The John Reaves House in Freeport is listed on the National Register of Historic Places listings
Location of Freeport, Ohio
|• Total||0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)|
|• Land||0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||997 ft (304 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||365|
|• Density||615.0/sq mi (237.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1048760|
Freeport is located at (40.211124, -81.266457).
As of the census of 2010, there were 369 people, 161 households, and 87 families residing in the village. The population density was 615.0 inhabitants per square mile (237.5 /km2). There were 181 housing units at an average density of 301.7 per square mile (116.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White and 2.4% from two or more races.
There were 161 households of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.6% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.0% were non-families. 39.1% 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 2.29 and the average family size was 3.16.
The median age in the village was 41.2 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 398 people, 170 households, and 99 families residing in the village. The population density was 664.5 people per square mile (256.1/km²). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 333.9 per square mile (128.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.49% White, 0.50% Native American, 0.25% Asian, and 0.75% from two or more races.
There were 170 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the village the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 85.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.1 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $18,558, and the median income for a family was $35,833. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $14,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,877. About 11.5% of families and 19.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.6% of those under age 18 and 12.9% of those age 65 or over.
In early 1926, a family from the city of Ramlin, Germany moved to the town of Freeport, Ohio. With them they brought live stock to include 15 Llamas, 35 Donkeys, 4 chickens, and 2 children. Of the four children, three suffered a cruel fate. On a late spring day, Margaret Koch went for a swim in Still Water Creek, where she later found washed on shore, no one knows the cause of death. Evidence arose later that year which may have indicated that Margaret was not the biological daughter of Tomas Koch, her father, who became the key suspect in the case. He was later indicted due to lack of evidence. Their last remaining, a son by the name of Clifford, was tried for the murder of Eluvia Hunt, a prostitute known to frequent main street. It had come to light that Clifford had gotten Eluvia pregnant, later killing her and the baby.....
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