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Encyclopedia > Steubenville

Steubenville is a city located in Jefferson County, Ohio. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 19,015. It is the county seat of Jefferson County6.


Steubenville was the birthplace of Dean Martin, as well as Traci Lords.


Geography

Location of Steubenville, Ohio

Steubenville is located at 40°21'56" North, 80°37'53" West (40.365535, -80.631483)1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.8 km˛ (10.3 mi˛). 26.7 km˛ (10.3 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 19,015 people, 8,342 households, and 4,880 families residing in the city. The population density is 711.4/km˛ (1,842.2/mi˛). There are 9,449 housing units at an average density of 353.5/km˛ (915.4/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 79.55% White, 17.25% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. 0.97% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 8,342 households out of which 23.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% are married couples living together, 14.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.5% are non-families. 36.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.19 and the average family size is 2.86.


In the city the population is spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.8 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $26,516, and the median income for a family is $36,597. Males have a median income of $36,416 versus $21,819 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,830. 20.4% of the population and 15.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 29.2% of those under the age of 18 and 11.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=40.365535&longitude=-80.631483&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=40.365535&lon=-80.631483&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-80.631483&lat=40.365535&w=750&h=500)

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Steubenville Ohio Resource Guide, City or community of Steubenville, Ohio Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ... (636 words)
The population of Steubenville is approximately 19,688 (2002).
Steubenville is positioned 40.36 degrees north of the equator and 80.64 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Steubenville is at the intersection of Ohio route 7, Ohio route 43, and U.S. Other nearby communities include Follansbee, Hooverson Heights, Weirton and Wellsburg all in West Virginia and Mingo Junction, Wintersville, New Alexandria and Toronto all in Ohio.
Steubenville, Ohio at AllExperts (749 words)
Steubenville is a city located along the Ohio River in Jefferson County, Ohio, in the United States.
Steubenville is nestled within the Ohio Valley, with large rock walls on the West Virginia side to give the city a quarry-like feel.Steubenville is the birthplace of Edwin M. Stanton, John Scarne, Dean Martin, Traci Lords, Richard Hague, Jimmy Snyder, Sylvia Crawley, and the rock group Wild Cherry.
Steubenville was platted as a town in 1797, immediately after the creation of Jefferson County, and was built on the site of Fort Steuben, erected in 1786-1787, and named in honor of Baron Frederick William von Steuben; it received a city charter in 1851.
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