South Amherst, Ohio

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South Amherst, Ohio
Village
Location of South Amherst, Ohio
Location of South Amherst, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°21′22″N 82°14′28″W / 41.35611°N 82.24111°W / 41.35611; -82.24111Coordinates: 41°21′22″N 82°14′28″W / 41.35611°N 82.24111°W / 41.35611; -82.24111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lorain
Area[1]
 • Total 2.49 sq mi (6.45 km2)
 • Land 2.47 sq mi (6.40 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[2] 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,688
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,676
 • Density 683.4/sq mi (263.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44001
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-73040[5]
GNIS feature ID 1065346[2]

South Amherst is a village in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,688 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

South Amherst is located at 41°21′22″N 82°14′28″W / 41.356229°N 82.241097°W / 41.356229; -82.241097.[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.49 square miles (6.45 km2), of which, 2.47 square miles (6.40 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,688 people, 665 households, and 506 families residing in the village. The population density was 683.4 inhabitants per square mile (263.9/km2). There were 693 housing units at an average density of 280.6 per square mile (108.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 0.4% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 665 households of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.9% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the village was 46.1 years. 20.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 34.4% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,863 people, 669 households, and 535 families residing in the village. The population density was 760.0 people per square mile (293.6/km2). There were 681 housing units at an average density of 277.8 per square mile (107.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.69% White, 0.32% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.70% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.93% of the population.

There were 669 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,625, and the median income for a family was $50,313. Males had a median income of $40,833 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,607. About 2.9% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.1% of those under age 18 and 4.6% 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.