North Bend, Ohio

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North Bend, Ohio
Village
William Henry Harrison greets a visitor at the “First building on North Bend” in an 1840 lithograph
William Henry Harrison greets a visitor at the “First building on North Bend” in an 1840 lithograph
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 39°8′59″N 84°44′45″W / 39.14972°N 84.74583°W / 39.14972; -84.74583Coordinates: 39°8′59″N 84°44′45″W / 39.14972°N 84.74583°W / 39.14972; -84.74583
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
Township Miami
Government
 • Type Mayor-council government
 • Mayor Terry R. Simpson (R)
Area[1]
 • Total 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land 1.07 sq mi (2.77 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Elevation[2] 574 ft (175 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 857
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 858
 • Density 800.9/sq mi (309.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45052
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-56182[5]
GNIS feature ID 1065159[2]
Website www.northbendohio.org

North Bend is a village in Miami Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 857 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

North Bend was founded in 1789. It was incorporated as a village in 1845.[7] North Bend was named for its location where the Ohio River meanders to the north.[8]

President Benjamin Harrison was born in North Bend. It was the home of his grandfather, President William Henry Harrison. North Bend is the location of the grave of John Cleves Symmes at Congress Green Cemetery and of the William Henry Harrison Tomb State Memorial, the grave of William Henry Harrison.[9] John Scott Harrison, the only man in U.S. history to be the son of a president and the father of a president, was born in North Bend and is buried in his father's vault in North Bend.

Geography[edit]

North Bend is located at 39°8′59″N 84°44′45″W / 39.14972°N 84.74583°W / 39.14972; -84.74583 (39.149658, -84.745828).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2), of which 1.07 square miles (2.77 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 857 people, 370 households, and 278 families residing in the village. The population density was 800.9 inhabitants per square mile (309.2/km2). There were 412 housing units at an average density of 385.0 per square mile (148.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.6% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 370 households of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.9% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the village was 52.7 years. 15.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.8% were from 25 to 44; 37.3% were from 45 to 64; and 23.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 603 people, 253 households, and 182 families residing in the village. The population density was 560.3 people per square mile (215.6/km²). There were 290 housing units at an average density of 269.5 per square mile (103.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.83% White and 0.17% African American.

There were 253 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the village the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $51,979, and the median income for a family was $60,833. Males had a median income of $45,000 versus $26,563 for females. The per capita income for the village was $28,792. About 4.9% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.

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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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): North Bend village, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 1, 2012. 
  7. ^ Hellmann, Paul T. (May 13, 2013). "Historical Gazetteer of the United States". Routledge. p. 868. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  8. ^ Knepper, George W. (2003). "Ohio and Its People". Kent State University Press. p. 64. Retrieved 2 December 2013. 
  9. ^ Clarke, S. J. (1912). Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912, Volume 2. The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 532. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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