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Mount Eaton, Ohio
Village
Central Mount Eaton
Central Mount Eaton
Location of Mount Eaton, Ohio
Location of Mount Eaton, Ohio
Location of Mount Eaton in Wayne County
Location of Mount Eaton in Wayne County
Coordinates: 40°41′43″N 81°42′11″W / 40.69528°N 81.70306°W / 40.69528; -81.70306Coordinates: 40°41′43″N 81°42′11″W / 40.69528°N 81.70306°W / 40.69528; -81.70306
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,250 ft (381 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 241
 • Estimate 
(2019)
234
 • Density 1,376.47/sq mi (531.30/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44659
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-52682
GNIS feature ID 1065067

Mount Eaton is a village in Wayne County, Ohio, United States. The population was 241 at the 2010 census.

History

Mount Eaton was platted in 1814.

Located near Mount Eaton is the historic James Akey Farm, also known as the "Stark Wilderness Center Pioneer Farm"; it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was once a mining town and is built above many mines. A man was mowing his yard and his mower fell in a hole, which turned out to be an old mine.

Geography

Mount Eaton is located at 40°41′43″N 81°42′11″W / 40.69528°N 81.70306°W / 40.69528; -81.70306 (40.695200, -81.703132).

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

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 296
1880 298 0.7%
1890 278 −6.7%
1900 232 −16.5%
1910 208 −10.3%
1920 177 −14.9%
1930 171 −3.4%
1940 200 17.0%
1950 203 1.5%
1960 265 30.5%
1970 242 −8.7%
1980 289 19.4%
1990 236 −18.3%
2000 246 4.2%
2010 241 −2.0%
2019 (est.) 234 −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

85.0% spoke English, 10.0% Dutch, and 5.0% Pennsylvania Dutch as their first language.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 241 people, 93 households, and 62 families living in the village. The population density was 1,338.9 inhabitants per square mile (517.0/km2). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 572.2 per square mile (220.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.8% White, 0.4% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 93 households, of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 28.0% 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 2.59 and the average family size was 3.26.

The median age in the village was 36.5 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.4% were from 25 to 44; 27.8% were from 45 to 64; and 12.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

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