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South Solon, Ohio
Village
South Solon from the air
South Solon from the air
Nickname(s): 
s.Solon or south.s
Location of South Solon, Ohio
Location of South Solon, Ohio
Location of South Solon in Madison County
Location of South Solon in Madison County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Madison
Area
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,115 ft (340 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 355
 • Estimate 
(2019)
364
 • Density 1,504.13/sq mi (581.12/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43153
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-73768
GNIS feature ID 1065356

South Solon is a village in Madison County, Ohio, United States. The population was 355 at the 2010 census. Despite their similar names, South Solon is not adjacent to the city of Solon, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland in Cuyahoga County. The two towns are approximately 170 miles (270 km) apart.

History

South Solon community building
Community building

As of 1875, the community contained a post office, one grocery store, and one blacksmith shop. The village's community building was constructed in 1938 by the Public Works Administration at an estimated cost of $25,454.

Geography

South Solon is located at 39°44′16″N 83°36′41″W / 39.73778°N 83.61139°W / 39.73778; -83.61139 (39.737861, -83.611277).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 262
1890 345 31.7%
1900 319 −7.5%
1910 420 31.7%
1920 442 5.2%
1930 409 −7.5%
1940 376 −8.1%
1950 414 10.1%
1960 414 0.0%
1970 415 0.2%
1980 416 0.2%
1990 379 −8.9%
2000 405 6.9%
2010 355 −12.3%
2019 (est.) 364 2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 355 people, 123 households, and 94 families living in the village. The population density was 1,420.0 inhabitants per square mile (548.3/km2). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 580.0 per square mile (223.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.9% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 123 households, of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.6% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age in the village was 37.5 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.

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