Tontogany, Ohio

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Tontogany, Ohio
Looking East in downtown Tontogany, Ohio from Main and Broad streets toward the railroad intersection.
Looking East in downtown Tontogany, Ohio from Main and Broad streets toward the railroad intersection.
Location of Tontogany, Ohio
Location of Tontogany, Ohio
Location of Tontogany in Wood County
Location of Tontogany in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°25′11″N 83°44′24″W / 41.41972°N 83.74000°W / 41.41972; -83.74000Coordinates: 41°25′11″N 83°44′24″W / 41.41972°N 83.74000°W / 41.41972; -83.74000
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyWood
TownshipWashington
Government
 • MayorTodd Alan Buehrer
Area
 • Total0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation656 ft (200 m)
Population
 • Total367
 • Estimate 
(2018[4])
382
 • Density1,183.9/sq mi (457.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43565
Area code(s)419
FIPS code39-77070[5]
GNIS feature ID1061697[2]

Tontogany is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States. The population was 367 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Tontogany was platted in 1855, and named for Tontogany, a Native American chief.[6] A post office called Tontogany has been in operation since 1857.[7] The village was incorporated in 1874.[8]

Geography[edit]

Tontogany is located at 41°25′11″N 83°44′24″W / 41.419672°N 83.740118°W / 41.419672; -83.740118.[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880343
1890283−17.5%
190035224.4%
1910314−10.8%
1920303−3.5%
193036721.1%
19403690.5%
1950368−0.3%
19603803.3%
19703953.9%
1980367−7.1%
1990364−0.8%
20003640.0%
20103670.8%
Est. 2018382[4]4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
Downtown mural dedicated to local veterans and volunteers.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 367 people, 146 households, and 103 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,183.9 inhabitants per square mile (457.1/km2). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 522.6 per square mile (201.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.8% White, 0.3% Native American, 1.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.7% of the population.

There were 146 households of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.5% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the village was 37.5 years. 28.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 13.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 364 people, 136 households, and 102 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,996.1 people per square mile (780.8/km2). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 756.8 per square mile (296.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.90% White, 0.55% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.12% of the population.

There were 136 households out of which 45.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $55,500. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $27,188 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,578. About 1.9% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Leeson, Michael A. (1897). Commemorative Historical and Biographical Record of Wood County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Early Settlement and Development. J.H. Beers & Company. p. 411.
  7. ^ "Wood County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  8. ^ "Cities, Townships, & Villages". Wood County Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.