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|• Total||0.49 sq mi (1.26 km2)|
|• Land||0.49 sq mi (1.26 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||676 ft (206 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,166.67/sq mi (450.27/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1075462|
Buchtel is a village in Athens and Hocking counties in the U.S. state of Ohio, just northeast of Nelsonville. Located in the Hocking Valley, it was a center of coal mining in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The population was 558 at the 2010 census. A former name for the village is Bessemer.
Buchtel was laid out in 1876, and named for John R. Buchtel, a representative of the Akron Iron Company, which owned a large amount of land in the vicinity. A post office called Buchtel has been in operation since 1879.
Buchtel is located at Monday Creek.(39.461269, -82.182017), along Snow Fork, a tributary of
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.49 square miles (1.27 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 558 people, 235 households, and 152 families living in the village. The population density was 1,138.8 inhabitants per square mile (439.7/km2). There were 266 housing units at an average density of 542.9 per square mile (209.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.8% White, 1.1% African American, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.
There were 235 households, of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.84.
The median age in the village was 38 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
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