South Webster, Ohio

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South Webster, Ohio
Village
Entering from the northeast on State Route 140
Entering from the northeast on State Route 140
Location of South Webster, Ohio
Location of South Webster, Ohio
Location of South Webster in Scioto County
Location of South Webster in Scioto County
Coordinates: 38°48′56″N 82°43′34″W / 38.81556°N 82.72611°W / 38.81556; -82.72611Coordinates: 38°48′56″N 82°43′34″W / 38.81556°N 82.72611°W / 38.81556; -82.72611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Scioto
Area[1]
 • Total 1.32 sq mi (3.42 km2)
 • Land 1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 866
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 853
 • Density 661.1/sq mi (255.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45682
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-73824[5]
GNIS feature ID 1084066[2]

South Webster is a village in northeast Scioto County, Ohio, United States. It lies along State Route 140, and the population was 866 at the 2010 census.[6]

The village hosts the Cornhole World Championship.[7]

History[edit]

South Webster was platted by John Bennett in 1853.[8] The village was named after Daniel Webster.[9]

Geography[edit]

South Webster is located at 38°48′56″N 82°43′34″W / 38.81556°N 82.72611°W / 38.81556; -82.72611 (38.815454, -82.726091).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.32 square miles (3.42 km2), of which 1.31 square miles (3.39 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 200
1890 323
1900 445 37.8%
1910 499 12.1%
1920 604 21.0%
1930 697 15.4%
1940 656 −5.9%
1950 663 1.1%
1960 803 21.1%
1970 825 2.7%
1980 886 7.4%
1990 806 −9.0%
2000 764 −5.2%
2010 866 13.4%
Est. 2015 829 [11] −4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 866 people, 370 households, and 265 families residing in the village. The population density was 661.1 inhabitants per square mile (255.3/km2). There were 395 housing units at an average density of 301.5 per square mile (116.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 370 households of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.4% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the village was 43.9 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 764 people, 312 households, and 224 families residing in the village. The population density was 584.8 people per square mile (225.2/km²). There were 338 housing units at an average density of 258.7 per square mile (99.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.30% White, 0.65% Native American, 0.39% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 312 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% 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 2.91.

In the village, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $26,818, and the median income for a family was $40,938. Males had a median income of $31,583 versus $22,727 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,047. About 13.0% of families and 16.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.7% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 65 or over.

Public services[edit]

The Bloom-Vernon Local Schools (South Webster Elementary (foreground) and South Webster Jr.-Sr. High School)

South Webster is home to the Bloom-Vernon Local School District. The district includes Bloom-Vernon Elementary School, South Webster Jr.-Sr. High School, South Webster Headstart, and Vernon Adult Learning Center. South Webster's mascot is the Jeeps. They were the 2006 Ohio High School Athletic Association Division IV basketball champions.[13] South Webster is served by the Portsmouth Public Library-South Webster Branch.

Notable person[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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): South Webster village, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 29, 2012. 
  7. ^ Jeff Taepke (2007-07-29). "King of Corn: Competition fierce at Cornhole Championships". Portsmouth Daily Times. Retrieved 2007-07-29. 
  8. ^ "Portsmouth Area Resource Guide, 2007-2008". The Community Common. 2007-07-29. p. 7. 
  9. ^ Bannon, Henry Towne (1927). Stories Old and Often Told, Being Chronicles of Scioto County, Ohio. Baltimore: Waverly Press. p. 275. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  13. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31.