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Baltimore, Ohio
Village
Trinity United Church of Christ on Market Street
Trinity United Church of Christ on Market Street
Motto(s): 
"A Place You Can Call Home"
Location of Baltimore, Ohio
Location of Baltimore, Ohio
Location of Baltimore in Fairfield County
Location of Baltimore in Fairfield County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fairfield
Area
 • Total 2.23 sq mi (5.76 km2)
 • Land 2.23 sq mi (5.76 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
863 ft (263 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,966
 • Estimate 
(2019)
3,004
 • Density 1,350.11/sq mi (521.22/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43105
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-03758
GNIS feature ID 1064378
Website Baltimore Ohio

Baltimore is a village in Fairfield County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,966 at the 2010 census.

History

Baltimore was originally called New Market, and under the latter name was laid out in 1824. A post office called Baltimore has been in operation since 1829.

Geography

Baltimore is located at 39°50′47″N 82°36′27″W / 39.84639°N 82.60750°W / 39.84639; -82.60750 (39.846319, -82.607503).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.09 square miles (5.41 km2), all land.

Ironically, Baltimore is not adjacent to North Baltimore, Ohio, a village in Wood County approximately 35 miles south of Toledo. Baltimore and North Baltimore are actually approximately 140 miles from each other.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1810 140
1820 298 112.9%
1830 500 67.8%
1840 500 0.0%
1850 492 −1.6%
1860 500 1.6%
1870 489 −2.2%
1880 489 0.0%
1890 505 3.3%
1900 460 −8.9%
1910 551 19.8%
1920 566 2.7%
1930 720 27.2%
1940 835 16.0%
1950 1,843 120.7%
1960 2,116 14.8%
1970 2,418 14.3%
1980 2,689 11.2%
1990 2,971 10.5%
2000 2,881 −3.0%
2010 2,966 3.0%
2019 (est.) 3,004 1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,966 people, 1,214 households, and 796 families living in the village. The population density was 1,419.1 inhabitants per square mile (547.9/km2). There were 1,288 housing units at an average density of 616.3 per square mile (238.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 1,214 households, of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.6% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.4% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the village was 37 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.2% were from 45 to 64; and 13% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

Education

Public education in Baltimore is the responsibility of the Liberty Union-Thurston Local School District. Baltimore has a public library, a branch of the Fairfield County District Library.

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