Syracuse, Ohio

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Syracuse, Ohio
Village
Community center and former school
Community center and former school
Location of Syracuse, Ohio
Location of Syracuse, Ohio
Location of Syracuse in Meigs County
Location of Syracuse in Meigs County
Coordinates: 38°59′59″N 81°58′22″W / 38.99972°N 81.97278°W / 38.99972; -81.97278Coordinates: 38°59′59″N 81°58′22″W / 38.99972°N 81.97278°W / 38.99972; -81.97278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Meigs
Township Sutton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.96 sq mi (2.49 km2)
 • Land 0.93 sq mi (2.41 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation[2] 587 ft (179 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 826
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 823
 • Density 888.2/sq mi (342.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45779
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-76050[5]
GNIS feature ID 1056540[2]

Syracuse is a village in Meigs County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 826 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Syracuse is located at 38°59′59″N 81°58′22″W / 38.99972°N 81.97278°W / 38.99972; -81.97278 (38.999757, -81.972829).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.96 square miles (2.49 km2), of which 0.93 square miles (2.41 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 720
1870 1,273 76.8%
1880 1,545 21.4%
1930 678
1940 676 −0.3%
1950 700 3.6%
1960 731 4.4%
1970 684 −6.4%
1980 946 38.3%
1990 827 −12.6%
2000 879 6.3%
2010 826 −6.0%
Est. 2015 821 [7] −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 826 people, 360 households, and 248 families residing in the village. The population density was 888.2 inhabitants per square mile (342.9/km2). There were 418 housing units at an average density of 449.5 per square mile (173.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.2% White, 0.8% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.1% of the population.

There were 360 households of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.1% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.75.

The median age in the village was 45.8 years. 20.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 21.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 879 people, 382 households, and 258 families residing in the village. The population density was 952.8 people per square mile (368.9/km²). There were 423 housing units at an average density of 458.5 per square mile (177.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.84% White, 0.91% African American, 0.23% Native American, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.11% of the population.

There were 382 households out of which 23.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.2% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the village, the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,423, and the median income for a family was $37,813. Males had a median income of $41,389 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,279. About 11.8% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.4% of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education in the village of Syracuse is provided by the Southern Local School District. Campuses serving the village include Southern Elementary School (Grades K-8) and Southern High School (Grades 9-12).

See also[edit]

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.