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Caledonia, Ohio
Village
Town hall on the public square
Town hall on the public square
Location of Caledonia, Ohio
Location of Caledonia, Ohio
Location of Caledonia in Marion County
Location of Caledonia in Marion County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Marion
Area
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 994 ft (303 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 577
 • Estimate (2012) 565
 • Density 2,508.7/sq mi (968.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43314
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-10954
GNIS feature ID 1056754
Website http://www.caledonia-village.com

Caledonia is a village in Marion County, Ohio, United States. The population was 577 at the 2010 census.

History

The village was named after Caledonia, an ancient name for Scotland, the ancestral home of a large share of the first settlers.

The northern side of Caledonia is the location of the Caledonia Bowstring Bridge, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

Caledonia is located at 40°38′10″N 82°58′9″W / 40.63611°N 82.96917°W / 40.63611; -82.96917 (40.636068, -82.969301).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 419
1880 627 49.6%
1890 757 20.7%
1900 682 −9.9%
1910 562 −17.6%
1920 492 −12.5%
1930 526 6.9%
1940 629 19.6%
1950 655 4.1%
1960 673 2.7%
1970 792 17.7%
1980 759 −4.2%
1990 644 −15.2%
2000 578 −10.2%
2010 577 −0.2%
Est. 2015 557 −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 577 people, 232 households, and 174 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,508.7 inhabitants per square mile (968.6/km2). There were 260 housing units at an average density of 1,130.4 per square mile (436.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.4% White, 1.6% African American, 0.2% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 232 households of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the village was 40.2 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 578 people, 230 households, and 169 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,568.0 people per square mile (970.3/km²). There were 242 housing units at an average density of 1,075.2 per square mile (406.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.31% White, 0.35% African American, and 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 230 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,804, and the median income for a family was $46,563. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $22,344 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,423. About 1.9% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.

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