home to the Fort Frye School District. Its high school and junior high school are located in the village, plus an elementary school; two other elementary schools are located in Lowell and Lower Salem.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington County Election Results". Retrieved 2008-08-07. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  3. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  5. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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