Tiltonsville, Ohio

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Tiltonsville, Ohio
Village
Hodgen's Cemetery Mound, a historic site in the village
Hodgen's Cemetery Mound, a historic site in the village
Location of Tiltonsville, Ohio
Location of Tiltonsville, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°10′15″N 80°41′52″W / 40.17083°N 80.69778°W / 40.17083; -80.69778Coordinates: 40°10′15″N 80°41′52″W / 40.17083°N 80.69778°W / 40.17083; -80.69778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Jefferson
Township Warren
Area[1]
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation[2] 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,372
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,340
 • Density 2,588.7/sq mi (999.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43963
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-76806[5]
GNIS feature ID 1061689[2]

Tiltonsville is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 1,372 at the 2010 census. It is part of the WeirtonSteubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Tiltonsville was laid out in 1806 by John Tilton.[6]

Tiltonsville is the location of the Hodgen's Cemetery Mound, a burial mound built by the prehistoric Adena culture.[7]

Geography[edit]

Tiltonsville is located at 40°10′15″N 80°41′52″W / 40.17083°N 80.69778°W / 40.17083; -80.69778 (40.170721, -80.697680).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), of which, 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,372 people, 605 households, and 365 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,588.7 inhabitants per square mile (999.5 /km2). There were 685 housing units at an average density of 1,292.5 per square mile (499.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White, 0.6% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 605 households of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.7% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the village was 44.3 years. 18.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 30% were from 45 to 64; and 19.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,329 people, 609 households, and 386 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,392.2 people per square mile (916.3/km²). There were 685 housing units at an average density of 1,233.0 per square mile (472.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.95% White, 0.23% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 609 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the village the population was spread out with 18.8% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 25.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 82.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $28,929, and the median income for a family was $36,691. Males had a median income of $32,167 versus $20,972 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,052. About 12.3% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.6% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education in the village of Tiltonsville is provided by the Buckeye Local School District.

Popular culture[edit]

The Ohio Valley poet James Wright mentions Tiltonsville in his poem, "Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio".[9]

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. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Doyle, Joseph Beatty (1910). 20th Century History of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Richmond-Arnold Publishing Company. p. 481. 
  7. ^ Owen, Lorrie K., ed. Dictionary of Ohio Historic Places. Vol. 2. St. Clair Shores: Somerset, 800.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Autumn Begins In Martins Ferry Ohio Essays". Retrieved 6 December 2010.