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Uniontown, Ohio
Location of Uniontown, Ohio
Location of Uniontown, Ohio
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Detailed map of Uniontown
Coordinates: 40°58′35″N 81°24′26″W / 40.97639°N 81.40722°W / 40.97639; -81.40722Coordinates: 40°58′35″N 81°24′26″W / 40.97639°N 81.40722°W / 40.97639; -81.40722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Stark
Summit
Township Lake
Area
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
1,119 ft (341 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,309
 • Density 1,122.5/sq mi (433.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44685
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-78736
GNIS feature ID 1065407

Uniontown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Stark County, Ohio, United States with 3,309 inhabitants at the 2010 census. It is home of the infamous Industrial Excess Landfill, a superfund site located about 4 miles South of Inter 619 and Cleveland Avenue.

Uniontown is part of the Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Uniontown was platted in 1816. Two stagecoach lines which met near the original town site caused the name "Union" to be selected. By the 1830s, Uniontown had a church, schoolhouse, tannery, tavern, and two stores. A post office called Uniontown has been in operation since 1920.

Geography

Uniontown is located at 40°58′35″N 81°24′26″W / 40.97639°N 81.40722°W / 40.97639; -81.40722, along the Tuscarawas River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), of which 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.79%) is water.

It is the location of the IEL Superfund site.

Demographics

Uniontown is part of the Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. At the 2000 census there were 2,802 people, 1,141 households, and 861 families in the CDP. The population density was 1,122.5 people per square mile (432.7/km²). There were 1,171 housing units at an average density of 469.1/sq mi (180.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.14% White, 0.32% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50%.

Of the 1,141 households 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 21.5% of households were one person and 10.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.86.

The age distribution was 20.9% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% 65 or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.

The median household income was $47,206 and the median family income was $60,510. Males had a median income of $45,212 versus $28,625 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,108. About 0.8% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Uniontown has a public library, a branch of Stark County District Library.

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