Ostrander, Ohio

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Ostrander, Ohio
Village
Location of Ostrander, Ohio
Location of Ostrander, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°15′57″N 83°12′40″W / 40.26583°N 83.21111°W / 40.26583; -83.21111Coordinates: 40°15′57″N 83°12′40″W / 40.26583°N 83.21111°W / 40.26583; -83.21111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
Area[1]
 • Total 0.84 sq mi (2.18 km2)
 • Land 0.84 sq mi (2.18 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 643
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 656
 • Density 765.5/sq mi (295.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43061
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-58940[5]
GNIS feature ID 1044206[2]

Ostrander is a village in Delaware County, Ohio, United States. The population was 643 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Ostrander was laid out in 1852, and incorporated as a village in 1875. It was named for one Mr. Ostrander, surveyor for the railroad.[6]

Geography[edit]

Ostrander is located at 40°15′57″N 83°12′40″W / 40.26583°N 83.21111°W / 40.26583; -83.21111 (40.265769, -83.211148).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.84 square miles (2.18 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 643 people, 221 households, and 175 families residing in the village. The population density was 765.5 inhabitants per square mile (295.6/km2). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 273.8 per square mile (105.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.7% White, 0.5% African American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 221 households of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.8% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.24.

The median age in the village was 35 years. 32.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 8.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 405 people, 148 households, and 111 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,218.5 people per square mile (473.9/km²). There were 156 housing units at an average density of 469.3 per square mile (182.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.02% White, 0.25% African American, 0.25% Native American, and 1.48% from two or more races.

There were 148 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 35.1% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $49,583, and the median income for a family was $49,375. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $27,751. About 6.3% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.4% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives[edit]

Ben Curtis - pro golfer

Public services[edit]

Law enforcement in Ostrander is the responsibility of the Ostrander Police Department; fire protection is provided by the Scioto Township Fire Department, and emergency medical services are provided by the Delaware County EMS.[8][9][10]

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. ^ History of Delaware County and Ohio. O. L. Baskin & Company. 1880. p. 490. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ Ostrander Police Department
  9. ^ Scioto Township Fire Department
  10. ^ Delaware County EMS