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|Village of Amsterdam|
Saint Joseph Catholic Church on Route 164
Location of Amsterdam in Jefferson County and in the state of Ohio
|• Total||0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)|
|• Land||0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||935 ft (285 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,475.00/sq mi (570.03/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1048461|
Amsterdam is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. The population was 511 at the 2010 census. The community was founded by Dutch immigrant David Johnson and named after the city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. It is part of the Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Amsterdam was laid out in 1828. A post office called Amsterdam has been in operation since 1832.
Amsterdam is located at(40.471814, -80.921194).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 511 people, 204 households, and 133 families living in the village. The population density was 1,596.9 inhabitants per square mile (616.6/km2). There were 235 housing units at an average density of 734.4 per square mile (283.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.0% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 204 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.8% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.12.
The median age in the village was 39.6 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
Public education in the village of Amsterdam is provided by the Edison Local School District. Campuses serving the village include John Gregg Elementary School (Preschool-Grade 4), Springfield Middle School (Grades 5–8), and Edison High School (Grades 9-12).
In Spanish: Amsterdam (Ohio) para niños
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