Laurelville, Ohio

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Laurelville, Ohio
Village
Location of Laurelville, Ohio
Location of Laurelville, Ohio
Detailed map of Laurelville
Detailed map of Laurelville
Coordinates: 39°28′16″N 82°44′17″W / 39.47111°N 82.73806°W / 39.47111; -82.73806Coordinates: 39°28′16″N 82°44′17″W / 39.47111°N 82.73806°W / 39.47111; -82.73806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hocking
Area[1]
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 527
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 523
 • Density 2,509.5/sq mi (968.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 43135, 43152
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-42084[5]
GNIS feature ID 1064974[2]

Laurelville is a village in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. The population was 527 at the 2010 census.

The Hocking State Forest is located outside Laurelville.

Geography[edit]

Laurelville is located at 39°28′16″N 82°44′17″W / 39.47111°N 82.73806°W / 39.47111; -82.73806 (39.471135, -82.738186).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 165
1890 266 61.2%
1900 450 69.2%
1910 457 1.6%
1920 425 −7.0%
1930 449 5.6%
1940 491 9.4%
1950 482 −1.8%
1960 539 11.8%
1970 624 15.8%
1980 591 −5.3%
1990 605 2.4%
2000 533 −11.9%
2010 527 −1.1%
Est. 2015 517 [7] −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 527 people, 252 households, and 120 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,509.5 inhabitants per square mile (968.9/km2). There were 282 housing units at an average density of 1,342.9 per square mile (518.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 252 households, of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.7% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 52.4% were non-families. 47.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 39.5 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 22.3% were from 45 to 64; and 20.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 44.6% male and 55.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 533 people, 256 households, and 136 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,605.0 people per square mile (1,029.0/km²). There were 277 housing units at an average density of 1,353.8 per square mile (534.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.69% White, 0.19% Native American, 0.38% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 256 households, out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.8% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.5% were non-families. 43.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the village the population was spread out, with 21.4% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $24,250, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $30,227 versus $18,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,339. About 6.6% of families and 13.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 27.2% of those age 65 or over.

History[edit]

Laurelville was laid out in 1871 by John and W. S. Albin, and Soloman Riegel.[9] The village was named for the laurel growing near the original town site.[10]

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio. Inter-State Publishing Co. 1883. p. 1106. 
  10. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 73.