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Scott, Ohio
Village
Blaine Street, downtown.  Paulding County is to the left, and Van Wert County to the right.
Blaine Street, downtown. Paulding County is to the left, and Van Wert County to the right.
Location of Scott, Ohio
Location of Scott, Ohio
Location of Scott in Van Wert County
Location of Scott in Van Wert County
Coordinates: 40°59′22″N 84°35′3″W / 40.98944°N 84.58417°W / 40.98944; -84.58417Coordinates: 40°59′22″N 84°35′3″W / 40.98944°N 84.58417°W / 40.98944; -84.58417
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Van Wert, Paulding
Area
 • Total 0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
 • Land 0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
735 ft (224 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 286
 • Estimate 
(2019)
273
 • Density 336.62/sq mi (130.00/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45886
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-71080
GNIS feature ID 1046050

Scott is a village in Paulding and Van Wert counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 286 at the 2010 census. The Van Wert County portion of Scott is part of the Van Wert Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Scott was platted in 1882 by J. T. Scott, and named for him. A post office called Scott has been in operation since 1882.

Geography

Scott is located at 40°59′22″N 84°35′3″W / 40.98944°N 84.58417°W / 40.98944; -84.58417 (40.989467, -84.584067).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.81 square miles (2.10 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 733
1900 547 −25.4%
1910 472 −13.7%
1920 342 −27.5%
1930 353 3.2%
1940 359 1.7%
1950 347 −3.3%
1960 365 5.2%
1970 329 −9.9%
1980 340 3.3%
1990 339 −0.3%
2000 322 −5.0%
2010 286 −11.2%
2019 (est.) 273 −4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 286 people, 111 households, and 76 families living in the village. The population density was 353.1 inhabitants per square mile (136.3/km2). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 155.6 per square mile (60.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.6% White, 0.7% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 111 households, of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.5% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age in the village was 34.7 years. 28.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 24.7% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

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