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Seville, Ohio
Village
Historic Seville Jail
Historic Seville Jail
Location of Seville, Ohio
Location of Seville, Ohio
Location of Seville in Medina County
Location of Seville in Medina County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Medina
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
Area
 • Total 2.61 sq mi (6.75 km2)
 • Land 2.61 sq mi (6.75 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
978 ft (298 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,296
 • Estimate 
(2019)
2,425
 • Density 930.54/sq mi (359.25/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44273
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-71486
GNIS feature ID 1065301

Seville is a village in Medina County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,296 at the 2010 census.

History

Seville was platted in 1828. It was named after Seville, in Spain.

A post office was established in Seville in 1830.

Geography

Seville is located at 41°0′56″N 81°51′52″W / 41.01556°N 81.86444°W / 41.01556; -81.86444 (41.015620, -81.864363).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.60 square miles (6.73 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 597
1880 589 −1.3%
1890 599 1.7%
1900 602 0.5%
1910 602 0.0%
1920 691 14.8%
1930 785 13.6%
1940 850 8.3%
1950 963 13.3%
1960 1,190 23.6%
1970 1,402 17.8%
1980 1,568 11.8%
1990 1,810 15.4%
2000 2,160 19.3%
2010 2,296 6.3%
2019 (est.) 2,425 5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,296 people, 917 households, and 634 families living in the village. The population density was 883.1 inhabitants per square mile (341.0/km2). There were 978 housing units at an average density of 376.2 per square mile (145.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.9% White, 0.7% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 917 households, of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.9% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.8% 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 2.87.

The median age in the village was 41.8 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 16.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

Seville, Ohio, on stage

Opera North, based in Leeds, England, set its January 2011 production of Georges Bizet's opera Carmen in Seville, Ohio, rather than Seville, Spain.


Education

Seville has a public library, a branch of Medina County District Library.

Notable people

  • Martin and Anna Bates – sideshow performers, world's tallest married couple
  • John H. Hoover – United States Admiral
  • C.V. Matteson – American baseball pitcher and former mayor.
  • Molly Webster – journalist; Senior Correspondent for WNYC's RadioLab; actor (2021 film C'mon C'mon)
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