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Risingsun, Ohio
Village
Village Hall
Village Hall
Location of Risingsun, Ohio
Location of Risingsun, Ohio
Location of Risingsun in Wood County
Location of Risingsun in Wood County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Township Montgomery
Area
 • Total 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Land 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
715 ft (218 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 606
 • Estimate 
(2019)
629
 • Density 1,103.51/sq mi (426.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43457
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-67314
GNIS feature ID 1085484

Risingsun is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States. The population was 606 at the 2010 census.

History

The first settlement at what is now Risingsun was made in the 1830s. Risingsun was platted in 1876. A post office called Rising Sun was established in 1873, and the spelling was changed to Risingsun in 1894. The village was incorporated in 1879.

Geography

Risingsun is located at 41°16′8″N 83°25′28″W / 41.26889°N 83.42444°W / 41.26889; -83.42444 (41.268833, -83.424360).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 344
1890 485 41.0%
1900 600 23.7%
1910 599 −0.2%
1920 479 −20.0%
1930 628 31.1%
1940 645 2.7%
1950 744 15.3%
1960 815 9.5%
1970 730 −10.4%
1980 698 −4.4%
1990 659 −5.6%
2000 620 −5.9%
2010 606 −2.3%
2019 (est.) 629 3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 606 people, 222 households, and 162 families living in the village. The population density was 1,063.2 inhabitants per square mile (410.5/km2). There were 247 housing units at an average density of 433.3 per square mile (167.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.0% White, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.5% of the population.

There were 222 households, of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.0% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the village was 36 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 12.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.8% male and 47.2% female.

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