ⓘ Florida, Ohio. Florida had its start in the 1840s when the Miami and Erie Canal was extended to that point. The village was named after the state of Florida. A ..

                                     

ⓘ Florida, Ohio

Florida had its start in the 1840s when the Miami and Erie Canal was extended to that point. The village was named after the state of Florida. A post office was established at Florida in 1843, and remained in operation until 1919.

                                     

1. Geography

Florida is located at 41°19′22″N 84°12′6″W 41.322751, -84.201653.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.23 square miles 0.60 km 2, all land.

                                     

2.1. Demographics 2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 232 people, 94 households, and 67 families residing in the village. The population density was 1.008.7 inhabitants per square mile 389.5/km 2. There were 106 housing units at an average density of 460.9 per square mile 178.0/km 2. The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.4% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.0% of the population.

There were 94 households of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.7% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 42.7 years. 22.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

                                     

2.2. Demographics 2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 246 people, 98 households, and 76 families residing in the village. The population density was 1.082.5 people per square mile 413.0/km². There were 107 housing units at an average density of 470.8 per square mile 179.6/km². The racial makeup of the village was 95.93% White, 0.41% Asian, 2.85% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.50% of the population.

There were 98 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the village, the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39.583, and the median income for a family was $44.375. Males had a median income of $30.208 versus $21.667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16.094. About 6.7% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.



                                     

3. Education

Public education for the village is administered by the Napoleon Area City School District.

Florida has a public library, a branch of the Napoleon Public Library.