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Wood County, Ohio

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Wood County is a county located in the US state of Ohio As of the 2010 census, the population was 125,4882 Its county seat is Bowling Green3 The county was named for Captain Eleazer D Wood, the engineer for General William Henry Harrison's army, who built Fort Meigs in the War of 18124

Wood County is part of the Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area Its diagonal northwest border is formed by the Maumee River, which has its mouth at Maumee Bay on Lake Erie

Contents

  • 1 Geography
    • 11 Adjacent counties
  • 2 Demographics
    • 21 2000 census
    • 22 2010 census
  • 3 Politics
  • 4 Government
    • 41 County officials
  • 5 Library
  • 6 Communities
    • 61 Cities
    • 62 Villages
    • 63 Townships
    • 64 Census-designated places
    • 65 Unincorporated communities
  • 7 See also
  • 8 Footnotes
  • 9 Further reading
  • 10 External links

Geographyedit

According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 620 square miles 1,600 km2, of which 617 square miles 1,600 km2 is land and 33 square miles 85 km2 05% is water5

Adjacent countiesedit

  • Lucas County north
  • Ottawa County northeast
  • Sandusky County east
  • Seneca County southeast
  • Hancock County south
  • Putnam County southwest
  • Henry County west

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1820 733
1830 1,102 503%
1840 5,357 3861%
1850 9,157 709%
1860 17,886 953%
1870 24,596 375%
1880 34,022 383%
1890 44,392 305%
1900 51,555 161%
1910 46,330 −101%
1920 44,892 −31%
1930 50,320 121%
1940 51,796 29%
1950 59,605 151%
1960 72,596 218%
1970 89,722 236%
1980 107,372 197%
1990 113,269 55%
2000 121,065 69%
2010 125,488 37%
Est 2016 130,219 38%
US Decennial Census7
1790-19608 1900-19909
1990-200010 2010-20132

2000 censusedit

As of the census11 of 2000, there were 121,065 people, 45,172 households, and 29,678 families residing in the county The population density was 196 people per square mile 76/km² There were 47,468 housing units at an average density of 77 per square mile 30/km² The racial makeup of the county was 9483% White, 127% Black or African American, 023% Native American, 103% Asian, 001% Pacific Islander, 145% from other races, and 118% from two or more races 333% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race 363% were of German, 99% American, 82% English, 80% Irish and 58% Polish ancestry according to Census 2000

There were 45,172 households out of which 3200% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 5390% were married couples living together, 850% had a female householder with no husband present, and 3430% were non-families 2580% of all households were made up of individuals and 910% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 251 and the average family size was 304

In the county, the population was spread out with 2370% under the age of 18, 1720% from 18 to 24, 2680% from 25 to 44, 2130% from 45 to 64, and 1100% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 33 years For every 100 females there were 9380 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 9110 males

The median income for a household in the county was $44,442, and the median income for a family was $56,468 Males had a median income of $40,419 versus $26,640 for females The per capita income for the county was $21,284 About 470% of families and 960% of the population were below the poverty line, including 740% of those under age 18 and 580% of those age 65 or over

2010 censusedit

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 125,488 people, 49,043 households, and 30,923 families residing in the county12 The population density was 2033 inhabitants per square mile 785/km2 There were 53,376 housing units at an average density of 865 per square mile 334/km213 The racial makeup of the county was 928% white, 24% black or African American, 15% Asian, 02% American Indian, 13% from other races, and 17% from two or more races Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 45% of the population12 In terms of ancestry, 408% were German, 144% were Irish, 104% were English, 67% were Polish, and 52% were American14

Of the 49,043 households, 295% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 501% were married couples living together, 90% had a female householder with no husband present, 369% were non-families, and 275% of all households were made up of individuals The average household size was 243 and the average family size was 298 The median age was 353 years12

The median income for a household in the county was $53,298 and the median income for a family was $69,768 Males had a median income of $51,038 versus $35,472 for females The per capita income for the county was $26,671 About 64% of families and 122% of the population were below the poverty line, including 105% of those under age 18 and 63% of those age 65 or over15

