New Carlisle, Ohio
|New Carlisle, Ohio|
|• Total||2.76 sq mi (7.15 km2)|
|• Land||2.74 sq mi (7.10 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)|
|Elevation||899 ft (274 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||5,737|
|• Density||2,111.3/sq mi (815.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1065113|
New Carlisle is located at (39.940314, -84.029634).
The median income for a household in the city was $39,081, and the median income for a family was $43,320. Males had a median income of $33,413 versus $21,449 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,490. About 9.4% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.4% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2010, there were 5,785 people, 2,214 households, and 1,489 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,111.3 inhabitants per square mile (815.2 /km2). There were 2,389 housing units at an average density of 871.9 per square mile (336.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.1% White, 0.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 7.6% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.3% of the population.
There were 2,214 households of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.7% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14% 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 3.12.
The median age in the city was 36.2 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.3% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
New Carlisle was established in 1810 and incorporated as an Ohio city in 1973.
On June 10, 1933, the infamous John Dillinger committed his first bank robbery, taking $10,000 from the New Carlisle National Bank, which occupied the building which still stands at the southeast corner of Main Street and Jefferson Street (state routes 235 and 571) in New Carlisle.
The community was portrayed as the hometown location of the fictional Babs Knievans' Bar and Grill and "Hiney Wine" used as a daily comedy sketch and mock radio ad by local radio personalities John King and Terry Dorsey on Dayton radio station WING (AM) in the 1980s.
Radio ads invited listeners to visit the "Hiney Winery, a block and a bridge past beautiful downtown New Carlisle!"
New Carlisle is in the Tecumseh Local Schools district, formerly known as New Carlisle-Bethel Local District. Part of New Carlisle is still annexed to Bethel Local Schools in Miami County.
New Carlisle has many churches. It is home to First Baptist Church of New Carlisle, New Carlisle Church of Christ, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Carlisle Methodist Church, Park Layne Church of God, New Carlisle Church of the Nazarene, New Carlisle Church of the Brethren, Lake Avenue Christian Church and many others. Many New Carlisle churches offer free hot meals on certain days of the week. For example, the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren offers a free meal every Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Notable natives and residents
- General Frederick Funston
- Roy J. Plunkett - inventor of Teflon
- Tyler Maynard - Broadway actor
- Wayne Embry - former NBA player, 1999 inductee to Basketball Hall of Fame, former player at Tecumseh High School, former NBA General Manager for the Milwaukee Bucks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Toronto Raptors.
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