Oak Harbor, Ohio

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Oak Harbor, Ohio
Water Street runs concurrently with State Routes 105 and 163 in downtown Oak Harbor
Water Street runs concurrently with State Routes 105 and 163 in downtown Oak Harbor
Location of Oak Harbor, Ohio
Location of Oak Harbor, Ohio
Location of Oak Harbor in Ottawa County
Location of Oak Harbor in Ottawa County
Coordinates: 41°30′46″N 83°8′48″W / 41.51278°N 83.14667°W / 41.51278; -83.14667Coordinates: 41°30′46″N 83°8′48″W / 41.51278°N 83.14667°W / 41.51278; -83.14667
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyOttawa
Government
 • MayorQuinton Babcock
Area
 • Total1.70 sq mi (4.40 km2)
 • Land1.55 sq mi (4.01 km2)
 • Water0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
Elevation581 ft (177 m)
Population
 • Total2,759
 • Estimate 
(2018[4])
2,732
 • Density1,780.0/sq mi (687.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43449
Area code(s)419
FIPS code39-57582[5]
GNIS feature ID1065474[2]
Websitehttp://www.oakharbor.oh.us/

Oak Harbor is a village in Ottawa County, Ohio, United States. Oak Harbor is 30 miles east of Downtown Toledo. The population was 2,759 at the 2010 census. It lies a short distance southwest of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, one of two nuclear power plants in Ohio.

Geography[edit]

Oak Harbor is located at 41°30′46″N 83°8′48″W / 41.51278°N 83.14667°W / 41.51278; -83.14667 (41.512773, -83.146578).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.70 square miles (4.40 km2), of which 1.55 square miles (4.01 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) is water.[1]

The Portage River flows through Oak Harbor on its way to Lake Erie at Port Clinton.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880987
18901,68170.3%
19001,631−3.0%
19101,559−4.4%
19201,85819.2%
19301,849−0.5%
19401,9254.1%
19502,37023.1%
19602,90322.5%
19702,807−3.3%
19802,678−4.6%
19902,637−1.5%
20002,8417.7%
20102,759−2.9%
Est. 20182,732[4]−1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,759 people, 1,153 households, and 738 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,780.0 inhabitants per square mile (687.3/km2). There were 1,262 housing units at an average density of 814.2 per square mile (314.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 1,153 households of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the village was 39.2 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

Education[edit]

Benton-Carroll-Salem School District operates one elementary school, one middle school and Oak Harbor High School.[8]

The village has a public library, the Oak Harbor Public Library Central Library.[9]

The village has a public library, the Oak Harbor Public Library. (See reference 10 below) (Sign posted on building, on front of building, website, letterhead)

Arts and culture[edit]

Oak Harbor is home to the annual Apple Festival which is held in early October. Many apple themed events are scheduled, including the "Apple Run", a five-kilometer race on the Sunday of the festival.[10]

Notable people[edit]

  • Charles H. Graves (born 1872), Ohio Secretary of State between 1911 & 1915, graduated from Oak Harbor High School

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 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 30, 2019.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Homepage". Benton-Carroll-Salem School District. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Homepage". Oak Harbor Public Library. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Apple Festival". Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  11. ^ United States Conference of Catholic Bishops-Pope Francis Names New Auxiliary Bishop of Atlanta

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