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Amanda, Ohio
Village
Barr House
Barr House
Location of Amanda in Ohio
Location of Amanda in Ohio
Location of Amanda in Fairfield County
Location of Amanda in Fairfield County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fairfield County
Township Amanda Township
Area
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
922 ft (281 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 737
 • Estimate 
(2019)
738
 • Density 2,460.00/sq mi (948.70/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43102
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-01630
GNIS feature ID 1048458

Amanda is a village in Fairfield County, Ohio, United States. The population was 737 at the 2010 census. Amanda was the birthplace of Thomas Sterling, a Republican in the United States Senate from 1913 to 1925.

History

Amanda was founded around 1830, but development would not begin in earnest until 1850 when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office has been in operation at Amanda since 1832.

Geography

Amanda is located at 39°39′0″N 82°44′36″W / 39.65000°N 82.74333°W / 39.65000; -82.74333 (39.650042, -82.743199).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 181
1880 375
1890 469 25.1%
1910 484
1920 531 9.7%
1930 557 4.9%
1940 561 0.7%
1950 587 4.6%
1960 732 24.7%
1970 788 7.7%
1980 720 −8.6%
1990 729 1.3%
2000 707 −3.0%
2010 737 4.2%
2019 (est.) 738 0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 737 people, 270 households, and 205 families living in the village. The population density was 2,456.7 inhabitants per square mile (948.5/km2). There were 295 housing units at an average density of 983.3 per square mile (379.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.9% African American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 270 households, of which 43.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.1% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the village was 37 years. 30% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.

Education

Public education in Amanda is administered by the Amanda Clearcreek Local Schools district. Amanda has a public library, a branch of the Fairfield County District Library.

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