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Edison, Ohio
Village
Village offices on Boundary Street
Village offices on Boundary Street
Location of Edison, Ohio
Location of Edison, Ohio
Location of Edison in Morrow County
Location of Edison in Morrow County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morrow
Township Gilead
Area
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.74 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.74 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,063 ft (324 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 437
 • Estimate 
(2019)
443
 • Density 1,543.55/sq mi (595.09/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43320
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-24598
GNIS feature ID 1064601

Edison is a village in Morrow County, Ohio, United States. The population was 437 at the 2010 census. Edison is adjacent to and west of Mount Gilead, Ohio, the county seat.

History

Edison was formerly called Gilead Station, and later Levering. The present name is for American inventor Thomas Alva Edison. A post office called Gilead Station was established in 1874, and the name was changed to Edison in 1881.

Geography

Edison is located at 40°33′29″N 82°51′48″W / 40.55806°N 82.86333°W / 40.55806; -82.86333 (40.558114, -82.863455). It is considered to be a part of "Central Ohio".

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 152
1890 345 127.0%
1900 347 0.6%
1910 387 11.5%
1920 386 −0.3%
1930 380 −1.6%
1940 419 10.3%
1950 471 12.4%
1960 559 18.7%
1970 569 1.8%
1980 504 −11.4%
1990 488 −3.2%
2000 437 −10.5%
2010 437 0.0%
2019 (est.) 443 1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 437 people, 166 households, and 121 families living in the village. The population density was 1,506.9 inhabitants per square mile (581.8/km2). There were 192 housing units at an average density of 662.1 per square mile (255.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.9% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 166 households, of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 20.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.1% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 36.9 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 24.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

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