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Chauncey, Ohio
Village
Jacobs Street houses
Jacobs Street houses
Location of Chauncey, Ohio
Location of Chauncey, Ohio
Street map of Chauncey
Street map of Chauncey
Country United States
State Ohio
County Athens
Area
 • Total 0.67 sq mi (1.73 km2)
 • Land 0.66 sq mi (1.72 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
659 ft (201 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,049
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,035
 • Density 1,558.73/sq mi (601.40/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45719
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-13778
GNIS feature ID 1075568

Chauncey is a village in Athens County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,049 at the 2010 census. The village is located near The Plains.

Geography

Chauncey is located at 39°24′0″N 82°7′43″W / 39.40000°N 82.12861°W / 39.40000; -82.12861 (39.400100, -82.128569), along Sunday Creek just above its confluence with the Hocking River. Much of the village is in low-lying flood plain and even floodway, which is prone to flooding.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.66 square miles (1.71 km2), all land.

History

Chauncey was laid out in 1839. The village was named for Elihu Chauncey, a businessperson in the mining industry. A post office called Chauncey has been in operation since 1838.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 201
1880 185 −8.0%
1910 821
1920 1,178 43.5%
1930 1,269 7.7%
1940 1,234 −2.8%
1950 1,016 −17.7%
1960 996 −2.0%
1970 1,117 12.1%
1980 1,050 −6.0%
1990 980 −6.7%
2000 1,067 8.9%
2010 1,049 −1.7%
2019 (est.) 1,035 −1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,049 people, 423 households, and 262 families living in the village. The population density was 1,589.4 inhabitants per square mile (613.7/km2). There were 477 housing units at an average density of 722.7 per square mile (279.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 423 households, of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.0% were married couples living together, 16.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.1% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 37.4 years. 24.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 13.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

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