Stratton, Ohio

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Stratton is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 277 at the 2000 census. It is part of the WeirtonSteubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. A major local employer is the W. H. Sammis Power Plant.

Stratton gained international attention in 2002 when it lost before the United States Supreme Court in the matter of Watchtower Society v. Village of Stratton.

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Geography

Stratton is located at 40°31′23″N 80°37′46″W / 40.52306°N 80.62944°W / 40.52306; -80.62944 (40.523054, -80.629405)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 277 people, 140 households, and 75 families residing in the village. The population density was 521.0 people per square mile (201.8/km²). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 274.6/sq mi (106.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.83% White, 0.36% African American and 1.81% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 140 households out of which 18.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.9% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.4% were non-families. 44.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.98 and the average family size was 2.75.

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