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Mifflin, Ohio
Village
Maine Street
Maine Street
Location of Mifflin, Ohio
Location of Mifflin, Ohio
Location of Mifflin in Ashland County
Location of Mifflin in Ashland County
Coordinates: 40°46′28″N 82°21′51″W / 40.77444°N 82.36417°W / 40.77444; -82.36417Coordinates: 40°46′28″N 82°21′51″W / 40.77444°N 82.36417°W / 40.77444; -82.36417
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashland
Area
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,070 ft (326 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 137
 • Estimate 
(2019)
134
 • Density 732.24/sq mi (283.12/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-50036
GNIS feature ID 1061521

Mifflin is a village in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. The population was 137 at the 2010 census.

History

Mifflin was originally called Petersburg, and under the latter name was laid out in 1816. A post office called Mifflin was established in 1841, and remained in operation until 1907.

Geography

Mifflin is located at 40°46′28″N 82°21′51″W / 40.77444°N 82.36417°W / 40.77444; -82.36417 (40.774443, -82.364163).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 210
1900 185
1910 153 −17.3%
1920 133 −13.1%
1930 132 −0.8%
1940 161 22.0%
1950 186 15.5%
1960 216 16.1%
1970 215 −0.5%
1980 203 −5.6%
1990 162 −20.2%
2000 144 −11.1%
2010 137 −4.9%
2019 (est.) 134 −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 137 people, 57 households, and 39 families living in the village. The population density was 761.1 inhabitants per square mile (293.9/km2). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 338.9 per square mile (130.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.3% White and 0.7% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 57 households, of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.6% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the village was 39.3 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

Notable people

  • Harry B. Hershey, Illinois Supreme Court justice
  • Charles Paxton Zaner,calligrapher, died in a car crash here in the evening of December 1 1918.His name lives on in the Zaner-Bloser Company.
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