Plainfield, Ohio

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Plainfield, Ohio
Village
The Thomas Johnson House on Main Street
The Thomas Johnson House on Main Street
Location of Plainfield, Ohio
Location of Plainfield, Ohio
Location of Plainfield in Coshocton County
Location of Plainfield in Coshocton County
Coordinates: 40°12′27″N 81°43′3″W / 40.20750°N 81.71750°W / 40.20750; -81.71750Coordinates: 40°12′27″N 81°43′3″W / 40.20750°N 81.71750°W / 40.20750; -81.71750
Country United States
State Ohio
County Coshocton
Township Linton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 157
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 162
 • Density 382.9/sq mi (147.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43836
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-63044[5]
GNIS feature ID 1061548[2]

Plainfield is a village in Coshocton County, Ohio, United States, along Wills Creek. The population was 157 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Plainfield was laid out in 1816.[6] It was named from its setting upon the plains.[7] By 1833, businesses in Plainfield included one store and one tavern.[8] Plainfield was incorporated as a village in 1878.[9]

Geography[edit]

Plainfield is located at 40°12′27″N 81°43′3″W / 40.20750°N 81.71750°W / 40.20750; -81.71750 (40.207538, -81.717427).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 30
1880 300
1890 234 −22.0%
1900 255 9.0%
1910 215 −15.7%
1920 172 −20.0%
1930 183 6.4%
1940 130 −29.0%
1950 136 4.6%
1960 178 30.9%
1970 183 2.8%
1980 221 20.8%
1990 178 −19.5%
2000 158 −11.2%
2010 157 −0.6%
Est. 2015 168 [11] 7.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 157 people, 69 households, and 46 families residing in the village. The population density was 382.9 inhabitants per square mile (147.8/km2). There were 76 housing units at an average density of 185.4 per square mile (71.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.8% White, 0.6% African American, and 2.5% from two or more races.

There were 69 households of which 20.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the village was 50.5 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.4% were from 25 to 44; 37.6% were from 45 to 64; and 18.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 158 people, 66 households, and 45 families residing in the village. The population density was 377.4 people per square mile (145.2/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 172.0 per square mile (66.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.73% White, 0.63% Asian, and 0.63% from two or more races.

There were 66 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village, the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 36.1% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,821, and the median income for a family was $41,806. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,441. None of the families and 2.6% of the population were living below the poverty line.

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. ^ Hunt, William Ellis (1876). Historical Collections of Coshocton County, Ohio. R. Clarke & Company. p. 4. 
  7. ^ Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Coshocton County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, 1740-1881. A. A. Graham. p. 550. 
  8. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 375. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  9. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 112. 
  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.