Kirkersville, Ohio

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Kirkersville, Ohio
Village
Aerial photograph of Kirkersville
Aerial photograph of Kirkersville
Location of Kirkersville, Ohio
Location of Kirkersville, Ohio
Location of Kirkersville in Licking County
Location of Kirkersville in Licking County
Coordinates: 39°57′30″N 82°35′46″W / 39.95833°N 82.59611°W / 39.95833; -82.59611Coordinates: 39°57′30″N 82°35′46″W / 39.95833°N 82.59611°W / 39.95833; -82.59611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Licking
Area[1]
 • Total 2.24 sq mi (5.80 km2)
 • Land 2.24 sq mi (5.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 525
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 528
 • Density 234.4/sq mi (90.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43033
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-40572[5]
GNIS feature ID 1056381[2]

Kirkersville is a village in Licking County, Ohio, United States, along the South Fork of the Licking River. The population was 525 at the 2010 census.

Kirkersville was platted in 1832 by Dr. William C. Kirker, and named for him.[6]

Geography[edit]

Kirkersville is located at 39°57′30″N 82°35′46″W / 39.958220°N 82.595998°W / 39.958220; -82.595998.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.24 square miles (5.80 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 295
1910 297
1920 266 −10.4%
1930 279 4.9%
1940 264 −5.4%
1950 299 13.3%
1960 417 39.5%
1970 578 38.6%
1980 626 8.3%
1990 563 −10.1%
2000 520 −7.6%
2010 525 1.0%
Est. 2015 541 [8] 3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 525 people, 194 households, and 145 families residing in the village. The population density was 234.4 inhabitants per square mile (90.5/km2). There were 214 housing units at an average density of 95.5 per square mile (36.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.5% White, 2.9% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 194 households of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.3% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the village was 39.4 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 33.9% were from 45 to 64; and 9.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 520 people, 177 households, and 143 families residing in the village. The population density was 264.8 people per square mile (102.4/km2). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 93.7 per square mile (36.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.50% White, 1.15% African American, 0.19% Asian, 0.58% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.50% of the population.

There were 177 households out of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,833, and the median income for a family was $55,000. Males had a median income of $35,893 versus $25,481 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,932. About 6.8% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Thomas Lee White: Fastest kid to ever come out of Kirkersville and star running back for Watkins High School also attended Jacksonville State University.

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. 71. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.