Carey, Ohio

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Carey is a village in Wyandot County, Ohio, United States. The population was 3,901 at the 2000 census.



Carey is located at 40°57′7″N 83°22′54″W / 40.95194°N 83.38167°W / 40.95194; -83.38167 (40.951978, -83.381673)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²) of it is land and 0.51% is water.


The village of Carey was founded in 1843 when William M. Buell and R. M. Shuler laid out the town on land that they owned. The town was named after Judge John Carey.[4]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,901 people, 1,543 households, and 1,023 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,977.6 people per square mile (764.6/km²). There were 1,607 housing units at an average density of 814.6/sq mi (315.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.41% White, 0.15% African American, 0.10% Native American, 1.74% Asian, 0.85% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.38% of the population.

There were 1,543 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.07.

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