Location of Manchester, Ohio
|• Mayor||Roy Carpenter|
|• Total||1.29 sq mi (3.34 km2)|
|• Land||1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||505 ft (154 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||2,003|
|• Density||1,580.5/sq mi (610.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1061465|
Manchester has a full-time Police department that has 3 officers. The Manchester Fire/Rescue/EMS has 50 members including 3 full-time EMS personnel and operates in Manchester Village, Manchester Township, and Sprigg Township.
Manchester is located at (38.689546, -83.609263).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.29 square miles (3.34 km2), of which, 1.28 square miles (3.32 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,023 people, 818 households, and 527 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,580.5 inhabitants per square mile (610.2 /km2). There were 1,032 housing units at an average density of 806.3 per square mile (311.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
There were 818 households of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.4% were married couples living together, 19.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.05.
The median age in the village was 38.1 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,043 people, 882 households, and 555 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,894.5 people per square mile (730.4/km²). There were 1,027 housing units at an average density of 952.4/mi² (367.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.50% White, 0.15% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 1.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.
There were 882 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the village the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $23,140, and the median income for a family was $28,641. Males had a median income of $29,539 versus $20,179 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,535. About 19.1% of families and 23.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.7% of those under the age of 18 and 23.3% of those 65 and older.
Notable natives and residents
- Donald Hoobler - served in Easy Company 506th PIR during World War II
- Jack Roush - founder, CEO, and owner of Roush Fenway Racing
- William L. Strong - former Mayor of New York City
- Doug White - a Republican politician and former President of the Ohio Senate
- Wayne T. Frye- 1952 Olympic Gold Medalist. Colonel, USAF, 266 aerial combat missions, Southeast Asia. 2 Silver Stars, Bronze Star, 6 Distinguished Flying Crosses, 16 Air Medals, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart.
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