Jackson Center, Ohio

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Jackson Center, Ohio
Pike Street west of Main Street
Location of Jackson Center, Ohio
Location of Jackson Center, Ohio
Location of Jackson Center in Shelby County
Location of Jackson Center in Shelby County
Coordinates: 40°26′24″N 84°2′22″W / 40.44000°N 84.03944°W / 40.44000; -84.03944Coordinates: 40°26′24″N 84°2′22″W / 40.44000°N 84.03944°W / 40.44000; -84.03944
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyShelby
Government
 • MayorScott Klopfenstein
Area
 • Total1.69 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Land1.68 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation1,025 ft (312 m)
Population
 • Total1,462
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
1,463
 • Density870/sq mi (330/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45334
Area code(s)937, 326
FIPS code39-38220[5]
GNIS feature ID1065697[2]
Websitehttp://www.jacksoncenter.com/

Jackson Center is a village in Shelby County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,462 at the 2010 census.

Since 1952, Jackson Center has been the home of the popular Airstream travel trailers and motor homes.

Jackson Center is accessible from Interstate 75 at Exit 102, north of the Shelby County seat of Sidney. State Route 274 links I-75 to Jackson Center (the exit is signed "Jackson Center/New Bremen").

History[edit]

Jackson Center was platted in 1835.[6] A post office called Jackson Center has been in operation since 1858.[7]

Geography[edit]

Jackson Center is located at 40°26′24″N 84°2′22″W / 40.44000°N 84.03944°W / 40.44000; -84.03944 (40.440067, -84.039414).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.69 square miles (4.38 km2), of which 1.68 square miles (4.35 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
187060
1900644
19106856.4%
1920573−16.4%
1930526−8.2%
19405667.6%
195069823.3%
196098040.4%
19701,11914.2%
19801,31017.1%
19901,3986.7%
20001,369−2.1%
20101,4626.8%
Est. 20181,463[4]0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,369 people, 541 households, and 394 families living in the village. The population density was 1,088.9 people per square mile (419.5/km²). There were 584 housing units at an average density of 464.5 per square mile (179.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.12% White, 0.51% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.15% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 541 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% 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 2.97.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,650, and the median income for a family was $47,240. Males had a median income of $35,313 versus $23,654 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,755. About 6.2% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,462 people, 576 households, and 404 families living in the village. The population density was 870.2 inhabitants per square mile (336.0/km2). There were 644 housing units at an average density of 383.3 per square mile (148.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.1% White, 0.1% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 576 households of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the village was 35.7 years. 29.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.9% were from 25 to 44; 23% were from 45 to 64; and 13.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

Education[edit]

Jackson Center Local School District operates one large K-12 school building which includes the Jackson Center High School.[10]

Jackson Center has a public library, a branch of Shelby County Libraries.[11]

Arts and culture[edit]

Jackson Center is the location of the Elder Theatre, the last indoor movie theater serving Shelby County. (The Sidney Theater in Sidney, Ohio is now a local live performance venue.) The Elder, in business since 1942, held a fundraiser to convert to digital projection equipment as 35mm film is being phased out. A fundraiser took place starting on May 20, 2013, and met the $28,000 goal before midnight on July 2, 2013.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. 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 c "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Hitchcock, Almon Baldwin Carrington (1913). History of Shelby County, Ohio, and representative citizens. p. 357.
  7. ^ "Shelby County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Archived from the original on 2002-05-27. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  10. ^ "Information About Jackson Center Local Schools". Jackson Center Local Schools. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  11. ^ "Locations". Shelby County Libraries. Retrieved 3 March 2018.

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