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Bowersville, Ohio
Village
Maysville Street
Maysville Street
Location of Bowersville, Ohio
Location of Bowersville, Ohio
Location of Bowersville in Greene County
Location of Bowersville in Greene County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Greene
Area
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,089 ft (332 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 312
 • Estimate 
(2019)
330
 • Density 2,000.00/sq mi (770.21/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45307
Area code(s) 937, 326
FIPS code 39-07930
GNIS feature ID 1048537

Bowersville is a village in Greene County, Ohio, United States. The population was 312 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Bowersville was laid out in 1848, and named for Peter Bowermaster, a first settler. A post office called Bowersville has been in operation since 1847.

Geography

Bowersville is located at 39°34′49″N 83°43′25″W / 39.58028°N 83.72361°W / 39.58028; -83.72361 (39.580198, -83.723635).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 193
1880 84 −56.5%
1900 370
1910 297 −19.7%
1920 312 5.1%
1930 310 −0.6%
1940 316 1.9%
1950 362 14.6%
1960 327 −9.7%
1970 358 9.5%
1980 329 −8.1%
1990 225 −31.6%
2000 290 28.9%
2010 312 7.6%
Est. 2019 330 5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 312 people, 119 households, and 89 families living in the village. The population density was 2,080.0 inhabitants per square mile (803.1/km2). There were 134 housing units at an average density of 893.3 per square mile (344.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.1% White, 0.6% African American, 0.3% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 119 households, of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.2% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the village was 36 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.4% were from 45 to 64; and 13.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

Notable person

Norman Vincent Peale, minister and author

William Grange, professor and author

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