Walbridge, Ohio

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Walbridge, Ohio
Village
Former high school
Former high school
Motto: "Town on the Right Track"
Location of Walbridge, Ohio
Location of Walbridge, Ohio
Location of Walbridge in Wood County
Location of Walbridge in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°35′18″N 83°29′22″W / 41.58833°N 83.48944°W / 41.58833; -83.48944Coordinates: 41°35′18″N 83°29′22″W / 41.58833°N 83.48944°W / 41.58833; -83.48944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Township Lake
Government
 • Mayor Edward Kolanko
Area[1]
 • Total 2.21 sq mi (5.72 km2)
 • Land 2.19 sq mi (5.67 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 3,019
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 3,053
 • Density 1,378.5/sq mi (532.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43465
Area code(s) 419
Website [1]

Walbridge is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States, within the Toledo metropolitan area. The population was 3,019 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Walbridge was platted in 1874.[4] A post office called Walbridge has been in operation since 1871.[5] The village was incorporated in 1912.[6]

Geography[edit]

Walbridge is located at 41°35′18″N 83°29′22″W / 41.58833°N 83.48944°W / 41.58833; -83.48944 (41.588350, -83.489503).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.21 square miles (5.72 km2), of which 2.19 square miles (5.67 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 584
1930 905 55.0%
1940 985 8.8%
1950 1,152 17.0%
1960 2,142 85.9%
1970 3,208 49.8%
1980 2,900 −9.6%
1990 2,736 −5.7%
2000 2,546 −6.9%
2010 3,019 18.6%
Est. 2015 3,109 [8] 3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 3,019 people, 1,458 households, and 825 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,378.5 inhabitants per square mile (532.2/km2). There were 1,635 housing units at an average density of 746.6 per square mile (288.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.9% White, 0.7% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.6% of the population.

There were 1,458 households of which 21.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.3% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.4% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the village was 47.4 years. 17.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 23.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 2,546 people, 1,078 households, and 743 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,532.0 people per square mile (592.2/km²). There were 1,110 housing units at an average density of 667.9 per square mile (258.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.29% White, 0.51% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.71% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.67% of the population.

There were 1,078 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,234, and the median income for a family was $54,063. Males had a median income of $44,185 versus $26,042 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,783. About 3.7% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

  • Ed Scott - A right-handed pitcher who appeared for two years in the major leagues.

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. ^ Leeson, Michael A. (1897). Commemorative Historical and Biographical Record of Wood County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Early Settlement and Development. J.H. Beers & Company. p. 301. 
  5. ^ "Wood County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Cities, Townships, & Villages". Wood County Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.