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Second Street (US 52)
|• Total||1.29 sq mi (3.35 km2)|
|• Land||1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||505 ft (154 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,523.77/sq mi (588.50/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||937, 326|
|GNIS feature ID||1061465|
Manchester was laid out in 1791 by Nathaniel Massie, and named after Manchester, England, Massie's ancestral home.
Manchester is at(38.689546, -83.609263).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has an area of 1.29 square miles (3.34 km2), of which 1.28 square miles (3.32 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, 2,023 people, 818 households, and 527 families resided in the village. The population density was 1,580.5 inhabitants per square mile (610.2/km2). There were 1,032 housing units at an average density of 806.3 per square mile (311.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
There were 818 households, of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.4% were married couples living together, 19.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.1% 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 3.05.
The village's median age was 38.1 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 years of age or older. The village's gender makeup was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
Manchester is served by the Manchester Local School District and the Manchester Public Library, a branch of the Adams County Public Library.
- Wayne Frye - Olympian, MIT graduate, Purple Heart Recipient
- Nathaniel Massie - explorer, entrepreneur, General in the Revolutionary War, politician and first President of the Ohio Senate
- Jack Roush - founder, CEO, and owner of Roush Fenway Racing
- George Sisler - Major League Baseball player
- Doug White - a Republican politician and former President of the Ohio Senate
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