Choctaw Lake, Ohio

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Choctaw Lake, Ohio
CDP
Location of Choctaw Lake, Ohio
Location of Choctaw Lake, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°57′45″N 83°29′16″W / 39.96250°N 83.48778°W / 39.96250; -83.48778Coordinates: 39°57′45″N 83°29′16″W / 39.96250°N 83.48778°W / 39.96250; -83.48778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Madison
Area
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,040 ft (317 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,562
 • Density 1,946.0/sq mi (751.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-14288[2]
GNIS feature ID 1867450[1]

Choctaw Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Madison County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,562 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Choctaw Lake is located at 39°57′45″N 83°29′16″W / 39.962542°N 83.487690°W / 39.962542; -83.487690.[3] Madison County in London, Ohio.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), of which, 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it (33.33%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,562 people, 581 households, and 493 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,946.0 people per square mile (753.9/km2). There were 623 housing units at an average density of 776.2/sq mi (300.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.65% White, 0.26% African American, 0.19% Native American, 2.75% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 581 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.8% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.0% were non-families. 11.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $81,644, and the median income for a family was $86,670. Males had a median income of $47,652 versus $40,588 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $30,624. About 4.0% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Resident Life[edit]

Choctaw Lake is a private community, supported by the Choctaw Lake Property Owner's Association. There are various activities to do on the lake such as tubing, wake boarding, water skiing, jet skiing, etc. The neighborhood is relatively safe and have a very low crime rate. The community is patrolled 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by special deputies of the Madison County Sheriff's Office. There is a local pizza shop as well as a beach and activity center where more holidays such as the 4th of July is celebrated.

Notable Residents[edit]

Bryan Robinson - Consensus All-Time Best Athlete in Madison County. Holds the London High School men's basketball record for dunks in a single game with two (2).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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