Meyers Lake, Ohio

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Meyers Lake, Ohio
Village
The Meyers Lake Amusement Park entertained visitors 1920 - 1974
The Meyers Lake Amusement Park entertained visitors 1920 - 1974
Location of Meyers Lake, Ohio
Location of Meyers Lake, Ohio
Location of Meyers Lake in Stark County
Location of Meyers Lake in Stark County
Coordinates: 40°48′58″N 81°24′52″W / 40.81611°N 81.41444°W / 40.81611; -81.41444Coordinates: 40°48′58″N 81°24′52″W / 40.81611°N 81.41444°W / 40.81611; -81.41444
Country United States
State Ohio
County Stark
Area[1]
 • Total 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 569
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 568
 • Density 2,586.4/sq mi (998.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-49294[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048971[2]

Meyers Lake is a village in Stark County in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 569 at the 2010 census. It is part of the CantonMassillon Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

The lake was named for Andrew Meyer, a pioneer who settled there.[6]

Geography[edit]

Meyers Lake is located at 40°48′58″N 81°24′52″W / 40.81611°N 81.41444°W / 40.81611; -81.41444 (40.816213, -81.414416).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), of which 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 277
1940 255 −7.9%
1950 301 18.0%
1960 282 −6.3%
1970 173 −38.7%
1980 222 28.3%
1990 493 122.1%
2000 565 14.6%
2010 569 0.7%
Est. 2015 573 [8] 0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 569 people, 328 households, and 154 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,586.4 inhabitants per square mile (998.6/km2). There were 373 housing units at an average density of 1,695.5 per square mile (654.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.6% White, 2.6% African American, 0.7% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 328 households of which 6.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.4% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 53.0% were non-families. 46.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.69 and the average family size was 2.27.

The median age in the village was 59.3 years. 6.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.8% were from 25 to 44; 41% were from 45 to 64; and 34.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.7% male and 54.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 565 people, 308 households, and 169 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,548.4 people per square mile (991.6/km²). There were 344 housing units at an average density of 1,551.6 per square mile (603.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.64% White, 2.30% African American, 0.18% Asian, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.59% of the population.

There were 308 households out of which 9.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.1% were non-families. 39.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.80 and the average family size was 2.30.

In the village, the population was spread out with 8.3% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 37.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 78.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $48,942, and the median income for a family was $57,917. Males had a median income of $46,750 versus $28,295 for females. The per capita income for the village was $35,836. About 4.0% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.0% of those under age 18 and 10.2% 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. ^ Lehman, John H. (1916). A Standard History of Stark County, Ohio: An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial, Civic and Social Development. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 291. 
  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.