Greenwich, Ohio

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Greenwich, Ohio
Village
Main Street downtown
Main Street downtown
Location of Greenwich, Ohio
Location of Greenwich, Ohio
Location of Greenwich in Huron County
Location of Greenwich in Huron County
Coordinates: 41°1′51″N 82°31′2″W / 41.03083°N 82.51722°W / 41.03083; -82.51722Coordinates: 41°1′51″N 82°31′2″W / 41.03083°N 82.51722°W / 41.03083; -82.51722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Huron
Area[1]
 • Total 1.37 sq mi (3.55 km2)
 • Land 1.35 sq mi (3.50 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,476
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,463
 • Density 1,093.3/sq mi (422.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44837
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-32368[5]
GNIS feature ID 1064763[2]

Greenwich is a village in Huron County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,476 at the 2010 census. It is served by a branch of the Willard Memorial Library.

History[edit]

A post office called Greenwich was established in 1828 and the municipality was incorporated as a village in 1879.[6][7] The village name comes from Greenwich Township, which is named after the town of Greenwich, Connecticut.[8]

Geography[edit]

Greenwich is located at 41°1′51″N 82°31′2″W / 41.03083°N 82.51722°W / 41.03083; -82.51722 (41.030877, -82.517181).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.37 square miles (3.55 km2), of which 1.35 square miles (3.50 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 647
1890 881 36.2%
1900 849 −3.6%
1910 876 3.2%
1920 827 −5.6%
1930 956 15.6%
1940 996 4.2%
1950 1,204 20.9%
1960 1,371 13.9%
1970 1,473 7.4%
1980 1,458 −1.0%
1990 1,442 −1.1%
2000 1,525 5.8%
2010 1,476 −3.2%
Est. 2015 1,429 [10] −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,476 people, 570 households, and 404 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,093.3 inhabitants per square mile (422.1/km2). There were 632 housing units at an average density of 468.1 per square mile (180.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 570 households of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the village was 36.1 years. 27.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 13% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,525 people, 579 households, and 412 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,124.0 people per square mile (432.9/km²). There were 610 housing units at an average density of 449.6 per square mile (173.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.23% White, 0.07% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 579 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $31,625, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $21,523 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,667. About 8.9% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The high school in Greenwich is South Central 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. ^ "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. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  7. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Huron County, Ohio: Its Progress and Development, with Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens of the County, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 232. 
  8. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 54. 
  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. [permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.