Chesterhill, Ohio

Chesterhill is a village in Morgan County, Ohio, United States. The population was 289 at the 2010 census.

Chesterhill, Ohio
Marion Street downtown
Marion Street downtown
Location of Chesterhill, Ohio
Location of Chesterhill, Ohio
Location of Chesterhill in Morgan County
Location of Chesterhill in Morgan County
Coordinates: 39°29′21″N 81°51′55″W / 39.48917°N 81.86528°W / 39.48917; -81.86528Coordinates: 39°29′21″N 81°51′55″W / 39.48917°N 81.86528°W / 39.48917; -81.86528
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyMorgan
Area
 • Total0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Land0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation974 ft (297 m)
Population
 • Total289
 • Estimate 
(2018[4])
276
 • Density535.2/sq mi (206.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43728
Area code(s)740
FIPS code39-14086[5]
GNIS feature ID1075570[2]

Chesterhill was laid out in 1834, and named after Chester County, Pennsylvania, the native home of a large share of the first settlers.[6]

GeographyEdit

Chesterhill is located at 39°29′21″N 81°51′55″W / 39.48917°N 81.86528°W / 39.48917; -81.86528 (39.489036, -81.865406).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2), all land.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1900480
1910410−14.6%
19204274.1%
19304310.9%
19404422.6%
1950426−3.6%
1960876105.6%
1970361−58.8%
19803959.4%
1990309−21.8%
2000305−1.3%
2010289−5.2%
Est. 2018276[4]−4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 289 people, 121 households, and 84 families living in the village. The population density was 535.2 inhabitants per square mile (206.6/km2). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 264.8 per square mile (102.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 73.7% White, 9.7% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 15.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 121 households of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the village was 41.4 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 305 people, 131 households, and 91 families living in the village. The population density was 560.8 people per square mile (218.1/km²). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 268.4 per square mile (104.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 79.02% White, 15.41% African American, and 5.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 131 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $45,833. Males had a median income of $33,636 versus $20,536 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,329. About 14.0% of families and 19.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.2% of those sixty five or over.

EducationEdit

Chesterhill has a public library, a branch of the Kate Love Simpson Morgan County Library.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. 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. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 27.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "Hours & Locations". Kate Love Simpson Morgan County Library. Retrieved 1 March 2018.