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Bloomdale, Ohio
Village
Main Street in downtown Bloomdale, Ohio, showing the former post office.
Main Street in downtown Bloomdale, Ohio, showing the former post office.
Location of Bloomdale, Ohio
Location of Bloomdale, Ohio
Location of Bloomdale in Wood County
Location of Bloomdale in Wood County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Township Bloom
Area
 • Total 0.67 sq mi (1.73 km2)
 • Land 0.67 sq mi (1.72 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
748 ft (228 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 678
 • Estimate 
(2019)
683
 • Density 1,027.07/sq mi (396.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44817
Area code(s) 419 Exchange: 454
FIPS code 39-07062
GNIS feature ID 1064450

Bloomdale is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States. The population was 678 at the 2010 census.

History

Bloomdale had its start when the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was extended to that point. The village was platted in 1852, and given its commendatory name. A post office called Bloomdale has been in operation since 1874. Bloomdale was incorporated in 1887.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.67 square miles (1.74 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 130
1890 419 222.3%
1900 740 76.6%
1910 602 −18.6%
1920 509 −15.4%
1930 578 13.6%
1940 575 −0.5%
1950 592 3.0%
1960 669 13.0%
1970 727 8.7%
1980 744 2.3%
1990 632 −15.1%
2000 724 14.6%
2010 678 −6.4%
Est. 2019 683 0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 678 people, 244 households, and 197 families living in the village. The population density was 1,011.9 inhabitants per square mile (390.7/km2). There were 270 housing units at an average density of 403.0 per square mile (155.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.1% White, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 244 households, of which 43.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 19.3% were non-families. 14.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the village was 36.4 years. 28.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

Education

Elmwood Local Schools operates one elementary school, one middle school, and Elmwood High School (Bloomdale, Ohio).

Notable people

  • Chris Hoiles, MLB Baltimore Orioles
  • Gus Wasson, NASCAR driver
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