Buchtel, Ohio

Buchtel, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Buchtel, Ohio
settlement_type = Village
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = Counties
subdivision_name2 = Athens, Hocking

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area_total_km2 = 1.2
area_land_km2 = 1.2
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area_total_sq_mi = 0.5
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 574
population_density_km2 = 461.1
population_density_sq_mi = 1194.2

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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timezone_DST = EDT
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elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 206
elevation_ft = 676
latd = 39 |latm = 27 |lats = 41 |latNS = N
longd = 82 |longm = 10 |longs = 55 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 45716
area_code = 740
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Buchtel is a village in Athens and Hocking counties in the U.S. state of Ohio, just northeast of Nelsonville. The population was 574 at the 2000 census. A former name for the village is Bessemer.

Geography

Buchtel is located at coor dms|39|27|41|N|82|10|55|W|city (39.461269, -82.182017)GR|1, along Snow Fork, a tributary of Monday Creek. [DeLorme (1991). "Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer". Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-233-1.]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²).None of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 574 people, 232 households, and 164 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,194.2 people per square mile (461.7/km²). There were 247 housing units at an average density of 513.9/sq mi (198.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.86% White, 0.52% African American, 1.22% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.35% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.39% of the population.

There were 232 households out of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% 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 2.95.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $27,632, and the median income for a family was $31,607. Males had a median income of $27,159 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,324. About 15.5% of families and 20.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.3% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

Public services

The residents of Buchtel are served by the Nelsonville-York City School District and Nelsonville-York High School. Buchtel borders the site of the Nelsonville-York City School District campus, but the school property is located within the Nelsonville City limits.

They are also served by the Athens County Public Library with branches in Albany, Athens, Chauncey, Coolville, Glouster, Nelsonville, and The Plains.

Culture

Buchtel is locally known for a large local spring (nicknamed the "watering trough") close to State Route 78. This spring emerges from an abandoned mine shaft that has been dammed up. Many area residents get water at this spring. fact|date=July 2007

See also

* Buchteln, an Austrian dessert

References

External links

* [http://www.athenscounty.lib.oh.us/index.html Athens County Public Library


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