Burkettsville, Ohio

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Burkettsville, Ohio
Village
Location of Burkettsville, Ohio
Location of Burkettsville, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°21′8″N 84°38′38″W / 40.35222°N 84.64389°W / 40.35222; -84.64389Coordinates: 40°21′8″N 84°38′38″W / 40.35222°N 84.64389°W / 40.35222; -84.64389
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Mercer, Darke
Area[1]
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 244
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 245
 • Density 1,355.6/sq mi (523.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45310
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-10296[5]
GNIS feature ID 1060909[2]

Burkettsville /ˈbɜrkɛtsvɪl/[6] is a village in Darke and Mercer counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 244 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Burkettsville was founded after the construction of a railroad line through northern Darke County in 1883. It was one of the last communities to be established in northern Darke or southern Mercer counties. [7]

Geography[edit]

Burkettsville is located at 40°21′8″N 84°38′38″W / 40.35222°N 84.64389°W / 40.35222; -84.64389 (40.352166, -84.643911).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 244 people, 96 households, and 76 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,355.6 inhabitants per square mile (523.4 /km2). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 577.8 per square mile (223.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.2% White and 0.8% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 96 households of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.8% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 35.7 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 24.6% were from 45 to 64; and 16.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.9% male and 47.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 254 people, 94 households, and 72 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,531.5 people per square mile (576.9/km²). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 596.9 per square mile (224.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.82% White, 0.39% Native American, and 0.79% from two or more races.

There were 94 households out of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the village the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 15.7% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,833, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $31,827 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,244. None of the families and 0.8% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 4.3% of those over 64.

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. ^ http://scrippsjschool.org/pronunciation/
  7. ^ Wilson, Frazer. History of Darke County Ohio: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Vol. 1. Milford: Hobart, 1914, 565.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.