Port Jefferson, Ohio

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Port Jefferson, Ohio
Village
Main Street downtown
Main Street downtown
Location of Port Jefferson, Ohio
Location of Port Jefferson, Ohio
Location of Port Jefferson in Shelby County
Location of Port Jefferson in Shelby County
Coordinates: 40°19′50″N 84°5′28″W / 40.33056°N 84.09111°W / 40.33056; -84.09111Coordinates: 40°19′50″N 84°5′28″W / 40.33056°N 84.09111°W / 40.33056; -84.09111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Shelby
Area[1]
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[2] 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 371
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 366
 • Density 2,182.4/sq mi (842.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45360
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-64262[5]
GNIS feature ID 1061565[2]

Port Jefferson is a village in Salem Township, Shelby County, Ohio, United States. The population was 371 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Port Jefferson had its start around the time the Miami and Erie Canal was extended to that point.[6] The town site was platted in 1836.[7] The village was incorporated in 1842.[7]

Geography[edit]

Port Jefferson is located at 40°19′50″N 84°05′28″W / 40.330423°N 84.090979°W / 40.330423; -84.090979.[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), of which 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 286
1870 410
1880 421 2.7%
1890 397 −5.7%
1900 355 −10.6%
1910 233 −34.4%
1920 237 1.7%
1930 270 13.9%
1940 360 33.3%
1950 409 13.6%
1960 438 7.1%
1970 416 −5.0%
1980 482 15.9%
1990 381 −21.0%
2000 321 −15.7%
2010 371 15.6%
Est. 2016 356 [9] −4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 371 people, 142 households, and 97 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,182.4 inhabitants per square mile (842.6/km2). There were 158 housing units at an average density of 929.4 per square mile (358.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 142 households of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.7% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the village was 36.6 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 10.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 321 people, 122 households, and 90 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,084.8 people per square mile (826.3/km2). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 831.3 per square mile (329.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.69% White and 0.31% Asian.

There were 122 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,306, and the median income for a family was $47,000. Males had a median income of $31,063 versus $21,154 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,897. About 5.0% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 18.4% 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. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 114. 
  7. ^ a b Hitchcock, Almon Baldwin Carrington (1913). History of Shelby County, Ohio, and representative citizens. p. 382. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.