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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
Coordinates: 40°49′1″N 83°7′54″W / 40.81694°N 83.13167°W / 40.81694; -83.13167Coordinates: 40°49′1″N 83°7′54″W / 40.81694°N 83.13167°W / 40.81694; -83.13167
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wyandot
Township Antrim, Eden
Area
 • Total 1.03 sq mi (2.66 km2)
 • Land 1.03 sq mi (2.66 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
928 ft (283 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 760
 • Estimate 
(2019)
729
 • Density 710.53/sq mi (274.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44849
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-53942
GNIS feature ID 1056444

Nevada ( nə-VAY-də) 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%
2019 (est.) 729 −4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 760 people, 295 households, and 203 families living 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.

Notable people

  • Ed Hahn, baseball outfielder who played in 1906 World Series
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