St. Henry, Ohio

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St. Henry, Ohio
Village
St. Henry Catholic Church
St. Henry Catholic Church
Motto: Not all that glitters is gold
Location of St. Henry, Ohio
Location of St. Henry, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°25′7″N 84°38′10″W / 40.41861°N 84.63611°W / 40.41861; -84.63611Coordinates: 40°25′7″N 84°38′10″W / 40.41861°N 84.63611°W / 40.41861; -84.63611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mercer
Area[1]
 • Total 1.65 sq mi (4.27 km2)
 • Land 1.60 sq mi (4.14 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation[2] 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,427
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 2,468
 • Density 1,516.9/sq mi (585.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-69540[5]
GNIS feature ID 1057982[2]

St. Henry is a village in Mercer County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,427 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Located at the center of the village is St. Henry's Catholic Church. Completed in 1897,[6] it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[7]

Geography[edit]

St. Henry is located at 40°25′7″N 84°38′10″W / 40.41861°N 84.63611°W / 40.41861; -84.63611 (40.418715, -84.636054).[8] The Wabash River also starts near the city.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.65 square miles (4.27 km2), of which 1.60 square miles (4.14 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 4
1890 21 425.0%
1900 82 290.5%
1910 145 76.8%
1920 304 109.7%
1930 421 38.5%
1940 514 22.1%
1950 612 19.1%
1960 711 16.2%
1970 841 18.3%
1980 1,096 30.3%
1990 1,325 20.9%
2000 1,804 36.2%
2010 2,427 34.5%
Religion in St. Henry
religion percent
Roman Catholic
  
96.5%
Protestant
  
1.8%
No Religion
  
1.4%
"Unspecified"
  
.3%

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $23,821, and the median income for a family was $26,650. Males had a median income of $10,325 versus $14,438 for females. The per capita income for the village was $39,294. About 1.8% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.0% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,427 people, 862 households, and 646 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,516.9 inhabitants per square mile (585.7/km2). There were 892 housing units at an average density of 557.5 per square mile (215.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.1% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 862 households of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.3% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.1% were non-families. 22.4% 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 2.79 and the average family size was 3.33.

The median age in the village was 35.2 years. 29.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

St. Henry High School[edit]

The St. Henry Redskins Football team has won state titles in 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2004, and 2006 with two 2nd place finishes in 1996 and 1999. St. Henry Football is tied with Versailles for the second-most state championships (6) in Ohio (Only 1 behind fellow MAC school Marion Local (Maria Stein) at 7) for a public school since the introduction of the current playoff system in 1972. St. Henry High School is part of the Midwest Athletic Conference.

St. Henry High School also holds seven girls volleyball state championships (2011, 2004, 1995, 1994, 1990, 1987, 1985),[9] four boys basketball state championships (1979, 1990, 1991, 2004), and three baseball state championships (1999, 2000, 2003).

Notable people[edit]

See also[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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Brown, Mary Ann. Ohio Historic Inventory Nomination: St. Henry Catholic Church. Ohio Historical Society, n.d.
  7. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "State Records: Volleyball". Ohio High School Athletic Association. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Alig, Joyce. A History of St. Henry, Ohio. Otto Zimmerman, 1972.