Fultonham, Ohio

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Fultonham, Ohio
Village
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Nickname(s): Old Town
Location of Fultonham, Ohio
Location of Fultonham, Ohio
Location of Fultonham in Muskingum County
Location of Fultonham in Muskingum County
Coordinates: 39°51′19″N 82°8′30″W / 39.85528°N 82.14167°W / 39.85528; -82.14167Coordinates: 39°51′19″N 82°8′30″W / 39.85528°N 82.14167°W / 39.85528; -82.14167
Country United States
State Ohio
County Muskingum
Township Newton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 981 ft (299 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 176
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 177
 • Density 1,100.0/sq mi (424.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43738
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-29064[5]
GNIS feature ID 1064694[2]

Fultonham is a village in Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. The population was 176 at the 2010 census. It was named for inventor Robert Fulton.

History[edit]

East Fultonham was originally called Uniontown, and under the latter name was platted in 1815.[6][7] A post office called Uniontown was established in 1818, and the name was changed to Fultonham in 1828.[8]

Geography[edit]

Fultonham is located at 39°51′19″N 82°8′30″W / 39.85528°N 82.14167°W / 39.85528; -82.14167 (39.855355, -82.141785).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 245
1910 210 −14.3%
1920 168 −20.0%
1930 165 −1.8%
1940 240 45.5%
1950 232 −3.3%
1960 213 −8.2%
1970 228 7.0%
1980 281 23.2%
1990 178 −36.7%
2000 151 −15.2%
2010 176 16.6%
Est. 2015 179 [10] 1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 176 people, 61 households, and 46 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,100.0 inhabitants per square mile (424.7/km2). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 431.3 per square mile (166.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 61 households of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 26.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.6% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.28.

The median age in the village was 33.7 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.5% were from 45 to 64; and 11.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 151 people, 57 households, and 36 families residing in the village. The population density was 964.9 people per square mile (364.4/km²). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 389.8 per square mile (147.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.01% White, 1.32% African American, and 0.66% from two or more races.

There were 57 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.6% were married couples living together, 17.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% 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 3.32.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 11.9% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $28,194, and the median income for a family was $32,083. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $24,583 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,265. There were 7.5% of families and 13.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Historical notes[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. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 40. 
  7. ^ Everhart, J.F. (1882). History of Muskingum County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of prominent men and pioneers. J.F. Everhart & Co. p. 344. 
  8. ^ "Muskingum County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 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. Retrieved June 4, 2015.