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Carroll County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Carroll County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Seat Carrollton
Largest city Carrollton*
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

399 sq mi (1,033 km²)
395 sq mi (1,022 km²)
4 sq mi (11 km²), 1.09
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

28,836
73/sq mi (28/km²)
Founded January 1, 1833.[1]
Named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.carrollcountyohio.us
Footnotes: *Based on population just within the county.[2]

Carroll County is a county located in the state of Ohio. As of 2000, the population was 28,836. Its county seat is Carrollton[3]. It is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence.[4]

Carroll County is part of the CantonMassillon Metropolitan Statistical Area. Carroll County is in the Appalachian Ohio region of the state.[5]

Contents

History

Carroll County lies upon an ancient trail known as the Great Trail[6][7], connecting the forks of the Ohio with Lake Erie and the inland plains.

Carroll County was formed from portions of the five adjacent counties.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 399 square miles (1,033 km²).395 square miles (1,022 km²) of it is land and 4 square miles (11 km²) of it (1.09%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 28,836 people, 11,126 households, and 8,155 families residing in the county. The population density was 73 people per square mile (28/km²). There were 13,016 housing units at an average density of 33 per square mile (13/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.20% White, 0.54% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 0.55% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 30.1% were of German, 13.5% American, 13.3% Irish, 9.8% English and 6.6% Italian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 11,126 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.90% were married couples living together, 7.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% were non-families. 22.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,509, and the median income for a family was $41,114. Males had a median income of $31,611 versus $21,285 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,701. About 8.50% of families and 11.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.20% of those under age 18 and 11.10% of those age 65 or over.

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1840 18,108
1850 17,685 −2.3%
1860 15,738 −11.0%
1870 14,491 −7.9%
1880 16,416 13.3%
1890 17,566 7.0%
1900 16,811 −4.3%
1910 15,761 −6.2%
1920 15,942 1.1%
1930 16,057 0.7%
1940 17,449 8.7%
1950 19,039 9.1%
1960 20,857 9.5%
1970 21,579 3.5%
1980 25,598 18.6%
1990 26,521 3.6%
2000 28,836 8.7%
Est. 2007 28,516 −1.1%
Population 1840-2007.[1]

Government

Office Holders

With date of end of term [9][10]

  • Clerk of Courts William R. Wohlwend December 31, 2012
  • Commissioners:
  • Larry W. Garner December 31, 2010,
  • Doyle D. Hawk January 1, 2013,
  • Thomas A. Wheaton January 2, 2013
  • Coroner Mandel B. Haas December 31, 2012
  • Engineer David A. Miskimen December 31, 2012
  • Prosecutor Donald R. Burns Jr. December 31, 2012
  • Recorder Patricia J. Oyer December 31, 2012
  • Sheriff Dale R. Williams December 31, 2012
  • Treasurer Jeff Yeager September 4, 2013
  • Auditor E. Leroy VanHorne March 11, 2011
  • Municipal Court Judge Gary L. Willen December 31, 2013
  • Common Pleas Judge General Division Dominick E. Olivito Jr December 31, 2012
  • Common Pleas Judge Probate Division John S. Campbell February 6, 2013

Communities

Map of Carroll County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Villages

Townships

Unincorporated communities

Culture

The Great Trail Festival, a festival of old fashioned music, arts and crafts, is held near the village of Malvern each year at the end of August and the beginning of September. A celebration of Ohio's colonial history, the event focuses particularly on the region's Native American and French heritage, complete with a small herd of buffalo and battle reenactment.

References

  1. ^ a b "Ohio County Profiles: Carroll County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Carroll.pdf. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  2. ^ "Carroll County data (population)". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39019. Retrieved 2007-05-10.  
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  4. ^ "Carroll County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39019&sid=0. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  5. ^ Appalachian Regional Commission
  6. ^ Ohio Historical Marker
  7. ^ Carroll County Historical Marker
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  9. ^ County Website
  10. ^ http://www.the-review.com/news/advertising Mr. Thrifty 3, Nov. 12, 2009, page 3

External links

Coordinates: 40°35′N 81°05′W / 40.58°N 81.09°W / 40.58; -81.09


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Carroll County, Ohio
Map
File:Map of Ohio highlighting Carroll County.png
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded January 1 1833[1]
Seat Carrollton
Largest City Carrollton*
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.09
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

28836
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: pages.eohio.net/carrcomm
Named for: Charles Carroll of Carrollton
*Based on population just within the county.[2]

Carroll County is a county located in the state of Ohio. As of 2000, the population was 28,836. Its county seat is Carrollton6. It is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence.[3]

Contents

History

Carroll County lies upon an ancient trail connecting the forks of the Ohio with Lake Erie and the inland plains.

Government

Main article: Ohio county government

Carroll County Courthouse

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,033 km² (399 sq mi). 1,022 km² (395 sq mi) of it is land and 11 km² (4 sq mi) of it (1.09%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 28,836 people, 11,126 households, and 8,155 families residing in the county. The population density was 28/km² (73/sq mi). There were 13,016 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (33/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.20% White, 0.54% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 0.55% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 11,126 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.90% were married couples living together, 7.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% were non-families. 22.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,509, and the median income for a family was $41,114. Males had a median income of $31,611 versus $21,285 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,701. About 8.50% of families and 11.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.20% of those under age 18 and 11.10% of those age 65 or over.

Localities

Map of Carroll County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Municipalities

Townships

Other localities

Culture

The Great Trail Festival, a festival of old fashioned music, arts and crafts, is held near the village of Malvern each year at the end of August and the beginning of September. A celebration of Ohio's colonial history, the event focuses particularly on the region's Native American and French heritage, complete with a small herd of buffalo and battle reenactment.

References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Carroll County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ {{cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39019 |title = Carroll County data (population) |accessdate = 2007-05-10 |publisher = Ohio State University
  3. ^ {{cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39019&sid=0|title = Carroll County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University

External links


Coordinates: 40°35′N 81°05′W / 40.58, -81.09

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