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Salineville, Ohio
Village
Village of Salineville
Salineville from the air, looking south
Salineville from the air, looking south
Motto(s): 
Salt of the Earth
Location of Salineville in Columbiana County and in the State of Ohio
Location of Salineville in Columbiana County and in the State of Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
Area
 • Total 2.21 sq mi (5.72 km2)
 • Land 2.21 sq mi (5.72 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
899 ft (274 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,206
 • Density 545.70/sq mi (210.84/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43945
Area code(s) 330, 234
FIPS code 39-70100
GNIS feature ID 1065281
School District Southern Local

Salineville is a village in southwestern Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,206 at the 2020 census. Salineville is located in the Salem, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Salineville was laid out in 1839 and incorporated as a village in 1848. Salineville was named from the salt deposits (salinity) found on Yellow Creek.

The Civil War Battle of Salineville, which ended Morgan's Raid and resulted in the capture of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan, took place near Salineville on July 26, 1863.

Geography

Salineville is located at 40°37′24″N 80°50′3″W / 40.62333°N 80.83417°W / 40.62333; -80.83417 (40.623461, -80.834182).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.21 square miles (5.72 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 485
1870 1,429 194.6%
1880 2,302 61.1%
1890 2,369 2.9%
1900 2,353 −0.7%
1910 2,403 2.1%
1920 2,700 12.4%
1930 2,133 −21.0%
1940 2,018 −5.4%
1950 2,018 0.0%
1960 1,898 −5.9%
1970 1,686 −11.2%
1980 1,629 −3.4%
1990 1,474 −9.5%
2000 1,397 −5.2%
2010 1,311 −6.2%
2020 1,206 −8.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,311 people, 518 households, and 346 families living in the village. The population density was 593.2 inhabitants per square mile (229.0/km2). There were 591 housing units at an average density of 267.4 per square mile (103.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.1% White, 1.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 518 households, of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.7% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.2% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the village was 36.5 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 14% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

Education

Children in Salineville are served by the Southern Local School District, which operates a K-12 complex in Washington Township. The renovated complex was built by adding to what was then the Southern Local High School building, and was completed in 2004.

The current schools in the district are:

  • Southern Local Elementary School – 38095 State Route 39, grades K-6
  • Southern Local Jr./Sr. High School – 38095 State Route 39, grades 7-12

Notable person

  • Ben Feldman – record-setting life insurance salesman
  • Julia H. Johnston – Christian songwriter who composed Grace Greater Than All Our Sin

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