Lincoln Heights, Ohio

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Lincoln Heights, Ohio
Village
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 39°14′41″N 84°27′20″W / 39.24472°N 84.45556°W / 39.24472; -84.45556Coordinates: 39°14′41″N 84°27′20″W / 39.24472°N 84.45556°W / 39.24472; -84.45556
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 594 ft (181 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 3,286
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 3,366
 • Density 4,323.7/sq mi (1,669.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45215
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-43722[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048919[2]
Website www.lincolnheightsohio.org

Lincoln Heights is a village in Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 3,286 at the 2010 census.[6] It is a suburb of Cincinnati.

History[edit]

Lincoln Heights was founded in the 1920s by property developers as a suburban enclave for Black homeowners working in nearby industries.[7] It was incorporated as a village in 1946.[8]

Geography[edit]

Lincoln Heights is located at 39°14′41″N 84°27′20″W / 39.24472°N 84.45556°W / 39.24472; -84.45556 (39.244608, -84.455570).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 3,286 people, 1,287 households, and 803 families residing in the village. The population density was 4,323.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,669.4/km2). There were 1,564 housing units at an average density of 2,057.9 per square mile (794.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 1.7% White, 95.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 1,287 households of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 17.0% were married couples living together, 39.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.6% were non-families. 34.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% 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 3.30.

The median age in the village was 31.9 years. 30.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.2% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 12.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 43.3% male and 56.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 4,113 people, 1,593 households, and 1,062 families residing in the village. The population density was 5,566.1 people per square mile (2,146.0/km²). There were 1,762 housing units at an average density of 2,384.5 per square mile (919.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 0.95% White, 97.86% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.02% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 1,593 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 21.6% were married couples living together, 40.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the village the population was spread out with 34.2% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 74.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $19,834, and the median income for a family was $22,500. Males had a median income of $24,050 versus $21,858 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,121. About 26.6% of families and 29.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.0% of those under age 18 and 16.8% of those age 65 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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Lincoln Heights village, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 1, 2012. 
  7. ^ Smith, Carolyn F. (2009). Lincoln Heights. Arcadia Publishing. p. 8. ISBN 978-0-7385-6167-7. 
  8. ^ Cincinnati Magazine. Emmis Communications. July 2002. p. 11. ISSN 07468210. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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