Norwich, Ohio

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Not to be confused with Norwich Township, Ohio.
Norwich, Ohio
Village
The Ralph Hardesty Stone House, a historic site in the village
The Ralph Hardesty Stone House, a historic site in the village
Location of Norwich, Ohio
Location of Norwich, Ohio
Location of Norwich in Muskingum County
Location of Norwich in Muskingum County
Coordinates: 39°59′7″N 81°47′30″W / 39.98528°N 81.79167°W / 39.98528; -81.79167Coordinates: 39°59′7″N 81°47′30″W / 39.98528°N 81.79167°W / 39.98528; -81.79167
Country United States
State Ohio
County Muskingum
Township Union
Area[1]
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 102
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 102
 • Density 1,020.0/sq mi (393.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43767
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-57372[5]
GNIS feature ID 1056459[2]

Norwich is a village in Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. The population was 102 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Norwich was laid out in 1827, and named after Norwich, in England, the native home of a first settler.[6] A post office has been in operation at Norwich since 1828.[7] By 1833, Norwich had four stores, two churches, and two taverns.[8] The village was incorporated in 1833.[6]

Geography[edit]

Norwich is located at 39°59′7″N 81°47′30″W / 39.98528°N 81.79167°W / 39.98528; -81.79167 (39.985203, -81.791680).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1830 206
1850 324
1860 294 −9.3%
1870 268 −8.8%
1880 265 −1.1%
1890 234 −11.7%
1900 253 8.1%
1910 186 −26.5%
1920 142 −23.7%
1930 167 17.6%
1940 177 6.0%
1950 197 11.3%
1960 193 −2.0%
1970 163 −15.5%
1980 170 4.3%
1990 133 −21.8%
2000 113 −15.0%
2010 102 −9.7%
Est. 2015 104 [10] 2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 102 people, 49 households, and 34 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,020.0 inhabitants per square mile (393.8/km2). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 560.0 per square mile (216.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 49 households of which 20.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% 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 2.41.

The median age in the village was 49 years. 11.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.7% were from 25 to 44; 43.1% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 113 people, 40 households, and 32 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,175.0 people per square mile (436.3/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 478.3 per square mile (177.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.12% White and 0.88% Native American.

There were 40 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.5% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.5% 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 3.13.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 35.4% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 79.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,250, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $29,583 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,673. There were 21.4% of families and 36.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 61.5% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Notable person[edit]

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 Everhart, F.J. (1882). 1794. History of Muskingum County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of prominent men and pioneers. F.J. Everhart & Co. p. 418. 
  7. ^ "Muskingum County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2016. 
  8. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary. Scott and Wright. p. 350. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  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.