South Bloomfield, Ohio

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South Bloomfield, Ohio
Village
Location of South Bloomfield, Ohio
Location of South Bloomfield, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°42′57″N 82°59′17″W / 39.71583°N 82.98806°W / 39.71583; -82.98806Coordinates: 39°42′57″N 82°59′17″W / 39.71583°N 82.98806°W / 39.71583; -82.98806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pickaway
Government
 • Mayor Rick Wilson[1]
 • Council Roger Hopkins
Stephen Nicklas
Matthew Pettibone
Jane Ramey
Jill Roese
Rick Sowers[2]
Area[3]
 • Total 4.28 sq mi (11.09 km2)
 • Land 4.28 sq mi (11.09 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[4] 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2010)[5]
 • Total 1,744
 • Estimate (2012[6]) 1,770
 • Density 407.5/sq mi (157.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43103
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-73068[7]
GNIS feature ID 1049188[4]
Website http://www.southbloomfieldoh.com/

South Bloomfield is a village in Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,744 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

South Bloomfield is located at 39°42′57″N 82°59′17″W / 39.715910°N 82.988103°W / 39.715910; -82.988103.[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.28 square miles (11.09 km2), all of it land.[3]

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Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 1,744 people, 654 households, and 473 families residing in the village. The population density was 407.5 inhabitants per square mile (157.3 /km2). There were 688 housing units at an average density of 160.7 per square mile (62.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.1% White, 0.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 654 households of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.7% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the village was 34.3 years. 28.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 10.1% 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[7] of 2000, there were 1,179 people, 473 households, and 347 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,026.3 people per square mile (395.8/km2). There were 505 housing units at an average density of 439.6 per square mile (169.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.98% White, 0.42% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 473 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,927, and the median income for a family was $39,853. Males had a median income of $32,344 versus $24,583 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,961. About 6.1% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.

History[edit]

The town was originally laid out in 1803 and General James Denny was originally contracted to survey the area, embracing 40 acres and divided into 80 lots. The founding members in the area had originally hoped that this would eventually be the county seat, but time and politics would work against this idea.

South Bloomfield is featured in the Together Concepts video production "We Are..Teays Valley". The video depicts a surprising number of achievements and innovations, as well as connections to American and world history.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Bloomfield Mayor & Council". SouthBloomfieldOH. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "South Bloomfield Mayor & Council". SouthBloomfieldOH. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  6. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  7. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ A New Film Sheds Light on Local Achievements

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