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Port Washington, Ohio
Village
Village Hall
Village Hall
Location of Port Washington, Ohio
Location of Port Washington, Ohio
Location of Port Washington in Tuscarawas County
Location of Port Washington in Tuscarawas County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Township Salem
Area
 • Total 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Land 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 569
 • Estimate (2012) 570
 • Density 1,115.7/sq mi (430.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43837
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-64346
GNIS feature ID 1065509

Port Washington is a village in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The population was 569 at the 2010 census.

History

Port Washington was originally called Salisbury, and under the latter name was laid out in 1827. A post office called Port Washington has been in operation since 1832.

Geography

Port Washington is located at 40°19′39″N 81°31′12″W / 40.3275°N 81.52°W / 40.3275; -81.52 (40.327467, -81.520096), along the Tuscarawas River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 269
1870 425
1880 634 49.2%
1890 487 −23.2%
1900 424 −12.9%
1910 421 −0.7%
1920 382 −9.3%
1930 499 30.6%
1940 493 −1.2%
1950 514 4.3%
1960 526 2.3%
1970 550 4.6%
1980 622 13.1%
1990 513 −17.5%
2000 552 7.6%
2010 569 3.1%
Est. 2015 570 0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 569 people, 209 households, and 164 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,115.7 inhabitants per square mile (430.8/km2). There were 232 housing units at an average density of 454.9 per square mile (175.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.7% White, 0.2% Asian, 1.8% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 209 households of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.5% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the village was 39.1 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 552 people, 204 households, and 161 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,091.2 people per square mile (417.9/km²). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 421.1 per square mile (161.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.83% White, 0.18% African American, 0.54% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 204 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,111, and the median income for a family was $37,344. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $18,173 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,674. About 2.3% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.

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