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Mineral City, Ohio
Village
Victorian homes on Ohio State Route 800
Victorian homes on Ohio State Route 800
Location of Mineral City, Ohio
Location of Mineral City, Ohio
Location of Mineral City in Tuscarawas County
Location of Mineral City in Tuscarawas County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Township Sandy
Area
 • Total 0.82 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Land 0.82 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
945 ft (288 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 727
 • Estimate 
(2019)
708
 • Density 865.53/sq mi (334.13/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44656
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-50764
GNIS feature ID 1057850

Mineral City is a village in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The population was 727 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Mineral City is located at 40°36′8″N 81°21′40″W / 40.60222°N 81.36111°W / 40.60222; -81.36111 (40.602164, -81.361242).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.82 square miles (2.12 km2), all land.

History

Mineral City was platted in 1853. The village was named for mineral deposits near the original town site.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 175
1880 642 266.9%
1890 893 39.1%
1900 1,220 36.6%
1910 1,032 −15.4%
1920 800 −22.5%
1930 840 5.0%
1940 820 −2.4%
1950 831 1.3%
1960 917 10.3%
1970 860 −6.2%
1980 884 2.8%
1990 725 −18.0%
2000 841 16.0%
2010 727 −13.6%
2019 (est.) 708 −2.6%

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 727 people, 278 households, and 194 families living in the village. The population density was 886.6 inhabitants per square mile (342.3/km2). There were 322 housing units at an average density of 392.7 per square mile (151.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.5% White, 1.8% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 278 households, of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the village was 36.3 years. 27.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 8.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

Notable residents

  • James Seccombe, former mayor of Canton, Ohio and United States Representative, born in Mineral City in 1893.
  • Velvet Crest, rock band formed in Mineral City in 1966 by residents Joel Gordon, David Bartos, and Terry St. George, known for their 1969 Billboard Hot 100 hit "Look Homeward Angel"
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