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Athalia, Ohio
Village
Houses on Market Street
Houses on Market Street
Location of Athalia, Ohio
Location of Athalia, Ohio
Location of Athalia in Lawrence County
Location of Athalia in Lawrence County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lawrence
Township Rome
Area
 • Total 0.69 sq mi (1.78 km2)
 • Land 0.69 sq mi (1.78 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
554 ft (169 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 373
 • Estimate 
(2019)
354
 • Density 516.03/sq mi (199.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-02722
GNIS feature ID 1075289

Athalia is a village in Lawrence County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 373 at the 2010 census.

Athalia is a part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649.

According to tradition, Athalia was named after the daughter of a first settler.

Geography

Athalia is located at 38°30′46″N 82°18′25″W / 38.512830°N 82.306979°W / 38.512830; -82.306979.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 251
1890 199 −20.7%
1900 346 73.9%
1910 226 −34.7%
1920 233 3.1%
1930 205 −12.0%
1940 263 28.3%
1950 307 16.7%
1960 341 11.1%
1970 287 −15.8%
1980 367 27.9%
1990 346 −5.7%
2000 328 −5.2%
2010 373 13.7%
2019 (est.) 354 −5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 373 people, 152 households, and 101 families living in the village. The population density was 540.6 inhabitants per square mile (208.7/km2). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 236.2 per square mile (91.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.9% White, 0.8% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 152 households, of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.6% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the village was 39.7 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.9% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

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