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Sheffield, Ohio
Village
The old Burrell house
The old Burrell house
Location of Sheffield, Ohio
Location of Sheffield, Ohio
Location of Sheffield in Lorain County
Location of Sheffield in Lorain County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lorain
Area
 • Total 10.84 sq mi (28.08 km2)
 • Land 10.74 sq mi (27.82 km2)
 • Water 0.10 sq mi (0.25 km2)
Elevation
633 ft (193 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,982
 • Estimate 
(2019)
4,402
 • Density 409.76/sq mi (158.21/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44054
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-72060
GNIS feature ID 1048375

Sheffield is a village in Lorain County, Ohio, United States, along the Black River. The population was 3,982 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Sheffield is located at 41°26′53″N 82°5′0″W / 41.44806°N 82.08333°W / 41.44806; -82.08333 (41.448009, -82.083397).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 10.84 square miles (28.08 km2), of which 10.74 square miles (27.82 km2) is land and 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 733
1950 1,147 56.5%
1960 1,664 45.1%
1970 1,730 4.0%
1980 1,886 9.0%
1990 1,943 3.0%
2000 2,949 51.8%
2010 3,982 35.0%
2019 (est.) 4,402 10.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,982 people, 1,581 households, and 1,160 families living in the village. The population density was 370.8 inhabitants per square mile (143.2/km2). There were 1,666 housing units at an average density of 155.1 per square mile (59.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 89.3% White, 4.0% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.7% Asian, 1.4% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.1% of the population.

There were 1,581 households, of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.6% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the village was 45.2 years. 20.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.2% were from 25 to 44; 34.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

Education

Sheffield is served by the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools.

Notable person

  • Lee Richmond, a 19th-century major league baseball pitcher and the first to ever throw a perfect game in the majors, was born in Sheffield.
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