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New Weston, Ohio
Village
Main Street in western New Weston
Main Street in western New Weston
Location in Darke County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Darke County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 40°20′13″N 84°38′41″W / 40.33694°N 84.64472°W / 40.33694; -84.64472Coordinates: 40°20′13″N 84°38′41″W / 40.33694°N 84.64472°W / 40.33694; -84.64472
Country United States
State Ohio
County Darke
Township Allen
Area
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,010 ft (308 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 136
 • Estimate 
(2019)
129
 • Density 503.91/sq mi (194.75/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45348
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-55818
GNIS feature ID 1065141

New Weston is a village in Darke County, Ohio, United States. The population was 136 at the 2010 census.

New Weston is home to the Eldora Speedway, a half-mile clay oval race track.

History

New Weston was founded in the 1880s during the construction of a railroad line through Allen Township by a predecessor of the Cincinnati, Jackson and Mackinaw Railroad. It was one of the last communities to be founded in Darke County.

Geography

New Weston is located at 40°20′13″N 84°38′41″W / 40.33694°N 84.64472°W / 40.33694; -84.64472 (40.336842, -84.644763).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 258
1920 232 −10.1%
1930 174 −25.0%
1940 169 −2.9%
1950 136 −19.5%
1960 146 7.4%
1970 174 19.2%
1980 184 5.7%
1990 148 −19.6%
2000 135 −8.8%
2010 136 0.7%
2019 (est.) 129 −5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 136 people, 45 households, and 33 families living in the village. The population density was 523.1 inhabitants per square mile (202.0/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 219.2 per square mile (84.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.8% White, 1.5% African American, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.1% of the population.

There were 45 households, of which 48.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 17.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.7% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.58.

The median age in the village was 28 years. 38.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.6% were from 25 to 44; 17.6% were from 45 to 64; and 7.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

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