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Florida, Ohio
Village
High Street east of Henry Street
High Street east of Henry Street
Location of Florida, Ohio
Location of Florida, Ohio
Location of Florida in Henry County
Location of Florida in Henry County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Henry
Area
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
673 ft (205 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 232
 • Estimate 
(2019)
214
 • Density 951.11/sq mi (367.41/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-27538
GNIS feature ID 1064660

Florida is a village in Henry County, Ohio, United States, along the Maumee River. The population was 232 at the 2010 census.

History

Florida had its start in the 1840s when the Miami and Erie Canal was extended to that point. The village was named after the state of Florida. A post office was established at Florida in 1843, and remained in operation until 1919.

Geography

Florida is located at 41°19′22″N 84°12′6″W / 41.32278°N 84.20167°W / 41.32278; -84.20167 (41.322751, -84.201653).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 245
1890 288 17.6%
1900 276 −4.2%
1910 234 −15.2%
1920 159 −32.1%
1930 173 8.8%
1940 216 24.9%
1950 227 5.1%
1960 290 27.8%
1970 285 −1.7%
1980 294 3.2%
1990 304 3.4%
2000 246 −19.1%
2010 232 −5.7%
2019 (est.) 214 −7.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 232 people, 94 households, and 67 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,008.7 inhabitants per square mile (389.5/km2). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 460.9 per square mile (178.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.4% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.0% of the population.

There were 94 households, of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.7% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 42.7 years. 22.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

Education

Public education for the village is administered by the Napoleon Area City School District.

Florida has a public library, a branch of the Napoleon Public Library.

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