Polk, Ohio

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Polk is a village in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. The population was 357 at the 2000 census.

Polk was the birthplace of Tully "Topsy" Hartsel, a Major League Baseball outfielder.

Geography

Polk is located at 40°56′44″N 82°13′3″W / 40.94556°N 82.2175°W / 40.94556; -82.2175 (40.945541, -82.217374)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), of which, 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (2.88%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 357 people, 124 households, and 103 families residing in the village. The population density was 354.1 people per square mile (136.5/km²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 126.0/sq mi (48.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.60% White, 0.56% Native American, and 0.84% from two or more races.

There were 124 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $30,583 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,159. About 4.0% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.

References

Ashland

Bailey Lakes | Hayesville | Jeromesville | Loudonville‡ | Mifflin | Perrysville | Polk | Savannah

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