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Chickasaw, Ohio
Village
Precious Blood Catholic Church
Precious Blood Catholic Church
Location in Mercer County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Mercer County and the state of Ohio.
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mercer
Township Marion
Area
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
942 ft (287 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 290
 • Estimate 
(2019)
292
 • Density 1,216.67/sq mi (469.50/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45826
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-14156
GNIS feature ID 1039063
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Chickasaw is a village in Mercer County, Ohio, United States. The population was 290 at the 2010 census.

History

Chickasaw was laid out in 1838, and named after the Chickasaw tribe. A post office was established at Chickasaw in 1840. The village was incorporated in 1890.

Geography

Chickasaw is located at 40°26′10″N 84°29′35″W / 40.43611°N 84.49306°W / 40.43611; -84.49306 (40.436065, -84.493047).

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.
1880 59
1900 310
1910 309 −0.3%
1920 214 −30.7%
1930 149 −30.4%
1940 141 −5.4%
1950 166 17.7%
1960 275 65.7%
1970 326 18.5%
1980 381 16.9%
1990 378 −0.8%
2000 364 −3.7%
2010 290 −20.3%
2019 (est.) 292 0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 290 people, 122 households, and 80 families living in the village. The population density was 1,260.9 inhabitants per square mile (486.8/km2). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 569.6 per square mile (219.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.7% White and 0.3% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 122 households, of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 0.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.4% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the village was 42.3 years. 22.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 19.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

Education

Chickasaw has a public library, a branch of the Mercer County District Library.

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