kids encyclopedia robot

Mineral Ridge, Ohio facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Mineral Ridge, Ohio
Location of Mineral Ridge in Trumbull County within the state of Ohio
Location of Mineral Ridge in Trumbull County within the state of Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Trumbull, Mahoning
 • Total 3.28 sq mi (8.49 km2)
 • Land 3.26 sq mi (8.45 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
1,004 ft (306 m)
 • Total 3,789
 • Density 1,193/sq mi (460.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 234/330
FIPS code 39-50778
GNIS feature ID 1065031

Mineral Ridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mahoning and Trumbull counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 3,892 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Mineral Ridge was named for valuable coal deposits near the original town site.


Mineral Ridge is located at 41°8′31″N 80°46′1″W / 41.14194°N 80.76694°W / 41.14194; -80.76694 (41.141888, -80.767075).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.28 square miles (8.49 km2), of which 3.26 square miles (8.45 km2) is land and 0.015 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.51%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 3,900 people, 1,377 households, and 995 families living in the CDP. The population density was 1,183.5 people per square mile (456.3/km2). There were 1,439 housing units at an average density of 436.7/sq mi (168.4/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.31% White, 2.08% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.

There were 1,377 households, out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the CDP the population was spread out, with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,689, and the median income for a family was $51,538. Males had a median income of $41,556 versus $25,833 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,111. About 6.7% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.2% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.

kids search engine
Mineral Ridge, Ohio Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.