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Stryker, Ohio
Village
Stryker's former rail depot
Stryker's former rail depot
Motto(s): 
"where you make the difference!"
Location of Stryker, Ohio
Location of Stryker, Ohio
Location of Stryker in Williams County
Location of Stryker in Williams County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Williams
Area
 • Total 0.91 sq mi (2.35 km2)
 • Land 0.91 sq mi (2.34 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
712 ft (217 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,335
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,300
 • Density 1,436.46/sq mi (554.77/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43557
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-75140
GNIS feature ID 1058054

Stryker is a village in Williams County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,335 at the 2010 census.

History

Stryker was platted in 1853. The village was named for John Stryker, a railroad promoter. A post office has been in operation at Stryker since 1855.

Geography

Stryker is located at 41°30′10″N 84°25′2″W / 41.50278°N 84.41722°W / 41.50278; -84.41722 (41.502688, -84.417223).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.88 square miles (2.28 km2), of which 0.87 square miles (2.25 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 671
1880 662 −1.3%
1890 1,017 53.6%
1900 1,206 18.6%
1910 1,026 −14.9%
1920 1,014 −1.2%
1930 817 −19.4%
1940 929 13.7%
1950 1,026 10.4%
1960 1,205 17.4%
1970 1,296 7.6%
1980 1,423 9.8%
1990 1,468 3.2%
2000 1,406 −4.2%
2010 1,335 −5.0%
2019 (est.) 1,300 −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,335 people, 524 households, and 348 families living in the village. The population density was 1,534.5 inhabitants per square mile (592.5/km2). There were 602 housing units at an average density of 692.0 per square mile (267.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.0% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.9% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.4% of the population.

There were 524 households, of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.6% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the village was 34.7 years. 27.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

Education

Stryker Public Schools are part of the Stryker Local School District. There is one elementary school and one high school in the district. Students attend Stryker High School.

Stryker has a public library, a branch of the Williams County Public Library.

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