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Jerry City, Ohio
Village
Main Street in Jerry City, Ohio, showing the local Post Office
Main Street in Jerry City, Ohio, showing the local Post Office
Location of Jerry City, Ohio
Location of Jerry City, Ohio
Location of Jerry City in Wood County
Location of Jerry City in Wood County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Area
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.61 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.61 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
696 ft (212 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 427
 • Estimate 
(2019)
436
 • Density 433.40/sq mi (167.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43437
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-39074
GNIS feature ID 1064910

Jerry City is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States. The population was 427 at the 2010 census.

History

The first settlement at Jerry City was made in the early 1860s; it was then called Stulltown and later Shiloh. The town site was replatted in 1872 as Jerry City, after Jerry Nestlerode, a local businessperson. A post office called Jerry City has been in operation since 1872. The village was incorporated in 1875.

Geography

Jerry City is located at 41°15′08″N 83°36′17″W / 41.252306°N 83.604642°W / 41.252306; -83.604642.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 224
1890 530 136.6%
1900 555 4.7%
1910 458 −17.5%
1920 266 −41.9%
1930 292 9.8%
1940 335 14.7%
1950 360 7.5%
1960 386 7.2%
1970 470 21.8%
1980 512 8.9%
1990 517 1.0%
2000 453 −12.4%
2010 427 −5.7%
2019 (est.) 436 2.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 427 people, 162 households, and 113 families living in the village. The population density was 422.8 inhabitants per square mile (163.2/km2). There were 173 housing units at an average density of 171.3 per square mile (66.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.3% White, 0.5% Native American, and 0.2% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.2% of the population.

There were 162 households, of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.16.

The median age in the village was 37.9 years. 26.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.

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