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Orrville, Ohio
City
Central Orrville
Central Orrville
Motto: A City of Diversified Industry
Location of Orrville, Ohio
Location of Orrville, Ohio
Location of Orrville in Wayne County
Location of Orrville in Wayne County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 5.75 sq mi (14.89 km2)
 • Land 5.74 sq mi (14.87 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,060 ft (323 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,380
 • Estimate (2012) 8,395
 • Density 1,459.9/sq mi (563.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44667
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-58828
GNIS feature ID 1065216
Website orrville.com

Orrville is a city in Wayne County, Ohio, United States. It is about 20 miles southwest of Akron. The population was 8,380 at the 2010 census.

The J.M. Smucker Co., owner of the Smucker's brand, is headquartered in Orrville.

History

Orrville was laid out in 1852, and named after Judge Smith Orr, proprietor. A post office called Orrville has been in operation since 1852.

Geography

Orrville is located at 40°50′N 81°46′W / 40.833°N 81.767°W / 40.833; -81.767 (40.8414, −81.7715).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.75 square miles (14.89 km2), of which 5.74 square miles (14.87 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 745
1880 1,441 93.4%
1890 1,765 22.5%
1900 1,901 7.7%
1910 3,101 63.1%
1920 4,107 32.4%
1930 4,427 7.8%
1940 4,484 1.3%
1950 5,153 14.9%
1960 6,511 26.4%
1970 7,408 13.8%
1980 7,511 1.4%
1990 7,712 2.7%
2000 8,551 10.9%
2010 8,380 −2.0%
Est. 2015 8,491 1.3%
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2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 8,380 people, 3,337 households, and 2,273 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,459.9 inhabitants per square mile (563.7/km2). There were 3,690 housing units at an average density of 642.9 per square mile (248.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.7% White, 4.9% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.

There were 3,337 households of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.9% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.9% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the city was 39 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 16.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 8,551 people, 3,305 households, and 2,343 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,600.8 people per square mile (618.3/km²). There were 3,489 housing units at an average density of 653.2 per square mile (252.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.89% White, 5.93% African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.15% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population. There were 3,305 households out of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 7.55 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,500, and the median income for a family was $46,728. Males had a median income of $32,565 versus $25,252 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,419. About 5.7% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.

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