Bowersville, Ohio

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Bowersville, Ohio
Village
Location of Bowersville, Ohio
Location of Bowersville, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°34′49″N 83°43′25″W / 39.58028°N 83.72361°W / 39.58028; -83.72361Coordinates: 39°34′49″N 83°43′25″W / 39.58028°N 83.72361°W / 39.58028; -83.72361
Country United States
State Ohio
County Greene
Area[1]
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 312
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 314
 • Density 2,080.0/sq mi (803.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45307
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-07930[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048537[2]

Bowersville is a village in Greene County, Ohio, United States. The population was 312 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Bowersville was founded in 1848. It was named for Peter Bowermaster, who owned a store there when the town was platted.[6] Norman Vincent Peale was born in Bowersville.

Geography[edit]

Bowersville is located at 39°34′49″N 83°43′25″W / 39.58028°N 83.72361°W / 39.58028; -83.72361 (39.580198, -83.723635).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 312 people, 119 households, and 89 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,080.0 inhabitants per square mile (803.1/km2). There were 134 housing units at an average density of 893.3 per square mile (344.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.1% White, 0.6% African American, 0.3% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 119 households of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.2% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the village was 36 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.4% were from 45 to 64; and 13.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 290 people, 111 households, and 85 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,101.3 people per square mile (799.8/km²). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 876.7 per square mile (333.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.28% White, 0.34% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 111 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 108.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,406, and the median income for a family was $38,846. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,132. None of the families and 2.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.3% of those over 64.

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