Risingsun, Ohio

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Risingsun, Ohio
Village
Village Hall
Village Hall
Location of Risingsun, Ohio
Location of Risingsun, Ohio
Location of Risingsun in Wood County
Location of Risingsun in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°16′8″N 83°25′28″W / 41.26889°N 83.42444°W / 41.26889; -83.42444Coordinates: 41°16′8″N 83°25′28″W / 41.26889°N 83.42444°W / 41.26889; -83.42444
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Township Montgomery
Government
 • Mayor Rick L. Whetsel
Area[1]
 • Total 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Land 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 606
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 613
 • Density 1,063.2/sq mi (410.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43457
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-67314[5]
GNIS feature ID 1085484[2]

Risingsun is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States. The population was 606 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The first settlement at what is now Risingsun was made in the 1830s.[6] Risingsun was platted in 1876.[7] A post office called Rising Sun was established in 1873, and the spelling was changed to Risingsun in 1894.[8] The village was incorporated in 1879.[9]

Geography[edit]

Risingsun is located at 41°16′8″N 83°25′28″W / 41.26889°N 83.42444°W / 41.26889; -83.42444 (41.268833, -83.424360).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 344
1890 485 41.0%
1900 600 23.7%
1910 599 −0.2%
1920 479 −20.0%
1930 628 31.1%
1940 645 2.7%
1950 744 15.3%
1960 815 9.5%
1970 730 −10.4%
1980 698 −4.4%
1990 659 −5.6%
2000 620 −5.9%
2010 606 −2.3%
Est. 2016 626 [11] 3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 606 people, 222 households, and 162 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,063.2 inhabitants per square mile (410.5/km2). There were 247 housing units at an average density of 433.3 per square mile (167.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.0% White, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.5% of the population.

There were 222 households of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.0% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the village was 36 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 12.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.8% male and 47.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 620 people, 232 households, and 171 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,073.8 people per square mile (412.7/km²). There were 246 housing units at an average density of 426.1 per square mile (163.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.42% White, 0.48% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 1.13% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.26% of the population.

There were 232 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the village, the population was spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 85.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,656, and the median income for a family was $40,417. Males had a median income of $31,000 versus $24,821 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,983. About 5.8% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[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. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 119. 
  7. ^ Leeson, Michael A. (1897). Commemorative Historical and Biographical Record of Wood County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Early Settlement and Development. J.H. Beers & Company. p. 342. 
  8. ^ "Wood County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "Cities, Townships, & Villages". Wood County Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  13. ^ http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/w/Lillian_D._Gish