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Hanover, Ohio
Village
Presbyterian church
Presbyterian church
Location of Hanover, Ohio
Location of Hanover, Ohio
Location within Licking County
Location within Licking County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Licking
Area
 • Total 1.84 sq mi (4.78 km2)
 • Land 1.83 sq mi (4.73 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
823 ft (251 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 921
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,204
 • Density 659.00/sq mi (254.44/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-33292
GNIS feature ID 1064788

Hanover is a village in Licking County, Ohio, United States. The population was 921 at the 2010 census. The village lies along SR 16.

History

Hanover was laid out in 1849, although there had been business activity at the site for some time. An early variant name was Fleming, for John Fleming, the original owner of the town site.

Geography

Hanover is located at 40°4′41″N 82°16′12″W / 40.07806°N 82.27000°W / 40.07806; -82.27000 (40.078109, -82.269869).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.68 square miles (4.35 km2), of which 1.66 square miles (4.30 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 322
1880 302 −6.2%
1890 288 −4.6%
1900 314 9.0%
1910 331 5.4%
1920 321 −3.0%
1930 355 10.6%
1940 325 −8.5%
1950 308 −5.2%
1960 267 −13.3%
1970 626 134.5%
1980 926 47.9%
1990 803 −13.3%
2000 885 10.2%
2010 921 4.1%
2019 (est.) 1,204 30.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 921 people, 323 households, and 253 families living in the village. The population density was 554.8 inhabitants per square mile (214.2/km2). There were 334 housing units at an average density of 201.2 per square mile (77.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 1.0% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 323 households, of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.7% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.21.

The median age in the village was 37.5 years. 29.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 13.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

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