Politicsedit

Presidential Elections Results16
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 501% 32,498 421% 27,318 77% 5,010
2012 464% 29,704 512% 32,802 24% 1,553
2008 455% 29,648 526% 34,285 19% 1,231
2004 530% 33,592 464% 29,401 06% 353
2000 527% 27,504 435% 22,687 38% 2,003
1996 416% 20,518 470% 23,183 114% 5,642
1992 387% 20,579 390% 20,754 223% 11,870
1988 579% 26,013 414% 18,579 08% 341
1984 647% 29,750 346% 15,907 07% 297
1980 552% 23,315 335% 14,139 113% 4,759
1976 521% 19,331 456% 16,926 24% 874
1972 592% 21,080 379% 13,494 30% 1,051
1968 538% 16,111 363% 10,867 99% 2,961
1964 427% 12,142 573% 16,304
1960 642% 18,952 358% 10,581
1956 663% 16,844 337% 8,553
1952 653% 17,269 347% 9,168
1948 573% 13,197 422% 9,725 05% 119
1944 666% 16,016 334% 8,025
1940 636% 16,998 364% 9,711
1936 473% 11,716 454% 11,255 73% 1,807
1932 473% 10,566 508% 11,332 19% 420
1928 766% 15,409 229% 4,612 05% 105
1924 653% 10,665 202% 3,291 145% 2,369
1920 697% 12,042 288% 4,965 15% 265
1916 453% 5,034 522% 5,796 25% 278
1912 202% 2,020 435% 4,356 364% 3,648
1908 496% 5,904 472% 5,625 32% 381
1904 615% 7,025 318% 3,630 67% 767
1900 543% 7,153 437% 5,752 21% 271
1896 515% 7,290 470% 6,653 14% 201
1892 491% 5,314 439% 4,748 70% 760
1888 517% 5,199 441% 4,431 43% 430
1884 531% 4,549 438% 3,753 32% 271
1880 542% 4,305 433% 3,441 26% 203
1876 556% 4,079 442% 3,245 02% 13
1872 610% 2,994 386% 1,896 05% 22

Governmentedit

See also: Ohio county government

County officialsedit

Office Name Party
Commissioner Doris Herringshaw Republican
Commissioner Craig LaHote Republican
Commissioner Dr Theodore Bowlus Republican
Auditor Michael R Sibbersen Republican
Clerk of Court of Common Pleas Cindy A Hofner Republican
Coroner Douglas W Hess Republican
Engineer Raymond A Huber Republican
Prosecuting Attorney Paul A Dobson Republican
Recorder Julie L Baumgardner Democrat
Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn Republican
Treasurer Jill D Engle Republican
Judge of the Common Pleas Court Reeve W Kelsey Republican
Judge of the Common Pleas Court Alan R Mayberry Republican
Judge of the Common Pleas Court Matthew Reger Republican
Judge of the Common Pleas Court Probate David W Woessner Republican

Source:17

Libraryedit

The Wood County District Public Library serves the county from its administrative offices in Bowling Green and a branch in Walbridge In 2006, the library loaned 547,422 items and provided 1,121 programs to its patrons Total holdings in 2006 were nearly 155,000 volumes with over 250 periodical subscriptions18

Communitiesedit

Map of Wood County, Ohio with municipal and township labels

Citiesedit

  • Bowling Green county seat
  • Fostoria
  • Northwood
  • Perrysburg
  • Rossford

Villagesedit

  • Bairdstown
  • Bloomdale
  • Bradner
  • Custar
  • Cygnet
  • Grand Rapids
  • Haskins
  • Hoytville
  • Jerry City
  • Luckey
  • Millbury
  • Milton Center
  • North Baltimore
  • Pemberville
  • Portage
  • Risingsun
  • Tontogany
  • Walbridge
  • Wayne
  • West Millgrove
  • Weston

Townshipsedit

  • Bloom
  • Center
  • Freedom
  • Grand Rapids
  • Henry
  • Jackson
  • Lake
  • Liberty
  • Middleton
  • Milton
  • Montgomery
  • Perry
  • Perrysburg
  • Plain
  • Portage
  • Troy
  • Washington
  • Webster
  • Weston

