Stryker, Ohio

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Stryker, Ohio
Village
Stryker's former rail depot
Stryker's former rail depot
Motto: "where you make the difference!"
Location of Stryker, Ohio
Location of Stryker, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°30′10″N 84°25′2″W / 41.50278°N 84.41722°W / 41.50278; -84.41722Coordinates: 41°30′10″N 84°25′2″W / 41.50278°N 84.41722°W / 41.50278; -84.41722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Williams
Area[1]
 • Total 0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Land 0.87 sq mi (2.25 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,335
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,332
 • Density 1,534.5/sq mi (592.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43557
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-75140[5]
GNIS feature ID 1058054[2]

Stryker is a village in Williams County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,335 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Stryker has been in operation since 1855.[6] The village was named for John Stryker, a railroad promoter.[7]

Geography[edit]

Stryker is located at 41°30′10″N 84°25′2″W / 41.50278°N 84.41722°W / 41.50278; -84.41722 (41.502688, -84.417223).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.88 square miles (2.28 km2), of which 0.87 square miles (2.25 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 1,335 people, 524 households, and 348 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,534.5 inhabitants per square mile (592.5/km2). There were 602 housing units at an average density of 692.0 per square mile (267.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.0% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.9% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.4% of the population.

There were 524 households of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.6% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the village was 34.7 years. 27.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,406 people, 542 households, and 391 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,736.2 people per square mile (670.2/km²). There were 577 housing units at an average density of 712.5 per square mile (275.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.74% White, 0.14% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 3.56% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.82% of the population.

There were 542 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,946, and the median income for a family was $44,453. Males had a median income of $30,643 versus $21,743 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,371. About 4.0% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.4% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Stryker Public Schools are part of the Stryker Local School District. There is one elementary school and one high school in the district. Students attend Stryker High School.[9]

Notable person[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. ^ "Williams County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  7. ^ Charles A. Bowersox (1920). A Standard History of Williams County, Ohio. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 415. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Stryker Local School District". Stryker Local School District. Retrieved August 5, 2012. 
  10. ^ Caril Ann Fugate, Infamous 1950s Murder Spree Convict, Critically Injured In Crash That Killed Husband, Huffington Post, August 7, 2013

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