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Richmond, Ohio
Village
Richmond Water Tower
Richmond Water Tower
Location of Richmond, Ohio
Location of Richmond, Ohio
Location of Richmond in Jefferson County
Location of Richmond in Jefferson County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Jefferson
Township Salem
Area
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,243 ft (379 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 481
 • Estimate (2012) 471
 • Density 874.5/sq mi (337.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43944
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-66824
GNIS feature ID 1049120

Richmond is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. The population was 481 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

During Morgan's Raid of 1863, Confederate Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan traveled through the Moorefield, Harrisville, New Athens, Smithfield, New Alexandria, Wintersville, Two Ridge, Richmond, East Springfield, Bergholz, and Monroeville on his way to defeat at the Battle of Salineville.

History

Richmond was laid out in 1815. A post office called Richmond has been in operation since 1817.

Geography

Richmond is located at 40°25′56″N 80°46′21″W / 40.43222°N 80.7725°W / 40.43222; -80.7725 (40.432178, -80.772436).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1830 231
1850 514
1860 692 34.6%
1870 405 −41.5%
1880 491 21.2%
1890 444 −9.6%
1900 332 −25.2%
1910 203 −38.9%
1920 358 76.4%
1930 388 8.4%
1940 458 18.0%
1950 579 26.4%
1960 728 25.7%
1970 777 6.7%
1980 624 −19.7%
1990 446 −28.5%
2000 471 5.6%
2010 481 2.1%
Est. 2015 464 −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 481 people, 213 households, and 136 families residing in the village. The population density was 874.5 inhabitants per square mile (337.6/km2). There were 245 housing units at an average density of 445.5 per square mile (172.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.8% White, 0.6% African American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 213 households of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.2% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the village was 43.8 years. 18.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 33.1% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 471 people, 196 households, and 147 families residing in the village. The population density was 886.4 people per square mile (343.1/km²). There were 221 housing units at an average density of 415.9 per square mile (161.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.09% White, 0.21% African American, 1.06% Asian, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 196 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.7% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the village, the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 82.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,659, and the median income for a family was $35,500. Males had a median income of $32,969 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,764. About 9.5% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

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