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Hemlock, Ohio
Village
Church of Christ on Sanders Street
Church of Christ on Sanders Street
Location of Hemlock, Ohio
Location of Hemlock, Ohio
Location of Hemlock in Perry County
Location of Hemlock in Perry County
Coordinates: 39°35′29″N 82°9′23″W / 39.59139°N 82.15639°W / 39.59139; -82.15639Coordinates: 39°35′29″N 82°9′23″W / 39.59139°N 82.15639°W / 39.59139; -82.15639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Perry
Government
 • Type Municipality
Area
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.97 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
761 ft (232 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 155
 • Estimate 
(2019)
152
 • Density 408.60/sq mi (157.65/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Original 43743. Current 43730
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-34888
GNIS feature ID 1076036

Hemlock is a village in Salt Lick Township, Perry County, Ohio, United States. The population was 155 at the 2010 census. The village has the lowest per capita income of any location in Ohio.

History

A post office called Hemlock has been in operation since 1872. The village was named for a grove of hemlock trees near the original town site.

Geography

Hemlock is located at 39°35′29″N 82°9′23″W / 39.59139°N 82.15639°W / 39.59139; -82.15639 (39.591447, -82.156365).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 581
1910 452 −22.2%
1920 497 10.0%
1930 282 −43.3%
1940 353 25.2%
1950 253 −28.3%
1960 227 −10.3%
1970 199 −12.3%
1980 197 −1.0%
1990 203 3.0%
2000 142 −30.0%
2010 155 9.2%
2019 (est.) 152 −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 155 people, 56 households, and 46 families living in the village. The population density was 418.9 inhabitants per square mile (161.7/km2). There were 71 housing units at an average density of 191.9 per square mile (74.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 56 households, of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 17.9% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 39.4 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.9% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

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