Harrisville, Ohio

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Harrisville, Ohio
Village
Location of Harrisville, Ohio
Location of Harrisville, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°10′55″N 80°53′13″W / 40.18194°N 80.88694°W / 40.18194; -80.88694Coordinates: 40°10′55″N 80°53′13″W / 40.18194°N 80.88694°W / 40.18194; -80.88694
Country United States
State Ohio
County Harrison
Area[1]
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,250 ft (381 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 235
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 234
 • Density 1,566.7/sq mi (604.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43974
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-34090[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048821[2]

Harrisville is a village in Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The population was 235 at the 2010 census.

During Morgan's Raid, a decisive Union victory in the Civil War in 1863, Confederate Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan traveled through the Moorefield, Harrisville, New Athens, Smithfield, New Alexandria, Wintersville, Two Ridge, Richmond, East Springfield, Bergholz, and Monroeville on his way to defeat at the Battle of Salineville.

History[edit]

Harrisville was platted by John Wells, Thomas Gray, Store Hutchinson, and Robert Dutton on October 19, 1814. The plat was filed on January 9, 1815 with John Wells as proprietor.[6]

Geography[edit]

Harrisville is located at 40°10′55″N 80°53′13″W / 40.18194°N 80.88694°W / 40.18194; -80.88694 (40.181820, -80.886956).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 235 people, 99 households, and 66 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,566.7 inhabitants per square mile (604.9 /km2). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 800.0 per square mile (308.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.6% White and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 99 households of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% 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 2.86.

The median age in the village was 41.2 years. 18.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 30.6% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 259 people, 107 households, and 66 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,713.3 people per square mile (666.7/km²). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 800.4 per square mile (311.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.61% White and 0.39% Asian.

There were 107 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% 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 3.08.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $26,750, and the median income for a family was $38,438. Males had a median income of $31,563 versus $16,563 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,732. About 3.3% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 10.9% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ Charles Augustus Hanna (1900). Historical collections of Harrison County, in the State of Ohio. Genealogical Publishing Com. p. 114. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.