Octa, Ohio

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Octa is a village in Fayette County, Ohio, United States, along Rattlesnake Creek. The population was 83 at the 2000 census.


Octa is located at 39°36′32″N 83°36′47″W / 39.60889°N 83.61306°W / 39.60889; -83.61306 (39.608877, -83.613192)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 83 people, 36 households, and 20 families residing in the village. The population density was 291.2 people per square mile (110.5/km²). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 136.8/sq mi (51.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.98% White and 6.02% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.82% of the population.

There were 36 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 130.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 135.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,250, and the median income for a family was $40,417. Males had a median income of $21,667 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,846. There were 9.5% of families and 8.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 9.5% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


Washington Court House

Bloomingburg | Greenfield‡ | Jeffersonville | Milledgeville | New Holland‡ | Octa

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