Clyde, Ohio

Clyde, Ohio
Clyde, Ohio
—  City  —
Downtown Clyde, Ohio on South Main Street.
Location of Clyde, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°18′18″N 82°58′36″W / 41.305°N 82.97667°W / 41.305; -82.97667Coordinates: 41°18′18″N 82°58′36″W / 41.305°N 82.97667°W / 41.305; -82.97667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Sandusky
 – Mayor Scott Black
 – Total 4.4 sq mi (11.5 km2)
 – Land 4.4 sq mi (11.4 km2)
 – Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 6,064
 – Density 1,381.5/sq mi (533.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43410
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-16308[2]
GNIS feature ID 1056817[1]

Clyde (play /ˈkld/)[3] is a city in Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. The population was 6,064 at the 2000 census. The National Arbor Day Foundation has designated Clyde as a Tree City USA.

The town is known for having served as the setting for Sherwood Anderson's 1919 collection of short stories Winesburg, Ohio.[4]



Early in the 20th Century, Clyde joined the automobile revolution, hosting the pioneering brass era company, Elmore Manufacturing Company.


Clyde is located at 41°18′18″N 82°58′36″W / 41.305°N 82.97667°W / 41.305; -82.97667 (41.304912, -82.976529)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11 km2), of which, 4.4 square miles (11 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (1.13%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,064 people, 2,304 households, and 1,633 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,381.5 people per square mile (533.3/km²). There were 2,471 housing units at an average density of 563.0 per square mile (217.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.04% White, 0.15% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.21% from other races, and 1.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.70% of the population.

There were 2,304 households out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,764, and the median income for a family was $45,646. Males had a median income of $32,189 versus $23,549 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,966. About 6.8% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.


The nickname for Clyde's school sports teams is the Clyde Fliers.[6]


  • Clyde High School (Grades 9-12)
  • McPherson Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • Clyde Elementary (Grades K-3)
  • St. Mary's Catholic School (Grades K-6)


Clyde is the home of a Whirlpool Corporation plant. It's the world's largest washing machine facility. For over 50 years they have produced top load washing machines. Within the past 5 years they also produce pedestals. Also in late 2010 they started to produce their first front load washing machines.


Clyde is served in print by The Clyde Enterprise, the city's only weekly newspaper, that is printed on every Wednesday.

Notable residents


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "A Pronunciation Guide to Places in Ohio". E.W.Scripps School of Journalism. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 
  4. ^ Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson, 1919. Chapter 1. Accessed 13 May 2007.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ Clyde-Green Springs Schools. Accessed 13 May 2007.
  7. ^ James Birdseye McPherson, Major General, Union Commander, Army of Tennessee Wayne Bengston, contributing editor. Accessed 13 May 2007.
  8. ^ NORRIS, George William - Biographical Information. Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress. Accessed 13 May 2007.

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