Byesville, Ohio facts for kids
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West Main Street, c. 1910
Location of Byesville, Ohio
Location of Byesville in Guernsey County
|• Total||1.21 sq mi (3.12 km2)|
|• Land||1.20 sq mi (3.10 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||817 ft (249 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,963.27/sq mi (757.88/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1056747|
Byesville was platted in 1856, and named for Jonathan Bye, the owner of a mill. The village was incorporated in 1881.
Byesville is located at(39.968985, -81.541087).
The village is crossed by Interstate 77, Ohio State Route 209, Ohio State Route 821 and Interstate 70, about two miles north of the village.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,438 people, 1,027 households, and 673 families living in the village. The population density was 2,048.7 inhabitants per square mile (791.0/km2). There were 1,105 housing units at an average density of 928.6 per square mile (358.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.
There were 1,027 households, of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.5% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15% 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 2.95.
The median age in the village was 39.2 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
Plastech operated a manufacturing plant in Byesville until late June 2008.
Byesville is within the Rolling Hills School District. Students attend Meadowbrook High School. Byesville has a public library, a branch of the Guernsey County Public Library.
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