Convoy, Ohio facts for kids
Aerial view of downtown Convoy
Location of Convoy, Ohio
Location of Convoy in Van Wert County
|• Total||0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)|
|• Land||0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||784 ft (239 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,078|
|• Density||1,937.5/sq mi (748.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1056836|
Convoy was platted in 1854. It was named after Convoy, Ireland, the native home of a first settler. A post office called Convoy has been in operation since 1872. The village was incorporated in 1874.
Convoy is located at(40.916397, -84.705474).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,085 people, 411 households, and 277 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,937.5 inhabitants per square mile (748.1/km2). There were 459 housing units at an average density of 819.6 per square mile (316.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.2% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.
There were 411 households of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.9% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.6% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.14.
The median age in the village was 35.2 years. 30% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 23.1% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,110 people, 424 households, and 309 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,993.2 people per square mile (765.3/km²). There were 471 housing units at an average density of 845.7 per square mile (324.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.12% White, 0.18% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.81% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17% of the population.
There were 424 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the village, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $38,500, and the median income for a family was $43,250. Males had a median income of $29,420 versus $26,300 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,102. About 6.3% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.
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