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Casstown, Ohio
Village
Casstown Lutheran Stone Church
Location of Casstown, Ohio
Location of Casstown, Ohio
Location of Casstown in Miami County
Location of Casstown in Miami County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Miami
Township Lostcreek
Area
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
935 ft (285 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 267
 • Estimate 
(2012)
269
 • Density 2,670.0/sq mi (1,030.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45312
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-12462
GNIS feature ID 1064495

Casstown is a village in Miami County, Ohio, United States. The population was 267 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Casstown was originally called Trimmensburgh, and under the latter name was laid out in 1832 by one Mr. Trimmens, and named for him. The present name honors Lewis Cass, an American military officer, politician, and statesman. A post office called Casstown has been in operation since 1846.

Geography

Casstown is located at 40°3′9″N 84°7′39″W / 40.05250°N 84.12750°W / 40.05250; -84.12750 (40.052583, -84.127577).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 394
1860 232 −41.1%
1870 241 3.9%
1880 331 37.3%
1890 292 −11.8%
1900 262 −10.3%
1910 265 1.1%
1920 291 9.8%
1930 298 2.4%
1940 306 2.7%
1950 368 20.3%
1960 366 −0.5%
1970 380 3.8%
1980 331 −12.9%
1990 246 −25.7%
2000 322 30.9%
2010 267 −17.1%
Est. 2015 271 1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 267 people, 113 households, and 71 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,670.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,030.9/km2). There were 122 housing units at an average density of 1,220.0 per square mile (471.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 113 households of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.2% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the village was 36.8 years. 24% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.7% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 13.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 322 people, 127 households, and 83 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,017.0 people per square mile (1,130.2/km²). There were 132 housing units at an average density of 1,236.8 per square mile (463.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 127 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,250, and the median income for a family was $48,333. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $23,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,296. About 2.6% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

School

The Miami East High School district's middle school was formerly located in Casstown. The district recently built a new K-8 building and sold all other school buildings except the high school. The building is now privately owned.

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