Rarden, Ohio

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Rarden, Ohio
Village
An ornate house in the village
An ornate house in the village
Location of Rarden, Ohio
Location of Rarden, Ohio
Coordinates: 38°55′24″N 83°14′32″W / 38.92333°N 83.24222°W / 38.92333; -83.24222Coordinates: 38°55′24″N 83°14′32″W / 38.92333°N 83.24222°W / 38.92333; -83.24222
Country United States
State Ohio
County Scioto
Rarden Volunteer Fire Department 1960
Government
 • Type Village
 • Mayor Delbert Copas
 • Fire Chief Roger McAllister
Area[1]
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 159
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 157
 • Density 757.1/sq mi (292.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45671
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-65508[5]
GNIS feature ID 1061585[2]

Rarden is a village in Scioto County, Ohio, United States. The population was 159 at the 2010 census.[6] It was originally called "Moccasin" by early Pennsylvania settlers, and it originated in 1846.[7]

Geography[edit]

Rarden is located at 38°55′24″N 83°14′32″W / 38.92333°N 83.24222°W / 38.92333; -83.24222 (38.923254, -83.242248).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 159 people, 67 households, and 46 families residing in the village. The population density was 757.1 inhabitants per square mile (292.3 /km2). There were 82 housing units at an average density of 390.5 per square mile (150.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.4% White and 0.6% Asian.

There were 67 households of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the village was 42.5 years. 23.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 176 people, 69 households, and 48 families residing in the village. The population density was 860.8 people per square mile (339.8/km²). There were 82 housing units at an average density of 401.1 per square mile (158.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.18% White, 3.41% Native American, 0.57% from other races, and 2.84% from two or more races.

There were 69 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 35.2% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,781, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $28,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,247. About 1.6% of families and 1.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 2.8% of those sixty five or over.

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): Rarden village, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 29, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Portsmouth Area Resource Guide, 2007-2008". The Community Common. 2007-07-29. p. 7. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.