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Gratiot, Ohio
Village
IOOF hall on Main Street
IOOF hall on Main Street
Location of Gratiot, Ohio
Location of Gratiot, Ohio
Location of Gratiot in Licking County (highlighted) and Muskingum County
Location of Gratiot in Licking County (highlighted) and Muskingum County
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Licking, Muskingum
Townships Hopewell (Licking Co.), Hopewell (Muskingum Co.)
Area
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.35 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.35 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
984 ft (300 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 221
 • Estimate 
(2019)
220
 • Density 1,641.79/sq mi (631.90/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43740
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-31458
GNIS feature ID 1041074

Gratiot is a village in Licking and Muskingum counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 221 at the 2010 census.

History

Gratiot was platted in 1829, and named in honor of Charles Gratiot.

Geography

Gratiot is located at 39°57′6″N 82°12′57″W / 39.95167°N 82.21583°W / 39.95167; -82.21583 (39.951538, -82.215805).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 67
1950 187
1960 222 18.7%
1970 232 4.5%
1980 227 −2.2%
1990 195 −14.1%
2000 187 −4.1%
2010 221 18.2%
2019 (est.) 220 −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 221 people, 91 households, and 67 families living in the village. The population density was 1,700.0 inhabitants per square mile (656.4/km2). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 776.9 per square mile (300.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.6% White, 0.5% African American, and 0.9% from two or more races. Of the 91 households 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.4% were non-families. 20.9% of households were one person and 12.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the village was 44.4 years. 19.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

Notable people

  • Jesse Yarnell, newspaperman
  • Cornelius S. Hamilton, U.S. Representative from Ohio
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