Bloomingburg, Ohio facts for kids
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Looking south on Main Street in Bloomingburg
Location of Bloomingburg, Ohio
Location of Bloomingburg in Fayette County
|• 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||994 ft (303 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,335.77/sq mi (515.48/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1064455|
Bloomingburg is a village in Fayette County, Ohio, United States. The population was 938 at the 2010 census.
Bloomingburg was laid out in 1815. According to tradition, the village was named for the many flowers kept in the yards of the townswomen. A post office has been in operation at Bloomingburg since 1819. Bloomingburg was noted as a "stop" on the Underground Railroad.
Bloomingburg is located at 39°36′25″N 83°23′41″W / 39.60694°N 83.39472°W (39.607052, -83.394692).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 938 people, 321 households, and 239 families living in the village. The population density was 1,340.0 inhabitants per square mile (517.4/km2). There were 368 housing units at an average density of 525.7 per square mile (203.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 88.6% White, 3.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 6.2% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.9% of the population.
There were 321 households, of which 46.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.5% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.31.
The median age in the village was 30.8 years. 32.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 20.7% were from 45 to 64; and 9.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.7% male and 48.3% female.
- B. C. Edwards, third head football coach for the Illinois State Redbirds
- Art Schlichter, Former Nation Football League QuarterBack