Napoleon, Ohio

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Napoleon, Ohio
City
Motto: "Heartland Values, Flowing Opportunities"
Location of Napoleon, Ohio
Location of Napoleon, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°23′31″N 84°7′36″W / 41.39194°N 84.12667°W / 41.39194; -84.12667Coordinates: 41°23′31″N 84°7′36″W / 41.39194°N 84.12667°W / 41.39194; -84.12667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Henry
Government
 • Mayor Ronald Behm
 • City Council

John Helberg, President
Jeffrey C Marihugh
Heather Wilson
Jason Maassel

Christopher Ridley

Travis Sheaffer
 • City Manager Jon Bisher
 • City Law Director Trevor Hayberger
 • City Finance Director Greg Heath
Area[1]
 • Total 6.59 sq mi (17.07 km2)
 • Land 6.19 sq mi (16.03 km2)
 • Water 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
Elevation[2] 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 8,749
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 8,680
 • Density 1,413.4/sq mi (545.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 43545, 43550
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-53550[5]
GNIS feature ID 1043773[2]
Website http://www.napoleonohio.cc/

Napoleon is a city in and the county seat of Henry County, Ohio, United States,[6] along the Maumee River. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 8,749.

History[edit]

The City of Napoleon was founded in 1834. Four buildings in Napoleon are listed on the National Register of Historic Places: the county courthouse, the sheriff's house and jail, First Presbyterian Church, and St. Augustine's Catholic Church.[7]

Geography[edit]

Napoleon is located at 41°23′31″N 84°7′36″W / 41.39194°N 84.12667°W / 41.39194; -84.12667 (41.392028, -84.126648).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.59 square miles (17.07 km2), of which, 6.19 square miles (16.03 km2) is land and 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 566
1860 1,139 101.2%
1870 2,018 77.2%
1880 3,032 50.2%
1890 2,764 −8.8%
1900 3,639 31.7%
1910 4,007 10.1%
1920 4,143 3.4%
1930 4,545 9.7%
1940 4,825 6.2%
1950 5,335 10.6%
1960 6,739 26.3%
1970 7,791 15.6%
1980 8,615 10.6%
1990 8,884 3.1%
2000 9,318 4.9%
2010 8,749 −6.1%
Est. 2012 8,680 −0.8%
Sources:[9][10][11][12][13][14][5][15]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 8,749 people, 3,640 households, and 2,325 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,413.4 inhabitants per square mile (545.7/km2). There were 4,063 housing units at an average density of 656.4 per square mile (253.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.7% White, 0.9% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 2.9% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.0% of the population.

There were 3,640 households of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 30.6% 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 2.36 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 39.2 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 17.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 9,318 people, 3,813 households, and 2,470 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,668.1 people per square mile (643.6/km²). There were 4,066 housing units at an average density of 727.9 per square mile (280.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.63% White, 0.84% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 3.52% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.34% of the population.

There were 3,813 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,467, and the median income for a family was $45,776. Males had a median income of $33,702 versus $23,475 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,078. About 18.9% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 99 or over.

Economy[edit]

Napoleon's economy is based on the manufacturing of a variety of goods. A major employer is the world's largest Campbell's Soup Company plant,[16][17] located on the southeastern end of the city; also Tenneco owns one their largest Elastomer Plants there.[18] Napoleon is also home to the Northwest Ohio Technology Society.[19]

Clear Channel Communications owns the local radio station licensed to Napoleon, WNDH 103.1 FM "The One",[20] which features an adult contemporary music format.

Public services[edit]

Police department[edit]

The Napoleon Police Department serves the City of Napoleon. The Department has 23 members. The Chief, 4 Lieutenants, 2 Detectives, 10 Patrol Officers, and 6 Civilian dispatchers and an Auxiliary Police Force. The department operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and dispatch the police department, the Napoleon Fire and Rescue services, along with the enhanced 911 system for the city and emergency utility call-outs.

The department has 8 patrol vehicles, the primary patrol vehicles being the Ford Explorer, Dodge Charger; and other various vehicles. The Napoleon City Police Department handles about 14,000 calls a year.


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 c "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties". Statistics of the Population of the United States at the Tenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties". Statistics of the Population of the United States at the Tenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Population: Ohio". 1910 U.S. Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "Population: Ohio". 1930 US Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  13. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Ohio". 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  14. ^ "Ohio: Population and Housing Unit Counts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  16. ^ http://investor.campbellsoupcompany.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=88650&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1526612
  17. ^ http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/phillyinc/Campbell-Soup-to-boost-renewable-energy-use-at-Ohio-factory.html
  18. ^ http://www.tenneco.com/global_presence/facilities_directory/
  19. ^ http://www.merchantcircle.com/business/Northwest.Ohio.Technology.Society.419-868-8114
  20. ^ http://www.wndh1031.com/pages/contactus.html

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