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Westfield Center, Ohio
Church in Westfield Center
Location within the state of Ohio
Location of Westfield Center in Medina County
|• Total||2.12 sq mi (5.48 km2)|
|• Land||2.12 sq mi (5.48 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||557.18/sq mi (215.14/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
Westfield Center is a village in Medina County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,115 at the 2010 census. Despite the community's small size, it is the home of Westfield Insurance, the largest employer in Medina County.
The community was founded in 1826. When it was given a post office, the name "Le Roy" was assigned. The two names were used interchangeably until it was incorporated in 1914 as Le Roy, Ohio. In the early 1970s, the name was changed back to Westfield Center.
Westfield Center is located at(41.029639, -81.931467).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.11 square miles (5.46 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,115 people, 450 households, and 349 families living in the village. The population density was 528.4 inhabitants per square mile (204.0/km2). There were 473 housing units at an average density of 224.2 per square mile (86.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.1% African American, 0.9% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.
There were 450 households, of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.0% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.4% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.83.
The median age in the village was 48.4 years. 20.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.8% were from 25 to 44; 32.8% were from 45 to 64; and 22.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.
- Lois Youngen, player in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
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