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Shreve, Ohio
Village
Post Office
Post Office
Location of Shreve, Ohio
Location of Shreve, Ohio
Location of Shreve in Wayne County
Location of Shreve in Wayne County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 0.86 sq mi (2.24 km2)
 • Land 0.86 sq mi (2.24 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
902 ft (275 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,514
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,520
 • Density 1,757.23/sq mi (678.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44676
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-72396
GNIS feature ID 1046248
Website http://www.shreveohio.com/

Shreve is a village in Wayne County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,514 at the 2010 census. Shreve is served by a branch of the Wayne County Public Library.

History

The village has the name of Thomas Shreve, the original owner of the town site.

Geography

Shreve is located at 40°41′1″N 82°1′20″W / 40.68361°N 82.02222°W / 40.68361; -82.02222 (40.683603, -82.022284).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.85 square miles (2.20 km2), all of it land. It is, however, drained by Shreve Creek, a tributary to the Killbuck Creek. The Killbuck Marsh, locally known as Shreve Swamp, is located outside of the Village limits and part of the Killbuck Creek watershed.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 479
1880 908 89.6%
1890 1,012 11.5%
1900 1,043 3.1%
1910 1,016 −2.6%
1920 1,094 7.7%
1930 1,103 0.8%
1940 1,113 0.9%
1950 1,287 15.6%
1960 1,617 25.6%
1970 1,635 1.1%
1980 1,608 −1.7%
1990 1,584 −1.5%
2000 1,582 −0.1%
2010 1,514 −4.3%
2019 (est.) 1,520 0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,514 people, 608 households, and 407 families living in the village. The population density was 1,781.2 inhabitants per square mile (687.7/km2). There were 688 housing units at an average density of 809.4 per square mile (312.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.6% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 608 households, of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.1% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 35.5 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

Notable people

  • Jim Carmichael, mayor of Shreve and Ohio state representative
  • Catherine Dobbs, mayor of Barberton, Ohio (1956-1961); born in Shreve
  • Rick Hinderer, custom knife maker with designs licensed by many knife and tool manufacturers that include Kershaw, Zero Tolerance, Gerber, and Benchmade.
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