Jeffersonville, Ohio

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Jeffersonville, Ohio
Village
Location of Jeffersonville, Ohio
Location of Jeffersonville, Ohio
Location of Jeffersonville in Fayette County
Location of Jeffersonville in Fayette County
Coordinates: 39°39′11″N 83°33′28″W / 39.65306°N 83.55778°W / 39.65306; -83.55778Coordinates: 39°39′11″N 83°33′28″W / 39.65306°N 83.55778°W / 39.65306; -83.55778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fayette
Township Jefferson
Area[1]
 • Total 1.74 sq mi (4.51 km2)
 • Land 1.70 sq mi (4.40 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,050 ft (320 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,203
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,199
 • Density 707.6/sq mi (273.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43128
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-38920[5]
GNIS feature ID 1042071[2]

Jeffersonville is a village in Fayette County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,203 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Jeffersonville was laid out in 1831.[6] The village derives its name from Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States.[7] A post office has been in operation at Jeffersonville since 1834.[8]

Geography[edit]

Jeffersonville is located at 39°39′11″N 83°33′28″W / 39.65306°N 83.55778°W / 39.65306; -83.55778 (39.653005, -83.557792).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.74 square miles (4.51 km2), of which 1.70 square miles (4.40 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 212
1880 374 76.4%
1900 790
1910 716 −9.4%
1920 700 −2.2%
1930 656 −6.3%
1940 785 19.7%
1950 865 10.2%
1960 897 3.7%
1970 1,031 14.9%
1980 1,252 21.4%
1990 1,281 2.3%
2000 1,288 0.5%
2010 1,203 −6.6%
Est. 2015 1,192 [10] −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,203 people, 502 households, and 322 families residing in the village. The population density was 707.6 inhabitants per square mile (273.2/km2). There were 574 housing units at an average density of 337.6 per square mile (130.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.3% White, 4.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 502 households of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.9% were married couples living together, 22.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.9% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the village was 33.9 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,288 people, 518 households, and 361 families residing in the village. The population density was 756.3 people per square mile (292.5/km²). There were 586 housing units at an average density of 344.1 per square mile (133.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 89.91% White, 6.68% African American, and 3.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.

There were 518 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.3% were married couples living together, 22.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% 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 2.88.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $31,452, and the median income for a family was $35,313. Males had a median income of $30,750 versus $21,958 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,755. About 17.0% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.2% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

Jeffersonville was the birthplace of Grayson L. Kirk who was president of Columbia University, advisor to the State Department, and instrumental in the formation of the United Nations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Allen, Frank M. (1914). History of Fayette County, Ohio: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B. F. Bowen, Incorporated. p. 291. 
  7. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Towns Names. Atlantic Press. p. 65. ...was named for Thomas Jefferson. 
  8. ^ "Fayette County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  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". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.