Roseville, Ohio

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Roseville, Ohio
Village
Location of Roseville, Ohio
Location of Roseville, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°48′21″N 82°4′32″W / 39.80583°N 82.07556°W / 39.80583; -82.07556Coordinates: 39°48′21″N 82°4′32″W / 39.80583°N 82.07556°W / 39.80583; -82.07556
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Perry, Muskingum
Townships Harrison, Clay
Government
 • Mayor Kim Dixon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)
 • Land 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,852
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,856
 • Density 2,645.7/sq mi (1,021.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43777
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-68560[5]
GNIS feature ID 1065247[2]

Roseville is a village in Muskingum and Perry counties in the U.S. state of Ohio, along Moxahala Creek. The population was 1,852 at the 2010 census. Roseville is served by a branch of the Muskingum County Library System.

History[edit]

Roseville was laid out in 1812 by Ezekiel Rose. It was initially named New Milford, but the name had been changed to Roseville by the time a post office was applied for in 1830. Roseville was incorporated in 1840, with Dr. James Little elected as the first mayor.

In 1833, Roseville contained one flouring mill, one saw mill, and one physician.[6]

The Roseville area was noted for its pottery production. The Roseville Pottery Company operated from around 1890 to 1954, and was a premiere producer of art pottery in the early 20th century. The Ransbottom Pottery Company was founded in Roseville in 1900, and later merged with Robinson Clay Products Company to become Robinson-Ransbottom Pottery Company; Robinson-Ransbottom ceased operations in 2005. The Ohio Ceramic Center, a pottery museum, is located just south of Roseville along State Route 93.

Geography[edit]

Roseville is located at 39°48′21″N 82°4′32″W / 39.80583°N 82.07556°W / 39.80583; -82.07556 (39.805708, -82.075592).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.71 square miles (1.84 km2), of which, 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,852 people, 699 households, and 492 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,645.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,021.5 /km2). There were 798 housing units at an average density of 1,140.0 per square mile (440.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 699 households of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 20.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.6% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the village was 33.7 years. 29.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.1% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 11.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,936 people, 729 households, and 529 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,782.2 people per square mile (1,067.8/km²). There were 803 housing units at an average density of 1,154.0 per square mile (442.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.24% White, 0.31% African American, 0.31% Native American, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 729 households out of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 23.3% 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 2.66 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $24,706, and the median income for a family was $26,964. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $15,463 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,707. About 22.3% of families and 27.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.3% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 397. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ Lessons from a hero

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