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Encyclopedia > Ohio County, Indiana
Ohio County, Indiana
Map
Map of Indiana highlighting Ohio County
Location in the state of Indiana
Map of the USA highlighting Indiana
Indiana's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Rising Sun
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water
 
227 km² (87 mi²)
225 km² (87 mi²)
2 km² (1 mi²), 0.86%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density
 
5,623
25/km² 

Ohio County is a county located in the state of Indiana. In area, it is the smallest county in Indiana, and in 2000 it was the county in Indiana with the least population. As of 2000, the population is 5,623. The county seat is Rising Sun6. Image File history File links Map_of_Indiana_highlighting_Ohio_County. ... For other uses, see Indiana (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_IN.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Indiana ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Rising Sun is a city in Ohio County, Indiana, along the Ohio River. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... For other uses, see Indiana (disambiguation). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Rising Sun is a city in Ohio County, Indiana, along the Ohio River. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 227 km² (87 mi²). 225 km² (87 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it (0.86%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...

Rising Sun, on the Ohio River.
Rising Sun, on the Ohio River.

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Adjacent counties

Dearborn County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. ... Boone County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Switzerland County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Ripley County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ...

History

Ohio County was formed in 1844. It was is named for the Ohio River, which flows past it. View of Pittsburgh, the largest metropolitan area on the Ohio River, where the Allegheny River (left) and the Monongahela River (right) join at Point State Park to form the Ohio River Cincinnati, Ohio is a well known city along the Ohio River, historically known for its riverboats. ...


Demographics

Ohio County
Population by year

2000 5,623
1990 5,315
1980 5,114
1970 4,289
1960 4,165
1950 4,223
1940 3,782
1930 3,747
1920 4,024
1910 4,329
1900 4,724
1890 4,955
1880 5,563
1870 5,837
1860 5,462
1850 5,308

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,623 people, 2,201 households, and 1,586 families residing in the county. The population density was 25/km² (65/mi²). There were 2,424 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (28/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.70% White, 0.48% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. 0.44% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 38.4% were of German, 26.6% American, 10.0% English and 9.9% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the English as an ethnic group and nation. ... The United States 2000 Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


There were 2,201 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.90% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.90% were non-families. 23.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.20% 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 3.00. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $41,348, and the median income for a family was $48,801. Males had a median income of $37,297 versus $25,242 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,627. About 5.80% of families and 7.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.50% of those under age 18 and 11.40% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

For other uses, see Aberdeen (disambiguation). ... Rising Sun is a city in Ohio County, Indiana, along the Ohio River. ...

Townships

  • Cass
  • Pike
  • Randolph
  • Union

Cass Township is one of four townships in Ohio County, Indiana. ... Pike Township is one of four townships in Ohio County, Indiana. ... Randolph Township is one of four townships in Ohio County, Indiana. ... Union Township is one of four townships in Ohio County, Indiana. ...

References

  • Forstall, Richard L. (editor) (1996). Population of states and counties of the United States: 1790 to 1990 : from the twenty-one decennial censuses. United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Population Division. ISBN 0-934213-48-8. 

Coordinates: 38°57′N 84°58′W / 38.95, -84.97 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Ohio County, Indiana: Arcadia Publishing (259 words)
Ohio County, the smallest county in Indiana, was carved out of Dearborn County in 1844.
This photographic documentation of Ohio County, Indiana, covers the years at the close of the 1800s to the present.
Author Bio: William Dichtl is the director of the Ohio County Historical Society, and was previously employed by the Tippecanoe County Historical Association in Lafayette, Indiana.
Ohio County, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (421 words)
Ohio County is a county located in the state of Indiana.
In area, it is the smallest county in Indiana, and in 2000 it was the county in Indiana with the least population.
In the county the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.70% who were 65 years of age or older.
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