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Lithopolis, Ohio
Village
Columbus Street downtown
Columbus Street downtown
Location of Lithopolis, Ohio
Location of Lithopolis, Ohio
Location of Lithopolis in Fairfield County
Location of Lithopolis in Fairfield County
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Fairfield, Franklin
Area
 • Total 2.02 sq mi (5.23 km2)
 • Land 2.02 sq mi (5.23 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 945 ft (288 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,106
 • Estimate (2012) 1,181
 • Density 547.5/sq mi (211.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43136
Area code(s) 614
FIPS code 39-44086
GNIS feature ID 1065008

Lithopolis is a village in Fairfield and Franklin counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 1,106 at the 2010 census.

History

Lithopolis was originally called Centerville, and under the latter name was laid out in 1815. The city presently is named for valuable deposits of stone near the original town site, the name Lithopolis translating to "stone city" in Greek. A post office called Lithopolis has been in operation since 1827.

Geography

Lithopolis is located at 39°48′10″N 82°48′29″W / 39.80278°N 82.80806°W / 39.80278; -82.80806 (39.802655, -82.808023).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.02 square miles (5.23 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 394
1880 404 2.5%
1890 369 −8.7%
1900 358 −3.0%
1910 331 −7.5%
1920 283 −14.5%
1930 298 5.3%
1940 288 −3.4%
1950 350 21.5%
1960 411 17.4%
1970 705 71.5%
1980 652 −7.5%
1990 563 −13.7%
2000 600 6.6%
2010 1,106 84.3%
Est. 2015 1,351 22.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,106 people, 443 households, and 302 families residing in the village. The population density was 547.5 inhabitants per square mile (211.4/km2). There were 502 housing units at an average density of 248.5 per square mile (95.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.3% White, 3.4% African American, 0.7% Asian, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 443 households of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.8% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the village was 38.2 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 600 people, 248 households, and 166 families residing in the village. The population density was 579.2/km²; (1,494.9/sq mi;). There were 260 housing units at an average density of 251.0/km²; (647.8/sq mi;). The racial makeup of the village was 98.83% White, 0.17% African American, 0.33% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 248 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 27.0% 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 2.42 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the village, the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,208, and the median income for a family was $49,500. Males had a median income of $35,714 versus $27,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,442. About 3.1% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under the age of 18 and 6.1% of those 65 and older.

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