Midvale, Ohio

Midvale is a village in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The population was 754 at the 2010 census.

Midvale, Ohio
Town Hall
Town Hall
Location of Midvale, Ohio
Location of Midvale, Ohio
Location of Midvale in Tuscarawas County
Location of Midvale in Tuscarawas County
Coordinates: 40°26′7″N 81°22′12″W / 40.43528°N 81.37000°W / 40.43528; -81.37000Coordinates: 40°26′7″N 81°22′12″W / 40.43528°N 81.37000°W / 40.43528; -81.37000
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyTuscarawas
TownshipsGoshen, Mill, & Warwick
Area
 • Total0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Land0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation860 ft (262 m)
Population
 • Total754
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
744
 • Density980.24/sq mi (378.45/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44653
Area code(s)330
FIPS code39-49966[5]
GNIS feature ID1048975[2]

HistoryEdit

Midvale was platted in 1830.[6] The village was named for its location halfway between New Philadelphia and Uhrichsville.[7]

GeographyEdit

Midvale is located at 40°26′7″N 81°22′12″W / 40.43528°N 81.37000°W / 40.43528; -81.37000 (40.435159, -81.369920).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all land.[9]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930667
19406700.4%
1950632−5.7%
19606838.1%
1970636−6.9%
19806542.8%
1990575−12.1%
2000547−4.9%
201075437.8%
2019 (est.)744[4]−1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 754 people, 279 households, and 201 families living in the village. The population density was 992.1 inhabitants per square mile (383.1/km2). There were 291 housing units at an average density of 382.9 per square mile (147.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.0% White, 0.8% African American, 0.4% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 279 households, of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.0% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 33.7 years. 29% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 10.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 547 people, 213 households, and 156 families living in the village. The population density was 897.5 people per square mile (346.2/km2). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 370.8 per square mile (143.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.72% White, and 1.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37% of the population.

There were 213 households, out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 24.9% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $26,944, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $27,813 versus $15,417 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,975. About 14.1% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.4% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable personEdit

In GamesEdit

Midvale is the inspiration for the fortress town of Midville, Ohio, one of the main settings in the Car Wars game by Steve Jackson Games. It is not known whether the spelling change was intentional, or the result of misreading a map.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 87.
  7. ^ Peacefull, Leonard (1996). "A Geography of Ohio". Kent State University Press. p. 217. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.