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Port Washington is a village in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The population was 569 at the 2010 census.

Port Washington, Ohio
Village Hall
Village Hall
Location of Port Washington, Ohio
Location of Port Washington, Ohio
Location of Port Washington in Tuscarawas County
Location of Port Washington in Tuscarawas County
Coordinates: 40°19′39″N 81°31′12″W / 40.32750°N 81.52000°W / 40.32750; -81.52000Coordinates: 40°19′39″N 81°31′12″W / 40.32750°N 81.52000°W / 40.32750; -81.52000
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyTuscarawas
TownshipSalem
Area
 • Total0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Land0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation820 ft (250 m)
Population
 • Total569
 • Estimate 
(2018[4])
566
 • Density1,115.7/sq mi (430.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43837
Area code(s)740
FIPS code39-64346[5]
GNIS feature ID1065509[2]

Contents

HistoryEdit

Port Washington was originally called Salisbury, and under the latter name was laid out in 1827.[6] A post office called Port Washington has been in operation since 1832.[7]

GeographyEdit

Port Washington is located at 40°19′39″N 81°31′12″W / 40.32750°N 81.52000°W / 40.32750; -81.52000 (40.327467, -81.520096),[8] along the Tuscarawas River.[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2), all land.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1850269
1870425
188063449.2%
1890487−23.2%
1900424−12.9%
1910421−0.7%
1920382−9.3%
193049930.6%
1940493−1.2%
19505144.3%
19605262.3%
19705504.6%
198062213.1%
1990513−17.5%
20005527.6%
20105693.1%
Est. 2018566[4]−0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 569 people, 209 households, and 164 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,115.7 inhabitants per square mile (430.8/km2). There were 232 housing units at an average density of 454.9 per square mile (175.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.7% White, 0.2% Asian, 1.8% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 209 households of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.5% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the village was 39.1 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 552 people, 204 households, and 161 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,091.2 people per square mile (417.9/km²). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 421.1 per square mile (161.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.83% White, 0.18% African American, 0.54% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 204 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,111, and the median income for a family was $37,344. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $18,173 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,674. About 2.3% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. 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. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 114.
  7. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ DeLorme (1991). Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-233-1.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.