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Congress, Ohio
Village
Presbyterian Church in Congress
Presbyterian Church in Congress
Location of Congress, Ohio
Location of Congress, Ohio
Location of Congress in Wayne County
Location of Congress in Wayne County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,161 ft (354 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 185
 • Estimate 
(2019)
177
 • Density 1,106.25/sq mi (427.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44287
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-18308
GNIS feature ID 1060994

Congress is a village in Wayne County, Ohio, United States. The population was 185 at the 2010 census.

Congress was originally called Waynesburg, and under the latter name was laid out in 1827.

Geography

Congress is located at 40°55′32″N 82°3′12″W / 40.92556°N 82.05333°W / 40.92556; -82.05333 (40.925447, -82.053222).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 309
1880 301 −2.6%
1890 229 −23.9%
1900 198 −13.5%
1910 164 −17.2%
1920 123 −25.0%
1930 126 2.4%
1940 157 24.6%
1950 186 18.5%
1960 186 0.0%
1970 205 10.2%
1980 178 −13.2%
1990 162 −9.0%
2000 192 18.5%
2010 185 −3.6%
2019 (est.) 177 −4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 185 people, 65 households, and 48 families living in the village. The population density was 1,156.3 inhabitants per square mile (446.4/km2). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 450.0 per square mile (173.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Asian, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 65 households, of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.2% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the village was 35.7 years. 29.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 28.5% were from 45 to 64; and 10.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.4% male and 54.6% female.

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