Genoa, Ohio

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Genoa, Ohio
Village
Location of Genoa, Ohio
Location of Genoa, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°31′16″N 83°21′41″W / 41.52111°N 83.36139°W / 41.52111; -83.36139Coordinates: 41°31′16″N 83°21′41″W / 41.52111°N 83.36139°W / 41.52111; -83.36139
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ottawa
Area[1]
 • Total 1.55 sq mi (4.01 km2)
 • Land 1.55 sq mi (4.01 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 627 ft (191 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,336
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 2,332
 • Density 1,507.1/sq mi (581.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43430
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-29722[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048774[2]

Genoa is a village in Ottawa County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,336 at the 2010 census. The city was renamed to Genoa in 1857 after the famous Italian city, from the previous, founding name of Stony Station.[6]

Geography[edit]

Genoa is located at 41°31′16″N 83°21′41″W / 41.52111°N 83.36139°W / 41.52111; -83.36139 (41.521021, -83.361286).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.55 square miles (4.01 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Local teenagers attend Genoa Area High School

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,336 people, 944 households, and 603 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,507.1 inhabitants per square mile (581.9 /km2). There were 1,017 housing units at an average density of 656.1 per square mile (253.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.8% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.4% of the population.

There were 944 households of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the village was 40.6 years. 22.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 19.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,230 people, 851 households, and 582 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,490.3 people per square mile (574.0/km²). There were 883 housing units at an average density of 590.1 per square mile (227.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.07% White, 0.36% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.47% from other races, and 1.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.82% of the population.

There were 851 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $43,750, and the median income for a family was $49,784. Males had a median income of $39,554 versus $22,452 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,532. About 1.9% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 1.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[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. ^ "Village of Genoa, Ohio - Our History". Retrieved 2013-03-14. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.