McGuffey, Ohio

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McGuffey, Ohio
Aerial view of McGuffey from the south
Aerial view of McGuffey from the south
Location of McGuffey, Ohio
Location of McGuffey, Ohio
Location of McGuffey in Hardin County
Location of McGuffey in Hardin County
Coordinates: 40°41′36″N 83°47′9″W / 40.69333°N 83.78583°W / 40.69333; -83.78583Coordinates: 40°41′36″N 83°47′9″W / 40.69333°N 83.78583°W / 40.69333; -83.78583
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHardin
TownshipMarion
Area
 • Total0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation971 ft (296 m)
Population
 • Total501
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
487
 • Density1,309.14/sq mi (504.83/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45859
Area code(s)419
FIPS code39-46046[5]
GNIS feature ID1061498[2]

McGuffey is a village in Hardin County, Ohio, United States. The population was 501 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

McGuffey was laid out in 1890, and named for John McGuffey.[6] John McGuffey had donated land for a railroad depot in exchange for the naming rights.[7] A post office called McGuffey has been in operation since 1883.[8] The village was incorporated in 1896.[6]

Geography[edit]

McGuffey is located at 40°41′36″N 83°47′9″W / 40.69333°N 83.78583°W / 40.69333; -83.78583 (40.693352, -83.785881).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all land.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900452
19104918.6%
192068840.1%
19307103.2%
1940618−13.0%
19506393.4%
19606471.3%
19707048.8%
1980646−8.2%
1990550−14.9%
2000522−5.1%
2010501−4.0%
2019 (est.)487[4]−2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 501 people, 192 households, and 131 families living in the village. The population density was 1,391.7 inhabitants per square mile (537.3/km2). There were 229 housing units at an average density of 636.1 per square mile (245.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.6% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 192 households, of which 40.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.1% were married couples living together, 19.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.8% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the village was 35.6 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.6% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 14% 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[5] of 2000, there were 522 people, 207 households, and 138 families living in the village. The population density was 1,426.6 people per square mile (544.7/km2). There were 235 housing units at an average density of 642.3 per square mile (245.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.70% White, 1.34% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.

There were 207 households, out of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 28.4% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $22,024, and the median income for a family was $25,313. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,626. About 12.3% of families and 19.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  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. ^ a b Kohler, Minnie Ichler (1910). A Twentieth Century History of Hardin County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Principal Interests,. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 183.
  7. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 80.
  8. ^ "Hardin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.