Potsdam, Ohio

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Potsdam, Ohio
Methodist church on Main Street
Methodist church on Main Street
Location of Potsdam, Ohio
Location of Potsdam, Ohio
Location of Potsdam in Miami County
Location of Potsdam in Miami County
Coordinates: 39°57′48″N 84°25′00″W / 39.96333°N 84.41667°W / 39.96333; -84.41667Coordinates: 39°57′48″N 84°25′00″W / 39.96333°N 84.41667°W / 39.96333; -84.41667
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyMiami
TownshipUnion
Government
 • MayorSteven Post
Area
 • Total0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Land0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,010 ft (308 m)
Population
 • Total288
 • Estimate 
(2018[4])
295
 • Density640.0/sq mi (247.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45361
Area code(s)937
FIPS code39-64430[5]
GNIS feature ID1049103[2]

Potsdam is a village in Miami County, Ohio, United States. The population was 288 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Potsdam was originally called Georgetown and New Lebanon, and under one of the latter names was laid out around 1840.[6] A post office called Potsdam has been in operation since 1861.[7]

Geography[edit]

Potsdam is located at 39°57′48″N 84°25′0″W / 39.96333°N 84.41667°W / 39.96333; -84.41667 (39.963366, -84.416662).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900224
19102271.3%
1920185−18.5%
193024029.7%
1940229−4.6%
19502415.2%
196028217.0%
197031110.3%
1980289−7.1%
1990250−13.5%
2000203−18.8%
201028841.9%
Est. 2018295[4]2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 288 people, 102 households, and 78 families residing in the village. The population density was 640.0 inhabitants per square mile (247.1/km2). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 231.1 per square mile (89.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 1.4% Native American, and 2.4% from two or more races.

There were 102 households of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.7% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.5% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.24.

The median age in the village was 37.5 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 203 people, 66 households, and 51 families residing in the village. The population density was 442.2 people per square mile (170.4/km²). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 148.1 per square mile (57.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.51% White, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

There were 66 households out of which 47.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.08 and the average family size was 3.57.

In the village, the population was spread out with 36.5% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $44,375, and the median income for a family was $48,333. Males had a median income of $46,875 versus $30,625 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,854. About 4.8% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. 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. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 7, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ The History of Miami County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County; Its Cities, Towns, Etc. Windmill Publications. 1880. p. 355.
  7. ^ "Miami County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.