Byesville, Ohio

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Byesville, Ohio
Village
West Main Street c. 1910
West Main Street c. 1910
Location of Byesville, Ohio
Location of Byesville, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°58′8″N 81°32′28″W / 39.96889°N 81.54111°W / 39.96889; -81.54111Coordinates: 39°58′8″N 81°32′28″W / 39.96889°N 81.54111°W / 39.96889; -81.54111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Guernsey
Township Jackson
Incorporated 1882
Established 1856
Government
 • Mayor Ray Watson
 • Founder Jonathan Bye
Area[1]
 • Total 1.19 sq mi (3.08 km2)
 • Land 1.19 sq mi (3.08 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 817 ft (249 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,438
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 2,420
 • Density 2,048.7/sq mi (791.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43723
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-10716[5]
GNIS feature ID 1056747[2]

Byesville /ˈbzvɪl/[6] is a village in Guernsey County, Ohio, United States, along Wills Creek. The population was 2,438 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Byesville is located at 39°58′8″N 81°32′28″W / 39.96889°N 81.54111°W / 39.96889; -81.54111 (39.968985, -81.541087).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.19 square miles (3.08 km2), all of it land.[1] Byesville is drained by Wills Creek.

The village is crossed by Interstate 77, Ohio State Route 209, Ohio State Route 821 and Interstate 70 about 2 mi. north of the village.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,438 people, 1,027 households, and 673 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,048.7 inhabitants per square mile (791.0 /km2). There were 1,105 housing units at an average density of 928.6 per square mile (358.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 1,027 households of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.5% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the village was 39.2 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,574 people, 1,064 households, and 706 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,642.6 people per square mile (1,024.6/km²). There were 1,139 housing units at an average density of 1,169.4 per square mile (453.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.06% White, 0.19% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 1,064 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $28,136, and the median income for a family was $35,690. Males had a median income of $29,673 versus $18,346 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,270. About 10.9% of families and 15.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under age 18 and 18.5% of those age 65 or over.

Economy[edit]

Plastech operated a manufacturing plant in Byesville until late June 2008. Municipal officials are trying to find ways to market the site to find a new corporate tenant.currently no jobs in or around the area

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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