Hicksville, Ohio facts for kids
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St. Paul's Episcopal Church, a historic site in the village
"A Proud Past, A Bright Future"
Location of Hicksville, Ohio
Location of Hicksville in Defiance County
|• Total||2.54 sq mi (6.59 km2)|
|• Land||2.54 sq mi (6.59 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||761 ft (232 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,349.31/sq mi (520.88/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||419 Exchanges: 542,881|
|GNIS feature ID||1064833|
Led by Henry W. Hicks, the Hicks Land Company platted the community in 1835 and 1836. A post office has been in operation at Hicksville since 1838. Hicksville was incorporated as a village in 1871.
Mark Twain mentioned the village in Chapter 33 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn when Tom Sawyer claims to be a stranger from Ohio.
Hicksville is located at(41.294281, -84.762078).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.66 square miles (6.89 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,581 people, 1,432 households, and 946 families living in the village. The population density was 1,346.2 inhabitants per square mile (519.8/km2). There were 1,571 housing units at an average density of 590.6 per square mile (228.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.9% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 2.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.1% of the population.
There were 1,432 households, of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.9% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% 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 3.01.
The median age in the village was 36.9 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
The Hicksville Exempted Village School district operates one pre-K–12 school in the village. Hicksville has a public library, a branch of the Defiance Public Library System.
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