Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio

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Bainbridge, Ohio
Village
Nickname(s): b-town
Location of Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio
Location of Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio
Location of Bainbridge in Ross County
Location of Bainbridge in Ross County
Coordinates: 39°13′37″N 83°16′10″W / 39.22694°N 83.26944°W / 39.22694; -83.26944Coordinates: 39°13′37″N 83°16′10″W / 39.22694°N 83.26944°W / 39.22694; -83.26944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ross
Area[1]
 • Total 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Land 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 860
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 856
 • Density 1,686.3/sq mi (651.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45612
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-03604[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048477[2]

Bainbridge is a village in Ross County, Ohio, United States, along Paint Creek. The population was 860 at the 2010 census.

Bainbridge is the location of Pike Lake State Park.

History[edit]

Bainbridge was incorporated as a village in 1838.[6] The village most likely derives its name from the naval hero of the War of 1812, Commodore William Bainbridge.[7]

Geography[edit]

Bainbridge is located at 39°13′37″N 83°16′10″W / 39.22694°N 83.26944°W / 39.22694; -83.26944 (39.227074, -83.269564).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2), all land.[1]

Gallery[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1820 146
1830 279 91.1%
1840 300 7.5%
1850 626 108.7%
1860 679 8.5%
1870 647 −4.7%
1880 825 27.5%
1900 954
1910 883 −7.4%
1920 862 −2.4%
1930 735 −14.7%
1940 913 24.2%
1950 964 5.6%
1960 1,001 3.8%
1970 1,057 5.6%
1980 1,042 −1.4%
1990 968 −7.1%
2000 1,012 4.5%
2010 860 −15.0%
Est. 2016 851 [9] −1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 860 people, 357 households, and 228 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,686.3 inhabitants per square mile (651.1/km2). There were 394 housing units at an average density of 772.5 per square mile (298.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.4% White, 0.8% African American, 0.2% Native American, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 357 households of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the village was 43.2 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 20.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,012 people, 397 households, and 277 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,975.9 people per square mile (766.1/km²). There were 451 housing units at an average density of 880.5 per square mile (341.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.41% White, 0.20% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, and 0.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population. It is the hometown of medal of honor recipient Forrest E. Everhart

There were 397 households out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% 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 2.95.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $26,417, and the median income for a family was $31,645. Males had a median income of $32,000 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,905. About 17.0% of families and 19.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.4% of those under age 18 and 16.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Bainbridge students attend high school at Paint Valley High School, which contains students from Bainbridge and Bourneville. The school mascot is the bearcat, and the teams play in the Scioto Valley Conference.[citation needed]

Bainbridge is also home of the first dental school in the United States. Opened by Dr. John M. Harris in 1825, the school is now a museum.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. 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. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Chillicothe and Ross County. Works Progress Administration. p. 76. 
  7. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 8. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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