Philo, Ohio

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Philo, Ohio
Village
Bridge to Duncan Falls
Bridge to Duncan Falls
Location of Philo, Ohio
Location of Philo, Ohio
Location of Philo in Muskingum County
Location of Philo in Muskingum County
Coordinates: 39°51′41″N 81°54′32″W / 39.86139°N 81.90889°W / 39.86139; -81.90889Coordinates: 39°51′41″N 81°54′32″W / 39.86139°N 81.90889°W / 39.86139; -81.90889
Country United States
State Ohio
County Muskingum
Township Harrison
Government
Area[1]
 • Total 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 733
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 731
 • Density 1,745.2/sq mi (673.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43771
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-62442[5]
GNIS feature ID 1049080[2]

Philo is a village in Muskingum County, Ohio, United States, along the Muskingum River. The population was 733 at the 2010 census.

Philo is the closest municipality to Blue Rock State Park.

History[edit]

An old variant name was Taylorsville.[6] Taylorsville was laid out in 1833 by James Taylor, and named for him.[7] A post office called Philo has been in operation since 1851.[8] The present name is for Philo Buckingham, an early settler.[9]

Geography[edit]

Philo is located at 39°51′41″N 81°54′32″W / 39.86139°N 81.90889°W / 39.86139; -81.90889 (39.861308, -81.908816).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 634
1860 500 −21.1%
1870 544 8.8%
1880 501 −7.9%
1890 631 25.9%
1900 543 −13.9%
1910 495 −8.8%
1920 417 −15.8%
1930 804 92.8%
1940 884 10.0%
1950 881 −0.3%
1960 913 3.6%
1970 846 −7.3%
1980 799 −5.6%
1990 810 1.4%
2000 769 −5.1%
2010 733 −4.7%
Est. 2015 732 [11] −0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 733 people, 278 households, and 194 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,745.2 inhabitants per square mile (673.8/km2). There were 320 housing units at an average density of 761.9 per square mile (294.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.8% White, 0.8% African American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 278 households of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the village was 33.8 years. 29.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 769 people, 284 households, and 201 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,837.8 people per square mile (706.9/km²). There were 313 housing units at an average density of 748.0 per square mile (287.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.31% White, 0.39% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.52% Pacific Islander, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.13% of the population.

There were 284 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the village, the population was spread out with 32.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $31,346, and the median income for a family was $35,938. Males had a median income of $27,039 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,057. About 12.5% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.4% of those under age 18 and 10.6% 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. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Philo, Ohio
  7. ^ Everhart, J.F. (1882). History of Muskingum County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of prominent men and pioneers. J.F. Everhart & Co. p. 349. 
  8. ^ "Muskingum County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 January 2016. 
  9. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 110. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.