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Savannah, Ohio
Village
Houses on South Main Street
Location of Savannah, Ohio
Location of Savannah, Ohio
Location of Savannah in Ashland County
Location of Savannah in Ashland County
Coordinates: 40°57′55″N 82°21′55″W / 40.96528°N 82.36528°W / 40.96528; -82.36528Coordinates: 40°57′55″N 82°21′55″W / 40.96528°N 82.36528°W / 40.96528; -82.36528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashland
Area
 • Total 0.57 sq mi (1.47 km2)
 • Land 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
1,099 ft (335 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 413
 • Estimate 
(2019)
415
 • Density 741.07/sq mi (285.92/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44874
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-70576
GNIS feature ID 1065289

Savannah is a village in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. The population was 413 at the 2010 census.

History

Savannah village school
Former school

Savannah was laid out in 1818. A post office called Savannah has been in operation since 1839.

Geography

Savannah is located at 40°57′55″N 82°21′55″W / 40.96528°N 82.36528°W / 40.96528; -82.36528 (40.965249, -82.365168), along the Vermilion River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2), of which 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 2,230
1870 394 −82.3%
1880 342 −13.2%
1890 325 −5.0%
1900 290 −10.8%
1910 262 −9.7%
1920 268 2.3%
1930 338 26.1%
1940 358 5.9%
1950 407 13.7%
1960 409 0.5%
1970 361 −11.7%
1980 351 −2.8%
1990 363 3.4%
2000 372 2.5%
2010 413 11.0%
2019 (est.) 415 0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 413 people, 139 households, and 108 families living in the village. The population density was 724.6 inhabitants per square mile (279.8/km2). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 266.7 per square mile (103.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 1.2% African American, 1.0% Native American, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 139 households, of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.3% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.39.

The median age in the village was 33.3 years. 29.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 9.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

Notable people

  • Sarah Hearst Black, social reformer
  • Eunice Lea Kettering, composer
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