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Fairview, Ohio
Village
The Pennyroyal Opera House in Fairview, Ohio
The Pennyroyal Opera House in Fairview, Ohio
Location of Fairview, Ohio
Location of Fairview, Ohio
Location of Fairview in Guernsey County
Location of Fairview in Guernsey County
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Guernsey, Belmont
Townships Oxford, Kirkwood
Area
 • Total 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Land 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,227 ft (374 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 83
 • Estimate 
(2019)
81
 • Density 202.00/sq mi (77.92/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43736
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-26348
GNIS feature ID 1040322

Fairview is a village in the Belmont and Guernsey counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. It is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 83 as of the 2010 census.

History

Fairview was platted in 1814. The name Fairview is commendatory. A post office called Fairview was established in 1823, and remained in operation until 1991.

Geography

Fairview is located at 40°3′25″N 81°14′1″W / 40.05694°N 81.23361°W / 40.05694; -81.23361 (40.056951, -81.233665).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1840 252
1850 444 76.2%
1860 365 −17.8%
1870 377 3.3%
1880 152 −59.7%
1890 322 111.8%
1900 291 −9.6%
1910 346 18.9%
1920 231 −33.2%
1930 217 −6.1%
1940 206 −5.1%
1950 192 −6.8%
1960 166 −13.5%
1970 110 −33.7%
1980 125 13.6%
1990 79 −36.8%
2000 81 2.5%
2010 83 2.5%
2019 (est.) 81 −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the 2010 census,. There were 50 housing units at an average density of 125.0 per square mile (48.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White, 1.2% African American, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race made up 1.2% of the population.

There were 32 households, of which 25.0% contained children under the age of 18. In total, 56.3% of the households were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.1% were non-families. Out of all households, 21.9% were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the village was 43.3 years. 20.5% of residents were under the age of 18, 14.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24, 16.8% were from 25 to 44, 31.3% were from 45 to 64, and 16.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 56.6% male and 43.4% female.

Notable people

  • Eliza Wallace, math professor at Knoxville College (HBCU); established the Eliza B. Wallace Hospital in Tennessee to provide medical care and training for the African American community
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