Gibsonburg, Ohio

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Gibsonburg, Ohio
Village
Location of Gibsonburg, Ohio
Location of Gibsonburg, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°23′6″N 83°19′18″W / 41.38500°N 83.32167°W / 41.38500; -83.32167Coordinates: 41°23′6″N 83°19′18″W / 41.38500°N 83.32167°W / 41.38500; -83.32167
Country United States
State Ohio
County Sandusky
Government
 • Mayor Greg Gerwin
Area[1]
 • Total 2.88 sq mi (7.46 km2)
 • Land 2.40 sq mi (6.22 km2)
 • Water 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
Elevation[2] 686 ft (209 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,581
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 2,602
 • Density 1,075.4/sq mi (415.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43431
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-30072[5]
GNIS feature ID 1061095[2]

Gibsonburg is a village in Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,581 at the 2010 census. The National Arbor Day Foundation has designated Gibsonburg as a Tree City USA.

History[edit]

Gibsonburg had its start in the year 1871, when General William H. Gibson laid out the town after the railroad had been extended to that point.[6][7] Gibsonburg was incorporated as a village in 1880.[8]

Geography[edit]

Gibsonburg is located at 41°23′6″N 83°19′18″W / 41.38500°N 83.32167°W / 41.38500; -83.32167 (41.384999, -83.321794).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.88 square miles (7.46 km2), of which, 2.40 square miles (6.22 km2) is land and 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,581 people, 982 households, and 656 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,075.4 inhabitants per square mile (415.2 /km2). There were 1,065 housing units at an average density of 443.8 per square mile (171.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.2% White, 0.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 3.4% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.6% of the population.

There were 982 households of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.2% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the village was 36.9 years. 26.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.1% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5][not in citation given] of 2000, there were 2,506 people, 949 households, and 661 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,004.7 people per square mile (388.6/km²). There were 999 housing units at an average density of 400.5 per square mile (154.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.62% White, 0.32% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 4.47% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. 8.30% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 949 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,986, and the median income for a family was $49,044. Males had a median income of $36,121 versus $22,212 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,482. 6.5% of the population and 5.3% of families were living below the poverty line, including 8% of those under the age of 18 and 5.9% of those 65 and older.

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. ^ Meek, Basil (1909). Twentieth Century History of Sandusky County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Whipporwill Publications. p. 324. 
  7. ^ Everett, Homer (1882). History of Sandusky County, Ohio: With Portraits and Biographies. H. Z. Williams & Bro. p. 801. 
  8. ^ Meek, Basil (1909). Twentieth Century History of Sandusky County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Whipporwill Publications. p. 325. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.