Smithville, Ohio

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Smithville, Ohio
Village
Former middle school, destroyed in 2014
Former middle school, destroyed in 2014
Location of Smithville, Ohio
Location of Smithville, Ohio
Location of Smithville in Wayne County
Location of Smithville in Wayne County
Coordinates: 40°51′48″N 81°51′31″W / 40.86333°N 81.85861°W / 40.86333; -81.85861Coordinates: 40°51′48″N 81°51′31″W / 40.86333°N 81.85861°W / 40.86333; -81.85861
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wayne
Area[1]
 • Total 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Land 1.24 sq mi (3.21 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,063 ft (324 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,252
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,254
 • Density 1,009.7/sq mi (389.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44677
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-72788[5]
GNIS feature ID 1065338[2]
Kirtland I. Perky

Smithville is a village in Wayne County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,252 at the 2010 census.

The village derives its name from Thomas Smith, a pioneer settler.[6]

Geography[edit]

Smithville is located at 40°51′48″N 81°51′31″W / 40.86333°N 81.85861°W / 40.86333; -81.85861 (40.863457, -81.858665),[7] along Sugar Creek.[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2), of which, 1.24 square miles (3.21 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 546
1890 482 −11.7%
1900 474 −1.7%
1910 447 −5.7%
1920 482 7.8%
1930 582 20.7%
1940 617 6.0%
1950 755 22.4%
1960 1,024 35.6%
1970 1,278 24.8%
1980 1,467 14.8%
1990 1,354 −7.7%
2000 1,333 −1.6%
2010 1,252 −6.1%
Est. 2015 1,269 [9] 1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,252 people, 541 households, and 371 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,009.7 inhabitants per square mile (389.8/km2). There were 573 housing units at an average density of 462.1 per square mile (178.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.8% White, 0.9% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% Asian, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 541 households of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.4% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the village was 44.2 years. 21.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 32.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,333 people, 545 households, and 395 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,079.5 people per square mile (418.4/km²). There were 562 housing units at an average density of 455.1 per square mile (176.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.65% White, 0.15% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.53% Asian, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 545 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female head of household with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,662, and the median income for a family was $47,109. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $22,847 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,329. About 5.2% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Smithville is home to the Wayne County Schools Career Center. It is also part of the Green Local School District, which also includes the nearby Marshallville.

Notable residents[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. 127. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ DeLorme (1991). Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. p. 50. ISBN 0-89933-233-1.
  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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