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

500 sq mi (1,296 km²)
497 sq mi (1,287 km²)
3 sq mi (9 km²), 0.69%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

128,852
259/sq mi (100/km²)
Founded March 1, 1808[1]
Named for the fertile soil there
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.richlandcountyoh.us

Richland County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 128,852. It is included in the Mansfield, Ohio, Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Mansfield–Bucyrus Combined Statistical Area.

It is named for the fertile soil found there.[2] Its county seat is Mansfield[3].

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 500 square miles (1,296 km²).497 square miles (1,287 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (9 km²) of it (0.69%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1820 9,169
1830 24,006 161.8%
1840 44,532 85.5%
1850 30,879 −30.7%
1860 31,158 0.9%
1870 32,516 4.4%
1880 36,306 11.7%
1890 38,072 4.9%
1900 44,289 16.3%
1910 47,667 7.6%
1920 55,178 15.8%
1930 65,902 19.4%
1940 73,853 12.1%
1950 91,305 23.6%
1960 117,761 29.0%
1970 129,997 10.4%
1980 131,205 0.9%
1990 126,137 −3.9%
2000 128,852 2.2%
Est. 2007 125,679 −2.5%
Population 1820-2007.[1]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 128,852 people, 49,534 households, and 34,277 families residing in the county. The population density was 259 people per square mile (100/km²). There were 53,062 housing units at an average density of 107 per square mile (41/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 88.16% White, 9.43% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. 0.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 96.0% spoke English, 1.2% German and 1.2% Spanish as their first language.

There were 49,534 households out of which 30.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.30% were married couples living together, 11.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 26.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,397, and the median income for a family was $45,036. Males had a median income of $35,425 versus $22,859 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,582. About 8.20% of families and 10.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.30% of those under age 18 and 7.70% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Richland County Courthouse

Roster of county officials

  • Commissioners: Ed Olson, Gary Utt, Tim Wert
  • Prosecutor: James J. Mayer, Jr.
  • Sheriff: J. Steve Sheldon
  • Auditor: Patrick W. Dropsey
  • Recorder: Sarah Davis
  • Clerk of Courts: Linda H. Frary
  • Engineer: Tom Beck
  • Judges of the Court of Common Pleas: James DeWeese and James D. Henson; Robert L. Konstam (domestic):

Communities

Map of Richland County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Cities

Villages

Townships

Other communities

  • Adario
  • Alta
  • Amoy
  • Bangorville
  • Bethlehem
  • Coulter
  • Crimson
  • Culler Mill
  • Darlington
  • East Mansfield
  • Epworth
  • Fleming Falls
  • Ganges
  • Hanley Village
  • Hastings
  • Lincoln Heights
  • Little Washington
  • Lockhart
  • Olivesburg
  • Pavonia
  • Pinhook
  • Planktown
  • Rome
  • Taylortown
  • Vernon Junction
  • Washington
  • Windsor
  • Wooster Heights

Defunct towns

References

  1. ^ a b "Ohio County Profiles: Richland County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Richland.pdf. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  2. ^ "Richland County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39139&sid=0. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 40°47′N 82°32′W / 40.78°N 82.54°W / 40.78; -82.54


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Richland County, Ohio
Map
File:Map of Ohio highlighting Richland County.png
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 1, 1808[1]
Seat Mansfield
Largest City Mansfield
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.69%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

128852
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.richlandcountyoh.us
Named for: the fertile soil there

Richland County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 128,852. It is included in the Mansfield, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

It is named for descriptive of the fertile soil there.[2] Its county seat is Mansfield6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,296 km² (500 sq mi). 1,287 km² (497 sq mi) of it is land and 9 km² (3 sq mi) of it (0.69%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 128,852 people, 49,534 households, and 34,277 families residing in the county. The population density was 100/km² (259/sq mi). There were 53,062 housing units at an average density of 41/km² (107/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 88.16% White, 9.43% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. 0.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 96.0% spoke English, 1.2% German and 1.2% Spanish as their first language.

Richland County Courthouse
There were 49,534 households out of which 30.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.30% were married couples living together, 11.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 26.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,397, and the median income for a family was $45,036. Males had a median income of $35,425 versus $22,859 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,582. About 8.20% of families and 10.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.30% of those under age 18 and 7.70% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Main article: Ohio county government

Localities

Map of Richland County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Cities

Villages

Townships

Other localities

Defunct towns

References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Richland County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ Richland County data. {{subst:#ifexist:Ohio State University|[[Ohio State University|]]|[[Wikipedia:Ohio State University|]]}} Extension Data Center. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.

Coordinates: 40°47′N 82°32′W / 40.78, -82.54

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