Luckey, Ohio

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Luckey, Ohio
Village
Location of Luckey, Ohio
Location of Luckey, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°27′3″N 83°29′6″W / 41.45083°N 83.48500°W / 41.45083; -83.48500Coordinates: 41°27′3″N 83°29′6″W / 41.45083°N 83.48500°W / 41.45083; -83.48500
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Area[1]
 • Total 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Land 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 666 ft (203 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,012
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,026
 • Density 1,466.7/sq mi (566.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43443
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-45332[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048939[2]
Website http://luckeyohio.org/

Luckey is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,012 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Luckey is located at 41°27′3″N 83°29′6″W / 41.45083°N 83.48500°W / 41.45083; -83.48500 (41.450889, -83.484872).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2), all of it land.[1]

History[edit]

Luckey was named for Captain James B. Luckey, who served in the US Army from 1861 to 1864.[7] In 1879 he bought 180 acres of land and built a saw mill on the site of the village. In 1881 Isaac Krotzer surveyed the town, and several businesses were established including a post office, stave factory, and hotel.[8]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,012 people, 383 households, and 283 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,466.7 inhabitants per square mile (566.3 /km2). There were 405 housing units at an average density of 587.0 per square mile (226.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White, 0.2% African American, 0.8% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.

There were 383 households of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.1% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the village was 36.7 years. 26.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 24.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 998 people, 357 households, and 279 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,475.0 people per square mile (566.7/km²). There were 376 housing units at an average density of 555.7 per square mile (213.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.59% White, 0.20% African American, 2.00% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.21% of the population.

There were 357 households out of which 43.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the village the population was spread out with 32.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $47,917, and the median income for a family was $51,382. Males had a median income of $40,278 versus $24,338 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,678. About 2.6% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 1.4% of those age 65 or over.

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