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

408 sq mi (1,056 km²)
406 sq mi (1,051 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.49%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

22,908
56/sq mi (22/km²)
Founded February 3, 1845[1]
Named for the Wyandot people
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.co.wyandot.oh.us

Wyandot County is located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 22,908. Its county seat is Upper Sandusky.[2] Its name comes from the Wyandot Indians and is variously translated from their language as "around the plains" and "dwellers on the peninsula".[3]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 408 square miles (1,056 km²).406 square miles (1,051 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (5 km²) of it (0.49%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 22,908 people, 8,882 households, and 6,270 families residing in the county. The population density was 56 people per square mile (22/km²). There were 9,324 housing units at an average density of 23 per square mile (9/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.91% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.74% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. 1.46% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 45.6% were of German, 19.5% American, 7.0% English and 6.9% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 8,882 households out of which 33.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 15.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,839, and the median income for a family was $45,173. Males had a median income of $31,716 versus $22,395 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,170. About 3.80% of families and 5.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.20% of those under age 18 and 5.10% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Wyandot County Courthouse in Upper Sandusky.

Communities

Map of Wyandot County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

City

Villages

Townships

Unincorporated communities

  • Belle Vernon
  • Brownstown
  • Crawford
  • Deunquat
  • Edenville
  • Little Sandusky

Notable residents

References

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Wyandot County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Wyandot.pdf. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  2. ^ "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.  
  3. ^ "Wyandot County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39175&sid=0. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  5. ^ Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who. 1963.  

Coordinates: 40°51′N 83°18′W / 40.85°N 83.30°W / 40.85; -83.30


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Wyandot County, Ohio
Map
File:Map of Ohio highlighting Wyandot County.png
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 3, 1845[1]
Seat Upper Sandusky
Largest City Upper Sandusky
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.49%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

22908
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.co.wyandot.oh.us
Named for: the Wyandot people

Wyandot County is located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 22,908. Its county seat is Upper Sandusky.6 Its name comes from the Wyandot Indians and is variously translated from their language as "around the plains" and "dwellers on the peninsula".[2]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,056 km² (408 sq mi). 1,051 km² (406 sq mi) of it is land and 5 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.49%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 22,908 people, 8,882 households, and 6,270 families residing in the county. The population density was 22/km² (56/sq mi). There were 9,324 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (23/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.91% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.74% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. 1.46% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 8,882 households out of which 33.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 15.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,839, and the median income for a family was $45,173. Males had a median income of $31,716 versus $22,395 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,170. About 3.80% of families and 5.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.20% of those under age 18 and 5.10% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Main article: Ohio county government

Localities

Map of Wyandot County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Cities and towns

Townships

Other locality

Notable residents

References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Wyandot County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ Wyandot County data. {{subst:#ifexist:Ohio State University|[[Ohio State University|]]|[[Wikipedia:Ohio State University|]]}} Extension Data Center. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  3. ^ (1963) Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who. 

Coordinates: 40°51′N 83°18′W / 40.85, -83.30

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