Williams County, Ohio
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Williams County, Ohio
Williams County Courthouse in Bryan.jpg
Williams County Courthouse in Bryan
Seal of Williams County, Ohio
Seal
Map of Ohio highlighting Williams County
Location in the U.S. state of Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded February 2, 1824
Named for David Williams
Seat Bryan
Largest city Bryan
Area
 o Total 423 sq mi (1,096 km2)
 o Land 421 sq mi (1,090 km2)
 o Water 2.1 sq mi (5 km2), 0.5%
Population
 o (2010) 37,642
 o Density 89/sq mi (34/km2)
Congressional district 5th
Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.co.williams.oh.us

Williams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,642.[1] Its county seat is Bryan.[2] The county was created in 1820 and later organized in 1824.[3] It is named for David Williams, one of the captors of John André in the American Revolutionary War.[4]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 423 square miles (1,100 km2), of which 421 square miles (1,090 km2) is land and 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2) (0.5%) is water.[5]

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 census

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 39,188 people, 15,105 households, and 10,664 families residing in the county. The population density was 93 people per square mile (36/km²). There were 16,140 housing units at an average density of 38 per square mile (15/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.51% White, 0.72% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.19% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 2.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 43.6% were of German, 17.7% American, 8.1% English and 5.8% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 15,105 households out of which 33.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% were non-families. 24.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,735, and the median income for a family was $47,398. Males had a median income of $33,476 versus $22,136 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,441. About 3.90% of families and 6.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.20% of those under age 18 and 6.90% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 37,642 people, 15,075 households, and 10,260 families residing in the county.[12] The population density was 89.4 inhabitants per square mile (34.5/km2). There were 16,668 housing units at an average density of 39.6 per square mile (15.3/km2).[13] The racial makeup of the county was 95.9% white, 1.0% black or African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.2% American Indian, 1.1% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 3.7% of the population.[12] In terms of ancestry, 46.1% were German, 12.0% were Irish, 10.7% were English, and 7.8% were American.[14]

Of the 15,075 households, 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.9% were non-families, and 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.93. The median age was 40.7 years.[12]

The median income for a household in the county was $44,538 and the median income for a family was $52,975. Males had a median income of $40,658 versus $29,064 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,381. About 9.1% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.6% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.[15]

Politics

Presidential elections results
Presidential elections results[16]
Year Republican Democratic Third parties
2016 69.0% 11,939 25.2% 4,358 5.8% 1,011
2012 56.7% 10,047 41.0% 7,266 2.2% 393
2008 53.7% 9,879 44.4% 8,174 1.9% 343
2004 64.6% 12,040 34.8% 6,481 0.6% 118
2000 62.5% 9,941 34.3% 5,454 3.3% 524
1996 49.7% 7,747 35.4% 5,524 14.9% 2,327
1992 43.6% 7,614 27.8% 4,862 28.6% 4,988
1988 69.2% 10,782 29.9% 4,666 0.9% 137
1984 74.1% 10,804 24.9% 3,624 1.0% 150
1980 64.3% 9,146 28.2% 4,015 7.5% 1,060
1976 59.5% 7,596 38.6% 4,920 1.9% 246
1972 66.8% 9,083 31.4% 4,278 1.8% 244
1968 59.8% 8,059 33.0% 4,456 7.2% 970
1964 42.8% 5,653 57.2% 7,547
1960 71.8% 10,319 28.2% 4,044
1956 75.2% 9,784 24.8% 3,225
1952 74.7% 9,888 25.4% 3,358
1948 64.8% 6,784 35.0% 3,662 0.2% 24
1944 71.9% 8,738 28.1% 3,417
1940 70.0% 9,463 30.1% 4,065
1936 53.0% 7,050 42.3% 5,628 4.7% 624
1932 43.3% 5,459 54.5% 6,860 2.2% 278
1928 71.8% 8,138 27.7% 3,136 0.5% 58
1924 56.4% 5,802 27.2% 2,795 16.4% 1,688
1920 61.8% 7,000 36.9% 4,183 1.4% 153
1916 45.6% 3,132 51.7% 3,552 2.8% 189
1912 17.9% 1,145 44.8% 2,875 37.3% 2,396
1908 50.8% 3,625 46.7% 3,329 2.5% 176
1904 57.9% 3,827 38.8% 2,565 3.3% 216
1900 51.7% 3,416 46.1% 3,049 2.1% 142
1896 47.2% 3,191 52.2% 3,530 0.7% 45
1892 46.8% 2,745 44.0% 2,583 9.2% 542
1888 49.0% 3,071 47.5% 2,977 3.5% 220
1884 48.6% 2,907 48.5% 2,897 2.9% 175
1880 50.9% 2,881 45.9% 2,596 3.2% 181
1876 51.3% 2,701 48.3% 2,546 0.4% 22
1872 59.8% 2,213 38.4% 1,419 1.8% 66

Government

Williams County has three county commissioners who oversee the various county departments. Current commissioners are: Brian Davis, Lewis Hilkert, and Terry Rummel.[17]

Communities

Map of Williams County, Ohio with municipal and township labels
Williams County touches the states of Indiana and Michigan.

City

Villages

Townships

https://web.archive.org/web/20160715023447/http://www.ohiotownships.org/township-websites

Census-designated places

Other communities

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ "Ohio: Individual County Chronologies". Ohio Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2007. Retrieved 2015. 
  4. ^ "Williams County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. Retrieved . [dead link]
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Archived from the original on May 4, 2014. Retrieved 2015. 
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 2017. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved 2015. 
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved 2015. 
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015. 
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved . 
  12. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved . 
  13. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved . 
  14. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES - 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved . 
  15. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS - 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved . 
  16. ^ Leip, David. "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved 2018. 
  17. ^ "Williams County Commissioners". Williams County Ohio Homepage. Retrieved 2012. 

External links

Coordinates: 41°34?N 84°35?W / 41.56°N 84.58°W / 41.56; -84.58


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