New Bremen, Ohio

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New Bremen, Ohio
Village
Official seal of New Bremen, Ohio
Seal
Motto: Promise, Peace, Prosperity
Location of New Bremen, Ohio
Location of New Bremen, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°26′11″N 84°22′46″W / 40.43639°N 84.37944°W / 40.43639; -84.37944Coordinates: 40°26′11″N 84°22′46″W / 40.43639°N 84.37944°W / 40.43639; -84.37944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Auglaize
Government
 • Mayor Jeff Pape
Area[1]
 • Total 2.15 sq mi (5.57 km2)
 • Land 2.15 sq mi (5.57 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 945 ft (288 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,978
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 2,979
 • Density 1,385.1/sq mi (534.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45869
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-54194[5]
GNIS feature ID 1065111[2]
Website http://www.newbremen.com/

New Bremen (/ˈbrmʌn/) is a village in Auglaize County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,978 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Wapakoneta, Ohio Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The village was founded by German immigrants in 1833 and is named after Bremen. It is home to the Bicycle Museum of America.

History[edit]

The Miami and Erie Canal runs through New Bremen, locks from the canal are still located in the downtown area.

Geography[edit]

New Bremen is located at 40°26′11″N 84°22′46″W / 40.43639°N 84.37944°W / 40.43639; -84.37944 (40.436301, -84.379542).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.15 square miles (5.57 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,978 people, 1,145 households, and 841 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,385.1 inhabitants per square mile (534.8 /km2). There were 1,266 housing units at an average density of 588.8 per square mile (227.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.8% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 1,145 households of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.6% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the village was 38.2 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,909 people, 1,073 households, and 792 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,410.5 people per square mile (545.2/km²). There were 1,131 housing units at an average density of 548.4 per square mile (212.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.28% White, 0.03% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 1,073 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the village the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $51,643, and the median income for a family was $61,011. Males had a median income of $37,324 versus $24,979 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,401. About 0.8% of families and 1.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. 

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