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Harveysburg, Ohio
Village
Water tower
Water tower
Nickname(s): Village on the lake
Location of Harveysburg, Ohio
Location of Harveysburg, Ohio
Location of Harveysburg in Warren County
Location of Harveysburg in Warren County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Warren
Founded 1829
Established 1831
Village 1844
Area
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 546
 • Estimate (2012) 545
 • Density 551.5/sq mi (212.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45032
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-34384
GNIS feature ID 1064810

Harveysburg is a village in Massie Township, Warren County, Ohio, United States. The population was 546 at the 2010 census. It is best known as the home of the Ohio Renaissance Festival.

History

Harveysburg was platted in 1829 by William Harvey, and named for him. Ardent abolitionists, the Harvey family established the Harvey Free Negro School in 1831. A post office has been in operation at Harveysburg since 1839.

Old black school
Harveysburg Free Negro School

Geography

Harveysburg is located at 39°30′0″N 84°0′14″W / 39.5°N 84.00389°W / 39.5; -84.00389 (39.500100, −84.003915).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), of which 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1830 99
1850 329
1860 445 35.3%
1870 388 −12.8%
1880 539 38.9%
1890 402 −25.4%
1900 435 8.2%
1910 359 −17.5%
1920 355 −1.1%
1930 361 1.7%
1940 354 −1.9%
1950 477 34.7%
1960 514 7.8%
1970 486 −5.4%
1980 425 −12.6%
1990 437 2.8%
2000 563 28.8%
2010 546 −3.0%
Est. 2015 551 0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 546 people, 204 households, and 147 families residing in the village. The population density was 551.5 inhabitants per square mile (212.9/km2). There were 237 housing units at an average density of 239.4 per square mile (92.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.1% White, 1.5% African American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 204 households of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.9% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the village was 37.3 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.1% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 9.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 563 people, 191 households, and 152 families residing in the village. The population density was 857.1 people per square mile (329.4/km²). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 316.7 per square mile (121.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.45% White, 2.13% African American, 0.18% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.95% of the population.

There were 191 households out of which 45.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the village, the population was spread out with 32.3% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $44,750, and the median income for a family was $49,063. Males had a median income of $31,923 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,918. About 7.7% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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