Jerry City, Ohio

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Jerry City, Ohio
Village
Main Street in Jerry City, Ohio, showing the local Post Office
Main Street in Jerry City, Ohio, showing the local Post Office
Location of Jerry City, Ohio
Location of Jerry City, Ohio
Location of Jerry City in Wood County
Location of Jerry City in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°15′8″N 83°36′17″W / 41.25222°N 83.60472°W / 41.25222; -83.60472Coordinates: 41°15′8″N 83°36′17″W / 41.25222°N 83.60472°W / 41.25222; -83.60472
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Area[1]
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 427
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 431
 • Density 422.8/sq mi (163.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43437
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-39074[5]
GNIS feature ID 1064910[2]

Jerry City is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States. The population was 427 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The first settlement at Jerry City was made in the early 1860s; it was then called Stulltown and later Shiloh.[6] The town site was replatted in 1872 as Jerry City, after Jerry Nestlerode, a local businessperson.[6] A post office called Jerry City has been in operation since 1872.[7] The village was incorporated in 1875.[8]

Geography[edit]

Jerry City is located at 41°15′08″N 83°36′17″W / 41.252306°N 83.604642°W / 41.252306; -83.604642.[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 224
1890 530 136.6%
1900 555 4.7%
1910 458 −17.5%
1920 266 −41.9%
1930 292 9.8%
1940 335 14.7%
1950 360 7.5%
1960 386 7.2%
1970 470 21.8%
1980 512 8.9%
1990 517 1.0%
2000 453 −12.4%
2010 427 −5.7%
Est. 2015 436 [10] 2.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 427 people, 162 households, and 113 families residing in the village. The population density was 422.8 inhabitants per square mile (163.2/km2). There were 173 housing units at an average density of 171.3 per square mile (66.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.3% White, 0.5% Native American, and 0.2% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.2% of the population.

There were 162 households of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.16.

The median age in the village was 37.9 years. 26.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 453 people, 160 households, and 124 families residing in the village. The population density was 449.9 people per square mile (173.2/km2). There were 170 housing units at an average density of 168.8 per square mile (65.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.56% White, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.99% of the population.

There were 160 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 104.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,556, and the median income for a family was $46,667. Males had a median income of $33,438 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,527. About 5.8% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ a b Leeson, Michael A. (1897). Commemorative Historical and Biographical Record of Wood County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Early Settlement and Development. J.H. Beers & Company. p. 245. 
  7. ^ "Wood County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Cities, Townships, & Villages". Wood County Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved 11 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.