Olde West Chester, Ohio

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Olde West Chester, Ohio
Census-designated place
Location of Olde West Chester, Ohio
Location of Olde West Chester, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°19′56″N 84°24′26″W / 39.33222°N 84.40722°W / 39.33222; -84.40722Coordinates: 39°19′56″N 84°24′26″W / 39.33222°N 84.40722°W / 39.33222; -84.40722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Butler
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 240
 • Density 672/sq mi (259.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-58149[2]
GNIS feature ID 1852239[1]

Olde West Chester is a census-designated place (CDP) in West Chester Township, Butler County, Ohio, United States. The population was 240 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Olde West Chester was originally known as Mechanicsburg, and under the latter name was laid out in 1817 by Hezekiah Smith.[4]

Geography[edit]

Originally called simply "West Chester", Olde West Chester is located in the center of West Chester Township at 39°19′56″N 84°24′26″W / 39.33222°N 84.40722°W / 39.33222; -84.40722 (39.332107, -84.407229).[5] It is bordered to the west by the CDP of Beckett Ridge.

Interstate 75 forms the northwestern edge of the CDP, with access from Exit 21 to the north and Exit 19 to the south. Cincinnati-Dayton Road, formerly U.S. Route 25, the Dixie Highway, is the main street through the community. Downtown Cincinnati is 19 miles (31 km) to the south, and Dayton is 34 miles (55 km) to the north.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Olde West Chester CDP has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.9 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 232 people, 85 households, and 62 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 666.8 people per square mile (255.9/km²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 261.6/sq mi (100.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.38% White, 4.31% African American, 1.29% Native American, 1.29% Asian, 1.29% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.72% of the population.

There were 85 households out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 15.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 36.2% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $85,159, and the median income for a family was $87,187. Males had a median income of $45,357 versus $31,667 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $29,342. About 11.9% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 50.0% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Olde West Chester CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ Bartlow, Bert Surene (1905). Centennial History of Butler County, Ohio. B. F. Bowen. p. 352. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Jim Blount. The 1900s: 100 Years in the History of Butler County, Ohio. Hamilton, Ohio: Past Present Press, 2000.
  • Butler County Engineer's Office. Butler County Official Transportation Map, 2003. Fairfield Township, Butler County, Ohio: The Office, 2003.
  • A History and Biographical Cyclopaedia of Butler County, Ohio with Illustrations and Sketches of Its Representative Men and Pioneers. Cincinnati, Ohio: Western Biographical Publishing Company, 1882. [1]

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