Van Buren, Ohio

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Van Buren, Ohio
Village
Presbyterian church on Market Street
Presbyterian church on Market Street
Location of Van Buren, Ohio
Location of Van Buren, Ohio
Location within Hancock County
Location within Hancock County
Coordinates: 41°8′18″N 83°38′57″W / 41.13833°N 83.64917°W / 41.13833; -83.64917Coordinates: 41°8′18″N 83°38′57″W / 41.13833°N 83.64917°W / 41.13833; -83.64917
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hancock
Government
 • Type Village council
 • Mayor Edward D. May
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 328
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 339
 • Density 1,261.5/sq mi (487.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45889
Area code(s) 419

Van Buren is a village in Hancock County, Ohio, United States. The population was 328 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Van Buren was laid out in 1833, and named for Martin Van Buren, then incumbent Vice President (1833–1837) and afterward President of the United States (1837–1841).[4] A post office called Van Buren has been in operation since 1835.[5] The village was incorporated in 1866.[4]

Geography[edit]

Van Buren is located at 41°8′18″N 83°38′57″W / 41.13833°N 83.64917°W / 41.13833; -83.64917 (41.138229, -83.649122).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1840 74
1850 122 64.9%
1870 157
1880 130 −17.2%
1890 268 106.2%
1900 367 36.9%
1910 303 −17.4%
1920 273 −9.9%
1930 279 2.2%
1940 307 10.0%
1950 308 0.3%
1960 374 21.4%
1970 319 −14.7%
1980 342 7.2%
1990 337 −1.5%
2000 313 −7.1%
2010 328 4.8%
Est. 2015 376 [7] 14.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 328 people, 119 households, and 98 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,261.5 inhabitants per square mile (487.1/km2). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 492.3 per square mile (190.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 1.8% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.3% of the population.

There were 119 households of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 17.6% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the village was 34.5 years. 30.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.3% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 313 people, 113 households, and 91 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,257.5 people per square mile (483.4/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 466.0 per square mile (179.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.12% White, 0.32% African American, 0.96% from other races, and 1.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.15% of the population.

There were 113 households out of which 43.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 16.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $48,750, and the median income for a family was $55,625. Males had a median income of $42,188 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,061. About 1.1% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  4. ^ a b History of Hancock County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County, Its Townships, Towns. Warner, Beers. 1886. p. 352. 
  5. ^ "Hancock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 January 2016. 
  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. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.