Savannah, Ohio

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Savannah, Ohio
Village
Houses on South Main Street
Location of Savannah, Ohio
Location of Savannah, Ohio
Location of Savannah in Ashland County
Location of Savannah in Ashland County
Coordinates: 40°57′55″N 82°21′55″W / 40.96528°N 82.36528°W / 40.96528; -82.36528Coordinates: 40°57′55″N 82°21′55″W / 40.96528°N 82.36528°W / 40.96528; -82.36528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashland
Area[1]
 • Total 0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)
 • Land 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,099 ft (335 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 413
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 409
 • Density 724.6/sq mi (279.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44874
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-70576[5]
GNIS feature ID 1065289[2]

Savannah is a village in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. The population was 413 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Former school

Savannah was laid out in 1818.[6] A post office called Savannah has been in operation since 1839.[7]

Geography[edit]

Savannah is located at 40°57′55″N 82°21′55″W / 40.96528°N 82.36528°W / 40.96528; -82.36528 (40.965249, -82.365168),[8] along the Vermilion River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2), of which 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 2,230
1870 394 −82.3%
1880 342 −13.2%
1890 325 −5.0%
1900 290 −10.8%
1910 262 −9.7%
1920 268 2.3%
1930 338 26.1%
1940 358 5.9%
1950 407 13.7%
1960 409 0.5%
1970 361 −11.7%
1980 351 −2.8%
1990 363 3.4%
2000 372 2.5%
2010 413 11.0%
Est. 2015 408 [9] −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 413 people, 139 households, and 108 families residing in the village. The population density was 724.6 inhabitants per square mile (279.8/km2). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 266.7 per square mile (103.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 1.2% African American, 1.0% Native American, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 139 households of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.3% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.39.

The median age in the village was 33.3 years. 29.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 9.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 372 people, 134 households, and 103 families residing in the village. The population density was 839.1 people per square mile (326.4/km²). There were 147 housing units at an average density of 331.6 per square mile (129.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.46% White, 0.27% African American and 0.27% Native American.

There were 134 households out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,469, and the median income for a family was $38,182. Males had a median income of $33,333 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,546. About 8.7% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 14.7% 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. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Ashland County, Ohio, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 182. 
  7. ^ "Ashland County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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