Rawson, Ohio

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Rawson, Ohio
Village
Location of Rawson, Ohio
Location of Rawson, Ohio
Location within Hancock County
Location within Hancock County
Coordinates: 40°57′25″N 83°47′5″W / 40.95694°N 83.78472°W / 40.95694; -83.78472Coordinates: 40°57′25″N 83°47′5″W / 40.95694°N 83.78472°W / 40.95694; -83.78472
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hancock
Area[1]
 • Total 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Land 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 814 ft (248 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 570
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 574
 • Density 1,425.0/sq mi (550.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 45841, 45881
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-65634[5]
GNIS feature ID 1044873[2]

Rawson is a village in Hancock County, Ohio, United States. The population was 570 at the 2010 census.

Rawson was the birthplace of Cassius Jackson Keyser, an American mathematician.

History[edit]

Rawson was laid out in 1855. It was named for L. Q. Rawson, the president of the Fremont and Indiana Railroad. Rawson was incorporated as a village in 1884.[6]

Geography[edit]

Rawson is located at 40°57′25″N 83°47′5″W / 40.95694°N 83.78472°W / 40.95694; -83.78472 (40.956896, -83.784686).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 570 people, 191 households, and 152 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,425.0 inhabitants per square mile (550.2 /km2). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 522.5 per square mile (201.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.6% White, 1.9% African American, 0.9% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 191 households of which 45.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.4% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.28.

The median age in the village was 30.8 years. 33.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.1% were from 25 to 44; 21.7% were from 45 to 64; and 8.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 465 people, 159 households, and 127 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,168.6 people per square mile (448.8/km²). There were 166 housing units at an average density of 417.2 per square mile (160.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.85% White, 0.22% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.43% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.08% of the population.

There were 159 households out of which 43.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.5% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the village the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $42,969, and the median income for a family was $43,542. Males had a median income of $31,528 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,259. About 6.3% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 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. ^ History of Hancock County, Ohio. Warner, Beers. 1886. p. 496. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.