Lawrenceville, Ohio

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Lawrenceville, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Location of Lawrenceville, Ohio
Location of Lawrenceville, Ohio
Detailed map of Clark County showing Lawrenceville's location
Detailed map of Clark County showing Lawrenceville's location
Coordinates: 39°58′55″N 83°52′29″W / 39.98194°N 83.87472°W / 39.98194; -83.87472Coordinates: 39°58′55″N 83°52′29″W / 39.98194°N 83.87472°W / 39.98194; -83.87472
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clark
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,112 ft (339 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 302
 • Density 2,243.2/sq mi (866.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-42210[2]
GNIS feature ID 1064975[1]

Lawrenceville is an unincorporated community in central German Township, Clark County, Ohio, United States. It is part of the Springfield, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 302 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a village. In 2005, the residents of Lawrenceville voted to dissolve the corporation, ending Lawrenceville's village status.[3]

History[edit]

Lawrenceville was originally known as Noblesville, and under the latter name was platted in 1843.[4] When a post office was established in the community, the original name was changed, there being another post office in the state with a similar name.[5] A post office called Lawrenceville was established in 1875, and remained in operation until 1901.[6] The name "Lawrenceville" honors U.S. Rep. William Lawrence, a Republican former judge whose congressional district included the community in the 1870s.[4]

Geography[edit]

Lawrenceville is located at 39°58′55″N 83°52′29″W / 39.98194°N 83.87472°W / 39.98194; -83.87472 (39.981992, -83.874657).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village had a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 302 people, 109 households, and 86 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,243.2 people per square mile (896.9/km²). There were 119 housing units at an average density of 883.9/sq mi (353.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.36% White, 0.99% African American, and 3.64% from two or more races.

There were 109 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 106.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $50,000, and the median income for a family was $53,750. Males had a median income of $38,333 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,105. About 3.7% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 20.0% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Fugleberg, Jeremy (February 25, 2016). "Hit by floods and budget cuts, village to vote on disappearing". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved 26 February 2016. 
  4. ^ a b Rockel, William Mahlon (1908). 20th Century History of Springfield, and Clark County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 326. 
  5. ^ The History of Clark County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County; Its Cities, Towns, Etc. W. H. Beers and Company. 1881. p. 690. 
  6. ^ "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.