Enon, Ohio

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Enon, Ohio
Village
Side of the Enon Mound
Side of the Enon Mound
Location of Enon, Ohio
Location of Enon, Ohio
Location of Enon in Clark County
Location of Enon in Clark County
Coordinates: 39°52′13″N 83°56′4″W / 39.87028°N 83.93444°W / 39.87028; -83.93444Coordinates: 39°52′13″N 83°56′4″W / 39.87028°N 83.93444°W / 39.87028; -83.93444
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clark
Township Mad River
Established 1850
Government
 • Mayor Timothy Howard
Area[1]
 • Total 1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)
 • Land 1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,415
 • Density 1,886.7/sq mi (728.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45323
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-25452[4]
GNIS feature ID 1048708[2]
Website http://www.enonohio.com/

Enon is a village in Clark County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,415 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Enon is the headquarters of the Speedway LLC gas station chain.

The Enon Mound, Ohio's second largest conical Indian burial mound, is located in Enon. This mound is believed to have been built by the Adena culture.

The band Enon is named for the village.

History[edit]

Enon was platted in 1838.[5] It is named for the river Ænon, in Palestine, where John the Baptist baptized the people.[6] A post office called Enon has been in operation since 1838.[7] The village was incorporated in 1850.[8]

Geography[edit]

Enon is located at 39°52′13″N 83°56′4″W / 39.87028°N 83.93444°W / 39.87028; -83.93444 (39.870309, -83.934462).[9] The village sits roughly 3 miles south of the old National Road.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.28 square miles (3.32 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 294
1860 659 124.1%
1880 362
1890 331 −8.6%
1900 295 −10.9%
1910 249 −15.6%
1920 241 −3.2%
1930 280 16.2%
1940 281 0.4%
1950 462 64.4%
1960 1,227 165.6%
1970 1,929 57.2%
1980 2,597 34.6%
1990 2,605 0.3%
2000 2,638 1.3%
2010 2,415 −8.5%
Est. 2015 2,393 [10] −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

The median income for a household in the village was $58,966, and the median income for a family was $69,196. Males had a median income of $45,335 versus $28,872 for females. The per capita income for the village was $29,537. About 2.4% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,415 people, 1,069 households, and 732 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,886.7 inhabitants per square mile (728.5/km2). There were 1,120 housing units at an average density of 875.0 per square mile (337.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 1,069 households of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.5% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the village was 48.1 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 34.8% were from 45 to 64; and 20.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

Education[edit]

Enon is home to the Greenon Local School District, which includes:

  • Enon Primary School
  • Indian Valley Intermediate School
  • Greenon Junior/Senior High School

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ Rockel, William Mahlon (1908). 20th Century History of Springfield, and Clark County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 324. 
  6. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 120. 
  7. ^ "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "History". Village of Enon, OH. Archived from the original on April 28, 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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