Beaver, Ohio

Beaver is a village in Pike County, Ohio, United States. The population was 449 at the 2010 census.

Beaver, Ohio
Location of Beaver, Ohio
Location of Beaver, Ohio
Detailed map of Beaver
Detailed map of Beaver
Coordinates: 39°1′46″N 82°49′25″W / 39.02944°N 82.82361°W / 39.02944; -82.82361Coordinates: 39°1′46″N 82°49′25″W / 39.02944°N 82.82361°W / 39.02944; -82.82361
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyPike
Area
 • Total0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Land0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation686 ft (209 m)
Population
 • Total449
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
432
 • Density1,107.69/sq mi (427.44/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45613
Area code(s)740
FIPS code39-04696[5]
GNIS feature ID1064399[2]

The village most likely was named after nearby Beaver Creek.[6]

GalleryEdit

GeographyEdit

Beaver is located at 39°1′46″N 82°49′25″W / 39.02944°N 82.82361°W / 39.02944; -82.82361 (39.029574, -82.823742).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all land.[8]

Notable NativesEdit

Evan Leist, 3-time NAIA championship qualifier for cross country and track and field at Kentucky Christian University

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900262
19102869.2%
1920278−2.8%
19302956.1%
19403053.4%
1950285−6.6%
196034119.6%
1970317−7.0%
19803304.1%
19903361.8%
200046438.1%
2010449−3.2%
2019 (est.)432[4]−3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 449 people, 182 households, and 109 families living in the village. The population density was 1,151.3 inhabitants per square mile (444.5/km2). There were 221 housing units at an average density of 566.7 per square mile (218.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.7% White, 0.4% from other races, and 4.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 182 households, of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.6% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.1% were non-families. 34.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.17.

The median age in the village was 31.8 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 21.4% were from 45 to 64; and 13.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 464 people, 195 households, and 124 families living in the village. The population density was 1,187.9 people per square mile (459.4/km2). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 578.6 per square mile (223.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.20% White, 0.65% Native American, 0.22% Asian, and 1.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

There were 195 households, of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 16.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 30.4% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $22,632, and the median income for a family was $23,571. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,815. About 25.7% of families and 28.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.4% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

Beaver Eastern Pike serves as the local school district for surrounding areas.[10]

Beaver has a public library, a branch of the Garnet A. Wilson Public Library of Pike County.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 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". Retrieved May 21, 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. 10.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  10. ^ http://www.ep.k12.oh.us/
  11. ^ "Hours & Locations". Garnet A. Wilson Public Library of Pike County. Archived from the original on 4 March 2018. Retrieved 3 March 2018.

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