McArthur, Ohio

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McArthur, Ohio
Village
Trinity Episcopal Church, a McArthur historic site
Trinity Episcopal Church, a McArthur historic site
Location of McArthur, Ohio
Location of McArthur, Ohio
Detailed map of McArthur
Detailed map of McArthur
Coordinates: 39°14′50″N 82°28′47″W / 39.24722°N 82.47972°W / 39.24722; -82.47972Coordinates: 39°14′50″N 82°28′47″W / 39.24722°N 82.47972°W / 39.24722; -82.47972
Country United States
State Ohio
County Vinton
Area[1]
 • Total 1.34 sq mi (3.47 km2)
 • Land 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,701
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,683
 • Density 1,278.9/sq mi (493.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45651
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-45696[5]
GNIS feature ID 1076353[2]

McArthur is a village in Vinton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,701 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Vinton County.[6]

History[edit]

McArthur was laid out and platted in 1815. It was named for Duncan McArthur, an army general in the War of 1812.[7]

Geography[edit]

McArthur is located at 39°14′50″N 82°28′47″W / 39.24722°N 82.47972°W / 39.24722; -82.47972 (39.247191, -82.479612).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.34 square miles (3.47 km2), of which, 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census,[3] there were 1,701 people, 700 households and 451 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,278.9 inhabitants per square mile (493.8/km2). There were 771 housing units at an average density of 579.7 per square mile (223.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.1% White, 0.1% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 700 households of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.4% were married couples living together, 19.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the village was 35.3 years. 27.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.7% male and 54.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[5] there were 1,888 people, 777 households and 512 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,416.2 per square mile (548.1/km²). There were 845 housing units at an average density of 633.8 per square mile (245.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.15% White, 0.11% African American, 0.26% Native American, and 1.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 777 households of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.1% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% 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 3.04.

30.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 83.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.4 males.

The median household income was $25,393 and the median family income was $33,026. Males had a median income of $30,109 compared with $21,354 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,623. About 24.7% of families and 27.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.9% of those under age 18 and 14.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011. 
  7. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio. Inter-State Publishing Co. 1883. pp. 1215–1216. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.