Location of Riverlea within Ohio
Location of Riverlea within Franklin County
|• Total||0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)|
|• Land||0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||787 ft (240 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||555|
|• Density||3,633.3/sq mi (1,402.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1056491|
Riverlea is a village in Franklin County, Ohio, United States, surrounded by Worthington on its north, south, and east sides, and bordered on the west by the Olentangy River, across which is Columbus. Riverlea was incorporated in 1939, a small community that formed on former farmland. The population was 545 at the 2010 census.
In 2011, Riverlea and Worthington explored the possibility of the annexation of Riverlea to Worthington. Riverlea voters defeated the annexation.
Riverlea is located at (40.081054, -83.024379).
As of the census of 2010, there were 545 people, 221 households, and 153 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,633.3 inhabitants per square mile (1,402.8 /km2). There were 236 housing units at an average density of 1,573.3 per square mile (607.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.1% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.5% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.
There were 221 households of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.8% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.92.
The median age in the village was 44.5 years. 27% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 33.5% were from 45 to 64; and 15.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.0% male and 55.0% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 499 people, 229 households, and 149 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,100.1 people per square mile (1,204.2/km²). There were 238 housing units at an average density of 1,478.6 per square mile (574.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.19% White, 0.20% Native American, 1.80% Asian, 1.20% from other races, and 1.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.
There were 229 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.70.
In the village the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 1.8% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 34.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $94,737, and the median income for a family was $106,743. Males had a median income of $71,750 versus $47,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $49,374. None of the families and 0.8% of the population were living below the poverty line, with 2.1% of those over 64 and none under eighteen.
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