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Beloit, Ohio
Village
Village of Beloit
West Branch High School in southern Beloit
West Branch High School in southern Beloit
Location of Beloit, Ohio
Location of Beloit, Ohio
Location of Beloit in Mahoning County
Location of Beloit in Mahoning County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mahoning
Township Smith
Area
 • Total 0.98 sq mi (2.55 km2)
 • Land 0.97 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
1,129 ft (344 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 978
 • Estimate 
(2019)
924
 • Density 947.69/sq mi (365.86/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44609
Area code(s) 234/330
FIPS code 39-05410
GNIS feature ID 1064412

Beloit is a village in southwestern Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. The population was 978 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Beloit had its start in the late 1840s by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was originally called Smithfield Station, and the name Beloit was adopted in 1863. The name Beloit is a transfer from Beloit, Wisconsin.

Geography

Beloit is located at 40°55′22″N 80°59′50″W / 40.92278°N 80.99722°W / 40.92278; -80.99722 (40.922866, -80.997176).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), of which 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 162
1910 510
1920 589 15.5%
1930 694 17.8%
1940 706 1.7%
1950 778 10.2%
1960 877 12.7%
1970 921 5.0%
1980 1,093 18.7%
1990 1,037 −5.1%
2000 1,024 −1.3%
2010 978 −4.5%
2019 (est.) 924 −5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

As of the 2020 census, there were 903 people and 456 households living in Beloit. The racial makeup was 94.5% White, 1% Hispanic or Latino and >1% each African American, Native American, or some other race, with 7% of the population identifying as two or more races. 0.4% of the population speak a language other than English at home.

Of the families in Beloit, 23.1% were under 18 years of age, the average family size was 2.92 people, and 29.1% were never married. 18% are disabled and 4.2% are living without health insurance.

The median household income was $40,833, 8.8% were living in poverty, and of those living in poverty, 26.6% were male and 73.3% were female. 12.8% have a bachelor's degree of higher, 73.6% are enrolled in K-12 education. 6% are under 5, 17.9% are 6-19, 59.2% are 20-64, and 16.8% are 65 or older. The median age is 40.8. 40.6% are male and 59.3% are female.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 978 people, 425 households, and 275 families living in the village. The population density was 998.0 inhabitants per square mile (385.3/km2). There were 468 housing units at an average density of 477.6 per square mile (184.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 425 households, of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the village was 43.4 years. 23.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 22.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

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