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Custar, Ohio
Village
Defiance Street in central Custar
Defiance Street in central Custar
Location of Custar, Ohio
Location of Custar, Ohio
Location of Custar in Wood County
Location of Custar in Wood County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Township Milton
Government
 • Type Town council
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
692 ft (211 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 179
 • Estimate 
(2019)
184
 • Density 733.07/sq mi (283.47/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43511
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-19750
GNIS feature ID 1056856

Custar is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States. The population was 179 at the 2010 census.

History

Custar was originally called Lewisburg, and under the latter name was platted in 1865, and named for Frederick Lewis, proprietor. A post office called Custar has been in operation since 1866. The village was incorporated in 1881.

Geography

Custar is located at 41°17′3″N 83°50′40″W / 41.28417°N 83.84444°W / 41.28417; -83.84444 (41.284188, -83.844376).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 248
1890 329 32.7%
1900 293 −10.9%
1910 345 17.7%
1920 316 −8.4%
1930 257 −18.7%
1940 250 −2.7%
1950 263 5.2%
1960 246 −6.5%
1970 277 12.6%
1980 254 −8.3%
1990 209 −17.7%
2000 208 −0.5%
2010 179 −13.9%
2019 (est.) 184 2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 179 people, 73 households, and 45 families living in the village. The population density was 716.0 inhabitants per square mile (276.4/km2). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 332.0 per square mile (128.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.4% White, 0.6% Native American, 2.2% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.1% of the population.

There were 73 households, of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.4% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the village was 32.2 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 33.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 10.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.0% male and 48.0% female.

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