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Bay View, Ohio
Village
Fire department
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Location of Bay View, Ohio
Location of Bay View, Ohio
Location of Bay View in Erie County
Location of Bay View in Erie County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Erie
Township Margaretta
Area
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.72 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.72 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
581 ft (177 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 632
 • Estimate 
(2019)
602
 • Density 2,181.16/sq mi (841.84/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44870
Area code(s) 419 / 567
FIPS code 39-04402
GNIS feature ID 1048490

Bay View is a village in Erie County, Ohio, United States. The population was 632 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Sandusky, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The village consists primarily of summer homes (many converted to year-round use) and a few small businesses. The community has a scenic view of Sandusky Bay. The village was incorporated in 1951.

Geography

Bay View is located at 41°28′10″N 82°49′26″W / 41.469349°N 82.823974°W / 41.469349; -82.823974.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 802
1970 798 −0.5%
1980 804 0.8%
1990 739 −8.1%
2000 692 −6.4%
2010 632 −8.7%
2019 (est.) 602 −4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 632 people, 279 households, and 172 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,257.1 inhabitants per square mile (871.5/km2). There were 342 housing units at an average density of 1,221.4 per square mile (471.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.8% White, 0.3% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.8% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 279 households, of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.4% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the village was 47.7 years. 19.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.6% were from 25 to 44; 34.9% were from 45 to 64; and 19.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

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