Cherry Fork, Ohio

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Cherry Fork, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Southbound on State Route 136
Southbound on State Route 136
Location in Adams County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Adams County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 38°53′17″N 83°36′46″W / 38.88806°N 83.61278°W / 38.88806; -83.61278Coordinates: 38°53′17″N 83°36′46″W / 38.88806°N 83.61278°W / 38.88806; -83.61278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Adams
Township Wayne
Area[1]
 • Total 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
 • Land 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 155
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 155
 • Density 1,291.7/sq mi (498.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45618
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-13834[5]
GNIS feature ID 1060952[2]

Cherry Fork is an unincorporated community and former village in Wayne Township, Adams County, Ohio, United States. The population was 155 at the 2010 census. In 2014, voters chose to disincorporate the village.[6]

History[edit]

Cherry Fork was originally called North Liberty, and under the latter name was laid out in 1848.[7] The present name comes from Cherry Fork, a stream near the town site.[7]

Geography[edit]

Cherry Fork is at 38°53′17″N 83°36′46″W / 38.88806°N 83.61278°W / 38.88806; -83.61278 (38.888012, -83.612640).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has an area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 195
1940 219 12.3%
1950 197 −10.0%
1960 185 −6.1%
1970 176 −4.9%
1980 210 19.3%
1990 178 −15.2%
2000 127 −28.7%
2010 155 22.0%
Est. 2015 156 [9] 0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, 155 people, 64 households, and 38 families resided in the village. The population density was 1,291.7 inhabitants per square mile (498.7/km2). There were 75 housing units at an average density of 625.0 per square mile (241.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.8% White, 0.6% African American, 0.6% Native American, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 64 households, of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.6% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the village was 36.7 years. 29% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.4% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 10.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 54.2% male and 45.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, 127 people, 48 households, and 36 families resided in the village. The population density was 1,040.2 people per square mile (408.6/km²). There were 54 housing units at an average density of 442.3 per square mile (173.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 48 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 18.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $24,821, and the median income for a family was $24,821. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,568. There were 23.3% of families and 26.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 37.5% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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. ^ Fugleberg, Jeremy (February 25, 2016). "Hit by floods and budget cuts, village to vote on disappearing". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved 26 February 2016. 
  7. ^ a b Evans, Nelson Wiley; Stivers, Emmons B. (1900). A History of Adams County, Ohio: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. E B. Stivers. p. 488. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.