Census-designated placesedit

  • Rudolph
  • Stony Ridge

Unincorporated communitiesedit

  • Bates
  • Bays
  • Blake
  • Bloom Center
  • Christy
  • Cloverdale
  • Denver
  • Digby
  • Dowling
  • Ducat
  • Dunbridge
  • Eagleville
  • Five Points
  • Galatea
  • Hammansburg
  • Hatton
  • Hull Prairie
  • Latcha
  • Lemoyne
  • Lime City
  • Mermill
  • Moline
  • Mungen
  • New Rochester
  • Otsego
  • Perry Center
  • Roachton
  • Scotch Ridge
  • Six Points
  • Stanley
  • Sugar Ridge
  • Trombley
  • Wingston
  • Woodside

See alsoedit

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Wood County, Ohio
  • Wood County Courthouse and Jail

Footnotesedit

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Wood County" PDF Ohio Department of Development Archived from the original PDF on 2007-06-21 Retrieved 2007-04-28 
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts" United States Census Bureau Retrieved February 11, 2015 
  3. ^ "Find a County" National Association of Counties Archived from the original on 2011-05-31 Retrieved 2011-06-07 
  4. ^ "Wood County data" Ohio State University Extension Data Center Retrieved 2007-04-28 dead link
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files" United States Census Bureau August 22, 2012 Retrieved February 11, 2015 
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" Retrieved June 9, 2017 
  7. ^ "US Decennial Census" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on May 12, 2015 Retrieved February 11, 2015 
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser" University of Virginia Library Retrieved February 11, 2015 
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L, ed March 27, 1995 "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990" United States Census Bureau Retrieved February 11, 2015 
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4 Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" PDF United States Census Bureau April 2, 2001 Retrieved February 11, 2015 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on 2013-09-11 Retrieved 2008-01-31 
  12. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  13. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  14. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  15. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  16. ^ http://uselectionatlasorg/RESULTS
  17. ^ Wood County Government Elected Officials
  18. ^ "2006 Ohio Public Library Statistics" State Library of Ohio Archived from the original on May 19, 2008 Retrieved September 8, 2008 

Further readingedit

  • Robert L Blake and Cathy J Meadows, A History of Lake Township, Wood County, Ohio Ada, OH: Ada Herald, 1998
  • Michael E Brooks, The Ku Klux Klan in Wood County, Ohio Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing/The History Press, 2014
  • Richard M Helwig, Wood County Galena, OH: Center for Ghost Town Research in Ohio, 1990
  • Henry Howe, History of Wood County, Ohio, 1820-1889 Knightstown, IN: Bookmark, 1977
  • Paul Willis Jones, Human Interest History of Wood County, Ohio Bowling Green, OH: Wood County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, 2007
  • MA Leeson, Commemorative historical and biographical record of Wood County, Ohio : its past and present : early settlement and development biographies and portraits of early settlers and representative citizens, etc Chicago, IL: JH Beers & Co, 1897
  • Daniel A Masters, Index to the Civil War Letters of Wood County, Ohio: From the Pages of the Wood County Independent and the Perrysburg Journal nc: Daniel A Masters, 2003
  • John P Nass, A Description and Quantitative Analysis of Artifacts Recovered from Fort Meigs 1813-1815, Wood County, Ohio MA thesis Western Michigan University, 1980
  • Wood County Historical Society, Black Swamp Chanticleer: Newsletter of the Wood County Historical Society Bowling Green, OH: Wood County Historical Society, 1973-
  • Wood County Historical Society, Pioneers of Wood County, Ohio: A Listing of Family Surnames Taken from a Commemorative, Historical and Biographical Record of Wood County, Ohio Evansville, IN: Unigraphic, 1973
  • A Brief History of Wood County and Bowling Green Bowling Green, OH: np, 1908 OCLC 6545954
  • History and Government of Wood County, Ohio: Sesquicentennial 1803-1953 Bowling Green, OH: Wood County Board of Education, 1953

External linksedit

  • Wood County Government's website

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