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South Amherst, Ohio
Houses on Buckeye Street
Location of South Amherst, Ohio
Location of South Amherst in Lorain County
|Townships||Amherst, New Russia|
|• Total||2.43 sq mi (6.28 km2)|
|• Land||2.41 sq mi (6.23 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)|
|Elevation||794 ft (242 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||695.89/sq mi (268.65/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1065346|
South Amherst is located at.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.49 square miles (6.45 km2), of which 2.47 square miles (6.40 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,688 people, 665 households, and 506 families living in the village. The population density was 683.4 inhabitants per square mile (263.9/km2). There were 693 housing units at an average density of 280.6 per square mile (108.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 0.4% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.
There were 665 households, of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.9% were non-families. 20.9% 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 2.51 and the average family size was 2.87.
The median age in the village was 46.1 years. 20.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 34.4% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
South Amherst previously had its own high school, but following a merger in 1988, it currently is served by Firelands Local School District.
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