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Waynesfield, Ohio
Village
Downtown Waynesfield
Downtown Waynesfield
Location of Waynesfield, Ohio
Location of Waynesfield, Ohio
Location of Waynesfield in Auglaize County
Location of Waynesfield in Auglaize County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Auglaize
Township Wayne
Area
 • Total 0.66 sq mi (1.72 km2)
 • Land 0.66 sq mi (1.72 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 847
 • Estimate 
(2019)
817
 • Density 1,232.28/sq mi (475.46/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45896
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-82390
Website http://www.waynesfieldohio.com/

Waynesfield is a village in Auglaize County, Ohio, United States. The population was 847 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Wapakoneta, Ohio Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Waynesfield was founded on July 1, 1848.

Geography

Waynesfield is located at 40°36′7″N 83°58′30″W / 40.60194°N 83.97500°W / 40.60194; -83.97500 (40.601858, -83.974884).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.74 square miles (1.92 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 306
1890 480 56.9%
1900 542 12.9%
1910 542 0.0%
1920 584 7.7%
1930 561 −3.9%
1940 592 5.5%
1950 733 23.8%
1960 765 4.4%
1970 704 −8.0%
1980 826 17.3%
1990 831 0.6%
2000 803 −3.4%
2010 847 5.5%
2019 (est.) 817 −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 847 people, 309 households, and 218 families living in the village. The population density was 1,144.6 inhabitants per square mile (441.9/km2). There were 350 housing units at an average density of 473.0 per square mile (182.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.8% White, 0.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 309 households, of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.4% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.29.

The median age in the village was 33.5 years. 31.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 23.1% were from 45 to 64; and 10.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

Education

Waynesfield has a public library, a branch of the Auglaize County Public Library.

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