Marseilles, Ohio

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Marseilles, Ohio
Village
Downtown Marseilles
Downtown Marseilles
Location of Marseilles, Ohio
Location of Marseilles, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°42′4″N 83°23′34″W / 40.70111°N 83.39278°W / 40.70111; -83.39278Coordinates: 40°42′4″N 83°23′34″W / 40.70111°N 83.39278°W / 40.70111; -83.39278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wyandot
Area[1]
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 876 ft (267 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 112
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 112
 • Density 1,120.0/sq mi (432.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-47992[5]
GNIS feature ID 1061474[2]

Marseilles is a village in Wyandot County, Ohio, United States. The population was 112 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Marseilles is located at 40°42′4″N 83°23′34″W / 40.70111°N 83.39278°W / 40.70111; -83.39278 (40.701207, -83.392672).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.[1]

State Route 67 runs through Marseilles, where it is the main street.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 112 people, 45 households, and 31 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,120.0 inhabitants per square mile (432.4 /km2). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 520.0 per square mile (200.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.1% White and 0.9% Native American.

There were 45 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 17.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.1% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 40 years. 29.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 124 people, 48 households, and 33 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,294.9 people per square mile (478.8/km²). There were 54 housing units at an average density of 563.9 per square mile (208.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.19% White and 0.81% African American.

There were 48 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 22.9% 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 2.58 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 36.3% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,000, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,852. There were 6.5% of families and 5.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 4.9% of under eighteens and 25.0% of those over 64.

Plane Crash[edit]

On March 5, 1967, Lake Central Flight 527 on route from Columbus to Toledo crashed in a field near the Wyandot/Hardin County Line in close proximity to the Village of Marseilles. The cause of the crash was determined to be fatigue on the propeller of the plane which separated and crashed through the cabin. All passengers, and crew on the plane (a total of 38 people) were killed in the crash.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.