World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

South Point, Ohio

Article Id: WHEBN0000129511
Reproduction Date:

Title: South Point, Ohio  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Burlington, Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio, Huntington, West Virginia, Hanging Rock, Ohio, Mark Snyder
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

South Point, Ohio

South Point, Ohio
Village
Location of South Point, Ohio
Location of South Point, Ohio
Location of South Point in Lawrence County
Location of South Point in Lawrence County
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lawrence
Government
 • Mayor Ron West
Area[1]
 • Total 3.23 sq mi (8.37 km2)
 • Land 2.94 sq mi (7.61 km2)
 • Water 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
Elevation[2] 564 ft (172 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 3,958
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 3,958
 • Density 1,346.3/sq mi (519.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45680
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-73670[5]
GNIS feature ID 1065353[2]
Website http://www.villageofsouthpoint.com/

South Point is a village in Lawrence County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 3,958 at the 2010 census.

South Point is a part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649.

The village mayor is Ron West. Formerly the president of the village council, West became mayor upon the death of Bob Armstrong, the previous mayor.[6]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
    • 2010 census 2.1
    • 2000 census 2.2
  • Government and politics 3
  • Education 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Geography

South Point is located at (38.419289, -82.580579).[7] The village lies at the junction point of the three states of Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky. Not far from the village lies the southernmost point in the State of Ohio, along the Ohio River less than one mile east of the village's southeast corner.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.23 square miles (8.37 km2), of which 2.94 square miles (7.61 km2) is land and 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 3,958 people, 1,602 households, and 1,132 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,346.3 inhabitants per square mile (519.8/km2). There were 1,699 housing units at an average density of 577.9 per square mile (223.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.2% White, 3.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 1,602 households of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.3% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% 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 2.92.

The median age in the village was 40.3 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 3,742 people, 1,485 households, and 1,131 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,547.0 people per square mile (597.0/km²). There were 1,564 housing units at an average density of 646.6 per square mile (249.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.91% White, 2.27% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.32% of the population.

There were 1,485 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $33,110, and the median income for a family was $34,560. Males had a median income of $32,439 versus $21,496 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,296. About 9.0% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.2% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

Government and politics

The village is managed by a six-member city council, the current members of which include Marlene Arthur, Mary Cogan, Jeff Gaskin, David Moore, Eric Rawlins, and Chris Smith. The elected mayor is Ron West.[10]

Education

The South Point Local School District serves the village and nearby unincorporated areas. Beginning in March 2004, the district embarked on a project to construct all new school buildings, including demolishing certain buildings: the location of the old middle and high schools is the location of the new South Point Elementary School, while the location of the new Burlington Elementary School is the same as that of the old.[11]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  4. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  6. ^ Herald-Dispatch
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Government Information". Village of South Point, Ohio. Retrieved 30 December 2014. 
  11. ^ Phyllis Noah (2007-07-11). "South Point schools taking shape". The Ironton Tribune. Retrieved 2007-07-25. 

External links

  • Official website
  • South Point Local Schools
  • [2]
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.