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Amsterdam, Ohio
Saint Joseph Catholic Church on Route 164
Saint Joseph Catholic Church on Route 164
Location of Amsterdam, Ohio
Location of Amsterdam, Ohio
Location of Amsterdam in Jefferson County
Location of Amsterdam in Jefferson County
Amsterdam is located in Ohio
Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Location of Amsterdam, Ohio
Amsterdam is located in the United States
Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Amsterdam (the United States)
Amsterdam is located in North America
Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Amsterdam (North America)
Coordinates: 40°28′19″N 80°55′16″W / 40.47194°N 80.92111°W / 40.47194; -80.92111Coordinates: 40°28′19″N 80°55′16″W / 40.47194°N 80.92111°W / 40.47194; -80.92111
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyJefferson
TownshipSpringfield
Area
 • Total0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Land0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation935 ft (285 m)
Population
 • Total511
 • Estimate 
(2019[4])
472
 • Density1,596.9/sq mi (616.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43903
Area code(s)740
FIPS code39-01938[5]
GNIS feature ID1048461[2]

Amsterdam is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. The population was 511 at the 2010 census. Residents of Amsterdam are commonly referred to as Amsterdamians. The community was founded by Dutch immigrant David Johnson.[6] It is part of the WeirtonSteubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Amsterdam was designed a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

History[edit]

Amsterdam was laid out in 1828.[7] A post office called Amsterdam has been in operation since 1832.[8]

Geography[edit]

Amsterdam is located at 40°28′19″N 80°55′16″W / 40.47194°N 80.92111°W / 40.47194; -80.92111 (40.471814, -80.921194).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850168
187089
188010619.1%
19101,041
19201,27122.1%
19301,171−7.9%
19401,1770.5%
19501,048−11.0%
1960931−11.2%
1970882−5.3%
1980783−11.2%
1990669−14.6%
2000568−15.1%
2010511−10.0%
Est. 2019472[4]−7.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 511 people, 204 households, and 133 families living in the village. The population density was 1,596.9 inhabitants per square mile (616.6/km2). There were 235 housing units at an average density of 734.4 per square mile (283.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.0% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 204 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.8% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the village was 39.6 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.4% male and 53.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 568 people, 231 households, and 155 families living in the village. The population density was 1,805.5 people per square mile (707.4/km2). There were 251 housing units at an average density of 797.8 per square mile (312.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.59% White, 0.18% African American and 1.23% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 231 households, out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $24,583, and the median income for a family was $29,107. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $14,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,225. About 18.5% of families and 23.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.6% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education in the village of Amsterdam is provided by the Edison Local School District. Campuses serving the village include John Gregg Elementary School (Preschool-Grade 4), Springfield Middle School (Grades 5-8), and Edison High School [1] (Grades 9-12).

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 "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-08-18. Retrieved 2013-04-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ Doyle, Joseph Beatty (1910). 20th Century History of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Richmond-Arnold Publishing Company. p. 528.
  8. ^ "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  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.