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Nevada, Ohio
Village
North Main Street downtown
North Main Street downtown
Location of Nevada, Ohio
Location of Nevada, Ohio
Location of Nevada in Wyandot County
Location of Nevada in Wyandot County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wyandot
Area
 • Total 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Land 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 760
 • Estimate (2012) 756
 • Density 737.9/sq mi (284.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44849
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-53942
GNIS feature ID 1056444

Nevada (pronounced nah-VAY-da) is a village in Wyandot County, Ohio, United States. The population was 760 at the 2010 census.

History

Nevada was laid out in 1852, and named after the Sierra Nevada. A post office called Nevada has been in operation since 1854.

Geography

Nevada is located at 40°49′1″N 83°7′54″W / 40.81694°N 83.13167°W / 40.81694; -83.13167 (40.816867, -83.131664).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 828
1880 1,036 25.1%
1890 802 −22.6%
1900 889 10.8%
1910 889 0.0%
1920 793 −10.8%
1930 741 −6.6%
1940 741 0.0%
1950 824 11.2%
1960 919 11.5%
1970 917 −0.2%
1980 945 3.1%
1990 849 −10.2%
2000 814 −4.1%
2010 760 −6.6%
Est. 2015 740 −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 760 people, 295 households, and 203 families residing in the village. The population density was 737.9 inhabitants per square mile (284.9/km2). There were 334 housing units at an average density of 324.3 per square mile (125.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.1% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races (The Hightowers). Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 295 households of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.2% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the village was 36.9 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 814 people, 313 households, and 215 families residing in the village. The population density was 788.8 people per square mile (305.1/km²). There were 328 housing units at an average density of 317.8 per square mile (123.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.42% White, 0.37% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.11% of the population.

There were 313 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,706, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $32,159 versus $21,181 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,395. About 2.7% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.

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