South Charleston, Ohio

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South Charleston, Ohio
Village
South Charleston from the south
South Charleston from the south
Location of South Charleston, Ohio
Location of South Charleston, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°49′31″N 83°38′12″W / 39.82528°N 83.63667°W / 39.82528; -83.63667Coordinates: 39°49′31″N 83°38′12″W / 39.82528°N 83.63667°W / 39.82528; -83.63667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clark
Area[1]
 • Total 1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)
 • Land 1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,125 ft (343 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,693
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,679
 • Density 1,322.7/sq mi (510.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45368
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-73124[5]
GNIS feature ID 1065347[2]
Website http://villageofsouthcharleston.net/

South Charleston is a village in Clark County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,693 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Despite its name implying that South Charleston is related to a city named Charleston, there is no city by that name in Ohio.

History[edit]

South Charleston was laid out in 1815.[6][7]

In 1833, South Charleston contained six stores, two taverns, and two physicians.[8]

Geography[edit]

South Charleston is located at 39°49′31″N 83°38′12″W / 39.82528°N 83.63667°W / 39.82528; -83.63667 (39.825277, -83.636590).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.28 square miles (3.32 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,693 people, 720 households, and 466 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,322.7 inhabitants per square mile (510.7 /km2). There were 793 housing units at an average density of 619.5 per square mile (239.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 720 households of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the village was 38 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,850 people, 732 households, and 519 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,426.0 people per square mile (549.5/km²). There were 792 housing units at an average density of 610.5 per square mile (235.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.81% White, 1.51% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.16% of the population.

There were 732 households out of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,352, and the median income for a family was $46,364. Males had a median income of $32,685 versus $23,813 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,940. About 7.0% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.9% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

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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. ^ The History of Clark County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County; Its Cities, Towns, Etc.. W. H. Beers and Company. 1881. p. 768. 
  7. ^ Rockel, William Mahlon (1908). 20th Century History of Springfield, and Clark County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 344. 
  8. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 424. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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