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Sycamore, Ohio
Village
Sycamore Avenue downtown
Sycamore Avenue downtown
Location of Sycamore, Ohio
Location of Sycamore, Ohio
Location of Sycamore in Wyandot County
Location of Sycamore in Wyandot County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wyandot
Township Sycamore
Area
 • Total 0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Land 0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 861
 • Estimate (2012) 853
 • Density 1,345.3/sq mi (519.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44882
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-75980
GNIS feature ID 1049237

Sycamore is a village in Wyandot County, Ohio, United States. The population was 861 at the 2010 census.

History

Sycamore was laid out in 1842, its name derived from nearby Sycamore Creek.

Geography

Sycamore is located at 40°57′1″N 83°10′15″W / 40.95028°N 83.17083°W / 40.95028; -83.17083 (40.950402, -83.170919).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 272
1890 722 165.4%
1900 853 18.1%
1910 977 14.5%
1920 839 −14.1%
1930 808 −3.7%
1940 816 1.0%
1950 935 14.6%
1960 998 6.7%
1970 1,096 9.8%
1980 1,059 −3.4%
1990 919 −13.2%
2000 914 −0.5%
2010 861 −5.8%
Est. 2015 837 −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 861 people, 358 households, and 239 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,345.3 inhabitants per square mile (519.4/km2). There were 404 housing units at an average density of 631.3 per square mile (243.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.1% White, 0.1% African American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 358 households of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.2% were non-families. 28.2% 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 2.41 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the village was 40.2 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 17.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 914 people, 384 households, and 240 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,554.5 people per square mile (598.1/km²). There were 401 housing units at an average density of 682.0 per square mile (262.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.45% White, 0.22% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 38,989 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 84.3 males. For every 1000 females age 18 and over, there were 840.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,353, and the median income for a family was $47,578. Males had a median income of $30,329 versus $22,344 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,335. About 4.0% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

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